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In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small

When it comes to this weekend’s new movies, we have high hopes for Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys,” but a little Frankie Valli goes a long way. This may be the weekend to consider a smaller screen for a film with no less ambition.

Pawel Pawlikowski's latest, the black-and-white, Sundance Award-winning “Ida,” makes its South Florida debut Friday at theaters in Broward, Palm and Miami-Dade counties. The Los Angeles Times called the film “as potent and persuasive as its images are indelibly beautiful.” Info:

Chinese Puzzle” debuts this weekend at Cinema Paradiso’s theaters in Fort Lauderdale (503 SE Sixth St.) and Hollywood (2008 Hollywood Blvd.). This comedy about a 40-year-old father who moves from Paris to New York to be with his children and their mother stars the exquisite Audrey Tautou and prompted the Hollywood Reporter and Huffington Post to invoke the name Woody Allen. Info:

Think Hotel Group's Courtyard Art and Cinema series continues Friday night at the South Beach Hotel (236 21st St., Miami Beach) with art, food and drink beginning at 7. At 9 p.m., there will be a free screening of “Pussy Riot,” a documentary about the women behind the colorful balaclavas. Info:

If you thought you’d missed your chance to see “I Shot Andy Warhol” at BaCA Movie Lounge (41 NE First St., Pompano Beach), know that a technical issue forced them to move the screening to this Friday. Admission for the 8 p.m. screening is free, and complimentary wine and conversation start flowing at 7:30 p.m. Info:

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