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This week in arthouse cinema: a rescue, a beautiful genius and Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’

March 15, 2018

The story behind actress Hedy Lamarr’s inventions that would change the world and an Alfred Hitchcock classic on the big-screen highlight this week’s specialty cinema events.

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“7 Days in Entebbe”: Daniel Bruhl and Rosamund Pike star in this drama inspired by the true events of the 248 people taken hostage for a week in the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight and the incredible rescue mission.

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story”: The Hollywood star was hailed as one of the most beautiful women world, but never as a genius inventor, which this documentary shows she was as well.

“The Insult”: The Academy Award-nominated best foreign-language film from Lebanon — a courtroom drama pitting a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee — opens on Friday.

“The Secret World of Arrietty”: This 2010 Studio Ghibli animated film plays the Circle’s monthly Anime Club event at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 16-17.

“Dolores”: This free presentation from Indie Lens Pop-up, profiling activist Dolores Huerta, is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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“Vertigo” 60th anniversary: Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece screens in a special Turner Classic Movies presentation at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at Cinemark Tulsa and Cinemark Broken Arrow.