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    Dave Bautista and Pom Klementieff star in the epic sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

DORIS DUKE THEATRE

Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-6097, honolulumuseum.org; $10-$12 (unless noted)

Family Film Sunday

“Kid Flix 2017: Part 1”

11:10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, free

A selection of shorts from this past year’s New York International Children’s Film Festival. Selections include “The Pits,” “The Pocket Man,” “Mr. Night Has a Day Off,” “Stone Soup,” “You Look Scary,” “Spider Web,” “Water Path for a Fish,” “Spring Jam,” “Konigiri Kun: Shopping,” “Crocodile,” “Tiger,” “A Hole” and “The Birdie.” For ages 3 to 7. (Total screening time is 1:03.)

Korean Cinema 2017

Runs through Sept. 23. Featuring a selection of new historical epics, political satires, visual masterworks and Korean-American indies.

>> “Our Love Story”

4 p.m. Sunday

An art graduate student who never took the time for dating finds herself attracted to another woman: a bartender she meets at a store while shopping for art materials. When they bump into each other once more, the romance begins. (2015, South Korea, 1:39)

>> “The Battleship Island”

1 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Based on a true story. Near the end of World War II, hundreds of Koreans sought to escape forced labor on the Japanese island of Hashima, where undersea coal deposits were discovered in 1887. When the U.S. launches an attack on Japan, its government attempts to bury the truth about Battleship Island while its workers conspire to escape before it’s destroyed. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 2:12)

>> “Warriors of the Dawn”

1 p.m. Thursday

During the Imjin War between Korea and Japan in 1592, King Seonjo abandons his people and leaves behind his sheltered teenage son, Crown Prince Gwanghae, who is forced to emerge as a leader in the resistance against the advancing Japanese forces. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 2:10)

>> “Anarchist From Colony”

7:30 p.m. Thursday

During an era of Japanese-occupied Korea, as innocent Korean men are persecuted and randomly arrested, one man, Park Yeol, confounds Japanese authorities by exposing his plan alongside a (female) Japanese anarchist to kill the crown prince of Japan. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 2:09)

MOVIE MUSEUM

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

“The Hunters” (“Jagarna”)

11 a.m. and 2:45 and 8:15 p.m. Friday

Big-city cop Erik is excited to reunite with his brother Leif in their small hometown north of Sweden, albeit for their father’s funeral — but while there, Erik suspects Leif may be involved in a local crime. For ages 17 and older. In Swedish with English subtitles. (1996, Sweden, 1:53)

“Secret Passage” (“Passagem Secreta”)

1, 4:45 and 6:30 p.m. Friday; noon, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Monday

During the Spanish Inquisition of 1492, two Jewish refugee sisters make their way to Italy where they are forcibly baptized as Catholics. While older sister Isabel tries to arrange for passage into Constantinople and religious freedom, Clara falls in love with a Venetian noble. For ages 12 and older. (2004, Italy/Luxembourg/Portugal, 1:31)

“Dean”

11 a.m. and 3:15 and 5 p.m. Saturday; 1:45, 5:15 and 8:45 p.m. Monday

Comedian Demetri Martin writes, directs and stars in this comedy-drama about a New York cartoonist who escapes to Los Angeles while grieving his mother’s death. Meanwhile his father begins dating another woman. Rated PG-13. (2016, 1:34)

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

12:45, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday

In this sequel the ragtag group returns. Family issues take the forefront with looking after Baby Groot, Peter meeting his long-lost father and Gamora duking it out with sister Nebula, all while facing yet another threat to the universe. With Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russell, Bradley Cooper. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.S./New Zealand/Canada, 2:16)

“Megan Leavey”

12:45, 2:45, 4:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday

True story about a pair of unlikely heroes — a Marine and her dog, Megan and Rex, who save many lives over the course of more than 100 missions in Iraq, and the way Megan fights to remain united with her canine partner after shipping out. Rated PG-13. (2017, 1:56)

“The Bride Wore Black”

8:45 p.m. Sunday

A young bride is widowed at the steps of the church on her wedding day in this thriller by Francois Truffaut, an adaptation of William Irish’s novel. For ages 12 and older. In French with English subtitles. (1968, France/Italy, 1:48)

“False Trail” (“Jagarna 2”)

11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. Thursday

In this sequel to “The Hunters,” a Stockholm cop returns to his hometown after spending 15 years away to solve a brutal murder, but a local cop has other ideas on solving the crime. For ages 15 and older. In Swedish with English subtitles. (2011, Sweden, 2:09)

“Forbidden Fruit” (“Kielletty hedelma”)

1:15, 5:15 and 9:15 p.m. Thursday

In this coming-of-age film, two 18-year-old girls living in a conservative religious community in Finland visit Helsinki where they are exposed to many forbidden things including cosmetics, booze, movies, a boy’s kiss and dancing. While one runs off, the other must try to coax her back home. For ages 15 and older. In Finnish with English subtitles. (2009, Finland/Sweden, 1:44)

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