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Views on on war, from the Iraqis

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Maryland director Jeffrey Kramer's The Price of Paradise (2007), offering Iraqi citizens' takes on the war, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. The screening will be followed by a discussion featuring the filmmaker; Ayman Eldarwish, a translator and consultant with years of experience in the Middle East; and representatives of the International Rescue Committee. Tickets are $7, $5 for alliance members. Information: 410-276-1651 or

Hitchcock's 'Rope'

The Charles Theatre's exhaustive Alfred Hitchcock retrospective continues tomorrow with Rope, a 1948 drama loosely based on the famous Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb murder case. Farley Granger and John Dall star as college roommates who, simply for the intellectual challenge, kill a classmate and then hold a dinner party with his body stashed in a trunk on top of which food is being served. James Stewart plays a professor the two believe will be impressed. Rope plays out in real time. Showtime at the Charles, 1711 N. Charles St., is noon tomorrow, with encores set for 7 p.m. Monday and 9 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $6 tomorrow, $8 other times. Information: 410-727-3456 or

Jewish Film Series

The Columbia Jewish Congregation's 16th Jewish Film Series continues tomorrow with Lisa Leeman's 2006 documentary Out of Faith, a look at how the pressures caused by a series of interfaith marriages threatens the stability of a traditional Jewish household. Showtime is 8 p.m. in room 200 of the Meeting House in Oakland Mills, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. Information: 410-381-4809 or colum

Cinema Sundays

Sleepwalking, from director (not comedian) Bill Maher, is this weekend's scheduled Cinema Sundays offering. The film stars AnnaSophia Robb as a young girl forced to depend on her uncle (Nick Stahl) and grandfather (Dennis Hopper) for support after being abandoned by her mother (Charlize Theron). Showtime is 10:35 a.m. Sunday at the Charles, 1711 N. Charles St., preceded by 50 minutes of no-extra-charge coffee and bagels. Tickets are $15. Information: 410-727- 3456 or

Green film fest

The 16th annual Environmental Film Festival, with a schedule featuring 115 documentary, feature, animated, archival, children's and experimental films, continues through March 22 at locations throughout Washington. Among this year's offerings are a handful of world premieres. Most, but not all, festival screenings are free. Schedule and additional information: 202-342-2564 or dcenvi


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