CULTURE

Friday 9/4

FILM: Simon Birch Simon Birch, a boy who is small for his age, believes he is made that way for a reason and goes on a mission to help his friend solve the mystery of his long-lost father. Social comedy drama starring Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd and Oliver Platt. (Mega-17.40) FILM: Men With Guns In an unnamed country in Latin America, a recently widowed doctor travels into the rain forest to find a group of doctors he trained to help the Indians. Instead, he finds that guerrilla forces have reached them first and put their lives at risk. San Sebastian Festival award-winning drama directed by John Sayles, starring Federico Luppi, Damian Delgado and Dan Rivera Gonzalez. (In Spanish) (ET-1-24.00) FILM: The Hunley The fact-based story of the CSS Hunley, the first submersible to sink an enemy ship in time of war during the siege of Charleston in 1864. War drama starring Armand Assante, Donald Sutherland and Alex Jennings. (Star-0.30) FILM: Silk Hope A woman who has spent her life rebelling against her family finds it too late to patch things up with her mom when the elderly woman falls ill and dies. Drama starring Farah Fawcett, Brad Johnson and Ashley Crowe. (Alpha-1.15)