Screenings and events during the week of March 11 include “Nosferatu” at SIFF Cinema Uptown and “Pioneers of African-American Cinema” at the Grand Illusion.
SIFF Cinema Uptown presents F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent version of “Nosferatu,” with a live score performed by the Austin music ensemble The Invincible Czars, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14. Tickets are $10 for SIFF members, $15 general. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The SIFF Cinema Film Center offers encore screenings of the “National Theatre Live” staging of Martin McDonagh’s dark satirical comedy “Hangmen,” starring David Morrissey, at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 13, and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17. Tickets are $15 for SIFF members, $20 general. The Wim Wenders series continues at SIFF with “Wrong Move,” the second entry in the filmmaker’s road trilogy, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general. Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The Grand Illusion shows two films in the “Pioneers of African-American Cinema” series — 1941’s “The Blood of Jesus” (Spencer Williams) and 1931’s “Hell-Bound Train” (James and Eloyce Gist) — at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Tickets are $5 for members, $6-$9 general admission. 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle (206-523-3935 or grandillusioncinema.org).
The Northwest Film Forum shows “Here Come the Videofreex,” the story of the birth of alternative media, at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, March 13, and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. “The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum,” Kenji Mizoguchi’s 1939 tale of a young actor who breaks away from his Kabuki troupe family, shows at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, March 13-14. “Wings of Desire,” Wim Wenders’ 1987 German fantasy featuring Peter Falk, Otto Sander and Bruno Ganz as angels in Berlin, plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17. Tickets are $6 for NWFF members, $8 and $11 general admission. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).
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The Second Saturday Film series returns with a free showing of “The Naked Jungle,” the 1954 adventure drama about a rubber plantation owner (Charlton Heston) who sends for a mail-order bride (Eleanor Parker). 7 p.m., Saturday, March 12, Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way, Issaquah (425-837-3000 or ci.issaquah.wa.us).
Fathom Events presents Yuri Grigorovich’s staging of the Bolshoi Ballet’s “Spartacus” at several theaters Sunday, March 13. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.
The Beacon Hill Branch of the Seattle Public Library shows “King Corn,” Aaron Woolf’s 2007 documentary about government-subsidized corn crops, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2821 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle (206-684-4711 or spl.org).
In honor of Pi Day (3/14) the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library shows “Pi,” Darren Aronofsky’s 1998 debut movie, a dramatization of the personal problems of a young, anti-social math genius, at 3:15 p.m. Monday, March 14, 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-4063 or spl.org).
The “Meaningful Movies Project” screens “A Small Good Thing,” Pamela Tanner Boll’s 2014 documentary about people moving toward a “more holistic conception of happiness,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (meaningfulmovies.org).
At the Central Cinema, you can see “The Wedding Singer,” the 1980s satire starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Also showing is the hilarious “Bridesmaids,” Paul Fieg’s 2011 female-centered ensemble comedy starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).