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Tuesday's film festival highlights

“The Commitments”

What: Inspired by Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and James Brown, a young Irishman aspires to bring soul music to Dublin in this loud, rollicking comedy.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Pavilion on the Lake, 9315 Pismo Ave., Atascadero

How much: $7 to $9. Passes to all festival events can be purchased at festival headquarters, 1021 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo.

“Blazing Saddles”

What: Considered one of the best comedies of all time, Mel Brooks’ outrageous spoof lampoons Hollywood and the Old West. The all-star cast includes Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Fremont Theatre, 1025 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo

How much: $7.50

More information: 546-3456, www.slofilmfest.org

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