Aug. 26 2015 10:31 AM

A guide to opening and one time only films this week

sinister 2
Sinister 2

Digging for Fire: A bickering husband (Jake Johnson) and wife (Rosemarie DeWitt) set off on different (and potentially dangerous) adventures over the course of a weekend getaway.

Drown: Three surfers head out for a night on the town only to experience a booze-fueled episode of jealousy and bullying that helps reveal their homophobic fears. Screens through Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Ken Cinema.

Mistress America: A struggling freshman at Columbia meets up with her bubbly future sister-in-law and finds a new lease on life in Noah Baumbach's lovely screwball comedy.

Sinister 2: The horror continues in this horror sequel that finds a young mother and her twin sons tormented by a demon in a rural house.

Steak (R)evolution: Franck Ribière's savory documentary goes on a gourmet road trip to sample the best steak in the world. Screens through Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Ken Cinema.

The Mend: This nasty debut feature by John Magary specializes in bad behavior between brothers. Starring Josh Lucas. Screens through Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Ken Cinema.

War Room: An elderly woman enters the lives of a stricken family at just the right time to save them from imploding.

We Are Your Friends: A group of aspiring party planners encounter growing pains when one of them begins a career as a professional DJ. Z For Zachariah: After an apocalyptic event hits, two men and a woman become entangled in a love triangle despite potentially being the last people on Earth.

One Time Only

Touch of Evil: Orson Welles tortures Charlton Heston (playing a Mexican!) in this nasty south of the border noir. Screens at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Mission Valley Public Library.

Vessel: This documentary by Diana Whitten focuses on Women on Waves, a Dutch pro-choice organization founded by the Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts in 1999. Screens at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Women's Museum in Point Loma's Liberty Station.

Weekend at Bernie's: Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman try to save their skins by making it appear their deceased employer is still alive. Hilarity ensues. Screens at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma.

Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco: In this documentary, ultrarunner Micah True helps the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico preserve their running culture and begin a 50-mile race that combines aspects of culture and endurance. Screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding: Cultures clash when a young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek, causing waves with her traditional family. Screens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Althenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla.


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