At the Arthouse 

Non-multiplex flick picks for the week

!Women Art Revolution

Documentary about the feminist art movement taps the feminine and arty insight of Yoko Ono, Miranda July, and Cindy Sherman. The director — Lynn Hershman Leeson — graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art but now lives in San Francisco, where feminine arty types tend to go. At the Cinematheque at 8:35 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 6:55 p.m. Saturday, September 24, and 4:15 p.m. Sunday, September 25.— Michael Gallucci

Are We Fairly Represented?

Bruce McClure is a dude from Brooklyn who works movie projectors like DJs work turntables. He's spinning a couple of performances made up of abstract footage. Frankly, we're not sure what to expect. Cinematheque. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 27.


Three-hour Romanian thriller about a middle-aged guy who reaches his breaking point. Cinematheque. At 8:40 p.m. Saturday, September 22, and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 25.

Brighton Rock

A classy cast (including Helen Mirren and John Hurt) headlines this remake about a young British thug. Opens Friday at the Cedar Lee Theatre.


An Iranian girl starts to feel some sexual urges. Her religious-nut brother doesn't like that. Opens Friday at the Cedar Lee Theatre.

David Holzman's Diary

A 1967 indie classic about a young filmmaker who makes a movie about himself. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 28.

The Leopard

Luchino Visconti's 1963 classic about a 19th century family screens as part of the Cleveland Italian Film Festival. Cedar Lee Theatre. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22.

The Lips

Three social workers head to a poor Argentinean village. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 7 p.m. Friday, September 23, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 25.

16mm Films From the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Old-school slasher movies from Europe. Nah, we're kidding — it's 16mm films from the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Cinematheque. At 9:25 p.m. Friday, September 23.

Stars in My Crown

A preacher tries to tame a wild village in this 1950 movie by the director who made I Walked With a Zombie. Cinematheque. At 6:45 p.m. Thursday, September 22.

This Does Not Accord With My Voice

Another of Bruce McClure's movie-projector creations (see also Are We Fairly Represented?). Cinematheque. At 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 27.

Went the Day Well?

Recently rediscovered 1942 British movie about Nazis invading a small town and the people who stood up to them. Cinematheque. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 23, and 5 p.m. Saturday, September 24.

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