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

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The 1960 version, directed by Michael Curtiz. 107 min. Thu 8/25, 7 PM, Chicago Women's Park and Gardens, 1827 S. Indiana, 312-745-0040.

Daddy Day Care PG, 93 min. Thu 8/25, dusk, Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park, 312-746-5100.

Dream Makers A documentary by Paloma Suau and Susan Koch. Sat 8/20, 8 PM, Humboldt Park Boat House, 1440 N. Sacramento, 773-486-8345.

Finding Neverland PG, 101 min. Fri 8/19, dusk, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf, 773-262-8605.

The Incredibles PG, 115 min. Thu 8/25, 7 PM, Mt. Greenwood Park, 3724 W. 111th St., 312-747-6564.

Kismet Not to be confused with the Vincente Minnelli version starring Howard Keel, this is a 1944 Technicolor adaptation of the stage musical, with Ronald Colman and Marlene Dietrich. 100 min. Wed 8/24, 9 PM, Northwestern Univ. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston, 847-491-4000.

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events PG, 107 min. Thu 8/25, dusk, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview, 312-742-7816.

Pieces of April PG-13, 81 min. This screening is sold out. Thu 8/25, 7 PM, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph, 312-744-9350.

Racing Stripes PG, 94 min. Thu 8/25, dusk, Olympia Park, 6566 N. Avondale, 773-631-6861.

Shrek 2 PG, 105 min. Fri 8/19, dusk, Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park, 773-478-1220.

RStar Wars Screening in 35-millimeter as part of the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. PG, 121 min. Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper will introduce the screening. Tue 8/23, 8:09 PM, Grant Park, Lake Shore Drive and Monroe, 312-747-4912.

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