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Apr. 3: The Passion of Joan of Arc This 1928 classic film – based on the martyred girl who led the French army to victory and starring Renee Jeanne Falconetti – was believed to have been destroyed in a fire, but was miraculously found in 1981 in a Norwegian mental institution. Time: 1:30 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 5:20 p.m., and 7:15 p.m., $14. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, 914.773.7663; www.burnsfilmcenter.org

Apr. 17: Beat the Devil A 1953 adventure-comedy starring Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, and Peter Lorre, it centers around a motley crew of swindlers waiting in an Italian port to travel aboard a steamer to Kenya in an attempt to claim land rich in uranium. Time: 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m., $14. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, 914.773.7663; www.burnsfilmcenter.org


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Pandas is a beautiful documentary that follows the adventures of a young panda named Qian as she takes her first steps in the wild mountains of Sichuan in China.  As part of a breeding program at the Chengdu Panda Base in China to increase the population of giant pandas in the wild, the biologists must teach the cubs how to live on their own in this endearing film. Apr. 6, check website for times, movie is free with admission cost, $22.95 adults, $15.95 children under 12, $20.95 youths & seniors. Maritime Aquarium, 10 N. Water St, Norwalk, 203.852.0700; www.maritimeaquarium.org

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