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Opening This Week:

AJAMI—This nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar from Israel tells five stories about everyday life in Tel Aviv’s religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians. Directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills

BABIES—Wordless documentary following the first two years in the lives of four babies living in Mongolia, Namibia, San Francisco and Tokyo. Directed by Thomas Balmes. Reviewed this issue. Amherst

IRON MAN 2—Sequel. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Jon Favreau (Swingers). Reviewed this issue. Aurora, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


NOT AN ALL-STAR CAST—Premiere of a locally-made sketch comedy movie by Niagara University graduate Andy Michalski, featuring Mike Leszczynski, Salvatore Indelicato, Matt Lachiusa, Stephanie Hooley, Kate Olena and Dan Siejak. Fri-Sat 8 pm. Market Arcade Film and Arts Center, 639 Main St. (855-3022).

PHISH 3D—Concert film from October 2009’s Festival 8, including Phish’s covers of the Rolling Stones’ album “Exile on Main St.,” songs from the band’s first ever full-length acoustic set, and additional performances. Fri-Sat 7 pm. McKinley Mall Cinema, 3701 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg

THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)—Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in the 1965 Academy Award winner for Best Picture. It beat out Darling, Doctor Zhivago, Ship of Fools and A Thousand Clowns. Go figure. Fri, Sun 7:30 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376)