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Special screenings: Park City Film Music Festival, 'The General,' 'Afghan Star,' 'Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride,' 'Sons of Perdition,' 'The Best Years of Our Lives'
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Music and film

The Park City Film Music Festival continues through the weekend. Go to http://www.parkcityfilmmusicfestival.com" Target="_BLANK">http://www.parkcityfilmmusicfestival.com for schedule details.

When » Today starting at 5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23, starting at 9 a.m.

Where » Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Admission » $10 per screening; $30 per day; discounts for university students and Summit County residents.

All aboard

"The General," Buster Keaton's 1926 silent classic, in which he plays a Civil War-era engineer who must rescue his train and his girl. David Massey accompanies on the Wurlitzer organ.

When » Tonight at 7:30

Where » The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St. (half a block east of State Street), South Salt Lake

Admission » $6, or $5 for children; call 801-485-9265 for reservations.

Democracy, set to music

The documentary "Afghan Star," about Afghanistan's first foray into modern democracy -- voting for the winner of a homegrown version of "American Idol." Presented by the Salt Lake City Film Center.

When » Sunday, May 23, at 2 p.m.

Where » City Library auditorium, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Admission » Free

Pride around the world

The documentary "Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride," which follows Ken Coolen, director of the gay-pride parade in Vancouver, B.C., as he visits cities where pride flourishes -- and where pride celebrations must be organized in secret. Producer Morris Chapdelaine will be in attendance for a post-screening Q-and-A session. Presented by the Salt Lake City Film Center and the Utah Pride Center.

When » Monday, May 24, at 7 p.m.

Where » City Library auditorium, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Admission » Free

FLDS refugees

The documentary "Sons of Perdition," which follows teens who have been exiled from the Fundamentalist LDS Church in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. The movie, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, will play in Utah for the first time in "special advance screenings." Directors Tyler Measom and Jennilyn Merten will speak in person after the screenings, and "special guests" will also attend.

When » Thursday, May 27, at 7 and 9 p.m.

Where » Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Admission » A suggested donation of $10, with proceeds going to benefit FLDS exiles.

Home from war

The 1946 Best Picture Oscar winner "The Best Years of Our Lives," a drama about veterans returning home from World War II and the problems they encounter. Starring Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo and Harold Russell. The screening is a Memorial Day tribute by the BYU Motion Picture Archive Film Series.

When » Friday, May 28, at 7 p.m.

Where » Harold B. Lee Library auditorium, Brigham Young University, Provo

Admission » Free; children 8 and older welcome; BYU dress standards apply.

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