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  • MONTEREY MEDIA

    Julianne Nicholson and Takashi Yamaguchi develop a secret relationship in “Sophie and the Rising Sun.”

DORIS DUKE THEATRE

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

“Human Flow”

7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday

Ai Weiwei’s documentary examines the global refugee and migrant crisis and its profoundly human impact in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico and Turkey. (2017, Germany, 2:20)

“Loving Vincent”

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

See everything through Vincent Van Gogh’s eyes in this animated film, made from 65,000 frames of oil paintings commissioned from 125 artists. Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman directed this fictional mystery about the artist’s suicide. (2017, Poland/U.K., 1:34)

“Canaletto & the Art of Venice”

1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Director David Bickerstaff examines the life of Venice’s famous 18th-century view-painter through an exhibit-on-screen production, which also provides the chance to tour England’s Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. (2017, U.K., 1:25)

MOVIE MUSEUM

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

“Age of Assassins” (“Satsujin kyojidai”)

11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Friday

Cult classic and satirical comedic thriller about a professor with hygiene issues who transforms into a sexy action hero of sorts when he is targeted by a madman. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1967, Japan, 1:39)

“A Chorus of Angels” (“Kita no kanaria-tachi”)

12:45, 4:45 and 8:45 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Monday

When a recently retired librarian is questioned by police about a former student, she revisits the tiny Hokkaido town where she taught 20 years ago and discovers how her disgraced departure affected her students’ lives in unexpected ways. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2012, Japan, 2:03)

“Logan Lucky”

Noon, 2:15, 4:30, 6:45 and 9 p.m. Saturday

In this heist comedy directed by Steven Soderbergh, two brothers plan to rob a NASCAR racetrack with the help of a jailed explosives expert who must be broken out of jail and returned back behind bars before anyone notices. With Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane and Katie Holmes. Rated PG-13. (2017, 1:58)

“From Time to Time”

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

Set in 1944, this ghost story revolves around 13-year-old Tolly, who is sent to live with his grandmother while his mother searches for his missing father. While exploring the mysterious old house, Tolly gets transported back in time to the year 1808 and ends up solving a family mystery. (2009, U.K., 1:36)

“Common Ground”

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

A forcibly retired Argentine man’s idealism clashes with economic reality, but he learns to appreciate what’s most important in his life, including his family. For ages 12 and older. In Spanish with English subtitles. (2002, Spain/Argentina, 1:48)

“Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart”

Noon, 3:45, 7:30 and 9 p.m. Thursday

“Mock-umentary” about an ex-musician in his 40s and his father who take a road trip from Finland to their former home in Sweden, and along the way share laughs while having an honest and musical conversation about their personal immigration history. For ages 12 and older. In Swedish and Finnish with English subtitles. (2012, Finland/Sweden, 1:30)

“Sophie and the Rising Sun”

1:45 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Drama, set in South Carolina 1941, about lovers Grover Ohta and Sophie Willis, whose relationship is headed for trouble when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. As the community’s mistrust of Japanese-Americans comes to the forefront, Sophie, her neighbor and her housekeeper risk their lives protecting Grover. Rated R. (2016, 1:56)

PACIFIC AVIATION MUSEUM PEARL HARBOR

2 p.m. Sunday in the museum theater. Presented by World War II Foundation; free with museum admission.

“Journey Home to the USS Arizona”

Tim Gray’s documentary, narrated by Matthew Broderick, shares the story of USS Arizona survivor Raymond Haerry Sr., who died Sept. 27, 2016, at the age of 94. His final wish was to have his ashes returned to the sunken battleship, and this film follows his family on an emotional 5,200-mile journey to Pearl Harbor to honor that wish. (2017)

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