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Best Boy at 8 p.m. today in the Union Auditorium. Ira
Wohl's touching and humorous documentary about his
cousin Philly, a 52-year-old retarded man who has to fi
nally break his ties with his elderly parents and learn to
be more independent in order to live in. a home for the
handicapped. Winner Academy Award for Best Docu
mentary. Admission by UNC student ID or Union privi
Breaker Mourant at 7, 9:30 p.m. and midnight Friday
in the Union Auditorium. A brilliant Australian film about
war, politics and humanity. This true story that has re
markable parallels to the My Lai massacre; three Austra
lians are court martialed during the Boer War for killing
POWs. Admission $1.
Sweet Sweetback's Baddass Song at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday in the Union Auditorium. This story of a pimp
who kills two policeman is one of the strongest protest
films ever made and perhaps is the only true cinematic
depiction of black rage to emerge from the torrid 1960s.
It is justifiably graphic in its violence, sex and language.
Written, directed, scored, edited by and starring Melvir
Van Peebles with music performed by Earth, Wind and
Fire. Admission by UNC student ID or Union privilege
An Autumn Afternoon at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the
Union Auditorium. Yasujiro Ozu's filmT about an aging
widower who loses his only daughter to marriage shows
his meditative style and insight into contemporary Ja
pan. Admission by UNC student ID or Union privilege
Touch of Evil at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the
Union Auditorium. Orson Welles' film, perhaps the great
est of all B movies, is a garish, flamboyant thriller which
has something to do with drugs and police corruption in a
small border town but is really more than anything else
an essay in cinematic style. With Welles, Charlton Hes
ton, Janet Leigh and Marlene Dietrich. Admission by
UNC student ID or Union privilege card.
Carolina Blue Mommie Dearest at 2, 4:30, 7 and
: Carolina White So Fine ends today. Last shows at
7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Rich and Famous starts Friday. Call
942-3061 for times.
Carolina Classics- A Streetcar Named Desire ends to
day. Last shows at 2:45 and 5:05 p.m. Flying Down to Rio
starts Friday. Call 942-3061 for times.
Carolina La teshows Young Frankenstein and Seven
Beauties Friday and Saturday nights. Call 942-3061 for
Plaza I Continental Divide ends today. Last shows
at 3:20, 5:20, 7:20 and 9:20 p.m. True Confessions starts
Friday. Shows at 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m.
Plaza II - Body Heat at 3. 5:1 5, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.
Plaza M-Only When i Laugh at 2:30, 4:50, 7:10 and
Plaza I Late show The Rocky Horror Picture Show at
12:15 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights.
Plaza II Lateshow Body Heat at 12:05 a m. Friday
and Saturday nights.
Plaza III Lateshow Only When I Laugh at midnight
Friday and Saturday.
Varsity Theater Ending today, Under the Rainbow at
3 and 5 p.m. and Eye of the Needle at 7 and 9:15 p.m.
Beginning Friday Eye of the Needle at 3 and 5:05 p.m.
and Blow Out at 7:10 and 9:15 p.m. ' '.
Ram Triple Unavailable at press time. Call 967-8284
for features and times.
Romeo and Juliet, the UNC Department of Dramatic
Art presents William Shakespeare's great tragedy at 8
p.m. today through Saturday in the Paul Green Theatre.
For more information call 962-1121.
Man of La Mancha, the Village Dinner Theatre pre
sents this acclaimed musical based oa Cervantes' Don
Quixote. Performances through Sunday. For more infor
mation call 787-7771.
I Do! I Do! Raleigh Little Theatre presents this musi
cal about marital woes based on The Fourposter at 8 p.m.
today through Saturday in the Little Theatre on Pogue
Street in Raleigh. For more information call 821-3111.
Just a Song at Twilight, The North Carolina Shakes
peare Festival presents a collection of American vaude
ville sketches and British music hall humor in rotation
With The Comedy of Errors and Wait Until Dark through
Saturday in the High Point Theatre, 305 Main St, High
Point For more information call 887-3001.
Look at Me, Chez Condoret Cabaret celebrates its
third anniversary with Tom Haas' satirical look at what
Tom Wolfe called "The Me Decade." At 9 p.m. today
through Saturday with lateshows at 11 p.m. on Friday
and Saturday in the Chez Condoret Restaurant in the
lower level of University Square. For more information
Hotel Paradiso, the French farce by Feydeau and Des
valliere will be presented at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday in
Branson Theatre on the east campus Duke University.
Call 6843181 for more information.
Three Penny Opera, the BrechtWeil classic at 8:15
p.m. Friday, through Sunday at the Durham Theatre
Guild. For more information, call 682-4259.
An Evening With Barbara Cook, 8:30 p.m. Friday at
Page Auditorium, Duke University. And Saturday through
October 18 at Stephen's . . . After All, The Village Plaza,
Elliott Road. For more information call 929-0217.
Structures, an exhibit of paintings by Harriet Diamond
opens Friday from 8 to 10 p.m. at CenterGallery, and
runs through Nov. 1 at 118-A East Main Street.
3 Solo Artists, an exhibition featuring the works of
three North Carolina artists, will open at 3 p.m. Sunday
at the Durham Art Guild Gallerys. 120 Morris Street,
through Nov. 3.
- Cosmic Light and Power, a tour of the universe, at 8
p.m. weekdays, at 11 a.m., 1, 3, and 8 p.m. Saturdays
and at 2, 3, and 8 p:m. Sundays through November 16.
For more information call 933-1236. ?
Sky Rambles, a look at the constellations of the sum
mer sky, at 7 p.m. Friday.
Night Life '
The Station Tonight latin jazz with percussionist Mi
guel Pomier, Friday and Saturday the Alka-phonics, Sun
day jazz with Rodney Marsh, Tuesday square dancing,
and Wednesday Irish music with Touchstone
Pyewacket Restaurant and Bar Tonight jazz and
blues with Chris Frank with Bevan Murphy at 10. No co
ver. 431 W. Franklin St.
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Best Boy, a documentary plays tonight at 8 in Union Auditorium
. . .film portrays retarded man who must break parental ties
James Durst, guitarist and singer, will present a con
cert at 8 p.m. Friday at the Community Church of Chapel
Hill on Purefoy Road. For information call 967-2874.
An Evening with Maynard Ferguson at 8 p.m. Wednes
day, at the Chapel HHI High School Cultural Arts Build
Ashes and Diamonds, an exhibition of Polish film pos
ters, through October 22 in the Union Gallery.
Ackland Art Museum, The Drawings of Andrea Palla
dio, a major Exhibition of the works of the great 16th
century Venetian architect, is on display through Nov. 1 .
Facets V: Gilbert and George, featuring the works of two
contemporary British artists, will be on display through
Oct 18 in The Print Gallery.
Morehead Planetarium Gallery, Oil Paintings by My
ron Becker are on display through Oct 30. Microelec
tronic Graphics, a collection of photographs detailing
the historical development of computer circuitry, is on
display through Jan. 4.
Art School Gallery, Printmakers from the Torpedo Fac
tory of Alexandria, VA, on display through October 1 5.
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