THE AGATSTON URBAN NUTRITION INITIATIVE
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., 215-898-1600, urbannutrition.org. The Weight of the Nation (2012, U.S., 90 min.): Examining the impending threat of America’s obesity epidemic. Mon., Nov. 26, 6:30 p.m., free.
1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com. Hairspray (1988, U.S., 92 min.): John Waters’ musical venture into the mainstream (kind of) follows “pleasantly plump” teenager Tracy Turnblad’s crusade for integration in ’60s Baltimore while shaking her thing on an American Bandstand-like TV show. Mon., Nov. 26, 8 p.m., $3.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org. Looney Tunes Shorts: “Leghorn Swoggled” and Five More (1950s, U.S., 45 min.): BMFI takes its weekly Looney Tunes series down South for a few barnyard yarns featuring that damn drawling rooster. Sat., Nov. 24, 11 a.m., $5. Barrymore (2011, Canada, 129 min.): Aging film star John Barrymore faces the reality of his waning career, and makes one last attempt at cultural prominence. Tue., Nov. 27, 7 p.m., $20.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, U.K., 91 min.): This famed parody of the Arthurian quest is legendary in its own right. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 23-25, various times, $8. How to Train Your Dragon (2010, U.S., 98 min.): Pete’s Dragon meets Avatar in this Dreamworks hit about a Viking teen who befriends one of the dragons his society wants to slay. Sat., Nov. 24, 2 p.m., $8. Murder By Death (1976, U.S., 94 min.): A whodunit spoof that boasts an eclectically awesome cast (Peter Sellers, Truman Capote, Alec Guiness, Peter Falk, etc.) and, incidentally, is the namesake of that rad Bloomington band. Sun., Nov. 25, 2 p.m., $8. Beauty is Embarrassing (2012, U.S., 90 min.): Chronicling the life and work of 1980s and ’90s visual artist Wayne White. Sun., Nov. 25, 4 p.m., $8.
FRIENDS OF THE PHILADELPHIA CITY INSTITUTE LIBRARY
Free Library, Philadelphia City Institute Branch, 1905 Locust St., 215-685-6621, freelibrary.org. Casablanca (1942, U.S., 102 min.): Discover that Ingrid Bergman technically never says “Play it again, Sam” at this screening celebrating the 70th anniversary of the classic’s premiere. Wed., Nov. 28, 2 p.m., free.
3701 Chestnut St. 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. Oma & Bella (2012, Germany/U.S., 76 min.): Two Holocaust survivors delve into their past by recreating the foods they ate as girls. A Q&A with the documentarian Alexa Karolinski follows the screening. Tue., Nov. 27, 7 p.m., free. Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012, U.S., 87 min.): See Colonial Theater listing. Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m., $9.
MOSAIC AT THE MOVIES
Temple University, 1114 Polett Walk, temple.edu. My Winnipeg (2007, Canada, 80 min.): Guy Maddin’s “docu-fantasia” is a surreal postcard from his darling hometown. Tue., Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m., free.
WOODMERE ART MUSEUM
9201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-0476, woodmereartmuseum.org. A Damsel in Distress (1937, U.S., 98 min.): Fred Astaire is misled to believe he can easily dance his way into young heiress Joan Fontaine’s heart in this musical comedy from RKO. Tue., Nov. 27, 7 p.m., $5.
WOODY ALLEN FILM SERIES
Free Library, Northeast Regional Branch, 2228 Cottman Ave., 215-685-0522, freelibrary.org. Annie Hall (1977, U.S., 93 min.): Woody Allen’s seminal musing on love is a cut above every other rom-com out there. Sat., Nov. 24, 11 a.m., free.
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