Cinema Vera (1-5 Maruyamacho, Shibuya-ku; www.cinemavera.com) in Shibuya continues its showcase of early film masterpieces with a program running from December 27 to the end of January. Returning to the screen this time are Billy Wilder’s film noir classic Double Indemnity, Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt, and Orson Welles’ Macbeth

The fourth installment of the Mitaiken Zone Film Festival is set to launch on January 6 at Human Trust Cinema Shibuya (Cocoti Bldg. 7-8F, 1-23-16, Shibuya-ku;  www.ht-cinema.com). Translating as “the zone of the not-yet-experienced,” it’s packed with titles even dedicated cinema fans have probably never heard of and will most likely never get to see again. The fest’s films include the stylish vampire flick Kiss of the Damned, the dark comedy about social networks Friended to Death and The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, which features one of the last performances from Robin Williams as a man who believes he has only 90 minutes to live…

The international co-production 1,000 Times Good Night features Juliette Binoche as an acclaimed war photographer whose career and personal life collide when her husband refuses to continue their dangerous lifestyle. On now at Kadokawa Cinema Yurakucho (1-11-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku; www.kadokawa-cinema.jp) and Shibuya Cine Palace (20-11 Utagawacho, Shibuya-ku; www.mitsuba-inc.co.jp/scp).