Arthouse calendar
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Arthouse calendar


    A scene from “War for the Planet of the Apes.”


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

British Museum presents: Hokusai
1 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Groundbreaking documentary about the work and life of Japan’s famous artist Hokusai, who influenced Monet, Van Gogh and other impressionists — while also inspiring a host of contemporary manga artists. (2017, U.K./U.S./Japan, 1:27)

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by discussion with local filmmaker Ciara Lacy, who directed the Hawaii portion of the film.

This documentary looks back at Election Day 2016 and shows how Americans went about their lives before and after the election in which Donald Trump emerged as the next U.S. president. (2017, 1:44)

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

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
3 and 7 p.m. Friday (also screening 4:30 p.m. Saturday as a full trilogy)

Part 2 of a trilogy. After simian flu kills off the majority of human life on Earth, the apes are flourishing and live peacefully — until human survivors make contact with them, stirring up trouble. Rated PG-13. (2014, U.S./U.K./Canada, 2:10)

“No Return” (“Sin retorno”)
5:15 and 9:15 p.m. Friday

In this tale of injustice, Federico gets into an altercation with Pablo after denting Pablo’s bicycle with his car. Minutes later Pablo dies from a hit-and-run accident, and an innocent Federico is later charged with Pablo’s murder. For ages 12 and older. In Spanish with English subtitles. (2010, Spain/Argentina, 1:44)


>> “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
2:30 p.m.

Part 1: A young chemist develops a drug for Alzheimer’s and tests it on a baby chimp named Caesar, who starts to develop humanlike intelligence, prompting the drug company to take the chimp away from his scientific “family.” With James Franco, Freida Pinto and John Lithgow. Rated PG-13. (2011, U.S./U.K./Canada, 1:45)

>> “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
4:30 p.m. (See synopsis above.)

>> “War for the Planet of the Apes”
6:45 and 9:15 p.m. (also screening 2:30 and 6:45 p.m. Thursday)

Part 3: Desperate humans fight to rule the planet while aging ape leader Caesar, who at first negotiates for a peaceful coexistence, is forced into a deadly confrontation. Rated PG-13. (2017, U.S./Canada/New Zealand, 2:20)

“After the Rain” (“Ame agaru”)
5:15 and 7 p.m. Sunday

Directed by Takashi Koizumi, based on the last script written by Akira Kurosawa. After a kind, unemployed samurai and his wife are stranded in an inn, the local lord hires him as a fencing master, but things don’t quite go as planned. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1999, Japan, 1:31)

“KILL” (“Kiru”)
8:45 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Monday

An irreverent ’60s parody of the samurai genre, from director Sihachi Okamoto, with an unkempt ronin who helps a group of seven idealistic young samurai rebel against a corrupt chamberlain. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1968, Japan, 1:55)

5 and 8 p.m. Monday

Akira Kurosawa’s feudal epic. To avoid execution, a 16th-century thief agrees to pose as a warlord whose throne is highly coveted. Showing in its full-length Japanese version. Winner of the Palme d’Or. Rated PG. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1980, Japan, 2:59)

“Ingrid Goes West”
5 and 9:15 p.m. Thursday

Young Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) is obsessed by an Instagram star (Elizabeth Olsen) and moves to Los Angeles to stalk her. Rated R. (2017, 1:38)

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