Who Will Write Our History, a film about Jews who documented their daily lives in the Warsaw Ghetto during Hitler's regime, is playing at the Vogue Theatre. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, March 8, 2019

Captain Marvel: Brie Larson plays the title character in Marvel’s first solo female-led superhero film. Rated PG-13.

Giant Little Ones: Josh Wiggins stars in the coming-of-age film about a teen whose life is turned radically upside down after an unanticipated sexual encounter. Rated R. At the Kabuki.

Mapplethorpe: Matt Smith portrays Robert Mapplethorpe in the film for mature audiences by Ondi Timoner exploring the artist’s tumultuous life, beginning just before he and Patti Smith (Marianne Rendón) moved into the Chelsea Hotel. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

The Mystery of Picasso: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1956 film which shows exactly how Pablo Picasso made paintings has been restored. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Styx: Austrian director Wolfgang Fischer’s film stars Susanne Wolff as a woman alone at sea who encounters a vessel full of refugees in distress. Not rated. At the Roxie.

The Wedding Guest: In the thriller by Michael Winterbottom, Dev Patel plays a man with a secret who travels to Pakistan to attend a wedding and kidnap the bride-to-be, but the plot goes off course. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.

Who Will Write Our History: The documentary by Roberta Grossman describes an archive of personal histories kept by Jews facing death in the Warsaw Ghetto in the 1940s. Not rated. At the Vogue.

Woman At War: In the quirky film by Icelandic director and co-writer Benedikt Erlingsson, a seemingly quiet 50-year-old independent woman leads a double life as a passionate environmental warrior. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.
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