Discover a flick with our weekly curated list of classic motion pictures, cult favorites, movie festivals, and so on, playing at theaters, drive-ins and pop-ups and/or streaming online. Before you go, keep in mind to call or inspect online for appointment requirements and COVID-19 protocols.
‘Aguirre, the Wrath of God’ with ‘Fitzcarraldo’Klaus Kinski plays a megalomaniacal conquistador in the former and a would-be rubber baron in the latter in this double costs of bona-fide art-house classics directed by the estimable Werner Herzog, who will be on hand for a Q&A as part of a monthlong retrospective of his films. American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. June 25. $10, $15. americancinematheque.com
‘Back to the Future’Michael J. Fox is
quite McFly for a white man in Robert Zemeckis’ easy going 1985 time-travel comedy. With Christopher Lloyd. Street Food Cinema at the Autry Museum, 4700 Western Heritage Method. Griffith Park, L.A. 8:30 p.m. June 25. $10-$25; advance tickets required. streetfoodcinema.com’Barry Lyndon’Ryan O’Neal stars as the titular 18th-century Irish rogue and social climber in Stanley Kubrick’s aesthetically ravishing 1975 adjustment of Thackeray’s 19th-century novel. Provided in 35mm. Brain Dead Studios at the Quiet Cinema, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. June 29.$12; advance purchase needed. studios.wearebraindead.com ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Melanie Lynskey
and RuPaul star in Jamie Babbit’s LGBTQ-themed 1999 satire. Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 9 p.m. June 25.$22. cinespia.org ‘Caddyshack’Expense Murray, Chevy Chase, Ted Knight and Rodney Dangerfield
hit the links in Harold Ramis ‘class-conscious 1980 funny set at a schmancy nation club. Drive-In at the Roadium Open Air Market, 2500 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance. 8:15 p.m. June 24. $25 per cars and truck; tickets also offered on-site. eventbrite.com ‘Fist of Fury’Martial arts super star Bruce Lee kicks ass and doesn’t bother taking names in this 1972 action thriller. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. 7th St., downtown L.A. 9:30 p.m. June 25, 7:30 p.m. June 27.$18. drafthouse.com ‘Tough Eight’A salute to Philip Baker Hall includes the late, terrific character actor opposite John C. Reilly in Paul Thomas Anderson’s moody 1996 police procedural about a veteran gambler and his young protégé. Provided in 35mm. American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. June 24.$8, $13. americancinematheque.com ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’John Cameron Mitchell directs and stars in this big-screen adaptation of the rollicking stage musical about a transgender rock singer from East Berlin; with Michael Pitt, Andrea Martin. The Landmark Westwood, 1045 Broxton Ave., Westwood. 3, 5:15 and 7:30 p.m. June 25. $10. landmarktheatres.com’The Legend of Boggy Creek’Something Sasquatch-like lurks in the Arkansas swamps in this low-budget, documentary-style 1972 creature function. American Cinematheque at the Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. 7 p.m. June 27.$8,$13. americancinematheque.com’
Lost Highway’Twenty-5th anniversary screenings of a new 4K remediation of David Lynch’s generally terrifying, confounding and surreal 1997 myth. With Costs Pullman and Patricia Arquette. Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A. 2:20, 5:10 and 8 p.m. June 24-26, 4:40 and 7:30 p.m. June 27-30.$7-$14. (310)473-8530. landmarktheatres.com ‘Paris Is Burning’Ballroom culture in 1980s New York City is celebrated in this landmark 1990 LGBTQ-themed documentary. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. 7th St., downtown L.A. 8 p.m. June 27.$18. drafthouse.com ‘Return of the Jedi’If you disregard the cuddly-wuddly
Ewoks … and the truth
that our heroes need to explode yet another Death Star … which Darth Vader is redeemed in the end in spite of having been personally accountable for the deaths of scores of innocent young Jedis-in-training … this 1983 area adventure
was not a bad method to wrap up the initial”Star Wars “trilogy. The Frida Movie Theater, Calle Cuatro Plaza, 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. 1:30, 4: 30 and 7:30 p.m. June 24 and 26; 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. June 25.$7.50-$10.50. thefridacinema.org ‘Russian Ark’Take a guided tour of the Winter season Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, in this logistically remarkable 2002 historic dream that was shot in one single, continuous 96-minute take. Brain Dead Studios at the Silent Cinema, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. June 24. $12; advance purchase needed. studios.wearebraindead.com’The Sting’
Anxiety period scam artist Robert Redford and Paul Newman attempt to pull a fast one on crime boss Robert Shaw in this 1973 caper directed by George Roy Hill. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. 2:30 and 7 p.m. June 25, 2:30 p.m. June 26.$10, $12. oldtownmusichall.org ‘The Captivated Home'”This Woman’s Work: Manufacturer Harriet Parsons,”the UCLA Movie & Television Archive’s salute to this glass ceiling-breaking studio executive, includes this fantastical 1945 melodrama starring Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young. Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. 7:30 p.m. June 27. Free; advance registration recommended; standby line available. cinema.ucla.edu Newsletter Only great motion pictures Get the Indie Focus newsletter, Mark Olsen’s weekly guide to the world of cinema. Get in e-mail address Sign Me Up You might periodically receive advertising material from the Los Angeles Times.