Multiple awards-season contending films are joined by the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd and the fists of boxer Canelo Alvarez in this week’s specialty cinema offerings in the Tulsa area.
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”Harriet”: Be free or die: The true story of Harriet Tubman (played by Cynthia Erivo of “Widows”), who went from escaping slavery to becoming one of America’s greatest heroes.
”Parasite”: The new film from writer-director Bong Joon-Ho (“Snowpiercer”), about an out-of-work family that becomes fascinated by a wealthy family, won the top prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
”Where’s My Roy Cohn?”: This new documentary examines the life of Roy Cohn and the effects that the notorious lawyer had on people from Joseph McCarthy to Donald Trump.
”Jojo Rabbit”: An advance screening, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, for this film from director Taika Waititi (“Thor: Ragnarok”) that won the audience award at this year’s Toronto Film Festival.
Native Spotlight — “Fukry”: The Oklahoma premiere of filmmaker Blackhorse Lowe’s new dramatic feature, with Lowe in attendance, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with reception beginning at 6 p.m. and a Q-and-A to follow.
”Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool”: A new documentary about the jazz legend, set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, with a reception beginning at 6 p.m.
”Slayer: The Repentless Killogy”: The music of Slayer mixes with a series of videos that form a narrative story, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6.
”Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour”: Set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, this concert film shows the band’s 2018 hometown stadium performance from Jacksonville, Florida, as well as an interview with the band about this final tour.
”Canelo vs. Kovalev”: A full live boxing card from Nevada, highlighted by Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev, is set to screen at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Cinemark Tulsa.