During the week of March 27 in the Seattle area: Three “Homegrown Documentaries” will be shown (“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization,” “Oil & Water” and “My Last Year with the Nuns”), plus a few classics and more.

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The SEEDArts Cinema Series “Homegrown Documentaries” will show three films this weekend. The pot documentary “Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” screens at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27; “Oil & Water,” about the contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon region by oil drilling, at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28; and “My Last Year with the Nuns,” a depiction of Catholic Capitol Hill in 1966, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Each film will be followed by a conversation with the filmmakers. Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle. Tickets are $5 per film (206-725-7517 or ).

“Oil & Water” will also show at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Seattle Public Library, followed by a question-and-answer session with directors Laurel Spellman Smith and Francine Strickwerda. 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or ).

Cinerama’s “Classic Saturdays” series continues at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, with a showing of “Giant,” George Stevens’ 1956 epic starring Rock Hudson, James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor. 2100 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-448-6680 or cinerama.com).

The Royal Opera House’s production of Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Hollander)” will show at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Guild 45th, 2115 N. 45th St., Seattle. Tickets are $15. (206-547-2127 or ).

The University Branch of the Seattle Public Library will host a free showing of the 1939 Western “Destry Rides Again,” with James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30. 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-4063 or ).

The Northwest Film Forum concludes the “Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien” series with “Good Men, Good Women,” the final film in the filmmaker’s trilogy about postwar Taiwan. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $6 for NWFF members, $8-$11 general (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).

Fathom Events presents an encore screening of John Hughes 1985 teen classic “The Breakfast Club” at several theaters on Tuesday, March 31. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.

The new horror film “It Follows” continues at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian with late shows Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 805 E. Pike St., Seattle. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general (206-324-9996 or siff.net).

The “Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies” series shows “The Barefoot Artist,” a 2014 documentary about artist Lily Yeh, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).

And at Central Cinema this week, you can see green with “Shrek,” the 2001 animated hit featuring the voices of Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy, and “Notorious,” Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 thriller starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).