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, September 4, 1997

Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (Star rating unavailable)

True account of train-lover John Lee, a 23-year old Asian American, and his visit to Yosemite Valley Railroad to see the labor of his grandfather and hundreds of other Chinese immigrants. Winner for best cinematography at the Sundance Festival last year. At 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 and 8, and 4 p.m. Sept. 7; Academy Theater; $5. (Unrated)

David Copperfield

Classic story of David's exploits as he went from youth to young manhood. Directed by George Cukor with Freddie Bartholomew, W.C. Fields and Frank Lawton. At 8 p.m. Sept. 4 and 7; and 2 and 5 p.m. Sept. 7; Movie Museum; $5. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

A Double Life and Othello

A Double Life has Ronald Colman giving an Oscar-winning performance as an actor whose stage roles get tangled into his life. (Unrated)

Italian version of Othello with Domingo doing a fine job on the voice. Also starring and direction by Orson Welles. (Unrated)

At 7 p.m. Sept. 5-6; and 3 p.m. Sept. 6; Movie Museum; $5. Reservations at 735-8771.

Margaret's Museum (Star rating unavailable)

Bittersweet Celtic love story of an outcast whose husband is forced to work with the people she doesn't like and her unconquerable will in the face of tragedy. At 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-10, and 1 p.m. Sept. 11; Academy Theater; $5. (Unrated)

You Only Live Once

An ex-convict tries to get his life back together, only to find that fate is against him. At 6 and 8 p.m. Sept. 8; Movie Museum; $5. Reservations at 735-8771. (Unrated)

A Place of One's Own and The Night My Number Came Up

A Place of One's Own stars James Mason and Margaret Lockwood in a ghost story about a retired couple who buys a haunted country house.

The Night My Number Came Up is a thriller about a man who dreams of a disastrous plane crash only to find that details of the dream begin to come true.

At 7 p.m. Sept. 7; University of Hawaii-Manoa, Krauss Hall, Yukiyoshi Room; $3; information at 956-7866. (Both are unrated)


"Filmfans Hawaii": New film discussion group by Hawaii International Film Society meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Borders, Ward Centre. Free. Information, 528-3456.

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