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'The Brother From Another Planet,' 'Color Out of Space' and more Orlando movie events this week

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An American in Paris Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron sing and dance to the music of George and Ira Gershwin in this winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Wednesday, 7 pm; multiple locations; $14; fathomevents.com.

Blind Eyes Open A first-of-its-kind Christian documentary that dives deep into the sex trafficking industry in the U.S. Thursday, 7 pm; multiple locations; $13.31; fathomevents.com.

The Brother From Another Planet Free screening of the cult sci-fi film about an alien who tries to blend in with humans in Harlem. Tuesday, 6:30 pm; Denton Johnson Community Center, 400 Ruffel St., Eatonville; free.

Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker Showcases how a psychologist's research led to changes in mental health diagnoses, ethics and treatment, including the eventual removal of homosexuality as a mental health disorder. Tuesday, 6:30 pm; Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail; free; 407-299-5000; valencia.edu.

Color Out of Space When an iridescent meteorite plummets from outer space and into the property and foundations of a remote New England estate, a malignant force begins to insidiously permeate the lives of an unassuming family. Wednesday, 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $12; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Cult Classics: The Shining Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of a Stephen King novel about a family hired as caretakers of a remote hotel during winter. Tuesday, 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $9; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

FilmSlam Public screening event for independent filmmakers. Sunday 2 pm Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.; $10; 407-222-7174; thefilmslam.com.

The House on Misty Lane: Chapter One Red-carpet premiere of a local independent film. Saturday, 10 am; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $7; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Movie Classics at the Ritz: Dr. Strangelove Stanley Kubrick's black comedy about nuclear war. Thursday, 7:30 pm; Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; $5; 407-321-8111.

Movie Monday: A Knight's Tale Free screening of the medieval comedy starring Heath Ledger. Monday, 7 pm; À La Cart, 609 Irvington Ave.; free; 407-776-4693; alacartorlando.com.

Orlando Edge Film Festival Program of short art films from local and international filmmakers. Friday, 6 pm; Downtown Arts Collective, 643 Lexington Ave.; free; 407-454-7926; ceffnetwork.org.

Peanut Butter Matinee: Old Yeller Live action Disney film about a young boy and his friendship with a stray dog. Sunday, noon; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $9; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days Free screening of a biopic about the famous anti-fascist resistance member in Nazi Germany. Monday, 6:30 pm; Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail; free; 407-299-5000; valencia.edu.

Uncut Gems Adam Sandler stars as a New York jeweler who must balance business and family in his pursuit of a big score. Through Thursday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $12; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

This story appears in the Jan. 22, 2020, print issue of Orlando Weekly. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.

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