Movie night: A showing of the 1934 romantic comedy, “It Happened One Night,” starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. The movie was the winner of the 1934 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director (Frank Capra), Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Original Screenplay. Classic cartoons also will be shown. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
Winter film series: Join the Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Arts Commission on Sunday afternoons for a new film series featuring four films adapted from literature. Following each screening, a moderated discussion will be held about the filmmakers’ interpretation of the original novels. All screenings begin at 1 p.m. in the Edmonds Plaza Room, above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. The events are free. Jan. 26: Jane Austen’s “Mansfield Park,” a 1999 film adaption written and directed by Patricia Rozema. Feb. 9: Phillip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” showing the 1982 film adaption, “Blade Runner,” directed by Ridley Scott. Feb. 23: Edith Wharton’s “The Age of Innocence,” a 1993 film adaption co-written and directed by Martin Scorsese. March 1: David Benioff’s “25th Hour,” a 2002 film adaptation directed by Spike Lee. Call 425-771-1933.
Film Noir Series: The Evergreen Cinema Society presents monthly screenings of film noir movies in 2020 at the Evergreen branch of the Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Free. Showing on Jan. 29 is the 1940 film “Stranger on the Third Floor.” On Feb. 26, the 1944 movie “Phantom Lady” will be shown, and on March 25, the 1947 movie “Double Life” will be screened. All showtimes are 1 p.m. Call 425-257-8270.
Film Cabaret Series: The 1959 classic “Some Like it Hot,” starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, is showing Feb. 13 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Two down-on-their-luck jazz musicians find themselves out of a job and on the run after the police raid the speakeasy they perform in and they inadvertently stumble upon a gang war. With no money and nowhere to hide, a gig with Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators at a Florida beach resort seems like the perfect getaway. There’s just one problem: The Syncopators are an all-female band, and Joe and Jerry aren’t women — yet. Tickets are $20 cabaret plus film, $10 film only. Cabaret opens at 6:30 p.m., the film begins at 8 p.m. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Edmonds Diversity Film Series: The third season continues at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds. Free. Next up is “13th” on Feb. 15. It’s a documentary that explores the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States. Following that will be “In the Family” on March 21 and “Fat Boy Chronicles” and “On Beauty” on April 18. More at www.diversity.edmondswa.gov.
Sunday Films at the Library: 2 p.m. Feb. 23, Everett main library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Showing is “The Sower” from 2017. The film is set in 1851, when France’s autocratic President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives, he ignites passions and jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community. Free. French with English subtitles. Call 425-257-8000 or go to www.epls.org.