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Movie of the week:
New Year Baby. Socheata Poeuv, a Cambodian born in a Thai refugee camp on the Cambodian New Year, travels to Cambodia to discover the truth about her parents and how they survived the Khmer Rouge in this documentary directed by Poeuv herself. OC Catholic Worker, 316 Cypress Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 835-6304. Sat., 9:30 a.m. Free.
God In Government. This documentary examines the role religion has played in government and whether or not it has been an appropriate one. Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine, (714) 299-4551; www.au-oc.org. Sat., 2 p.m. Free.
Rocky Horror Picture Show. Some do Pilates, some do "The Time Warp." It's okay, boys, put on some makeup and look fabulous—a lot of girls are into ambiguous sexuality. Well, at least they were in Santa Cruz. QMX Royal Theatre aboard the Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 684-4411; www.qmxroyal.com. Sat., midnight. $9.
A Seal's Life. This documentary follows the majestic northern elephant seal on an amazing two-year journey. The documentary's producer, Drew Wharton, will be on hand to discuss the film. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, (949) 496-2274; www.whartonmedia.com. Sat., 11:30 a.m. $6; children, $4.
The Winning of Barbara Worth. Gary Cooper's first starring role opposite Ronald Coleman and Vilma Banky, directed by Henry King. The Friday Film Forum will present a preshow program of shorts, cartoons and surprises. Long Beach School for Adults, 3701 E. Willow St., Long Beach, (562) 997-8000. Fri., 7 p.m. $1 materials fee.
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