Friday evening, the N.C. Museum of Art’s spring film series, “Pictures from Paris,” concludes with a wonderful film that’s had many revival screenings in Raleigh over the years, but hasn’t come close to wearing out its welcome: Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 French rom-com “Amélie.” Audrey Tautou plays the enchanting title character, a Parisian waitress who is inspired to do what she can to make everyone around her happy. The Oscar-nominated crowd-pleaser also stars Mathieu Kassovitz, Serge Merlin and Dominique Pinon. One of the most charming and colorful films of all time, “Amélie” is a must-see on the big screen. 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.
▪ In Durham on Friday, the Carolina Theatre’s Retroclassics film series presents a double feature dubbed “The Devil Made Her Do It,” consisting of two horror masterpieces: William Friedkin’s “The Exorcist” (1973), and Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby” (1968). 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.
▪ Friday night in Cary, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s summer series “Movies by Moonlight” kicks off with Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Gates open at 7 (movie starts at dusk). Admission is $5 (free for kids 12 and under). Details: 919-462-2052 or boothamphitheatre.com.
▪ In Raleigh Friday, for First Friday, the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences presents Terry O. Morse’s 1951 sci-fi flick “Unknown World” starring Bruce Kellogg. It starts at 7, and admission is free. Details: 919-733-7450 or naturalsciences.org.
▪ Also Friday, The Cary Theater in downtown Cary shows Frederick Wiseman’s 2014 documentary “National Gallery” at 7 p.m. Saturday morning, they host a “Kids Movie Morning” with a 10 a.m. screening of John Lasseter and Brad Lewis’ 2011 animated hit “Cars 2.” Sunday, The Cary kicks off their new series “Suggestion Box Sundays,” with Josh Boone’s 2014 adaptation of John Green’s bestselling novel “The Fault in Our Stars” at 2 p.m.
▪ On Saturday, the Voyager Student Film Festival, created and curated by Durham high school students, features 11 international short films and a 98-minute feature, divided into two screenings. At noon and 5 p.m. at the Griffith Film Theater on the Duke campus. $10. nando.com/17p.
▪ Wednesday evening, the Colony Theater’s “Golden Age” series is screening Howard Hawks’ classic 1940 rom-com “His Girl Friday,” starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. It starts at 7:30 and admission is $5. Details: 919-847-5677 or ambassadorcinemas.com.