4.1 Miles, a film by the Bay Area-based Daphne Matziaraki about refugees fleeing to Greece, is among the Oscar Nominated Short Documentaries screening at the Roxie. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Bitter Harvest: An artist in 1930s Ukraine struggles to save his childhood secret and fight for his people against the death-by-starvation programs of Josef Stalin in a film co-written and directed by George Mendeluk. Not rated. At the Cinemark in Redwood City.

Dying Laughing: The documentary that focuses on the craft, creative process and complicated lives of stand-up comedians told from the perspective top comics including Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Sarah Silverman, Jamie Foxx, Amy Schumer and the late Gary Shandling. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Get Out: A young African-American man’s visit to his white girlfriend’s country home takes a chilling turn in this thriller with Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones and Catherine Keener, and written and directed by Jordan Peele. Rated R.

Oscar Nominated Short Documentaries
: “4.1 Miles,” a 22-minute film about a Greek Coast Guard captain caught in the struggle of refugees fleeing war, traveling via water from the coast of Turkey to the island of Lesbos, by Bay Area filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki is among the fiver offerings in the program. Not rated. At the Roxie.

You’re Killing Me Susana (Me Estás Matando Susana): Gael Garcia Bernal stars as Eligio, a narcissistic Mexico City soap opera actor who one day is shocked to discover that his wife Susana (Veronica Echegui) has picked up and left him. Not rated. At the Roxie.

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