Screenings and events during the week of Jan. 30 include “Deconstructing the Beatles” at the Uptown; an appearance by Billy Dee Williams at Scarecrow Video; and the return of the Internet Cat Video Festival at Kirkland Arts Center.
“Deconstructing the Beatles,” a program of live and interactive presentations by Beatles expert Scott Freiman, comes to the SIFF Cinema Uptown this weekend, Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Events include “Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: Deconstructing the Early Beatles”; “Looking Through a Glass Onion: Deconstructing The White Album” and the 1964 documentary “A Hard Day’s Night.” Showtimes and ticket prices vary. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
Lando has landed. Actor Billy Dee Williams of “Star Wars” fame stops by Scarecrow Video from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31. Autographs and pictures available for $30-$40. 5030 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-524-8554 or scarecrow.com).
The cats are back! The Internet Cat Video Festival returns this weekend with showings at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. A $25 ticket includes snack and beverages. Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St., Kirkland (425-822-7161 or ).
Producer and historian Laurence Cotton gives a talk on the PBS film “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. Admission is free. Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or ).
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Andrea Kalin’s documentary “No Evidence of Disease” will show at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4. The film follows a rock band made up of gynecologic surgeons. Tickets are $9.50-$12.50. 1501 Seventh Ave., Seattle ().
St. Mark’s Cathedral’s “Mideast Ministry Film Series” will show the drama “Private,” about a Palestinian home that is seized and occupied by the Israeli military, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4. Admission is free. 1245 10th Ave. E., Seattle (206-323-0300 or ).
The 2015 Children’s Film Festival continues at the Northwest Film Forum and other locations. For a preview, go to seattletimes.com and search for “2015 Children’s Film Festival Seattle.” Tickets are $6 for NWFF members, $8 for children under 12 and seniors, $11 general admission (800-838-3006 or ).
The Grand Illusion has additional showings of David Cronenberg’s 1991 adaptation of “Naked Lunch,” starring Peter Weller, at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30-31. Tickets are $5 for members, $6-$9 general admission. 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle (206-523-3935 or grandillusioncinema.org).
“The Met Live in HD” series continues this week with Offenbach’s “Les Contes D’Hoffmann.” The opera will screen at area theaters on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Wednesday, Feb. 4. For locations and tickets, go to fathomevents.com.
The “Midnight Adrenaline” series at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian camps it up this week with the vintage 1936 “Reefer Madness” at midnight Friday, Jan. 30, and Tim Curry in the 1975 musical “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at midnight Saturday, Jan. 31. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general admission. 805 E. Pine St., Seattle (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The “Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies” series shows Kirby Walker’s 2013 documentary “Toxic Hot Seat,” about hidden toxic chemicals, at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30. Filmmaker John Gussman will participate in a discussion following the film. Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).
And this week at Central Cinema, you might find yourself seeing double with Bill Murray in the 1993 comedy “Groundhog Day” and Sofia Coppola’s 2003 drama “Lost in Translation.” Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).