Be the first on your block, or gated community, to see The Secret Life of Bees. The screening, part of Reel Talk with Stephen Farber, concludes with a talk by writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood, at which point you will be a big cinematic know-it-all who can impress the rest of us at the water cooler the next day. Wadsworth Theatre, on the Veterans Administration grounds, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., West L.A.; Mon., Oct. 6, 7 p.m.; $20. (213) 365-3500.

Mon., Oct. 6, 7 p.m., 2008

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