“CINDERELLA”: This new Disney production of “Cinderella” stars Lily James as Ella, whose merchant father remarries after the death of Ella’s mother. Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But when Ella’s father suddenly passes away, Ella is at the mercy of her jealous and cruel stepfamily.
“RUN ALL NIGHT”: Liam Neeson is back in action with “Unknown” director Jaume Collet-Serra. Neeson plays a mob hit-man who tries to protect his estranged son (Joel Kinnaman) from a crime boss (Ed Harris) out for revenge.
“EVA”: Alex, a renowned engineer, returns to Santa Irene to build a child robot. Alex develops a special connection with his niece, Eva. Together they embark upon a journey which will come to a revelatory conclusion. Showing at Chalmette Movies. In Spanish with English subtitles.
PATOIS: NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL: Running Thursday, March 12 through March 22, the festival’s films include “Big Charity” (7 p.m., March 13), “Gentrification and the New New Orleans (5:30 p.m., March 14) and “Bound: Africans vs. African Americans (9 p.m., March 14). Showing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. www.indywood.org.
“12 O’CLOCK BOYS”: A boy living on a combative west Baltimore block finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as the 12 O’Clock Boys. Showing Friday (9 p.m.), Saturday (9:30 p.m.), Tuesday (7 p.m.) and Wednesday (7 p.m.) at Indywood Cinemas, 628 Elysian Fields Ave.