Film Societies
Film Societies lists films being shown in Oahu art theaters. Movies are rated on a four-star scale. "Film Societies" appears on-line every week, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin's "Community Calendar." Send notices to: Film Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to

Thursday, October 24, 1996

Barton Fink

A New York playwright comes to Hollywood in 1941 to write a screenplay, and finds his life taking a bizarre turn. With John Turturro, John Goodman and Judy Davis. At 8 p.m. Friday and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; $5. (R)

Theater: Movie Museum

Cat and the Canary

Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard spice up an “old, dark house” chiller. At 8 p.m. Oct. 31; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

Hate (Star rating unavailable)

Searing, violent drama follows a trio of youths -- Arab, black and Jew -- through the slums of Paris. The 1995 film from France is shot in black and white. Presented by the Leeward Community College Cinematheque; call Grant at 623-6799. At 3 p.m. Monday; free. (Unrated)

Theater: Room BE-103

The Mena Connection

Documentary investigates reports of CIA drug smuggling and gun running in the Arkansas town of Mena during the Reagan and Bush presidencies. Labor Environment Alliance sponsors the screening at UH-Manoa’s Spalding Hall. Call 373-4856. At 7 p.m. Tuesday; free. (Unrated)

Theater: Room 155

The Night of the Shooting Stars

Touching drama of a small group of Tuscan villagers during World War II, in the final days before liberation by Americans. Presented by the Leeward Community College Cinematheque; call Grant at 623-6799. At 3 p.m. Wednesday; free. (R)

Theater: Room BE-103

The Red Shoes

A young ballerina (Moira Shearer) is torn between a struggling composer and an autocratic dance impresario. Stylized fairy tale has Oscar-winning score and art direction. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday; $4. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

Tous les Matins du Monde (Star rating unavailable)

Historical biography examines the relationship between the obsessive, almost mystical 17th-century composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais (Gerard Depardieu). At 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Nov. 1 and 2, at 1 p.m. Oct. 31 and at 4 p.m. Nov. 3; $4. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

The Wicker Man

Scot police sergeant Edward Woodward discovers a society of modern pagans. Eerie, erotic, absorbing thriller also stars Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland. At 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Sunday and at 6 and 8 p.m. Monday; $5. (R)

Theater: Movie Museum

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