E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
Steven Spielberg (1982)
Time Warner Cable’s “Evening in the Park” features E.T. on the big screen. Lady Bird Johnson Park, Friday, July 21. Movie begins at sunset; Fandango and Alamotion will provide entertainment 6:30-8 p.m. and the pool will be open until 8 p.m. 10700 Nacogdoches. Free. More info: Twc-sa.com.
SLAB CINEMA: ROAD TO BALI
Hal Walker (1952)
Leaving town to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby, Bob Hope) sign on as divers in Bali, where they vie for the affections of Princess Lala (Dorothy Lamour). Outdoor screening at La Tuna Bar and Grill Thursday, July 20. Pre-show at dusk, feature at 9 p.m. Probandt and Cevallos. 212-9373. Admission by donation. Bring chairs, blankets, but no coolers.
AND THE EARTH DID NOT SWALLOW HIM
Severo Pérez (1995)
Tale of a young Mexican-American boy’s coming of age amid the poverty and adversity he and his family face as migrant farmworkers in the 1950s. Public Radio’s Cinema Tuesdays. The Bijou at Crossroads. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25. $10 for members, $12 non-members. 614-8977.
SIR! NO SIR!
David Zeiger (2005)
Illuminates the little-known GI anti-Vietnam War movement through the stories of those who were part of it. 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Esperanza Center, 922 San Pedro. In collaboration with NALIP-SA’s “Meet the Maker” Series. Producer Evangeline Griego will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening; event opens with a short preview of two local works-in-progress: As Long As I Remember: American Veteranos by Laura Varela and SEOULdados by Mariscela Mendez. Suggested donation: $5. More information: 228-0201 or Esperanzacenter.org.
NOTE: The San Antonio peaceCENTER has put 2nd Sunday Cinema on summer hiatus until October. See Salsa.net/peace/cinema for updates.