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Céline and Julie Go Boating
108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, Italy, 161 min.): Clint Eastwood stars as “the man with no name” in the film that made him a gun-slinging icon. Sun., Sept. 8, 12:30 p.m., $7.25.
BALCONY AT THE TROCADERO THEATRE
1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com. Airplane! (1980, U.S., 88 min.): Don’t call him Shirley. Mon., Sept. 9, 8 p.m., $3.
BETSY ROSS HOUSE
239 Arch St., 215-686-1252, historicphiladelphia.org/betsy-ross-house. Carnival of Souls (1962, U.S., 78 min.): The First Friday Movie Night series continues with this tale of an organist mysteriously drawn to an abandoned carnival. Fri., Sept. 6, 8 p.m., $5.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org. Live from Red Square (2013, Russia, 90 min.): Russian opera stars Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky perform classics with their State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Sun., Sept. 8, 12 p.m., $20. Out of the Clear Blue Sky (2012, U.S., 107 min.): A look at Cantor Fitzgerald, a financial firm that lost 658 employees during the 9/11 attacks. Wed., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $10.50.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. 3:10 to Yuma (1957, U.S., 92 min.): Everything you could want in a Western film. Sun., Sept. 8, 2 p.m., $9.
20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: See Ambler listing. Wed., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $9.75.
3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. Le Pont du Nord (1981, France, 129 min.): New Wave director Jacques Rivette tells the story of a surreal, conspiracy-ridden walk through Paris. Thu., Sept. 5, 7 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 7, 2 p.m., $9. Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974, France, 193 min.): Another surreal Rivette film about a pair of women traveling, but this time, it’s through each other’s fantasies. Fri., Sept. 6, 7 p.m., $9. L’Amour Fou (1969, France, 252 min.): Filmed in both 16 mm and 35 mm, Rivette’s epic solidified his status as a game-changer in the cinema world. Sat., Sept. 7, 6 p.m., $9. From the Pole to the Equator (1987, Italy, 96 min.): Directors Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi compile scenes from around the world in a wordless photographic slideshow set to music. Wed., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $9.
531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651, philamoca.org. Farewell to the Summer Light (1968, Japan, 96 min.): A roaming love affair. Wed., Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m., free.
RITZ AT THE BOURSE
400 Ranstead St., 215-440-1181, landmarktheatres.com. Brazil (1985, U.K., 132 min.): A twisted vision of the future. Fri., Sept. 6, midnight, $10.
WAGNER FREE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
1700 W. Montgomery Ave., 215-763-6529, wagnerfreeinstitute.org. More Than Honey (2012, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, 95 min.): According to Albert Einstein, “If bees were to disappear from the globe, mankind would only have four years left to live.” This award-winning doc, screening as part of the Philadelphia Honey Festival, explains why. Fri., Sept. 6, 1 and 3 p.m., free.
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