The arthouse scene features a dedicated short film night to a pair of opera house classics this week.

Tonight (Friday), Sandown Library is screening Rupert Goold's Judy, at 7pm.

Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger stars as showbiz legend Judy Garland as she arrives in swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town.

Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice and the sheer pizzazz of 'the world's greatest entertainer'.

Tomorrow (Saturday), Sandown Library's children's matinees continue with The Lion King, at 1.45pm.

The film follows the story of a young lion prince who, after witnessing the murder of his father, flees his kingdom to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

On the same day, Sandown Library is screening Jill Robinson: To the Moon and Back, at 7pm.

The documentary details one woman's extraordinary journey to end the inhumane act of bear bile farming in Asia.

Saturday will also see a screening of Der Fliegende Holländer, live from the Metropolitan Opera House at Ventnor Arts Club at 4.30pm.

On Tuesday, the club is screening Fidelio, live from the Royal Opera House, at 7.30pm.

In a new production of Beethoven’s only opera, Lise Davidsen stars as a political prisoner's wife who daringly sets out to rescue her husband.

On Wednesday, The Piano Cafe, Freshwater, is hosting a short film night.

The evening entertainment, at 7.30pm, will comprise a series of short films and music videos by Paul Windridge, with music from Pam Wedgwood.

On Thursday, Ventnor Arts Club is screening comedy-drama The Farewell, at 7.30pm.

The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she dies.