March 11 2015 02:18 PM

All the openings and one-off showings, right here



'71: During a violent battle in the middle of Belfast, an English solider is left behind to fend for himself against a hostile community. 

Ballet 422: Jody Lee Lipes' documentary goes backstage at New York City Ballet to watch the process of an exciting new choreographer named Justin Peck. 

Cinderella: Kenneth Branagh's lavish live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale stars Lily James as the servant stepdaughter who wins the heart of a dashing prince. 

Deli Man: Hungry? This delicious-looking documentary takes a look at the history of delicatessens in New York City and the United States at large. 

Run All Night: A former hit man (Liam Neeson) must go back to his old ways to save his son from a mafia boss out who's for revenge. 

San Diego Latino Film Festival: A celebration of Latino cinema, art and music runs Thursday, March 12, through Sunday, March 22, at AMC Fashion Valley Cinemas and Digital Gym Cinema in North Park. 

One time only 

Esther Broning, A Weave of Women: Lilly Rivlin's documentary depicts the evolution of Jewish feminism in New York City, a movement fortified by the work of Esther Broning. Screens at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Women's Museum of California in Point Loma's Liberty Station. 

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story: Ben Stiller is the leader of a misfit dodgeball team that enters a Las Vegas competition. Screens at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma.

Defiant Requiem: Traumatic history is brought back to life thanks to a memorial concert in honor of an artistic uprising in the Nazi concentration camp of Terezin. Screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in La Jolla. 

La Prima Neve (First Snowfall): A Libyan refugee living in Italy awaits the first snowfall in a small mountain town. Screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas. 

What If: Two friends confront the reality that they might be attracted to each other despite their hang-ups. Screens at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14, at Cinema Under the Stars in Mission Hills. 

Luggage: Two world-weary travelers are haunted by a dark force that challenges their notions of faith and meaning. Screens at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Skyline Church in La Mesa. 

Sisters of Selma: This riveting documentary tells the story of the first six nuns who marched in Selma during the 1965 push for equal voting rights. Screens at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the Women's Museum of California in Point Loma's Liberty Station.

My Neighbor Totoro: Hayao Miyazaki's masterpiece follows two young girls who move to the country to be near their ailing mother, only to encounter wondrous forest spirits who challenge their notions of reality. Screens at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Arclight La Jolla. 

Before I Go To Sleep: Nicole Kidman can't remember what happened yesterday, but that won't stop Colin Firth and Mark Strong from taking advantage of her every move. Screens at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 16, at San Diego Central Library in East Village.

Kill the Messenger: A reporter (Jeremy Renner) exposes the CIA involvement in the Nicaraguan civil war. Screens at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, at the Point Loma / Hervey Branch Library.

She's Beautiful When She's Angry: This documentary resurrects the history of the outspoken and brilliant activists who founded the modern women's movement in the late 1960s. Screens at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Women's Museum of California in Point Loma's Liberty Station.

Her: In the not-so-distant future, a lonely man (Joaquin Phoenix) falls in love with his new operating system. Screens at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at Arclight La Jolla. 

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?: Arvin Chen directs this comedy about a married man who begins to question his sexual orientation as his wife begins to want a second child. Screens at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Scripps Ranch Library. 

Pearl Peep's Choice: When Pearl chooses, you watch. Screens at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma.

Now playing

Chappie: Neill Blomkamp (District 9) directs this sci-fi film about a police robot who's reprogrammed to think and feel for himself, drawing the wrath of his totalitarian overlords. 

The Salvation: Starring Mads Mikkelsen as a Danish immigrant seeking revenge for the death of his family, this western set in the 1870s echoes the work of Leone and Eastwood.  

The Second Best Marigold Hotel: The long-awaited, much-anticipated sequel to the movie you never thought would get a sequel, this time sporting the charms of Richard Gere. 

Timbuktu: This Oscar-nominated drama by Abderrahmane Sissako depicts the oppression of a Malian town under siege by Islamic militants.

Two Days, One Night: After being laid off so that her colleagues can get a pay increase, a woman (Marion Cotillard) visits each of her coworkers individually to ask them to help salvage her job. Ends March 12 at Digital Gym Cinema in North Park

Unfinished Business: Three hard-working business associates travel to Europe, hoping to close a massive deal, only to get sidetracked by numerous distractions involving booze and women. 

Focus: Will Smith and Margot Robbie talk wise and look sexy as grifters embarking on one last con job. It's directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (I Love You Phillip Morris).

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem: A distraught Israeli woman spends years in a rabbinical court trying to obtain a divorce from her well-respected husband. 

The Lazarus Effect: Olivia Wilde stars in this thriller about a team of medical students who discover a way to bring back the dead. From the looks of the creepy trailer, this was not the best idea. 

Leviathan: A land dispute in a rural Russian town escalates quickly, leaving a family in ruin and reinforcing the corruption wielded by government and religious institutions. Director Andrei Zvyagintsev updates The Book of Job with striking force.

Red Army: Documentary about the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team, as seen through the eyes of the squad's leader.

She's Beautiful When She's Angry: Director Mary Dore's documentary looks back at the brilliant and outrageous figures who founded the modern women's movement in the late 1960s. Ends March 5 at the Ken Cinema. 

Hot Tub Time Machine 2: In order to save a friend who's been shot, the Hot Tub gang jumps back into the time machine and begins messing with the past.

McFarland, U.S.A.: Kevin Costner stars as a cross-country coach in a small California town who takes a team of Latino athletes and transforms them into championship contenders. Disney strikes again. 

The Duff: Bianca (Mae Whitman), a teenager who's been labeled unattractive by her more popular friends, decides to lead a social revolution that will undermine the pecking order at her high school. 

The Last Five Years: Richard LaGravenese adapts the famous musical about a struggling actress (Anna Kendrick) and her novelist lover (Jeremy Jordan) who experience the highs and lows of a volatile relationship. 

What We Do in the Shadows: Four vampires living in modern-day New Zealand struggle to find happiness and friendship in Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi's hilarious mockumentary.

Fifty Shades of Grey: The perfect Valentine's Day present for your masochistic significant other. 

Kingsman: The Secret Service: Colin Firth leads a team of British secret agents against a maniacal bad guy played by Samuel L. Jackson. 

Seventh Son: Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore team up in the craziest sequel to The Big Lebowski that you could possibly imagine.  

Jupiter Ascending: Have you ever hoped to experience Channing Tatum in full eye shadow and Mila Kunis as a world-saving goddess? Andy and Lana Wachowski's long-delayed sci-fi opus will be your chance. 

Humpback Whales: Experience the awe-inspiring and diverse world of the humpback whale, which 50 years ago was on the verge of extinction. Screens at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of the Water: "Making waves in our world." That tagline says it all, really. 

Still Alice: Columbia University professor Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease and must come to grips with her own fading memory and mortality.

Song of the Sea: Merging folklore and fairy tale, Tomm Moore's gorgeous animated film tells the story of a brother and sister who get swept up into a fantasy world of selkies, sprites and giants. Screens at Reading Gaslamp Cinemas.

A Most Violent Year: When his business is threatened by a string of armed robberies, the owner of a New York City gas company (Oscar Isaac) must adapt to the volatile surroundings to survive. 

American Sniper: Clint Eastwood's unflinching and critical biopic of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), who became the deadliest sniper during four tours in Iraq.

Paddington: Traveling from Peru, a young bear arrives in London hoping to find a home. There he meets the Brown family, who offer him a temporary safe haven. 

The Wedding Ringer: Who best to impress your new in-laws than a loud, vivacious Kevin Hart? Josh Gad's shy young groom-to-be agrees.

Selma: Martin Luther King (David Oyelowo) attempts to create voter reform in Selma, Alabama, a hotbed of racism and disenfranchisement.

Taken 3: Liam Neeson reprises his role as the badass who keeps losing family members to kidnappings. Maybe third time's a charm? 

Into the Woods: Beware the Wolf, Sondheim. Beware the Wolf. 

The Imitation Game: Benedict Cumberbatch stars as real-life code breaker Alan Turing, who led a squad of British mathematicians in breaking the Enigma code during World War II.

Unbroken: Angelina Jolie's sophomore effort examines the life of Olympic athlete and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell) who overcame extreme odds to survive a Japanese internment camp.

Wild: Based on the best-selling novel, this drama tells the story of Cheryl Strayed, who trekked more than 1,000 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail to reassess her troubled life. 

Foxcatcher: Bennett Miller's dark sports film tells the tragic true story of the Schultz brothers (Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum), wrestlers who became forever entwined with the wealthy heir to the du Pont fortune (Steve Carell).

The Theory of Everything: Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) is diagnosed with motor-neuron disease just as he's graduating with a doctorate degree in physics from Cambridge and starting a new life with his wife (Felicity Jones).

Birdman: A burnt-out superhero actor (Michael Keaton) tries to mount a play on Broadway in order to prove his worth. It co-stars Naomi Watts, Emma Stone and Andrea Riseborough.

Whiplash: A sadistic music teacher tortures a young drummer at a posh New York City conservatory. 

Hidden Universe: Blast off into the stratosphere with this documentary that uses real images captured from telescopes to examine the vast reaches of space. Screens at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. 

Journey to the South Pacific: Let the glorious scale of IMAX take you to the tropical islands of West Papua, where life under the sea is just as lush and vibrant as it is on shore. Screens at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The camp classic continues its ongoing run, Fridays at midnight at La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas.


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