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Friday’s openings redux: Seberg and kid superheroes


It looks as if a couple of other movies have been added to Friday's list of openings. One is an arthouse offering while the other is aimed at anime fans. The added films are:

"Seberg": Kristin Stewart stars as the ill-fated actress Jean Seberg who was targeted by the FBI for her political activities. Directed by Benedict Andrews, best known for his updated stage productions of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Click here for more information regarding the real Jean Seberg.

"My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising": This sequel to 2018's "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" and the Japanese television series "My Hero Academia," all being adaptations of the popular manga, follows the further adventures of high school kids who are superheroes-in-training. Screenings are reported to be in Japanese with English subtitles.

Click here for a preview of the newest film.

And that's it for the moment. Don't forget that the 2020 Spokane International Film Festival kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday at the Garland Theater, with the following week featuring daily screenings at the Magic Lantern.

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