Media : Special screenings

William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente (2004)
This mind-blowing movie of chance meetings and unexplained phenomena shows the multitude of possibilities that exist all around us, and encourages us to look into the world, instead of just at it. It will follow the exhibit and silent auction of “One People, Many Paths: The Sacred Art of Altars,” live music by Bill Colangelo, and light hors d’oeuvres. The auction and closing reception, to be followed by the movie, begin at 6 p.m. July 30. Bijou Cinema Cafe at Crossroads Mall. The altar exhibit is free inside the lobby and open during normal theater operating hours. Tickets for the auction, closing reception, and film: $15 advance and $20 door. 533-6767.

Hiroshi Teshigahara (1964)
A Japanese film in black-and-white: An entomologist becomes trapped in a sandpit with a woman who must work to live, and finds himself doing the same. His desire to escape continues unabated until he has a transformative experience. Public Radio’s Cinema Tuesdays. The Bijou at Crossroads. August 1 at 7:30 p.m. $10 for members and $12 for non-members. 614-8977.

Gregory La Cava (1936)
Socialite Irene Bullock hires Godfrey, a derelict, to be the family butler. He finds the Bullocks to be the epitome of the idle rich, and brings some reality to the spoiled family. Soon, Irene is in love with Godfrey, who feels strongly that a romance between servant and employer is out of place. William Powell, Carole Lombard. Outdoor screening at La Tuna Bar and Grill. Thursday, July 27. Pre-show at dusk, feature at 9 p.m. Probandt and Cevallos. 212-9373. Admission by donation. Bring chairs, blankets, no coolers.