Film calendar

The Met Live: Four performances of New York City’s Metropolican Opera will be shown live, and then on film at theaters throughout the country, including these in the area: Alderwood 7 Theatre, 3501 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; Galaxy Monroe 12, 1 Galaxy Way Monroe; Stanwood 5, 6996 265th St. NW, Stanwood.

“Eugene Onegin”: The lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s fateful romance, set in the late 19th century. 9:55 a.m. Oct. 5 live; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, recorded.

“The Nose”: A bureaucrat goes in search of his missing nose in Shostakovich’s opera, based on Gogol’s comic story; 9:55 a.m. Oct. 26 live; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 recorded.

“Tosca”: Puccini’s classic opera is the tale of jealous diva; 9:55 a.m. Nov. 9 live; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 recorded.

“Falstaff”: Verdi’s story of the blustery Falstaff is set in the 20th century English countryside; 9:55 a.m. Dec. 14 live; 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 recorded.

Reel World Cinema: The theme for this summer series is “Bogie Nights,” six films starring the iconic anti-hero Humphrey Bogart. Why did he define “cool” for an entire generation? Potluck starts at 6, followed by the film and discussion from 7 to 10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The series runs through Sept. 27. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Free. Descriptions are edited from the Reel World flier.

Sept. 20: “Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” a John Huston production, stars Bogart, Tim Holt and Walter Huston, as Americans seeking gold in the hills of Mexico. Walter Huston and his son, John Huston, both won Oscars (1948).

Sept. 27: “In a Lonely Place,” released the same year as “Sunset Boulevard” and “All About Eve” and, like those two films, exposes the pitfalls of celebrity. Bogart is a Hollywood screenwriter down on his luck who is accused of murder. Gloria Grahame is the neighbor and love interest (1950).

“Miss Representation”: A documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom explores women’s under-representation in positions of power and influence in America; 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, Fourth St., Snohomish; 360-568-9412; www.thumbnailtheater.com. Tickets are $10 general, $5 for youth 14 and up.

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