• “Wyeth: The Life of Andrew Wyeth in Bold Strokes,” 2 p.m. The theatrical preview in advance of the Sept. 7 broadcast in the PBS American Masters television series uses footage inspired by Wyeth’s artwork to tell his story of coming from a family of artists, including his commanding father, N.C. Wyeth.
  • “The Guardians,” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Set in France in 1916, the women of the Paridier farm sustain the family property in the absence of their husbands and sons in the tale of love, loss and resilience from filmmaker Xavier Beauvois (“Of Gods and Men”).


  • COLONIAL THEATRE, Belfast. “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” “Mission Impossible: Fallout.”
  • FLAGSHIP CINEMAS, Thomaston. FMI:, 594-2100.
  • HARBOR THEATER, Boothbay Harbor. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.” FMI:, 380-5213.
  • LINCOLN THEATER, Damariscotta. “Ocean’s 8.” FMI:, 563-3424.
  • STRAND THEATRE, Rockland. “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.”


  • “My Best Friend,” 7 p.m., Friday Night Film Series at Thomaston Public Library in the Academy Building. August’s flicks are “French Gems.” Francois is an arrogant antique dealer with a stylish apartment and fabulous life, but at a dinner with a group he considers his dearest friends, he is blindsided by the revelation that none of them likes him.
  • “O’Horten,” 7 p.m., Friday Night Flix at Belfast Free Library. August’s “Smiles for Summer” series continues with a buttoned-down Norwegian locomotive conductor whose retirement sees him drawn into a series of encounters with strangers and former friends that help him make sense of his new life. Free.


  • “Kubo and the Two Strings,” 5 p.m., Family Movie & Pizza Night at Thomaston Public Library. The animated flick features brave young Kubo, who must save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has even known. PJs welcome.
  • “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” 8 p.m. Camden Public Library continues its free Monday Night Movie series in the Amphitheatre with the story of 6-year-old Hushpuppy, who must deal with her father’s fading health and the ancient aurochs unleashed when her ramshackle bayou community is flooded. Free; donations welcome.


  • “I, Claude Monet,” 2 and 7 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. This entry in the Exhibition on Screen series tells the artist’s story though his own words and is shot on location at the very spots he painted, including his Giverny gardens.


  • “Human Flow,” Fri., August 17, 1 p.m. in the auditorium at Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s documentary about the tens of millions of people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes because of famine, climate change and war. Tickets, $12, available at
  • “Raise the Roof, Sun., August 19, 5:30 p.m. , Strand Theatre. The Strand, Adas Yoshuron Synagogue and Farnsworth Art Museum present the documentary about the 10-year project of artists Rick and Laura Brown to construct a replica of the mural-covered Gwozdziec Synagogue’s ceiling, which was unveiled at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Filmmakers Yari and Cary Wolinsky and Helena Lipstadt, a participant in the re-creation, will be on hand for a Q&A. $12 ($10 Strand, Adas Yoshuron and Farnsworth members).