Mana - Beyond Belief
Dir. Peter Friedman and Roger Manley (2004)
Mana - Beyond Belief is the first film of three in the Onscreen at Artpace 2006 series organized by former Artpace resident Dario Robleto. In the film, Friedman and Manley explore the different incarnations of “mana,” or divinely derived power. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 16, at Artpace, 445 N. Main. Free. 212-4900.
Dir. D’Urville Martin (1975)
The Westlakes Alamo Drafthouse Cinema continues its celebration of Black History Month with Dolemite, starring Rudy Ray Moore as the title character, a man trying to regain control of his nightclub with the help of sidekicks Queen Bee and the Reverend. 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Monday, February 20, 1255 SW Loop 410. $8 admission. Alamodrafthouse.com/westlakes.
The End of Suburbia
Dir. Greg Greene (2004)
The Alamo Sierra Club will show The End of Suburbia at their general meeting. The film explores the future of suburbs as oil production peaks. 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway. Free. 222-8195.
Dahna Abourahme (2004)
Until When follows four Palestinian families in a refugee camp near Bethlehem. Guest speaker Rolla Alaydi will discuss the lives of women in Gaza and the West Bank. 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, at Fuerza Unida, 710 New Laredo Hwy. Free.
KLRN is broadcasting a series of films devoted to African-American history throughout February. Programs include: Shared History, 9 p.m. Thursday, February 16; Briars in the Cotton Patch: The Story of Koinonia Farm, 10 p.m., February 16; Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend, 10 p.m. Friday, February 17; Hines Farm Blues Club, 8 p.m. Saturday, February 18; and Fannie Lou Hamer: Courage and Faith, 10:30 p.m. Monday, February 20. Visit klrn.org for a complete schedule and station listings.