Art-house screenings during the week of May 29 include “The Mark of Zorro” (1920), which kicks off “Silent Movie Mondays” at the Paramount.
“Silent Movie Mondays” returns to the Paramount Theatre with a collection of films preserved by Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation. The series opens Monday, June 1, with “The Mark of Zorro,” a 1920 action-adventure starring Douglas Fairbanks. It continues with “My Best Girl,” a 1927 romantic comedy with Mary Pickford, on June 8; the 1925 crime drama “The Unholy Tree,” starring Lon Chaney, on June 15; and concludes with the 1916 version of “Snow White” on June 22. Tickets are $10 for each presentation or $32 for all four. The films will feature live accompaniment on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).
The Central Cinema shows the program “Legends,” a mashup of clips from thousands of VHS tapes mixed together by the folks behind the website Everything is Terrible!, at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 29-30. Tickets are $12. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).
“I Think You’re Totally Wrong,” James Franco’s film adaptation of David Shields and Caleb Powell’s book about life and art, will screen at 7 p.m. Saturday-Monday, May 30-June 1. A Q&A with Shields and Powell will follow all three screenings. Tickets are $7 and available at the door. Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave., Seattle (206-322-7030 or hugohouse.org).
Globe on Screen returns to the Guild 45th with a filmed version of a stage adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Antony and Cleopatra,” starring Eve Best and Clive Wood, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 4. Tickets are $15. 2115 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-547-2127 or landmarktheaters.com).
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The Greenwood branch of the Seattle Public Library begins a series of Rick Moranis films with a free showing of “Strange Brew,” a 1983 comedy about Canada’s McKenzie brothers (played by Moranis and Dave Thomas), at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle (206-684-4086 or spl.org).
The Seattle Public Library’s African-American film series continues with free showings of “The Wiz,” Sidney Lumet’s 1978 film adaptation of the Broadway musical, at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, and “Dear White People,” Justin Simien’s 2014 satire that takes place at a university, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org). Also, at the Rainier Beach Branch: “Ghosts of Mississippi,” Rob Reiner’s 1996 account of the struggle to bring to justice the white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, and “Selma, Lord, Selma,” Charles Burnett’s 1999 TV movie set during the civil-rights movement in 1965 in Selma, Ala., at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at 9125 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (206-386-1906 or spl.org).
The “Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies” series shows “White Like Me,” Scott Morris’ 2013 documentary that’s an inversion of the book “Black Like Me,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).
And the Central Cinema this week is showing “Tootsie,” the great 1982 satire about an actor (Dustin Hoffman) who’s so difficult that he can only find work when he pretends to be a woman. Also screening is “American Psycho,” Mary Harron’s 2000 film adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel starring Christian Bale. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).