Art-house screenings for the week of April 24 include “Roar,” a little-seen 1981 adventure film starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith; the musical”Oklahoma!”; and the indie comedy “Adult Beginners,” with Rose Byrne.
“Roar,” a little-seen 1981 adventure film starring Tippi Hedren and her daughter, Melanie Griffith, comes to the Grand Illusion this week. Showtimes vary. 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle. Tickets are $5 for members, $6-$9 general admission (206-523-3935 or grandillusioncinema.org).
“Oh, what a beautiful morning.” Cinerama’s “Classic Saturdays” series continues at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 25, with a showing of Fred Zinnemann’s 1955 adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!,” starring Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones. 2100 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-448-6680 or cinerama.com).
The new indie comedy “Adult Beginners,” starring Rose Byrne, Nick Kroll and Bobby Cannavale, will show at 7 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the SIFF Cinema Uptown. Kroll is scheduled to appear. The film is set to open for a regular run next Friday, May 1. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The Seattle Public Library begins an African-American film series with a free showing of “The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings,” a 1976 sports comedy starring Billy Dee Williams, at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Lake City Branch, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7518 or ).
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The University Branch of the Seattle Public Library will host a free showing of “For a Few Dollars More,” the second installment in Sergio Leone’s mid-1960s series of spaghetti Westerns starring Clint Eastwood, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 27. 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-4063 or ).
“What a glorious feeling …” The Evergreen Cinema Society’s “Funny Film Fest” continues with Stanley Donen’s 1952 musical “Singin’ in the Rain” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett (425-257-8270 or epls.org).
Tenor Marcelo Álvarez stars in both “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci,” a double bill from “The Met: Live” series. Both operas will play on area screens Saturday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 29. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.
The Northwest Film Forum will hold a free open house to introduce its one-year film education program at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26. A happy hour will be followed by presentations and a question-and-answer session. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).
The “Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies” series shows “Targeting Iran,” Andy Norris’ 2013 documentary about U.S.-Iran tensions, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).
And at Central Cinema this week, you can get tangled up in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rope,” his 1948 adaptation of a stage play about the Leopold and Loeb murder case. Also showing is “Slither,” James Gunn’s 2006 splatter-fest about a small town invaded by sluglike parasites from outer space. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).