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 citydesk@starbulletin.com.

Thursday, March 20, 1997



Broken Blossoms

Silent controversial film of an abused girl's (Lillian Gish) love for an older Chinese man (Richard Barthelmess).

At 8 p.m. March 20 and 21; $5 general, $4 Movie Museum members. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

When Night Is Falling (Star rating unavailable)

A professor at a Protestant college, who is engaged to a fellow professor, meets a flamboyant circus performer and finds herself attracted to her seductive world. For the first time she is forced to follow her heart in this romantic and sensuous film.

At 7:30 p.m. March 21 and at 4 p.m. March 23; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

The Cheat and Toll of the Sea (Star rating unavailable)

Two silent movies. "The Cheat" stars Sessue Hayakawa as a charming and seductive villain in Cecil B. DeMille's melodrama of American high society in 1915. Approximately 55 minutes. "Toll of the Sea" stars Anna May Wong and Baby Moran in an adaptation of "Madame Butterfly" set in China. Approximately 40 minutes.

At 2, 5 and 8 p.m. March 22; $5 general, $4 Movie Museum members. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by Raoul Walsh, Douglas Fairbanks is sent on a magical quest in this Arabian Nights-type fantasy/adventure. Julanne Johnston is the princess who rides off with Fairbanks on his magic carpet.

At 5 and 8 p.m. March 23 and 24, and 2 p.m. March 23; $5 general, $4 Movie Museum members. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

Beautiful Thing (Star rating unavailable)

Director Hettie MacDonald, winner of the Toronto Film Festival's Audience award, debuts with this film about two teenagers in southeast London. Jamie, a class-skipping recluse and Ste, a victim of parental abuse, find happiness with each other during a long, hot summer.

At 7:30 p.m. March 24 through 26 and at 1 p.m. March 27; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

A Single Girl

A real-time look into the life of a young girl who tells her unemployed boyfriend that she is pregnant. Valerie (Virginie Ledoyen) tells Remi (Benoit Magimel) that she has decided to keep the baby. If he's still at the cafe when she returns in an hour, they'll talk about it. If not ...

At 7:30 p.m. March 27, 31 and April 1 and at 4 p.m. March 30; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

The Bitter Tea of General Yen

Frank Capra's sensual, moody, sensitive film of American women's fascination with a Chinese warlord.

At 8 p.m. March 27 and 28; $5 general, $4 Movie Museum members. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum



CONTESTS

Adam Baran Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: Accepting any length films/videos that have been produced and/or directed and/or written by or about lesbians and gay men. Preferably be a U.S., Hawaii or World Premier. Documentaries, experimentals, features, animations, rough cuts and works-in-progress accepted, however, they must be submitted in the required preview format. Deadline: May 30. Applications at 941-0424 ext. 11.




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