A free museum, and an LPs show | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of Oct. 18-20, 2013, include a free day at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience, and the Northwest Record Show. Films opening include “The Fifth Estate” and “Carrie.”
Free Day, The Wing: Free admission to the museum, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or www.wingluke.org).
Northwest Record Show: LPs, 45s, CDs and DVD and other music-related memorabilia from 50 vendors, 10 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Shaw Room, Seattle; $3, $1 off admission with food bank donation (206-850-2162).
AT THE MOVIES
“The Fifth Estate”: Benedict Cumberbatch stars as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in this biographical drama, directed by Bill Condon (“Kinsey,” “Gods and Monsters”). It opens Friday at several theaters.
“Carrie”: An updated version of the horror film starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. It has late-night previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Wadjda”: The first feature-length film from a female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia is a look at adolescent rebellion in a Riyadh suburb. It opens Friday at the Harvard Exit.
“Escape Plan”: Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger star in this prison drama. It also has late-night previews Thursday and opens at several theaters on Friday.
“Broadway Idiot”: A backstage look at the unexpected Broadway hit “American Idiot,” based on a Green Day rock album. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“A.C.O.D.”: Adam Scott plays an adult coping with his parents’ divorce in this comedy. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Birth of the Living Dead”: A documentary about the influence of George Romero’s 1968 zombie classic “Night of the Living Dead.” It opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.
“The Institute”: A semidocumentary about an interesting social and artistic experiment. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“After Tiller”: A documentary that looks at abortion after the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Film Center.
“I’m In Love With a Church Girl”: A drama about the relationship between a former drug trafficker (Jeff “Ja Rule” Atkins) and a “church girl” (Adrienne Bailon). It also has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“The Snitch Cartel”: A crime drama based on the life of Andres Lopez and his years in the Colombian Cartel. It opens Friday at the Pacific Place.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.