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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Featuring select films that celebrate outdoor lifestyle, exotic landscapes and action-packed sports. Wed., March 30, 6:30 p.m. $10 in advance; $15 on the day of the event. US National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway. 704-391-3900. www.usnwc.org.

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: Film screening of Breaking Upwards and Fake Beard Breaking Upwards is an uncensored look at young love, lust, and the pangs of codependency. Fake Beard is a short comedy film that follows Jeremy, a guy who is stuck in a dead-end job and unnoticed by the girl of his dreams. He decides to change his appearance (adding a fake beard) to see if it makes a difference. For more information, visit www.charlottejewishfilm.org. Thu., March 10, 7 p.m. $10. North Carolina Dance Theatre, 701 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-0101. www.ncdance.org.

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: Film screening of Eli and Ben 12-year-old Eli goes on a journey to prove his father's innocence after he is arrested for taking a bribe. In the process, Eli learns more about love, life and himself. For more information, visit www.charlottejewishfilm.org. Sat., March 12, 7 p.m. $12. Ballantyne Village Theatre, 14815 John J. Delaney Drive, Charlotte. 704-369-5000. www.ballantynevillage.com.

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: Film screening of The Golem This silent film retells the medieval Jewish legend about a clay figure that is brought to life to serve as a protector of the Jews who live in a Prague ghetto in the year 1580. For more information, visit www.charlottejewishfilm.org. Sun., March 13, 3 p.m. $8. Levine Jewish Community Center, 5007 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-366-5007. www.charlottejcc.org.

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: Film screening of Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story and The Secret of Identity The Secret of Identity follows the nerdy Clayton Randolph who discovers he has superpowers. Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story is a documentary telling the untold story of an American hero who was involved in nearly every significant event of the 20th century. For more information, visit www.charlottejewishfilm.org. Sun., March 13, 7 p.m. $10. Levine Jewish Community Center, 5007 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-366-5007. www.charlottejcc.org.

Cult Movie Monday: Film Screening of Freaks Presented by The Light Factory and Theatre 650. Doors open at 7 p.m.; Film begins at 8 p.m. Admission popcorn is free. Cash bar provided. Mon., April 25. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251. www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

Cult Movie Monday: Film Screening of Shock Treatment Presented by The Light Factory and Theatre 650. Doors open at 7 p.m.; Film begins at 8 p.m. Admission popcorn is free. Cash bar provided. Mon., June 27. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251. www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

Cult Movie Monday: Film Screening of Waiting for Guffman Presented by The Light Factory and Theatre 650. Doors open at 7 p.m.; Film begins at 8 p.m. Admission popcorn is free. Cash bar provided. Mon., May 30. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251. www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

Cult Movie Monday: Film Screening of Weekend at Bernie's Presented by The Light Factory and Theatre 650. Doors open at 7 p.m.; Film begins at 8 p.m. Admission popcorn is free. Cash bar provided. Mon., March 28. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251. www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

Family Portraits Film Series screening Kramer Vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer (Meryl Streep) walks out on her workaholic husband Ted (Dustin Hoffman), leaving their young son Billy (Justin Henry) in Ted's less than capable hands. Through trial and error, Ted learns how to take care of his son, but then Joanna returns and demands custody of her son. Thu., March 24, 7 p.m. Free. The Light Factory, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-333-9755. www.lightfactory.org.

Family Portraits Film Series screening The RoyalE ROYAL TENENBAUMS Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife Etheline (Anjelica Huston) had three children before separating. The children must now find a way to function with their dysfunction. Held in Francis Auditorium. Sat., May 7, 2 p.m. Free. Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-336-6217. www.plcmc.lib.nc.us.

Family Portraits Film Series screening Leolo This film tells the strange story of Leolo, a young boy from Montreal, who creates a fantasy world as a retreat from his lunatic family. Held in Francis Auditorium. Sat., April 2, 2 p.m. Free. Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-336-6217. www.plcmc.lib.nc.us.

'Family Portraits Film Series screening Ordinary People Teenager Conrad (Timothy Hutton) lives under a cloud of guilt after his brother drowns. He receives little emotional support from his preoccupied parents (Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler Moore), but finds comfort with Jeannine (Elizabeth McGovern). Held in Knight Gallery. Thu., April 28, 7 p.m. Free. The Light Factory, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-333-9755. www.lightfactory.org.

Film screening of Enter the Void When Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a foreign drug dealer living in Tokyo with his stripper sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta), is fatally shot in a police raid, his spirit leaves his body in a hallucinatory odyssey that merges his past, present and future into a chaotic whole. March 17, 7:30 p.m.; March 18, 7:30 p.m.; March 19, 7:30 p.m. $5 for members; $7 for non-members. Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy, 401 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-334-3799.

Film screening of My Dog Tulip This film tells the bittersweet account of an author's 14-year relationship with his adopted canine. For more information, visit www.lightfactory.org. April 21, 7:30 p.m.; April 22, 7:30 p.m.; April 23, 7:30 p.m. $5 for members; $7 for non-members. Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy, 401 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-334-3799.

Film screening of The Strange Case of Angelica This film tells the magical tale of a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. For more information, visit www.lightfactory.org. May 19; May 20; May 21. $5 for members; $7 for non-members. Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy, 401 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-334-3799.

Let's Get Reel Series: Film Screening of Annie Hall Woody Allen's semi-autobiographical story of his relationship with actress Diane Keaton. Rated PG. Live music at 6 p.m., followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Tue., June 14. Free for Mint members; $5 for non-members. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.

Let's Get Reel Series: Film Screening of O Brother, Where Art Thou? Three Depression-era escaped convicts try to return home in a modern version of Homer's odyssey. Rated PG-13. Live music at 6 p.m., followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Tue., May 10. Free for Mint members; $5 for non-members. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte.704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.

Let's Get Reel Series: Film Screening of Key Largo Artist Gary Noffke's pick, a classic Bogart movie complete with an exotic location and gangsters. Not rated. Live music at 6 p.m., followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Tue., April 12. Free for Mint members; $5 for non-members. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.

The Light Factory 11th Annual Filmmakers' Showcase Highlights the art of short films, created by emerging, established and student filmmakers. For more information, visit www.lightfactory.org. May 13-14. Butter, 950 Seaboard St., Charlotte. 704-295-1565. www.buttercharlotte.com.

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