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    The animated film “The Breadwinner” tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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>> “Pinky Beauty Parlour”

1 p.m. Friday

This film brings to light the Indian society’s obsession with fairer skin and color bias and centers on two sisters — one of whom is criticized for dark skin while the other receives praise and preferential treatment for having light skin. Repressed emotional feelings result in tragedy. In Hindi with English subtitles. (2017, India, 2:10)

“The Road Movie”

1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday

Director Dmitri Kalashnikov’s documentary compiles stunning video footage from dashboard cams on Russian roads, including scenes of a comet crashing down to Earth, a forest fire and extreme road rage incidents accompanied by instantaneous commentary from unseen drivers and passengers behind the camera. In Russian with English subtitles. (2016, Belarus/Russia, 1:07)

“The Breadwinner”

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

This widely praised animated film is set in modern-day Afghanistan where, when her father is wrongfully arrested, an 11-year-old girl growing up under repressive rule by the Taliban cuts her hair and disguises herself as a boy to support her family, experiencing both newfound freedom and danger. (2017, Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg, 1:34)

“Django”

1 p.m. Thursday

Biopic of Romany jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt focuses on his years during the World War II era with the rise of Nazism, which forces him to make a daring escape from Paris. Refusing to be kept silent, he uses music as a form of protest. In French with English subtitles. (2017, France, 1:55)

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“Goodbye Christopher Robin”

Noon, 2 and 6:15 p.m. Friday; noon, 2 and 8:45 p.m. Sunday

Story of the creation of Winnie-the-Pooh and the real Christopher Robin, whose author father relocates the family from London to a Sussex farmhouse and creates stories based on his son’s stuffed toys. Rated PG. (2017, U.K., 1:47)

“Suspect X” (“Yogisha X no kenshin”)

4 and 8:15 p.m. Friday, 2:15 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday

A physicist who enjoys helping his detective friend solve crimes is stumped with a murder case involving his genius mathematician classmate and prepares for a “nerd-to-nerd showdown.” For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2008, Japan, 2:08)

“La Casa de Mi Abuela”

10:45 a.m. Saturday

Documentary about a widow in her 70s who is encouraged by her children to move out of her crumbling home as developers take over the neighborhood. Meanwhile, customs and traditions become displaced. For all ages. In Catalan and Spanish with subtitles. (2005, Spain, 1:19)

“Thank You for Your Service”

12:15, 4:30 and 8:45 p.m. Saturday

Adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Finkel’s book follows a group of American soldiers deployed in Iraq who must re-adapt to life back home and deal with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Rated R. (2017, 1:49)

“Sayonara Itsuka”

6:15 p.m. Sunday

An athletic, handsome corporate hotshot businessman has everything going for him, including an upcoming Tokyo wedding with the daughter of his airline’s founder. But first he must launch a Bangkok branch, and there he becomes mesmerized by a mysterious woman. For ages 15 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2010, Japan/South Korea, 2:14)

“Crooked House”

11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 7 p.m. Monday

In the late 1950s an inexperienced private detective is asked by his former lover to investigate the murder of her business-tycoon grandfather. With Max Irons, Glenn Close and Gillian Anderson. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.K., 1:55)

“Like Crazy”

5 and 9 p.m. Monday

While one is fabulously wealthy and the other socially awkward, two friends on a road trip share one thing in common: They are escaping from a mental institution. For ages 12 and older. In Italian with English subtitles. (2016, Italy/France, 1:58)

“God Willing” (“Se Dio vuole”)

12:15, 3:45 and 7:15 p.m. Thursday

A successful surgeon is stunned when his medical-student son announces his plans to instead become a Catholic priest, so he goes undercover to learn about the charismatic priest his son admires. For ages 12 and older. In Italian with English subtitles. (2015, Italy, 1:28)

“Kamikaze”

2, 5:30 and 9 p.m. Thursday

A terrorist must re-evaluate his priorities when he gets caught up in bad weather, leaving him stranded in a hotel full of eccentric and amicable Spanish tourists who further complicate his mission. For ages 12 and older. (2014, Spain, 1:36)

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