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Tracy Edwards (left) and Mikaela Von Koskull appear in “Maiden,” the new documentary detailing the story of the history-making all-female Maiden team that sailed the globe. Tracy Edwards/Sony Pictures Classics

A series of Harry Potter movies begins and classic films celebrating Woodstock at 50 and “Apocalypse Now” at 40 are specialty cinema events this week in Tulsa.

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“Light of My Life”: Casey Affleck not only stars, but also wrote and directed this post-pandemic tale of a man and his young son trying to survive in a world where a disease took the lives of almost all women.

“Maiden”: As this documentary shows, young Tracy Edwards became the first to captain an all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. A 7 p.m. showing Friday, Aug. 9, will be introduced by former Tulsa Mayor Rodger Randle and followed by light appetizers by the White Lion.

“Her Night of Romance”: The Circle’s “Second Saturday Silents” series of monthly silent films continues with an 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, screening of this 1924 Constance Talmadge/Ronald Colman romantic comedy. Live theater pipe organ accompaniment will be provided by the Sooner State Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society.

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“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”: A series showing all of the films in this series kicks off at Starworld 20 with 4 and 7 p.m. screenings Tuesday, Aug. 13.

“Hello Dolly”: Applaud 50 years of Barbra Streisand’s 1969 musical with 1 and 4 p.m. screenings Sunday, Aug. 11, and noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, showtimes at Cinemark Tulsa and Cinemark Broken Arrow.

“RiffTrax Live: The Giant Spider Invasion”: This 1975 horror-drama junker screens with the Mystery Science Theater crew poking fun at it, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Cinemark Tulsa.

“Woodstock: The Director’s Cut”: A one-night-only showing of the award-winning documentary, showing 50 years after the revolutionary event, is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Broken Arrow Warren Theatre and Cinemark Tulsa.

“Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut”: A 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, showing is set for the 1979 war film at AMC Southroads 20 and Cinemark Tulsa.


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