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HIPPOCRATES: DIARY OF A FRENCH DOCTOR— French drama-comedy detailing the struggles of a young intern (Vincent Lacoste) as he adjusts to a new life working at the Parisian hospital owned by his father. Directed by Thomas Lilti. Reviewed in this issue. North Park

JIMMY’S HALL—Historical drama from veteran English director Ken Loach (Kes, The Wind That Shakes the Barley) based on the true-life story of political activist Jimmy Gralton (Barry Ward) who faced deportation for running a community hall for the arts in 1930s Ireland. Co-starring Simone Kirby and Andrew Scott. Eastern Hills

MERU—Documentary exploring the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing as three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss attempting to climb Mount Meru. Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Dipson Amherst

THE PERFECT GUY—Erotic thriller about a successful lobbyist (Leah Vaughn) whose passionate affair with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy) turns dangerous when his violent nature is shortly revealed. Co-starring Morris Chestnut. Directed by David M. Rosenthal. Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Transit Drive-In

THE VISIT—After a string of recent duds, writer director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) looks to break his losing streak with this supernatural thriller about two siblings (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould) who find something is very wrong with their grandparents (Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie) while staying with them at their secluded home. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (2012)- Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. Directed by Benh Zeitlin. Presented as part of Squeaky Wheel’s Urban Drive-In Event at Silo City Sat 5:30

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986)- Cult action film following the exploits of hard-boiled truck driver Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) as he gets pulled into the supernatural underworld of San Francisco’s Chinatown and contends with the evil forces who kidnapped his best friends fiancé. Co-starring Kim Cattrall and James Hong. Directed by John Carpenter. Screening Room Thu 7:30

DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)— Drama detailing how racism and bigotry slowly smolders in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until the neighborhood explodes into violence. Directed by Spike Lee. Presented as part of Squeaky Wheel’s Urban Drive-In Event at Silo City Sat 3

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (2001)—Musical comedy about a transsexual punk-rock girl from East Berlin who tours the U.S. with her band and tells her life story. Directed by John Cameron Mitchell. Presented as part of Squeaky Wheel’s Urban Drive-In Event at Silo City Sat 9:30

THE SANDLOT (1993)—Sports comedy following the misadventures of a group of baseball playing friends growing up in the San Fernando Valley in the early 1960s. Directed by David Mickey Evans. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30am

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975)—Cult comedy starring the famed British comedy troupe as King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles along the way. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. Presented as part of Squeaky Wheel’s Urban Drive-In Event at Silo City. Sat 12