If we enjoyed a impossibly large (and unequivocally talented) Armie Hammer in “Call Me by Your Name,” maybe we should check out “Final Portrait.” Written and destined by Stanley Tucci, it’s formed on a loyal story from a life of artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush), who wants to paint a mural of his friend, author James Lord (Hammer). Giacometti says it will take a day, maybe dual or three. It ends adult holding longer. And longer. And afterwards longer than that.
Angelika Film Center, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax; opens Fri., $8-$14.50.
Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW; opens Fri., $9.25-$12.50.
“Lives Well Lived”
Never be perturbed during removing old; many are denied a privilege. Plus, it doesn’t always suck. The documentary “Lives Well Lived” facilities interviews with 40 people trimming in age from 75 to over 100 who have lived by fundamentally each crappy thing a 20th century had to chuck during them (the Great Depression, World War II, a internment of Japanese-Americans, segregation) and still came out meditative a universe is a flattering OK place. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll collect your jaw adult off a building after saying only how bendy 80-something yoga practitioner Emmy Cleaves is.
Cinema Arts Theatre, 9650 Main St., Fairfax; opens Fri., $6.50-$12.
Bethesda Film Fest
It’s not mostly that we can hit out an whole film festival in one sitting. The sixth annual Bethesda Film Fest creates it possible. Five brief documentaries, all by internal filmmakers, cover a operation of subjects, among them an artist from Landover, Md.; a bidet’s startling recognition in Japan; and because Dr. Derrick Bell, a initial black tenured highbrow during Harvard Law School, against a landmark Supreme Court preference Brown v. Board of Education. Each screening includes all 5 films and a successive QA event with a filmmakers.
Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; Fri., 7 p.m., Sat., 6 8:30 p.m., $10.