The N.C. Museum of Art’s Summer Movies series kicks off Saturday night with J.J. Abram’s “Star Trek Into Darkness.” In this 2013 sequel to the 2009 reboot, Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, reprising their roles as Captain Kirk and his First Officer Commander Spock, go head to head with the most dangerous adversary the Enterprise ever faced: the genetically engineered superhuman Khan Noonien Singh. Benedict Cumberbatch steps into the boots of the franchise’s greatest villain, previously worn by Ricardo Montalban, and the allusions to 1982’s “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” don’t end there. However, the most notable factor here is that the film features the last screen appearance by the original Spock, Leonard Nimoy, who passed away earlier this year.
“Star Trek Into Darkness” starts at 9, and tickets are $5 (free for museum members). Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org.
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▪ Friday night at Regency Park in Cary, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s summer series “Movies by Moonlight” continues with Morten Tyldum’s 2014 Oscar-winning historical drama “The Imitation Game.” Thursday evening, Steven Spielberg’s 1993 action adventure hit “Jurassic Park” will be shown. Gates open at 7 (both evening’s movies start at dusk). Admission is $5 (free for kids 12 and under). Details: 919-462-2052 or boothamphitheatre.com.
▪ Saturday morning through Sunday evening, the Screen/Society at Duke University in Durham is hosting the NC International South Asian Film Festival at White 107 (White Lecture Hall). Multiple shorts and features are shown, including Ravi Kumar’s “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain” (2014), Kumar Raj’s “Tara: The Journey of Love and Passion” (2013) and Ayananshu Banerjee’s “Bodhon: The Voyage Within” (2014). The program starts at 11 a.m., and runs through 6:30 p.m. both days. Free. Details: 919-660-3030 or ami.trinity.duke.edu/screensociety.
▪ Sunday afternoon, The Cary Theater in downtown Cary continues their “Suggestion Box Sundays” series with a screening of Michael Tollin’s 2003 sports drama “Radio,” starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris and Debra Winger, at 2. Thursday night, Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 Australian rom-com “Strictly Ballroom” will screen at 7, followed by Herbert Ross’ 1984 musical drama “Footloose” at 9. Admission to each film is $5. Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.
▪ Also Sunday afternoon, the Colony Theater in Raleigh continues their Harry Potter series with a screening of the franchise’s third installment, Alfonso Cuarón’s 2004 adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s 1999 bestseller “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” starring Daniel Radcliffe. It starts at 4:30. Wednesday night at 7:30, the Colony’s Golden Age series continues with Billy Wilder’s classic 1954 rom-com “Sabrina,” starring Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart. $5 admission to each film. Details: 919-856-8683 or ambassadorcinemas.com.
▪ Tuesday at King’s in downtown Raleigh, the A/V Geeks present Jeff Krulik’s 2014 documentary “Led Zeppelin Played Here,” which attempts to solve the mystery of whether the legendary British hard rock band played in Wheaton, Md., on Jan. 20, 1969, on the night of President Nixon’s first inauguration. 8 p.m. $5. Details: 919-833-1091 or kingsbarcade.com.