Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton and Barry Pepper share a scene in “25th Hour.” (Touchstone Pictures)

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton and Barry Pepper share a scene in “25th Hour.” (Touchstone Pictures)

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

Winter film series: Join the Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Arts Commission on Sunday afternoons for a new film series featuring movies 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. Last in the line-up, on March 1, see “25th Hour,” a 2002 film adaptation directed by Spike Lee of David Benioff’s novel. Call 425-771-1933.

“American Creed”: The documentary, which includes stories of unlikely activists who bring their communities together and confront the nation’s deepest divides, will be shown at 6 p.m. March 5 in the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., in Everett. Free. Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy discuss these stories and what it means to be an American in turbulent times.This event is part of the Civil Everett program series, which encourages the community to engage in dialogue on difficult topics. Call 425-257-8000 for information.

Sno-King Meaningful Movies: Follow social worker Dan Cohen as he demonstrates music’s ability to restore a sense of self to those suffering from dementia in “Alive Inside.” This joyous film on how music can awaken our souls will be shown at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. Admission is free. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and conversation. Filmgoers are welcome to join a discussion following the film. Closed captioning and assisted-listening devices provided. More at www.meaningfulmovies.org.

Edmonds Diversity Film Series: The third season continues at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds. Free. Next up is “In the Family” on March 21. Beginning with her story of testing positive for the familial breast cancer mutation, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick chronicles the lives of several women currently undergoing the process of genetic testing, following them from their decision to seek testing, through the testing process, and in the aftermath when they are coming to terms with the information they receive. The final films in the series are “Fat Boy Chronicles” and “On Beauty” on April 18. More at www.diversity.edmondswa.gov.

Sunday Films at the Library: 2 p.m. March 22, Everett main library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. “Sex Fashion & Disco,” a feature documentary-based time capsule concerning Paris and New York between 1969 and 1973, and viewed through the eyes of Antonio Lopez (1943-1987), the dominant fashion illustrator of the time, and told through the lives of his colorful and sometimes outrageous milieu. Not rated, adult content. More at www.epls.org/calendar.aspx.

Evergreen Cinema Society: Attend monthly screenings of film noir at the Evergreen Branch, Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. On March 25, see the 1947 movie “Double Life.” Ronald Colman’s Oscar-winning performance as an actor driven mad by his Othello portrayal highlights a bizarre and distinctly dramatic offering from the writing — directing team best known for the Hepburn-Tracy comedies. All showings are free and begin at 1 p.m. A discussion follows. Call 425-257-8270.

Silent Movie and Pipe Organ Series: 7:30 p.m. March 27, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Watch Alfred Hitchcock’s 1928 film “The Lodger,” starring Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney and Ivor Novello. It’s about the hunt for a “Jack the Ripper”-like serial killer in London. Tickets are $15. Some of the top 100 silent movies of all time are shown at the historic theater every other month. More at tinyurl.com/EvSilentMovie.

Everett Film Festival: The 23rd annual festival will screen 12 films — including documentaries, animated shorts and full-length features — April 10-11 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $40-$60 for both Friday and Saturday, $25-$30 Friday only and $30-$35 for Saturday only. More at www.everettfilmfestival.org.

Film Cabaret Series: The 1963 film, “The Pink Panther,” will be shown April 23. Interpol’s Inspector Jacques Clouseau has been so obsessed with catching a notorious jewel thief nicknamed “The Phantom” for the past 15 years that he is not even aware that the thief’s lover is Madame Clouseau. 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.

Email information for this calendar with the subject “Film” to features@heraldnet.com.

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