Art-house screenings during the week of July 1 include “Bringing Up Baby,” as part of the “Cary Grant for President” film series, the documentary “Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness,” and the 1986 classics “Top Gun” and “Labyrinth.”
“Cary Grant for President,” a new film series starring the dashing star, begins Thursday, July 7, with “Bringing Up Baby,” Howard Hawks’ 1938 screwball comedy with Grant and Katharine Hepburn. The other films include “My Favorite Wife” (July 14), “The Philadelphia Story” (July 21), “Arsenic and Old Lace” (July 28), “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” (Aug. 4) and “Charade” (Aug. 11). For more information, call 206-654-3210 or go to seattleartmuseum.org. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle. Series tickets are $45 general; $44 for SIFF, NWFF, SFI, TheFilmSchool, Scarecrow Video and SAM members.
SIFF Cinema Uptown will show “Shakespeare Live! From the RSC,” a stage celebration featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7. Tickets are $10 for SIFF members, $15 general. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
Encore showings of the filmed version of the London staging of the comedy “One Man, Two Guvnors,” starring James Corden, screens at the SIFF Film Center, Saturday-Sunday, July 2-3. Tickets are $15 for SIFF members, $20 general. Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
Also at the Film Center, a double bill of “Miracle Mile” and “Cherry 2000,” two ’80s cult films, with director Steve De Jarnatt in attendance. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $11-$12 general. Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
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The Grand Illusion presents a double bill of “Lady Snowblood” and “Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance,” Toshiya Fujita’s 1973 samurai movie and its 1974 sequel, this week. Showtimes vary. 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 has two remaining showings of “And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead,” a 2015 documentary about beat poet Bob Kaufman, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 1-2. Tickets are $6 for members, $8 and $11 general. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).
The Central branch of the Seattle Public Library will show “Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness,” Don Sawyer and Sam Mirpoorian’s documentary about a homeless camp in Indianapolis, Ind., at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or spl.org).
Fathom Events presents a filmed version of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s stage adaptation of “Romeo & Juliet,” starring Richard Madden and Lily James (stars of 2015’s live-action “Cinderella”), at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at several locations. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.
And you can flash back to 1986 at the Central Cinema this week with “Top Gun,” one of Tom Cruise’s biggest hits, starring Cruise and Anthony Edwards as best friends and fly boys; and “Labyrinth,” a fairy tale about a teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly) who must enter a labyrinth to rescue her baby brother from the King of the Goblins (David Bowie). Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).