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Jamie Wyeth and the Unflinching Eye: Son of legendary figurative artist Andrew Wyeth (“Christina’s World”) and grandson of illustrator N.C. Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth confronts the burden and blessing of his family legacy while defining his own vivid artistic style. Aug 11 + 22.

Seven Samurai: Akira Kurosawa’s brilliant, breathtaking classic recounts how farmers from a village exploited by bandits hire a veteran samurai for protection and he gathers six other samurai to join him. Stars Toshiro Mifune. Aug 11.

Hundreds of Beavers: In this faux 19th century, silent supernatural epic, a drunken applejack salesman must go from zero to hero and become North America’s greatest fur trapper by defeating hundreds of beavers. In the tradition of Guy Madden (with a bit of Stanley Kubrick mixed in), Director Mike Cheslick gets surreal, creepy and wacky faster then it takes the buckteeth dam builders the gnaw down a stump. All of the woodland creatures are played by humans in cartoon-style fur suits. Cheslick co-wrote the screenplay with Ryland Brickson Cole Tews, who also stars. Aug 15

Touch: This story about the power of first love follows an Icelandic widower as he searches for his girlfriend, who disappeared while they were dating 50 years ago in London. Aug 17 + 18

Made in England: The Films of Powell & Pressburger. Martin Scorsese narrates this documentary about the films of one of his primary influences (and his legendary editor Thelma Schoonmaker’s late husband) Michael Powell. Powell and his filmmaking partner Emeric Pressburger dominated British and American cinema in the late 1940s and 50s. Aug 18

Ghostlight. Father-daughter actors Keith Kupferer and Katherine Mallen Kupferer (Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.) play a construction worker and his troubled daughter who join an acting troupe that helps them open up to each other. Aug 24