!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.
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.
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.
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.