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DORIS DUKE THEATRE

Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-6097, honolulumuseum.org; $8-$10

FILIPINO FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Runs Friday through June 17. Opening reception 6 p.m. includes screening of “Across the Crescent Moon” at 7:30 p.m., $30-35.

>> “Across the Crescent Moon”

7:30 p.m. Friday and Thursday

Emma’s Christian parents refuse to accept her husband, a Special Action Forces agent, because he is a devout Muslim. The film exposes modern-day slavery and human trafficking. In Tagalog with English subtitles. (2017, Philippines, 2:10)

>> “The Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery” (“Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis”)

1 p.m. Saturday, with complimentary food and beverages

Director Lav Diaz’s eight-hour historical drama contains stories from the 1896 Philippine Revolution. In Tagalog with English subtitles. (2016, Philippines)

>> “The Woman in the Septic Tank” (“Ang Babae sa Septic Tank”)

1 p.m. Sunday

Comedy about indie filmmakers who make a movie about a desperate mother who pimps out one of her seven children. In Tagalog and English with subtitles. (2012, Philippines, 1:32)

>> “The Woman in the Septic Tank 2 (“Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2”): #ForeverIsNotEnough”

4 p.m. Sunday, 1 p.m. Tuesday, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

In this sequel, an aging actress making her comeback in a film makes absurd suggestions that transform the original script from a realistic love story into a romantic comedy. In Tagalog and English with English subtitles. (2016, Philippines, 1:32)

>> “Sunday Beauty Queen”

7:30 p.m. Sunday

Filipina domestic helpers working for near-slave wages in Hong Kong give themselves makeovers and enter a beauty pageant. In Filipino, English and Cantonese with English subtitles. (2016, Hong Kong/Japan, Philippines, U.K., Macao, 1:35)

>> “The Sakada Series”

7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Three shorts about immigrant Filipino plantation workers in Hawaii. In English and Tagalog with subtitles. (2016, 0:35)

>> “Curiosity, Adventure & Love”

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a talk with directors Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone

Jessie Lichauco, a Cuban-born Filipino-American, left the U.S. in the 1930s for the Philippines, where she experienced a lifetime of love, war and discovery. In Tagalog with English subtitles. (2016, Philippines, 1:00)

MOVIE MUSEUM

3566 Harding Ave., 735-8771; $5, $4 members

>> “Logan”

Noon, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday

The former Wolverine hides out in Mexico with dementia-stricken Charles Xavier but risks everything for 11-year-old mutant Laura. Rated R. (2017, U.S./Canada/Australia, 2:17)

>> “Under the Stars”

2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Friday, 2:45 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 3:15 and 7 p.m. Monday

Greek Cypriot Lukas, who survived the Turkish invasion in 1974, heads off to his native village, which now lies in the Turkish sector. For ages 15 and older. In Greek with English subtitles. (2001, Greece/Cyprus/U.K., 1:37)

>> “The Last Word”

12:45, 4:45, 6:45 and 8:45 p.m. Saturday

A retired control-freak businesswoman wants to dictate her obituary to a local reporter. With Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried. Rated R. (2017, 1:48)

>> “Primos” (“Cousinhood”)

Noon, 3:45 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; 1:30, 5:15 and 9 p.m. Monday

When one cousin gets dumped, two others take him to Cantabria, where the three spent summers together, to sort out their problems with women. In Spanish with English subtitles. (2011, Spain, 1:39)

>> “A Bittersweet Life”

1:45, 5:30 and 9:15 p.m. Sunday

A mob boss wants an enforcer to “take care of” his unfaithful lover, but the enforcer is unable to kill her, pays for his compassion and then seeks a horrific revenge. For ages 18 and older. In Korean with English subtitles. (2005, South Korea, 1:54)

>> “Red Handkerchief” (“Akai hankachi”)

11:30 a.m. and 3:15 and 7 p.m. Thursday

A detective who was exiled in disgrace returns to Yokohama, where he races to clear his name. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1964, Japan, 1:36)

>> “The Demon of Mount Oe” (“Ooe-yama Shuten-doji”)

1:15, 5 and 8:45 p.m. Thursday

Heian-period tale about warriors disguised as priests battling demons cursed by thwarted love. For ages 10 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1960, Japan, 1:54)

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