Sunday evening, the Colony Theater in Raleigh continues its Harry Potter series with a screening of the franchise’s second installment, Chris Columbus’ 2002 adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s 1998 bestseller “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” Daniel Radcliffe reprises his role as the beloved boy wizard, who returns to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry despite warnings that “terrible things will happen,” to find the place plagued by an evil force. Series regulars Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith and Warwick Davis also star. 7 p.m. $5. Details: 919-856-8683 or ambassadorcinemas.com.
▪ In Durham on Friday night, the Carolina Theatre’s Retrofantasma film series presents a double feature called “Kill Or Be Kilt,” consisting of two over-the-top ’80s action adventures: the director’s cut of Russell Mulcahy’s “Highlander” (1986), starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery; and William Lustig’s “Maniac Cop” (1988), starring Tom Atkins and Bruce Campbell. The double bill begins at 7 p.m., and admission is $8 ($6.25 for Star members). Details: 919-560-3030 or festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma.
▪ Also Friday evening, The N.C. Museum of Art’s Spring Film Series, “Pictures from Paris,” continues with Régis Roinsard’s 2012 French rom-com “Populaire,” starring Romain Duris, Féodor Atkine and Déborah François. It starts at 8 at the Museum Auditorium in the East Building with an introduction by NCMA film curator Laura Boyes. Tickets are $7 ($5 for students and NCMA members). Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org.
▪ On Saturday, The Cary Theater in downtown Cary is showing Wes Anderson’s 2014 hit comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel” at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, The Cary continues their Civil War Sunday series with Ronald F. Maxwell’s 2003 historical drama “Gods and Generals” at 2. Wednesday evening, Ben Affleck’s Oscar-winning 2012 dramatic thriller “Agro” screens at 7 and 9:30. Admission to each feature at The Cary is $5. Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.