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    Josh Brolin and Jennifer Connelly star in “Only the Brave,” a drama about forest firefighters based on a true story.

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DORIS DUKE THEATRE

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

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films:

>> Animated
1 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday

Selections include “Dear Basketball,” “Negative Space,” “Lou,” “Revolting Rhymes,” “Garden Party,” “Lost Property Office,” “Coin Operated” and “Achoo.” (Run time is 1:23)

>> Live Action
1 p.m. Sunday

Selections include “DeKalb Elementary,” “The Silent Child,” “My Nephew Emmett,” “The Eleven O’Clock,” “Watu Wote/All of Us.” (Run time is 1:37.)

>> Documentary
7 p.m. Sunday

Selections include shorts from “Traffic Stop,” “Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405,” “Edith + Eddie,” “Heroin(e)” and “Knife Skills.” (Run time is 3:04, with intermission.)

“Day on the Grand Canal with the Emperor of China”
1 p.m. Saturday, free for Museum members

Director Philip Haas and artist David Hockney team up to present a “magical journey through China” through “The Kangxi Emperor’s Southern Inspection Tour (1691-1698),” a 72-foot-long 17th-century Chinese scroll. (1998, U.K., 0:45)

“David Hockney: At the Royal Academy of Arts”
4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday

Director Phil Grabsky’s documentary on British artist David Hockney features in-depth interviews and focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London. (2018, U.K., 1:25)

“Foxtrot”
7:30 p.m. Saturday

Michael and Dafna are devastated when army officials inform them their son was killed. As his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals out of control, paralleling the surreal military experiences of his son. In Hebrew with English subtitles. (2018, Israel, 1:54)

Women of Wonders (WOW) Film Fest:

Celebration of the lives and accomplishments of women around the world, including Hawaii. Thursday and March 2, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art. Free; donations welcome. Proceeds to benefit the 2018 Reel Camps for Girls. hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org/wow

>> Thursday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.: “Filipina” (0:15); “Finding Kukan” (1:15), followed by Q&A with director Robin Lung

MOVIE MUSEUM

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

“Blame Freud” (“Tutta colpa di Freud”)
11:45 a.m., and 4:15 and 8:45 p.m. Friday; and noon and 6 p.m. Monday

A psychoanalyst has his hands full helping three young women with their love lives: Marta, who falls for a thief who steals from her shop; Sara, who is gay but contemplates switching to find love; and 18-year-old Emma who is in love with a married man in his ’50s. The kicker—all three are his daughters. For ages 12 and older. In Italian with English subtitles. (2014, Italy, 2:05)

“The Kid from the Big Apple”
2 and 6:30 p.m. Friday; and 4:30 p.m. Sunday

An 11-year-old girl born and raised in New York is upset when she is forced to stay in Kuala Lumpur with her grandfather — a man she’s never met — but her outlook on life forever changes when she explores the neighborhood and makes new friends. For ages 10 and older. In Mandarin with English subtitles. (2016, Malaysia/Hong Kong/Singapore, 2:00)

“Only the Brave”
11 a.m., and 1:30, 6:15 and 8:45 p.m. Saturday

True story about an elite team of frontline firefighters in Prescott, Ariz., who fight forest fires with fire (as opposed to water) while facing the realization of mortal dangers of their job and mounting pressures at home. With Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges and Jennifer Connelly. Rated PG-13. (2017, 2:14)

“A Flat for Three” (“Posti in piedi in paradiso”)
4 p.m. Saturday

Three divorced fathers living together in a Roman apartment do what they must to make ends meet: Music lover Ulisse sells his prized vinyl collection, film critic Fulbio is forced to write a gossip column and Domenico becomes a gigolo. For ages 13 and older. In Italian with English subtitles. (2012, Italy, 1:55)

“God’s Own Country”
12:30, 2:30, 6:45 and 8:45 p.m. Sunday

Johnny, a lone sheep farmer, lives a routine life caring for livestock and getting drunk during his free time. His life drastically changes with the arrival of a friendly migrant worker who possesses farming skills and good looks, which unsettles Johnny deeply. For ages 15 and older. (2017, U.K., 1:44)

“Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case” (“Maigret et l’affaire Saint-Fiacre”)
2:15, 4 and 8:15 p.m. Monday

An inspector travels to his hometown to visit a friend, Duchess of Saint-Fiacre, who receives a letter foreshadowing her death. He suspects foul play when she dies from a heart attack. For ages 12 and older. In French with English subtitles. (1959, France/Italy, 1:41)

“Darkest Hour”
12:15, 4:30 and 8:45 p.m. Thursday

Soon after Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1940, he is faced with opposition by leaders of both parties and what looks to be an inevitable Nazi invasion. Despite being advised to seek peace with the Nazis, Churchill fights on. Nominated for six Oscars. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.S./U.K., 2:05)

“Manual of Love” (“Manuale d’ Amore”)
2:30 and 6:45 p.m. Thursday

Comedy illustrates four chapters of a Manual of Love: falling for an unattainable love, facing the challenges of long-term love, taking out fury against a partner on hapless others, and dealing with life without one’s wife. Rated PG-13. In Italian with English subtitles. (2005, Italy, 1:50)

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