Repertory

A weekly roundup of what else is screening around town.

By Matt Prigge
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1776
(1972) (Shown on DVD): Peter Hunt's whimsical musical on the founding fathers has been vying for some kind of audience for years, but who could've imagined a stunt like this? Every weekend till the end of summer, Once Upon a Nation will screen the film � la Rocky Horror, with patrons encouraged to sing along and throw props provided beforehand. (Not reviewed.) Fri., June 6, 7pm.


Liberties Walk
Free. Outside the Think Music DVD & Film Rentals, 1040 N. American St. www.myspace.com/libertieswalk

Toy Story
(1995) (Shown on DVD): The first, and only second-best after its sequel, long-player from the Production Company That Could Do No Wrong. Shown with Lifted, the short that preceded Ratatouille. A Sat., June 7, 9pm.


Penn's Landing
Free. Columbus Blvd. and Market St. 215.922.2FUN. www.pennslandingcorp.com

The Wizard of Oz
(1939) (Shown on DVD): Believe it or not, Victor Fleming--also credited with that year's Gone With the Wind, though several uncredited directors had their mitts in both--was an actual person, not a committee name. A- Sat., June 7, 8pm.


Trocadero
$3. 1003 Arch St. 215.922.LIVE. www.thetroc.com

The Goonies
(1985) (Shown on DVD): Shown, we hope, with the jaw-droppingly distended Cyndi Lauper theme song. B- Mon., June 9, 7:30pm.


Wooden Shoe Books
Free. 508 S. Fifth St. 215.413.0999. www.woodenshoebooks.com

Pandemic: Facing AIDS
(2003) (Shown on DVD): Danny Glover and Elton John narrate this extensive look at the 20-year history of AIDS, examining it through the stories of five victims from as many continents. (Not reviewed.) Sat., June 7, 7:30pm.


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