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Unless otherwise noted, all movies are free and will be screened by video projection. For full capsule reviews, visit

Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch PG, 93 min. Fri 8/5, 8:30 PM, Brands Park, 3259 N. Elston, 773-478-2414.

Coach Carter PG-13, 137 min. Sat 8/6, dusk, Wentworth Gardens Park, 3770 S. Wentworth, 312-747-6996.

A Feast at Midnight Christopher Lee stars in this 1994 British feature (PG, 105 min.) about students at a British public school who start a secret cooking society. This rooftop screening is sold out. Thu 8/11, 7 PM, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph, 312-744-9350.

Finding Neverland PG, 101 min. Fri 8/5, 8:30 PM, Gompers Park, 4222 W. Foster, 773-685-3270.

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events PG, 107 min. Fri 8/5, dusk, Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma, 773-631-4893.

The Night of the Hunter 93 min. Screening in 35-millimeter as part of the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper will introduce the film. Tue 8/9, 8:30 PM, Grant Park, Lake Shore Drive and Monroe, 312-747-4912.

Oliver Twist Alec Guinness stars in David Lean's 1948 version of the Dickens classic. 105 min. Thu 8/11, 7:30 PM, Chicago Women's Park and Gardens, 1827 S. Indiana, 312-745-0040.

Scooby Doo 2 PG, 93 min. Thu 8/11, 8:30 PM, Holstein Park, 2200 N. Oakley, 312-742-7554.

Shrek 2 PG, 105 min. Tue 8/9, 8:30 PM, South Lakeview Playground Park, 1300 W. Wolfram.

A Star Is Born The restored 1954 version, with Judy Garland. 170 min. Wed 8/10, 9 PM, Northwestern Univ. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston, 847-491-4000.

Weaving One's Way Into the World and The Lovely Faces of Tite Curet Alonso Two documentaries about Puerto Rican culture. Sat 8/6, dusk, Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento, 312-742-7549.

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