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Five Must-See Movies in (And Around) Phoenix This February

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Load up on your snack of choice, bucko. You have some movies to see. Here are five flicks and festivals you don't want to miss this month.

Bloody Hero International Film Festival @ Phoenix Center for the Arts Sounds like a horror fest, but don't let the "bloody" party of Bloody Hero Independent Film Festival scare you off. Open to all genres of independent film, Bloody Hero will showcase a selection of feature, short, student, and animated, films from around the world.

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Have a bloody good time when the films start screening at Phoenix Center for the Arts on Friday, February 8, at 10 a.m. and continue through Sunday, February 10. Civil rights drama Dar He opens the fest and Cannon Fodder closes out the weekend. Tickets are $25 to $70. Scope out the full lineup at www.bloodyhero.net.

Annie Hall @ The Loft

Unleash your neuroses, along with those vests and ties shoved deep in your dresser drawer.

The Loft

is hosting a Valentine's Day screening of the Woody Allen masterpiece

Annie Hall

. La di da down to the theater for the 7 p.m. showing and Annie look-alike contest. General admission is $9. Please note: This screening takes place in Tucson.

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival @ Various Locations With 11 films selected from around the world, three movie theaters, and plenty of popcorn, the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is on. Opening with Hava Nagilah (The Movie), Joanna, and My Best Enemy on Sunday, February 10, the festival continues through Sunday, February 24. Screenings take place at Harkins Camelview, Crossroads, and Arrowhead theaters. Admission is $10 to $11 for adults and $5 for students. Festival passes are $100.

RiP!: A Remix Manifesto @ SMoCA Lounge In conjunction with the exhibition "MASHup: New Video Art," No Festival Required presents the documentary RiP!: A Remix Manifesto. The film explores the culture of mashups and the legality of sampling, borrowing, and building on the work of others. Check it out at SMoCA Lounge at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21. Admission is $7.

Eating Alabama @ Arizona Science Center

As part of its ongoing Chew on This! Film & Lecture series,

Arizona Science Center

will present the documentary

Eating Alabama

, which chronicles the journey of a young couple looking to eat locally and seasonally yearround in Alabama. The free screening takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 23. Following the film will be a Q&A session with

Maya Dailey


Maya's Farm


Natalie Morris

from Good Food Allies.

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