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Originally published Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 3:05 PM

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A monster outdoor-movie season winds down

Screenings in the Seattle area include “Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah” at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater and the documentary “Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington” at the Central Library in downtown Seattle.

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The flood of outdoor-summer movies has slowed to a trickle, with only a handful of films left to finish the season. The title-says-it-all “Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack” closes the “Monsters Attack! Japanese Creature Feature Classics” series on Friday at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (inside the Seattle Asian Art Museum auditorium in case of rain). The film is preceded by a music concert, free (206-442-8480 or www.seattleartmuseum.org).

“Code of the West,” a documentary about medical-marijuana laws in Montana, screens Friday-Sunday at the Northwest Film Forum. Different guests will host post-screening discussions. See the website for details. Tickets are $6 for NWFF members, $10 general. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or www.nwfilmforum.org).

Two choice 1980s films from director John Carpenter will screen at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown on Tuesday. At 7 p.m., Kurt Russell stars in the 1981 sci-fi adventure “Escape from New York,” set in a futuristic New York City that’s been turned into a prison. It’s followed by the 1988 thriller “They Live,” which stars Roddy Piper as a drifter who discovers aliens among us. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Tickets are $6 for SIFF members, $11 general admission per film (206-324-9996 or www.siff.net).

The Seattle Public Library will host a free screening of the documentary “Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington,” at noon on Thursday. Enrique Cerna will lead a panel discussion following the film. Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or www.spl.org).

And finally, the “Cine Insomnia” midnight series continues at the Harvard Exit with the 2010 comedy “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” based on the graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O’Malley. It stars Michael Cera as a 22-year-old who meets the girl of his dreams. 807 E. Roy St., Seattle; $8-$8.25 (206-323-0587 or www.landmarktheaters.com).

Doug Knoop: dknoop@seattletimes.com or on Twitter @dougknoop

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