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LA TRAGEDIA DE MACARIO
Pablo Veliz (2005)
Inspired by the 2003 deaths of 19 immigrants in Victoria, TX, the movie (an official selection of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival) follows Macario and his best friend as they try to cross the border into the U.S. Veliz, a 23-year-old UTSA student who moved to San Antonio from Mexico when he was 10, will speak at the screening. Instituto de Mexico. Sunday, July 16 at 4 p.m. 600 HemisFair Plaza. 223-5100.

THE IRON WALL
Mohammed Alatar (2004)
Alatar, a Palestinian-American peace activist, exposes the policy and effects of Israeli settlement-building over the 39-year occupation of Palestine. Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m. 922 San Pedro. 228-0201. Free.

SLAB CINEMA: THE STRANGER
Orson Welles (1946)
The War Crimes Commission seeks Holocaust mastermind Franz Kindler, whose fascination with antique clocks provides the only clue for finding him. Outdoor screening at La Tuna Bar and Grill. Thursday, July 13. Pre-show at dusk, feature at 9 p.m. Probandt and Cevallos. 212-9373. Admission by donation. Bring chairs, blankets, no coolers.

MANHATTAN
Woody Allen (1979)
A divorced, 40ish TV producer (Allen) — whose wife left him for another woman — is dating a high-school senior (Mariel Hemingway) he doesn’t even like when he falls for his best friend’s mistress (Diane Keaton). Set to a lot of Gershwin music. Public Radio’s Cinema Tuesdays. The Bijou at Crossroads. July 18 at 7:30 p.m. $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

FRESH CUT
Documentary spotlighting works from San Antonio-area high school students. Airs Thursday, July 13, at 10 p.m. on KLRN. The pieces run about five minutes each and range from documentaries to fables. After the documentary, all films will be viewable at klrn.org/freshcut. For more information, call 210-270-9000.

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Special screenings

LA TRAGEDIA DE MACARIO
Pablo Veliz (2005)
Inspired by the 2003 deaths of 19 immigrants in Victoria, TX, the movie (an official selection of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival) follows Macario and his best friend as they try to cross the border into the U.S. Veliz, a 23-year-old UTSA student who moved to San Antonio from Mexico when he was 10, will speak at the screening. Instituto de Mexico. Sunday, July 16 at 4 p.m. 600 HemisFair Plaza. 223-5100.

THE IRON WALL
Mohammed Alatar (2004)
Alatar, a Palestinian-American peace activist, exposes the policy and effects of Israeli settlement-building over the 39-year occupation of Palestine. Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m. 922 San Pedro. 228-0201. Free.

SLAB CINEMA: THE STRANGER
Orson Welles (1946)
The War Crimes Commission seeks Holocaust mastermind Franz Kindler, whose fascination with antique clocks provides the only clue for finding him. Outdoor screening at La Tuna Bar and Grill. Thursday, July 13. Pre-show at dusk, feature at 9 p.m. Probandt and Cevallos. 212-9373. Admission by donation. Bring chairs, blankets, no coolers.

MANHATTAN
Woody Allen (1979)
A divorced, 40ish TV producer (Allen) — whose wife left him for another woman — is dating a high-school senior (Mariel Hemingway) he doesn’t even like when he falls for his best friend’s mistress (Diane Keaton). Set to a lot of Gershwin music. Public Radio’s Cinema Tuesdays. The Bijou at Crossroads. July 18 at 7:30 p.m. $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

FRESH CUT
Documentary spotlighting works from San Antonio-area high school students. Airs Thursday, July 13, at 10 p.m. on KLRN. The pieces run about five minutes each and range from documentaries to fables. After the documentary, all films will be viewable at klrn.org/freshcut. For more information, call 210-270-9000.


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