'Purple Rain' tonight, 'Sign O' the Times' Saturday

class=img_thumbleft>How often do you get to see two great


films on the big screen in one week in his hometown? The "


" fiction known as

Purple Rain

screens tonight at 9:00 p.m. at the Regal

Brookdale Center 20

theater (6420 Camden Ave N, Mpls., 763.566.3456). The classic and rarely screened concert film

Sign O' the Times

(here's Michaelangelo Matos's


) shows Saturday at midnight at the

Uptown Theatre

(2906 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls., 612.825.6006, official site


) as part of the

Get Real

City Pages Documentary Film Festival (Nov. 4-10). The entire Get Real schedule is live


, and in today's City Pages. The fest kicks off Friday at 2:30 p.m. with

I.F. Stone's Weekly

, a portrait of the independent journalist that couldn't be more timely in this era of


. Look for more recommendations here tomorrow.

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