Otto Preminger's Carmen Jones feat. Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte & Pearl Bailey; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-620-0619; 2:30, free.
Elia Kazan's film based on Cid Ricketts Summer's novel Quality, about postwar America's issues w/race; Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-708-9781; 3, free w/adm.
THE WANDERING EYE FILM FESTIVAL
Premiere screening of independent claymation by Michael Schiller, Jon Fine, Alice Carin & others; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 212-601-1000; 7:30 & 9:30, $8.
Coen Brother's film starring William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi & Frances McDormand; BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave. (betw. Lafayette St. & Ashland Pl.), 718-623-2770; 4:30, 7 & 9:30, $9.
Jean Renoir's film about first World War w/Jean Gabin, Julien Carette & Pierre Fresnay; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, 718-784-0077; 6:30, $8.50.
the watermelon woman
Film preceded by Carmelita Tropicana: Your Kunst is Your Waffen at Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-708-9781; 5, free w/adm.
the surreal world of luis bunuel
Screen Bluis Bunuel's 1955 film The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Ensayo de un Crimen) at YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.), 212-735-9717; 4, $7.
bryant park summer film festival
Festival feat. Pillow Talk, ultimate Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedy; Bryant Park, 6th Ave. (42nd St.), 212-512-5700; sunset, free.
Controversial film portrays conflict of love & duty in male dominated world of Talmudic scholarship as seen through tragic stories of two orthodox women; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 212-601-1000; 7:30 & 9:30, $8.
light & Screen film festival
Brendan McLean Jenny Lee & Phil Hall host weekly DIY festival. Filmmakers encouraged to bring shorts (under 15 mins.). This week, John Cassavetes' Shadows at Siberia Bar, 250 W. 50th St. (B'way), 212-333-4141; 9, free.