Thurs., Aug. 18
Evan Glodell's apocalyptic, controversy-stirring festival darling Bellflower finishes up at the Regent and the Laemmle Playhouse 7 tonight. This might be your last chance to see what all the fuss was about, so don't miss out.
While we have the Last Chance file open: Raul Ruiz's must-see epic Mysteries of Lisbon is due to close at the Landmark after tonight's 7:30 show, and as of press time it was not scheduled to continue elsewhere around town. Yes, it's more than four hours. Yes, it's worth it.
Fri., Aug. 19
In 1967, Anna Karina, Serge Gainsbourg and director Pierre Koralnik came together to create Anna, the coolest '60s New Wave French movie musical you've never seen. Koralnik's pop confection is hard to find on DVD — lucky for you, Cinefamily hosts a screening tonight at 8 p.m. at the Silent Movie Theatre.
Sun., Aug. 21
UCLA's Nicolás Pereda retrospective continues with Perpetuum Mobile, a meandering, improvised look at life in transition in Mexico City, tonight at 7 p.m.
Production designer Rolf Zehetbauer will be at the Egyptian tonight at 5:30 for a 30th-anniversary screening of Das Boot. Zehetbauer, who won an Oscar for Cabaret, designed the U-96 interiors for Wolfgang Petersen's iconic war film.