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

“The Trip to Spain”

1 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Monday

After adventures in England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another culinary trip, this time to the Iberian Peninsula, where they sample foods while exchanging barbs and sharing thoughts on settling down. (2017, U.K., 1:51)

Korean Cinema 2017

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

Opening-night reception, 6 p.m. Saturday with buffet by O’Kim’s Contemporary Korean Cuisine and traditional Korean dance, followed by movie screening of “Warriors of the Dawn” at 7:30 p.m. $30-$35.

>> “Warriors of the Dawn”

(Also screens 4 p.m. Sunday and 1 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday)

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)

>> “A Taxi Driver”

1 p.m. Sunday and Thursday

Based on a true story about a Seoul taxi driver hired by a German journalist covering South Korea’s struggles during the 1980 Gwangiu Uprising. He remains unnamed Friday as an “unsung hero” who helped expose abuses by dictator Chun Doo-hwan. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 2:17)

>> “The Mayor”

7 p.m. Sunday

The two-time mayor of Seoul seeks a third term that would set him up for a run at the presidency, but that entails keeping his darkest secrets — wiretapping, corruption, even murder — hidden from the public. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 2:06)

>> “Bluebeard”

1 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

A doctor becomes involved in an unsolved serial murder case when he learns a secret from a sedated patient, while dismembered bodies continue to be discovered nearby. In Korean with English subtitles. (2017, South Korea, 1:57)

>> “The Net”

7:30 p.m. Thursday

Spy thriller about a North Korean fisherman who gets picked up by border guards as he drifts into South Korean waters and is subjected to brutal investigations on both sides to determine whether he’s a defector or spy. In Korean with English subtitles. (2016, South Korea, 1:54)


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

“NodaMe Cantabile I”

11:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday, 12:15 p.m. Sunday, 1:45 and 6:15 p.m. Monday

NodaMe, a talented piano student who envisions “rainbows, flowers and armies of cute teddy bears” while playing, and her competitive boyfriend, Chiaki, who heads a struggling orchestra, attempt to find their niche in Paris. Part 1 of 2. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with subtitles. (2009, Japan, 2:02)

“NodaMe Cantabile II”

2 and 8:45 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 and 8:30 p.m. Monday

In this sequel, NodaMe struggles to mature as an artist, and Chiaki’s growing fame puts a strain on their relationship but artistic expression is enhanced as self-doubt, jealousy and heartache enter their lives. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with subtitles. (2010, Japan, 2:03)

“Flying Colors”

4:15 p.m. Friday; 4:45, 6:45 and 8:45 p.m. Sunday; 11:30 a.m. Monday

Based on the true story of a ditzy high school sophomore with an exam score equivalent to that of a fourth-grader whose private tutor challenges her to get accepted to prestigious Keio University. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2015, Japan, 1:57)


11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday

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)

“My Cousin Rachel”

1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday

Philip seeks revenge on his dead cousin’s wife, but doubt is cast when he meets her in person. Starring Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.K./U.S., 1:46)

“Everything, Everything”

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

Teenager Maddy must stay indoors because of her weak immune system, but when a cute new neighbor moves in and reaches out to befriend her, the risk of stepping outdoors suddenly becomes irresistible. Rated PG-13. (2017, 1:36)

“The Olive Tree” (“El Olivo”)

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

Alma embarks on a journey to track down her family’s 2,000-year-old olive tree after her father sold it, which upset her grandfather, who has gone silent ever since. For ages 12 and older. In Spanish and German with English subtitles. (2016, Spain/Germany, 1:40)


1130 Bethel St.

2017 ‘Ohina Short Film Showcase

7 p.m. Friday, $7-$50

Showcase of 10 short films that were made in Hawaii, tell a story about Hawaii or were created by Hawaii residents. Presented by HonBlue.

“The Three Musketeers”

7 p.m. Wednesday; pre-show festivities begin 6 p.m., $3

The theater celebrates its 95th anniversary with a screening of this 1921 classic, which was the first film shown in the historic venue.


7 p.m. Sunday, WISP Restaurant + Lounge, Lotus Hotel, second floor; doors open 5:30 p.m. (for dinner)

“Chasing Shadows”

Eclipse photographer Geoff Sims follows his obsession to capture totality on film by crossing four continents to view as many eclipses as possible. (2017, 1:00)

>> Post-film discussion with director Nelson Quan, a former Hawaii resident, who viewed the recent eclipse in Idaho. $5. 436-4326.



6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dillingham Hall on school campus

This documentary examines performance anxiety as experienced by professional classical musicians who face constant judgment by peers, conductors, audiences and even themselves. Presented by Punahou Music Department and Music School. (2016, 1:18)

>> Panel discussion with director John Beder and local professional musicians and educators will follow. Free.

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