Screenings at Seattle-area theaters during the week of April 3 include two Shakespeare comedies; “Vernae,” based on Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”; the “Best of NFFTY,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Fort Apache” and more.
Celebrate the arrival of spring with two of Shakespeare’s comedies at the SIFF Film Center this weekend. RSC Live presents Christopher Luscombe’s staging of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” and “Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing).” Showtimes vary. Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center. Tickets are $15 for members, $19-$20 general (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The Northwest Film Forum presents “Vernae,” a “live performance, sculptural/sound installation and film screening” based on Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $12 for NWFF members, $15 general (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).
“Best of NFFTY,” the top films from the 2014 National Film Festival for Talented Youth, will show at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Seattle Public Library, followed by a question-and-answer session with some of the filmmakers. 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or ).
Cinerama’s “Classic Saturdays” series continues at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, with a showing of “Lawrence of Arabia,” David Lean’s brilliant 1962 desert epic starring Peter O’Toole. 2100 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-448-6680 or cinerama.com).
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The University Branch of the Seattle Public Library will host a free showing of the 1948 Western “Fort Apache,” with John Wayne and Henry Fonda, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6. 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-4063 or ).
The Historic Everett Theatre kicks off its monthly “Sundance Film Series” with “Searching for Sugar Man,” the 2012 documentary about the Mexican-American singer-songwriter Rodriguez, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. A wine tasting will accompany the screening. 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10, ages 21 and older only (425-258-6766 or historiceveretttheatre.org).
Fathom Events presents “Beyond the World of Interstellar,” a special screening of Christopher Nolan’s 2014 sci-fi film, behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with the director, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.
The 2015 action-adventure film “Beyond the Mask,” about a British East India Company assassin, will show on Monday, April 6, at area theaters. For locations and information, go to beyondthemaskmovie.com.
The 2014 horror film “Zombeavers” plays at midnight Friday-Saturday, April 3-4, at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian, 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 “Momenta,” a 2014 documentary about the Pacific Northwest coal industry, and “Bomb Trains,” a 2014 documentary about oil transport by trains. 7 p.m. Friday, April 3, Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).
And at Central Cinema this week, you can see “Cry-Baby,” John Water’s 1990 variation on “Romeo and Juliet” starring Johnny Depp, and “Sleeper,” Woody Allen’s 1974 comedy set 200 years in the future. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).