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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, May 21
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
This award-winning documentary spotlights the uncredited studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers, who helped craft some of Motown’s biggest hits. (2002) 10:45 p.m., Sundance

Tuesday, May 22
The Black Swan
Tyrone Power plays a lusty privateer in this old-fashioned but rousing swashbuckler. Maureen O’Hara co-stars. (1942) 6 a.m., FMC

Wednesday, May 23
Union Pacific
Cecil B. DeMille’s Western about the building of the transcontinental railroad won a Palme d’Or at Cannes. With Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea. (1939) 10 p.m., TCM

Thursday, May 24
The Lady From Shanghai
Orson Welles directed and starred with then-wife Rita Hayworth in this visually dazzling mystery-adventure, which has its memorable climax in a hall of mirrors. (1948) 2 p.m., TCM

Friday, May 25
A Bridge Too Far
This World War II epic chronicles Operation Market Garden, a massive 1944 airborne maneuver that failed. The big cast includes Michael Caine and Sean Connery. (1977) 9 a.m., AMC

Saturday, May 26
Beginners
Ewan McGregor plays a man trying to resolve his feelings about his deceased father, who came out as gay late in life. With an Oscar-winning Christopher Plummer. (2010) 10 p.m., Cinemax

Sunday, May 27
Grizzly Man
Werner Herzog’s acclaimed documentary about Timothy Treadwell, who lived among Alaska’s grizzlies for years before he and his girlfriend were killed by one. (2005) 9:20 a.m., Sundance

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