“THE MONUMENTS MEN” (2014-118 min.). An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardini and Bob Balaban star; Clooney directed, and also scripted with Grant Heslov, from a non-fiction book by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter. 7:30 p.m.
SANDWICHED IN: Sweepings (1933-80 min.). Starting with almost nothing after the great Chicago fire, Daniel Pardway (Lionel Barrymore) builds the biggest department store in town. When he is ready to pass on the business to his three sons and daughter, he is dismayed to discover than none has the character or grit to take up the reins. Screenwriter Lester Cohen adapted his own novel for director John Cromwell. Max Steiner composed the score. 12:10 p.m.
SILENT COMEDY WITH LIVE PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT: Film historian Philip Harwood will introduce Edward Sedgwick’s comedy classic The Cameraman (1928-76 min.), in which a lovesick tintype photographer (Buster Keaton) tries to become a newsreel photographer to impress a woman (Marceline Day) working at a news service. Ben Model will supply live piano accompaniment. 7:30 p.m.
EMPIRE SAFETY COUNCIL: Registration begins September 2 for a defensive driving class for all ages on Saturday, October 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Your check or money order for $28 made payable to Empire Safety Council is due at registration. No cash. Late arrivals will not be admitted or fee refunded. For Port Washington residents only.