Napoleon, Symphonic TV, Slab cinema, Mexican movies
Mexican Movies at the Instituto
La Llorona / The Crying Woman
Dir. René Cardona (1959)
Witch? Siren? Virgin? Mourning mother? La Llorona will screen at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the Instituto de México, 600 Hemisfair Park. Admission is free.
Movies on the Slab
At War with the Army
Dir. Hal Walker (1950)
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis debuted their wise guy-straight dupe routine in this slapstick farce. The film screens at dusk at the Slab at Probandt and Cevallos, across from La Tuna Icehouse. Admission is free. For more info, visit saevents.org/movies/index.htm.
Napoleon takes the Alamo
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema brings 2004's sleeper hit, Napoleon Dynamite, to life May 25 & 28 with Numa Numa Dance and look-alike contests, prizes, and special events, including photos with Glamour Shots by Deb, Uncle Rico's van, and Pedro's cousin's car. Pre-movie entertainment and games begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, with the movie screening at 9:30 p.m. The Finals Competition begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday May 28; the movie screens at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5.50. For more info, visit alamodrafthouse.com/westlakes.
Symphonic Television on KLRN
San Antonio Symphony President Eddie Aldrete will be the guest on the May 19 episode of KLRN's Conversations. Showtime is 8 p.m. Aldrete's appearance is the prelude to The Road to Tchaikovsky V, premiering at 8 p.m. May 26, a Symphony documentary sponsored by the Tobin Foundation that tracks a major performance from selection to opening night. Check local listings to confirm times and channels, at klrn.org. •