Repertory

A weekly roundup of what else is screening around town.

By Matt Prigge
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(In progress) (Shown on video): Villanova's Cultural Film and Lecture series screens a work-in-progress by filmmaker Hazekiah Lewis concerning a Ghanaian queen and revolutionary who led a revolt against British rule at the turn of the century. Only an hour of the film is currently screenable, and is thus paired with two of Lewis' shorts, Memoirs of a Smoker and Curtain Call. (Not reviewed.) Sat., March 15, and Mon., March 17, 7pm; and Sun., March 16, 3:30pm and 7pm.




WHYY Civic Space

Free. 150 N. Sixth St. 215.351.0511. www.whyy.org

King Corn

(2007) (Shown on video): Soon to come to PBS' Independent Lens series, Aaron Woolf's doc looks to the surprisingly troublesome corn industry, namely the overproduction of the stuff and its major role in the fast-food industry. An agriculture-related panel discussion will follow. (Not reviewed.) Wed., March 19, 6:30pm.

Wooden Shoe Books

Free. 508 S. Fifth St. 215.413.0999. www.woodenshoebooks.com

Occupation 101

(2006) (Shown on DVD): Libyan-born brothers Abdallah and Sufyan Omeish trace the root cause of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, as well as the involvement of the United States, in this surely exhaustive do�c--which, yes, features Noam Chomsky. (Not reviewed.) Sat., March 15, 7:30pm.

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