108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org. The Secret Garden (1993, U.S., 101 min.): A young British girl loses her parents in an earthquake and is forced to live in her uncle’s castle. Sat., March 9, 10:30 a.m., $4.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. Horton Hears a Who! (2008, U.S., 86 min.): A person’s a person, no matter how small. Sat., March 9, 2 p.m., $9. The Hot Rock (1972, U.S., 101 min.): Robert Redford and George Segal star in this action-comedy about stealing a diamond. Sun., March 10, 2 p.m., $9.
20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org. Girl Rising (2012, U.S., 101 min.): This doc highlights the importance of education, focusing on nine girls from around the world who each face great adversity. Shabana Basij-Rasikh (known for her TED talk) will introduce the film. Sat., March 9, 10 a.m., $10. How to Train Your Dragon (2010, U.S., 98 min.): A young Viking aspires to hunt dragons until he befriends one. Sat., March 9, 10:30 a.m., $4. Dr. Strangelove (1964, U.S., 95 min.): A dark comedy following a lunatic general who starts a nuclear holocaust. Wed., March 13, 7:30 p.m., $10.75.
FRIENDS OF THE PHILADELPHIA CITY INSTITUTE LIBRARY
Free Library, Philadelphia City Institute Branch, 1905 Locust St., 215-685-6621, freelibrary.org. Ça commence aujourd’hui (1999, France, 117 min.): This drama follows a young nursery-school teacher in an impoverished French town. Wed., March 13, 2 p.m., free.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989, Japan, 103 min.): A coming-of-age story about a young witch who runs an air messenger service. Sat., March 9, 11 a.m., $5. Out in the Dark (2012, Israel/U.S./Palestine, 96 min.): A controversial love affair between a Palestinian student and Israeli lawyer. Sun., March 10, 7 p.m., $12. Ikiru (1952, Japan, 143 min.): A city clerk discovers he has cancer and strives to find meaning in his life. Tue., March 12, 7:30 p.m., $11.50. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011, U.K., 60 min.): The final episode of TV series “Cinema Today and the Future” reviews Mulholland Drive (2001) up through Inception (2010). Wed., March 13, 12 p.m., $8. How to Survive a Plague (2012, U.S., 120 min.): A doc focusing on AIDS treatment innovations. CP’s Gary M. Kramer will moderate a Q&A following the screening. Wed., March 13, 7:30 p.m., $11.50.
3701 Chestnut St. 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. International Women’s Day: Fantastic Films by Women: Five short films, new and old. Fri., March 8, 7 p.m., $9. The Naked Island (1960, Japan, 94 min.): As the island’s only inhabitants, a family struggles to survive. Sat., March 9, 7 p.m., $9. Visiting Filmmaker: Agnès Varda’s Daguerreotypes and Cinevardaphoto: Two films by the only female director of the French New Wave are shown. Mon., March 11, 7 p.m., $9. The Contradictions of Fair Hope (2012, U.S., 67 min.): A doc set in rural Alabama centering on “The Fair Hope Benevolent Society” and told through compelling interviews with historians and surviving members. Director S. Epatha Merkerson will be in attendance. Tue., March 12, 7 p.m., $10. The Last Days of Pompeii (1913, Italy, 88 min.): Two love triangles overlap in this silent film. Wed., March 13, 7 p.m., $9.
WOODMERE ART MUSEUM
9201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-0476, woodmereartmuseum.org. The Ipcress File (1965, U.K., 109 min.): A young Michael Caine stars as an intelligence agent investigating the brainwashing of British scientists. Tue., March 12, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
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