Upcoming special film showings in the area

Special showings

“Star Wars” marathon: Prepare for “Star Wars: A Force Awakens” with a marathon viewing of the first six “Star Wars” films starting Dec. 1 at the Historic Everett Theatre. All the viewings are free and start at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14: “Star Wars: A New Hope.” Dec. 15: “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” Dec. 16: “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.”

“Star Wars” events: Sno-Isle Libraries will host a pair of “Star Wars”-themed festivities in December. The Lake Stevens branch will host “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” celebration at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Gather your best “Star Wars” gear for a celebration of the new film in the franchise, “The Force Awakens.” Enjoy crafts, trivia, giveaways and refreshments. For kids aged 5 to 11. On Dec. 15, the Lynnwood branch will host a Feel the Force event at 4 p.m. Wear “Star Wars” gear, enjoy trivia and test your Jedi skills. For more information, visit sno-isle.org.

A Conversation with Robby Robinson: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts hosts a conversation between board member Robert W. Merry and longtime reporter and editor for the Boston Globe Walter “Robby” Robinson at 7:30 p.m Dec. 6 at WICA. Robinson’s Spotlight team, an investigative unit for the Globe, is the subject of the film “Spotlight,” which focuses on its exposing of the sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. Tickets are available until noon the day of the show at www.wicaonline.org or by phone at 360-221-8268 or 800-638-7631.

Sundance Movie Nights: The Historic Everett Theatre is hosting Sundance Movie Night on the second Wednesday of each month, showing a film that was originally shown at the Sundance Film Festival. There will also be a wine tasting for $10. The movie is free. Dec. 9: “Safety Not Guaranteed,” 7:30 p.m.

Reel World Cinema Series: First Presbyterian Church of Everett, 3629 Rockefeller Ave. Everett, continues the eighth season of its popular Reel World Cinema Series on the vital theme “Immigrant Experience (Legal and Illegal) in America.” Films will be shown Fridays starting at 7 p.m. There will be a potluck meal at 6 p.m. For more information, call Dana Wright at 206-356-8872. Dec. 11: “The Visitor”: Walter Vale, a lonely widower and academic, finds Syrian Tarek and his Senegalese friend Zainab squatting in his apartment.

Movies at the library

Bring your friends, have some popcorn and enjoy a movie at a branch of the Sno-Isle library system. Here’s a look at the upcoming schedule. Dec. 4: “Shaun the Sheep,” noon, Arlington. Dec. 5: “Singin’ in the Rain,” 2 p.m., Oak Harbor. Dec. 14: “Inside Out,” 3 p.m., Mukilteo. Dec. 15: “Nacho Libre,” 3:30 p.m., Granite Falls. Dec. 18: “Singin’ in the Rain,” 2 p.m., Freeland. Dec. 19: “Minions,” 2 p.m., Mukilteo. Dec. 21: “Inside Out,” 2 p.m., Freeland. Dec. 28: “Cinderella,” 2 p.m., Freeland. Dec. 29: “Inside Out,” 1 p.m., Monroe. Dec. 30: “Inside Out,” 2 p.m., Arlington.

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