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Movie buzz: The kid's got game; cartoonists get funny

WHO Victor De Leon III

THE MOVIE "Lil Poison"

THE DEAL According to his website, this 12-year-old from Riverhead began playing video games at 2 and went pro at 6, eventually landing in the "Guinness Book of World Records" as the youngest pro gamer. A new documentary - the title is also De Leon's gaming nickname - looks at his parents' divorce and the toll it takes on his professional and personal life. The film screens next week as part of the New York International Latino Film Festival.

INFO July 28 at 2 p.m. and July 30 at 6 p.m. at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas, 260 W. 23rd St., Manhattan. 646-723-1428;

THE MOVIE "Funny Business"

THE DEAL This one-hour documentary on the cartoonists of The New Yorker magazine features interviews with several longtime contributors, including Roz Chast, Ed Koren and Sam Gross. Director Lyda Ely made the film in honor of her mother, a Southampton cartoonist who died before realizing her ambition to be published in the magazine.

INFO Thursday at 7 p.m. at Parrish Art Museum, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. Tickets are $7. 631-283-2118;


THE DEAL The latest film from the great Polish director Andrzej Wajda ("Ashes and Diamonds") dramatizes a little-known 1940 Soviet massacre of thousands of Polish officers, Wajda's father among them. Appearing for a screening will be Rita Cosby, a television journalist and author of a book on the massacre, "Quiet Hero: Secrets From My Father's Past."

INFO Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. Tickets are $20. 800-838-3006;


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