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Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this weekend

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Films

Occupy Wall Street film fest
Occupy Wall Street makes a move from Zuccotti Park to the silver screen in the OWS film festival, running until Friday. "Films for the Occupation," organized by Rooftop Films, features activist flicks screening for FREE in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The festival continues today with FREE screenings of David Sington's "The Flaw" and Matthew Modine's "Jesus Was a Commie." Sington constructs an analysis of the financial collapse of 2008 from the perspective of economists, brokers, bankers and borrowers, among others, while Modine tackles the issue of organized religion. Friday's screening will feature OWS-themed short films, with many of the directors present for a Q&A after. (Thursday night, 7:30 p.m., FREE, Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W. 65th St., 212-875-5367, filmlinc.com; tomorrow, 7:30 p.m., FREE, Union Docs, 322 Union Ave., Brooklyn, uniondocs.org)

Holiday Festivities

'My Yiddishe Chanukah' concert
Kick off the holiday season and get ready to celebrate the Festival of Lights this year with the National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene at the World Financial Center. The FREE Hannukah concert features the distinct sounds of Yiddish music, combining holiday melodies, klezmer tunes and more. Stop by to get your Hora on. (Sunday, noon, FREE, World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St., 212-945-0505, artsworldfinancialcenter.com)

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