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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Winchester,' 'Dunkirk' and Cascade Festival of African Films

COURTESY PHOTO - The Cascade Festival of African Films in February starts with '76' (Nigeria, 2016), Friday, Feb. 2 at Hollywood Theatre.Big screen

Last week, Jan. 26

"Maze Runner: The Death Cure"; "Hostiles"

This week, Feb. 2

"Winchester" (Lionsgate/CBS Films), PG-13, 99 minutes

About — An eccentric firearms heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle; Stars — Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Jason Clarke, Angus Sampson; Director — Michael Spierig/Peter Spierig

"A Fantastic Woman" (Sony Pictures Classics), R, 104 minutes

About — Marina, a waitress who moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend; Stars — Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Kuppenheim; Director — Sebastian Lelio

Next week, Feb. 9

"Fifty Shades Freed"; "The 15:17 to Paris"; "Peter Rabbit"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB, www.imdb.com

Home rentals

The latest top 10 digital movie purchases/rentals based on transaction rate, by Comscore:

1. "Dunkirk"

2. "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"

3. "The Mountain Between Us"

4. "Blade Runner 2049"

5. "It"

6. "Battle of the Sexes"

7. "Wonder Woman"

8. "The Lego Ninjago Movie"

9. "Baywatch"

10. "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

Other recent favorites: "Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens"; "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"

Upcoming event

• The 28th annual Cascade Festival of African Films, with free public screenings throughout February, offers audiences the rare opportunity to see Africa through the lenses of its people. There'll be 25 new films — features, documentaries, shorts — featured from across the continent. It opens with "76" (Nigeria, 2016), a political thriller and love story inspired by true events set against the backdrop of an attempted 1976 military coup. It'll show at 6 and 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Most screenings take place at Portland Community College's Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth Ave. The centerpiece film is "A Season in France," a 2017 French-Chadian co-production about a high school teacher who flees war-torn Central African Republic for France. Among the other activities is Women Filmmakers Week, March 1-3, the final week of the festival. For complete info: www.africanfilmfestival.org.

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