Gregory Nava (1997)
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema presents Selena, a film celebrating the career and music of the well-known Corpus Christi native and superstar Selena Quintanilla Pérez, who was murdered in 1995 by her former business manager. Jennifer Lopez plays the booty-shakin’ phenom. 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, 1255 SW Loop 410. $8 adults, $5.50 students, military, seniors.
100 Bankrupt Corporations
Anton Vidokle (2005)
A lunchtime matinee, sponsored by Artpace and Sip coffee shop, presents “100 Bankrupt Corporations” (Or was it “Popular Geometry?” Only the artist knows for sure.), in which Vidokle abstracts commercial logos and applies them to the vacant Lack’s furniture building. You can drive by the installation, at San Pedro and I-35, on your way. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 445 N Main Ave. $6.50 with a box lunch. 212-4900 to rsvp, or artpace.org for more info.
Onscreen at Artpace
Artpace’s artist-curated film series continues with Dario Robleto’s second selection, David Lynch’s, The Straight Story (1999), about an old man who rides a tractor from Iowa to Wisconsin to mend fences with his alienated brother. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 445 N Main Ave. Free. 212-4900 or artpace.org for more info.
Decalogue 7 Thou Shalt Not Steal
Krzysztof Kieslowski (1988)
Sunday movies at the Instituto presents Kieslowski’s Ten Commandments-inspired masterpiece, one Sunday at a time. Exploring conflict in family relationships, Thou Shalt Not Steal tells the story of a biological mother who kidnaps a child from a stable and loving family, then realizes she is emotionally unable to cope with the responsibility. 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the Instituto de Mexico, 600 Hemisfair Park. Spanish subtitles. $2 suggested donation.
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