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This week in arthouse cinema: Harry Dean Stanton, a Jewish film festival and scary movies

October 19,2017 19:24

"Season of the Witch": Circle Cinema concludes this month's tribute to horror-maker George Romero with 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday showings of the director's 1972 witchcraft flick. "A Silent Voice": This 2016 animated film from Japan about bullying ...and more »


The last lead role for the late Harry Dean Stanton, a Jewish film festival and several Halloween-themed movies fill the schedule for this week's specialty film offerings.
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"Lucky": In his final starring role, Harry Dean Stanton plays a 90-year-old atheist who experiences a spiritual journey.
Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival: This four-day festival in its fourth year features documentaries, dramas, comedies and special events, running Sunday through Wednesday. A schedule and information can be found at circlecinema.com.
"Party Boi": A documentary shining a light on the growing crystal meth addiction within LGBTQ communities of color, created by New York filmmaker and Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School graduate Micheal Rice. Screening at 7 p.m. Friday is preceded by a 6 p.m. reception hosted by Equality Center of Oklahoma, while Rice speaks in a Q-and-A following his film.
"Season of the Witch": Circle Cinema concludes this month’s tribute to horror-maker George Romero with 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday showings of the director’s 1972 witchcraft flick.
"A Silent Voice": This 2016 animated film from Japan about bullying, redemption and romance, plays at 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday as part of the Circle's Anime Club showings.
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“A Nightmare on Elm Street”: Watch Nancy (Tulsa actress Heather Langenkamp) try to avoid Freddy Krueger’s razor-fingered grasp at 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cinemark Tulsa.
“Cat People”/ “Videodrome” double-feature: 1980s creepy cinema screens two-for-one price at 7 p.m. Monday at Broken Arrow Warren Theatre.
“The Silence of the Lambs”: The only horror film to win the Academy Award as best picture screens at 4 and 7 p.m. Tuesday at Starworld 20.
“Jaws”: Go back into the water with 7 and 10 p.m. Tuesday screenings at Broken Arrow Warren Theatre.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show”: The 1975 cult favorite returns for 10 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday at AMC Southroads 20.
Rifftrax Live: “Night of the Living Dead”: The “Mystery Science Theater” guys return to provide mocking-comedy treatment for the cult-favorite zombie movie at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cinemark Tulsa.

Michael Smith
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