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


Extended schedule Friday, Statehood Day, with filmmaker appearances, $12; closing-night film “When We Rise,” $15; $150 VIP pass includes gala red carpet event, 6 p.m. Saturday, with filmmakers and celebrity guests and pupu from Roy’s Waikiki, 12th Ave Grill, Bills Sydney, Chef Chai and more.

>> “The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson”

1 p.m. Friday

Academy Award-nominated director David France sheds light on a brash, colorful and beloved icon of the transgender world, Marsha P. Johnson, a pivotal figure in the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York who along with fellow trans icon Sylvia Rivera founded Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.), a trans activist group based in Greenwich Village. (2017, 1:45)

Screens with:

>> “Lady Eva” (“Leiti Eva”)

A Tongan transgender woman breaks with her family to compete in a Miss Galaxy pageant — and find her true self. Followed by a Q&A session with Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson and Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, the film’s producer and directors. (2017, Hawaii, 0:11)

>> “A Date for Mad Mary”

3:30 p.m. Friday

When Mary returns home after a short stint in prison, her soon-to-be-married best friend names her maid of honor, but she is refused a “plus one” on an assumption she cannot find a date. Determined, she sets out to prove her wrong. (2016, Ireland, 1:22)

>> “1:54”

5:30 p.m. Friday

In his final year of high school, Tim finally decides to stand up against track star Jeff and his crew, who have made his past several years miserable. He plans to dethrone Jeff in the 800-meter championship, but there’s something secretly wreaking havoc on his plans. In French with English subtitles. (2016, Canada, 1:46)

>> “When We Rise”

7:45 p.m. Friday, followed by Q&A with creator Dustin Lance Black

Special presentation of the highly acclaimed ABC miniseries that chronicles the setbacks and triumphs of LGBT activists. (2017, 1:24)


>> “Longing and Belonging — The Best Live Action Films From Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2017

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

Collection of live-action shorts (most with subtitles) share the message of how children from all over the world desire the same things: to love, laugh, share time with families and discover their passions. Films include “Displacement,” “Valentino,” “The Debt,” “Shirin’s Dream,” “Mr. and Mrs. Kim” and “I am Yup’ik.” (Total running time is 1:06.)

>> “Michelangelo: Love and Death”

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

David Bickerstaff examines the life of one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, and some would say of all time. (2017, U.K., 1:28)

>> “Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan”

1 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday

At the age of 46, prima ballerina Wendy Whelan battles a painful injury that might force her into retirement. This film follows her journey as she undergoes surgery and later explores the world of contemporary dance. (2017, 1:30)


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

>> “In the Shadow” (“Ve stinu”)

Noon, 4:15 and 8:45 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. and 3:15 and 7 p.m. Thursday

In 1950s Czechoslovakia a police captain mistakenly ties a known Jewish burglar with a robbery. For ages 15 and older. In Polish, German and Czech with subtitles. (2012, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, 1:41)

>> “Sunny”

2 and 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2:15 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Comedy drama about the years-long reunion of a group of seven female friends who once called themselves “Sunny.” For ages 12 and older. In Korean with English subtitles. (2011, South Korea, 2:04)

>> “Kong: Skull Island”

12:15, 4:30 and 6:45 p.m. Saturday

In 1973 a team of scientists explore Skull Island and encounter an angry and mighty Kong. With Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly and John Goodman. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.S./China/Australia/Canada, 1:58)

>> “The Exception”

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

Romantic thriller inspired by Alan Judd’s novel “The Kaiser’s Last Kiss,” about Kaiser Wilhelm, living in exile on the eve of the Second World War, and the German Army captain who is sent to determine whether the Dutch resistance is spying on him. Rated R. (2016, U.K./U.S., 1:47)

>> “700 Days of Battle: Us vs. the Police”

12:15 and 5:45 p.m. Monday

Set in a Japanese town in 1979, a rookie police officer penalizes a high-school student for speeding on his motor scooter, upsetting his prankster friends. For ages 10 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2008, Japan, 1:50)

>> “The Sands of Kurobe”

2:15 and 7:45 p.m. Monday

Toshiro Mifune stars in this drama about the Kurobe Dam, a great engineering feat that propelled Japan into First World status but also claimed 171 lives. For ages 10 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1968, Japan, 3:16)

>> “You Are the Apple of My Eye”

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

In this hit Taiwanese comedy, a mischievous prankster becomes the study partner of the most popular girl in school. For ages 15 and older. In Mandarin with English subtitles. (2011, Taiwan, 1:49)

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