Categories: Arts Movies and TV

Films opening Friday, April 27, 2018

Avengers: Infinity Wars: The newest, biggest Marvel film describes how Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle Thanos, their most powerful enemy yet. Rated PG-13.

Ghost Stories: A paranormal skeptic embarks upon a terror filled quest when he stumbles across a long lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable hauntings in the British comedy by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Godard Mon Amour: Director Michel Hazanavicius takes a romantic look at the life of French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard and his wife, actress Anne Wiazemsky. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami: Sophie Fiennes’s documentary is a journey the public and private worlds of pop culture icon Grace Jones, with contrasting musical sequences and intimate personal footage. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

The Judge: The documentary profiles Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman judge appointed to a Palestinian Shari’a court in the West Bank. Filmmaker Erika Cohn is slated to appear at Friday evening and Saturday afternoon screenings. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Modern Life Is Rubbish: The British romantic comedy is about a couple, brought together by a shared love of music, but at their breaking point. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Summer in the Forest: The film by Randall Wright tells the story of L’Arche, a facility in northern France founded over 50 years ago to build communities for people with mental disabilities. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

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