* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: Dunkirk, 7 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2. Jean-Michael Cousteau’s Secret Ocean at noon and 3 p.m., Dream Big at 2 and 5 p.m. and National Parks Adventure at 1 p.m. Amazon Adventure, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. All through Labor Day. One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Reservations: maritimeaquarium.org.
Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford; avontheatre.org, 203-967-3660; tickets $9-$12 nonmembers; Documentary Night: Dolores, Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. French Cinematheque: Leon Morin, Priest (1961), Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Man in Red Bandana, CT premiere of documentary about Welles Remy Crowther, United Flight 175 on Sept. 11, 2001 that struck WTC’s south tower and equities trader-turned hero who found escape route past inferno below, by Michael J. Weiss, Fri., Sept. 8, 8 p.m., The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. Tickets $15, at thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.
St. Mary Movie Night Under the Stars, Sat., Sept. 9, 5:30-9:30 p.m., outside Parish Hall, 185 High Ridge Rd., Ridgefield; Hidden Figures starts 7:15; bring chairs; food trucks, family lawn games and contests. Free adm.
Monday Matinees, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St. The Zookeeper’s Wife (PG-13), Sept. 11, noon. Real-life story of woman who helped hide Jews from Nazis during WWII, starring Jessica Chastain and Johan Heldenbergh. Info: stratfordlibrary.org.
All Things Bakelite, by John Maher, film screening, Tues., Sept. 12, 7-8 p.m., Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive, Greenwich. Story about the “father of modern plastics,” Leo Hendrik Baekeland, Belgian-born American chemist who discovered Bakelite. RSVP at [email protected] or 203-413-6757.
The Buddy System, award-winning documentary about three families who are touched by autism and have a specially trained assistance dog comes into their lives, screening Wed., Sept. 13, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St. Discussion with Connecticut-based filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris and Autism Assistance dog trainer Patty Dobbs Gross. Her son Dan, was one of the first children in world to receive autism assistance dog, and that experience inspired her to help other families. They will be joined by assistance dog Cubby. Reg at ridgefieldlibraray.org or orl 203 438 2282.
E.T. – The Extra Terrestrial, Wed., Sept. 20, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures’ special 35th anniversary screening. Tickets $12.50 at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. Next in series: Wall Street, 30th anniversary screening, Sept. 27. 7 p.m.; The Princess Bride, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society, The Humbling, dark comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and based on 2009 novel by Philip Roth, Sun., Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. After film, Q&A with Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson, hosted by Ira Joe Fisher, Emmy Award winning TV journalist. Tickets $10 at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.