Edmonds Diversity Film Series: Free screenings of topical films on themes related to diversity, inclusion and equity on third Saturdays at noon at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds. The final show in the series is “Paper Tigers” on April 20. More at www.diversity.edmondswa.gov.
Children’s film festival: Edmonds Center for the Arts presents Seattle Children’s Film Festival’s “Best of the Fest,” on April 27, featuring award-winning and audience favorite animated and live action short films from around the world. The animated program begins at 11 a.m., with live action shorts at 1 p.m. During the intermission, filmmaker and artist L. Fried will lead a free family activity in the lobby. Tickets are $10 for the full program, or $6 to attend one part only. $2 Arts for Everyone tickets are available. Purchase tickets online at www.ec4arts.org or by phone at 425-275-9595.
“In Syria”: Trapped in a city under siege, a mother of three struggles to keep her family and neighbors safe by converting her Damascus apartment into a barricaded shelter. Their situation grows even more dire when armed bandits infiltrate the building and begin to threaten them from within.The movie will begin at 2 p.m. April 28 at the Everett main library, 2930 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8700 or check tinyurl.com/librarymovie.
“Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”: The documentary will be shown at 6:30 p.m. April 29 at Jackson High School, 1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek. Resources and suggestions for help for students living with stress and anxiety will be offered. Parents/guardians, students and community members are invited to attend this free event, sponsored by the high school’s PTSA.
Sno-King Meaningful Movies: “Elementary Genocide Part 1: The School to Prison Pipeline” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. May 11 at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. The film addresses the social, cultural, political and personal ramifications of how the federal government allots money to each state to build prisons based on the failure rate of fourth- and fifth-graders. More at meaningfulmovies.org/neighborhoods/edmonds/#events.
Kids Movie Day: A series of Saturday movies for kids, all beginning at 10 a.m., is scheduled at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. See “Super Bear” on May 18, “AXEL: Adventures of the SpaceKids” is set for June 15, “K-9 World Cup” is scheduled July 13, “The Big Cheese Race” is scheduled Aug. 17. Tickets are $5 for children, seniors, military and $8 for adults. More at tinyurl.com/EvKidsMovies.
Date Night: A series of Thursday night date films begins in May at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. All screenings begin at 7 p.m. “The Chaperone” on May 16 is followed by “Wish Man” on June 13, “Patient 001” on Sept. 12, “Zeroville” on Oct. 10 and “Murderous Trance” on Nov. 14. Tickets are $15 and includes a glass of wine. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.