Not rated, 96 min
Summer Film Classics: An Evening With Leonard Maltin:
In this unsung Capra film, a Times Square apple seller during the Depression pretends to be an upper-class lady in order to fool her visiting daughter and her fiancé's aristocratic European family. Noted film historian and critic Leonard Maltin is presenting the film, and a conversation with Maltin will follow the screening. For more, see "Leonard for a Day," p. 40.
7:30PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
Rated PG, 113 min
Master Pancake: Owen Egerton joins the nerd mockers.
7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG-13, 138 min
AFS at the Marchesa: Following the death of a good friend, three middle-aged men go on a desperate spree that flies in the face of mortality. They depart New York for London, where they engage in a bender of drink, gambling, and partying. Cassavetes' camera catches every bit of their freewheeling escape and fatalistic rage.
8PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
Not rated, 44 min
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.
Not rated, 45 min
Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies, from Vancouver to Calgary.
Rated PG-13, 132 min
Not rated, 39 min
Panoramic shots of Texas grace the screen as the state is shown to be a land capable of producing everything from grapefruit to microchips.
AMODA: Four days of presentations, workshops, makeathons, film screenings, and panels will focus on topics concerning digital art and prototyping. For details, see www.amoda.org/.
Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664