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By Amy Nicholson
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Rachel Getting Married
When twentysomething Rachel (Anne Hathaway, who took away a Best Actress Oscar nomination for this role) is released from the rehab she’s been in and out of during the past 10 years to attend her sister’s wedding, long-simmering tensions are forced to the surface. San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, (949) 493-1752. Fri., 7 p.m. Free admission and popcorn.
An African man risks his family’s savings for a chance at a better future, with the majestic Lake Victoria, the continent’s largest lake, as his backdrop. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, (714) 567-3600; www.bowers.org. Thurs., June 11, 1:30 p.m. Free with paid admission ($9-$12).
This 50-minute doc shows how Buddhism and the code of bushido (way of the warrior) helped create Feudal Japan. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, (714) 567-3600; www.bowers.org. Tues., 1:30 p.m. Free with paid admission ($9-$12).
Stand Up 360
Caroline Rhea hosts standup comedians filmed live in a New York City club: Keith Alberstadt, Pat Dixon, Roz, Rich Vos, Mike Yard and Poppi Kramer. Vos is dumb as dirt but funny as hell. The bios for the rest are on stand-up360.com. Cinema City, 5635 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim Hills, (714) 970-6700; www.cinemacitytheatres.com. Fri.-Sat. & Tues.-Wed., 8 p.m. Call or visit the website for ticket prices.
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