The People Under the Stairs, screening at The Colonial Theatre Aug. 7

AWESOME FEST AT LIBERTY LANDS 926 N. American St., theawesomefest.com

Sun Choke (2015, U.S., 90 min.): A troubled young woman’s mental health is threatened when she develops a fixation on a mysterious stranger. Fri., Aug. 7, 9 p.m., free.

BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org

The Bank Dick (1940, U.S., 72 min.): Philly native W.C. Fields wrote and stars in this lighthearted comedy, about a hapless boozehound who inadvertently lands a job as a bank security guard. Thu., Aug. 6, 7 p.m., $12.

Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014, U.S. 150 min.): Theatercast of celebrated Broadway director Taymor taking on The Bard’s popular and accessible comedy. Sun., Aug. 9, 1 p.m., $10.

Wodehouse in Exile (2013, U.K., 82 min.): Nigel Williams is P.G. Wodehouse, the widely read British humorist who was controversially exiled from England during World War II. The screening is free, but tickets are first-come, first-served. Tue., Aug. 11, noon, free.

Working Girl (1988, U.S., 113 min.): Melanie Griffith’s clever and ambitious secretary works to get ahead in the cutthroat world of corporate America. Wed., Aug. 12, 7:15 p.m., $12.

THE COLONIAL THEATRE 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com

The People Under the Stairs (1991, U.S., 102 min.): Wes Craven’s oh-so-’90s horror flick, about a young boy scrambling to escape a horrific house, is also a subtle allegory for urban class warfare. A 35mm screening. Fri., Aug. 7, 10:15 p.m., $9.

The Maltese Falcon (1941, U.S. 100 min.): The quintessential American film noir, starring Humphrey Bogart as private detective Sam Spade. A 35mm screening. Sun., Aug. 9, 2 p.m., $9.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001, U.K., 159 min.): The Harry Potter film that started that whole thing. Tue., Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m., $5.

COUNTY THEATER 20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org

42nd Street (1933, U.S., 89 min.): “On the avenue I’m taking you to” is such a confusing lyric because isn’t 42nd a street and not an avenue? Thu., Aug. 6, 7 p.m., $10.50.

You Can’t Take It With You (1938, U.S., 126 min.): Frank Capra rom-com that sees Jimmy Stewart attempting to broker peace between his snotty rich family and his potential wife’s more peculiar clan. Wed., Aug. 12, 7 p.m., $10.50.

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE 3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org

Stories from Non-Putin Russia This revealing two-night documentary series will provide one-of-a-kind access into the real Russia, from a feature about a miraculous pregnancy in a small village to an isolated family living in Siberia. Full details at ihousephilly.org. Thu., Aug. 6, 7 p.m. and Fri., Aug. 7, 7 p.m., $7.

Patema Inverted (2013, Japan, 99 min.): Two kids from wildly different universes team up to bring their worlds together in this inventive science fiction anime. Sat., Aug. 8, 2 p.m., $5.

Beware of a Holy Whore (1970, Germany, 104 min.): Director Rainer Werner Fassbinder skewers his own moviemaking process with this incisive and super-German feature. Sat., Aug. 8, 7 p.m., $9.

LA PEG 140 N. Columbus Blvd., 215-375-7744, lapegbrasserie.com

Jaws (1975, U.S., 124 min.): “Here’s to swimmin’ with bow-legged women.” Wed., Aug. 12, 8:30 p.m., free.

PFS THEATER AT THE ROXY 2023 Sansom St., 267-639-9508, filmadelphia.org/roxy

Carrie (1976, U.S., 98 min.): “They’re all going to laugh at you!” Thu., Aug. 6, 10:30 p.m., and Fri., Aug. 7, midnight, $10.

Igor and the Cranes’ Journey (2012, Israel/Germany/Poland, 90 min.): A young boy moves from Russia to Israel, staying connected with the father he left behind by caring for a baby crane (an actual one not a paper one). Sat.-Sun., Aug. 8-9, 11 a.m., $10.

The Devil’s Backbone (2001, Spain, 106 min.): A young boy whose father has perished in the Spanish Civil War moves into an extremely haunted orphanage. The rare horror film that’s also a total tearjerker. :*( Sat., Aug. 8, midnight, $12.

Fishtail (2014, U.S., 61 min.): This Harry Dean Stanton-narrated documentary follows the exploits of cowboys working on Montana’s Fishtail Basin Ranch. Director Andrew Renzi will be in attendance. The screening is free, but tickets are first-come, first-served. Tue., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m., free.

Carmen (2015, U.K., 165 min.): Calixto Bieito reinvents the popular opera, setting it in post-Franco Spain. Wed., Aug. 12, 7 p.m., $12.

RITZ AT THE BOURSE 400 Ranstead St., 215-440-1181, landmarktheatres.com

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010, U.S., 112 min.): “Bread makes you fat?!” Fri., Aug. 7, midnight, $10.

TROCADERO THEATRE 1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com

Divergent (2015, U.S. 139 min.) and Insurgent (2015, U.S., 119 min.): Dystopian double feature that Shailene Woodley is way too talented to be starring in but whatever make that money Shay. Mon., Aug. 10, 8 p.m, $3.