The film, directed by P.J. Hogan (known in America for her efforts behind the camera in My Best Friends Wedding), was nominated for and won a slew of Australia Film Institute Awards including Best Film (winner), Best Actress (winner, Toni Collette as Muriel), Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. Muriels Wedding has become an international cult hit for its tackling of subjects most of Hollywood would be too scared to take on, let alone add a laugh track to. 8:30 p.m. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer. For information, call 713-523-3669 or visit www.domystore.com. Free.
Wed., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., 2008