“INNOCENCE”: Haunted by dreams of her beloved mother, who died in a surfing accident, 16-year-old Beckett and her father, a novelist, move to Manhattan with hopes of rebuilding their shattered lives. Meanwhile, the exclusive prep school Beckett enrolls in may actually be a front for a coven of gorgeous witches who perpetuate their youth by drinking virgins’ blood. Starring Kelly Reilly, Pamela Hamilton and Sophie Curtis.
“THE IDENTICAL”: When the Depression-era father (Brian Geraghty) of identical twin brothers (played by Blake Rayne) decides he cannot afford to support both of the children, he offers one of the boys to a tent-revival preacher. Although the twins grow up apart in different environments, they both love music. Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta and Seth Green co-star.
“THE CONGRESS”: More than 20 years after starring in “The Princess Bride,” an aging actress (Robin Wright playing an alternate reality version of herself) accepts her final acting job: she will preserve her digital likeness for the Hollywood of the future. Her longtime agent (Harvey Keitel) arranges the deal with the boss of Miramount Studios (Danny Huston). It will allow Wright’s digital self to be cast in any role the studio wishes. The film uses motion-capture-animation technology and co-stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jon Hamm, Sami Gayle and Paul Giamatti. Showing Sept. 5-Sept. 10 at 9:30 p.m. (except Monday) and Sept. 12-Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (except Monday) at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.
“FRANK”: Acclaimed Irish director Lenny Abrahamson follows up his award-winning films “Adam & Paul,” “Garage” and “What Richard Did” with an offbeat comedy about an aspiring young musician. Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) realizes that he’s far out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious Frank (Michael Fassbender). A musical genius, Frank hides his face himself inside a large fake head. And his bandmate Clara is terrifying (Maggie Gyllenhaal). The fictional story is inspired by outsider musicians such as Daniel Johnston and Captain Beefheart. Showing Sept. 5-Sept. 10 at 9:30 p.m. (except Monday) and Sept. 12-Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (except Monday) at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.
“YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE”: A film about friendship, first love, culture clash and rebellion set in 1974 during a violent coalminers strike in Northern England. Showing Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.