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O. C. LIVE | Special Screenings

February 29, 1996

Touki Bouki: This feature from Senegal was made in 1973 and is described as "a search for authentic values in a 'modernizing' Africa." In the regional dialect of Wolof with English subtitles. Part of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art's African and African-American Film Series. NR.

* Screens today at 7:30 p.m at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana. $5 for museum members, $7.50 general. (714) 567-3600.

King of the Hill: Directed by Steven Soderbergh in 1993, this movie is based on the Depression-era memoirs of A.E. Hotchner and tells the story of a 12-year-old St. Louis boy trying to survive the social and economic troubles of the time. PG-13.

* Screens Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. at UC Irvine's Student Center Crystal Cove Auditorium near the corner of Bridge Road and Pereira Drive. $2-$4. (714) 824-5588.

Iceland: Made in 1942, this romantic musical comedy was a vehicle for skating star Sonja Henie, who plays a woman in an amorous adventure with a flirtatious Marine. NR.

* Screens Friday at 12:45 p.m. at the Cypress Senior Citizen Center, 9031 Grindlay St. FREE. (714) 229-6776.

Under the Domin Tree: Winner of the Best Film award at the Jerusalem Film Festival in 1995, this movie tells the stories of orphaned and troubled children living through wartime. NR.

* Screens Sunday at 9:30 a.m. as the first installment in the Orange County Jewish Film Festival (see story, F3), at the AMC MainPlace Six theater in the MainPlace/Santa Ana Mall. $20 for each movie, $45 for the three-film series. (714) 553-3535.

The Seventh Seal: One of Ingmar Bergman's best. The 1957 film, a parable about mortality, focuses on a knight during the Crusades and his chess game with Death. NR.

* Screens Tuesday at 7 p.m. as part of the Chapman Film Classics series at Chapman University's Argyros Forum, Room 208, 333 N. Glassell St., Orange. FREE. (714) 744-7018.

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