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DAILY: James Marsh's Wisconsin Death Trip (2000) screens through Jan. 9. See Opening for review 7, 9 p.m.; also Wed, Sat, & Sun 1, 3, 5 p.m.
FINE ARTS CINEMA
2451 Shattuck (at Haste), Berkeley, (510) 848-1143, www.fineartscinema.com. $7 save as noted. Berkeley's innovatively programmed art house puts on some of the most conceptually daring double bills in town.
1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater; for the rest of the Lumiere schedule, see our Showtimes page. $7.50.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Tony Gatlif's Vengo (France, 2000). See Ongoing for review 5, 7:10, 9:30 p.m. FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Jan. 4-10): Henrique Goldman's Princesa (Italy/Brazil, 2001); see Opening for review 5:15, 7:40, 9:55 p.m.; also Fri-Sun 12:35, 2:55 p.m.
PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE
2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu. $7, second show $1.50. The East Bay mecca for film scholars, part of UC's Berkeley Art Museum, thrives at its on-campus location, up the steps on Bancroft between Telegraph Avenue and the Hearst Gym.
WEDNESDAY: Theater closed.
THURSDAY: The PFA reopens with a series spotlighting new Iranian directors. Tonight, Maziar Miri's Unfinished Song (2001), about a musicologist's attempt to record women's folk songs 7, 9 p.m.
FRIDAY: "Iran: New Directors" - Going By (Iraj Karimi, 2001), a comedic road movie 7, 9:15 p.m.
SATURDAY: "Iran: New Directors" - Reza Mir-Karimi's Under the Moonlight (2001) traces a young seminarian's discovery of poverty 7, 9 p.m.
SUNDAY: The Children's Film Festival shows the Iranian feature Paper Airplanes (Farhad Mahranfar, 1997), about the first screenings of films for isolated villagers. $4 1, 3 p.m. "Iran: New Directors" - Shrapnels in Peace (Ali Shah-Hatami, 2000) presents an apocalyptic vision of a postwar society 5:30 p.m.
MONDAY & TUESDAY: Theater closed.
1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, www.picturepubpizza.com. $5 save as noted. Pizza, beer, and movies on two screens. Call theater for programs, booked a week in advance. The Parkway also offers occasional scheduled special programs, notably the biweekly "Thrillville" programs hosted by Will Viharo.
THURSDAY (Jan. 3): A "Thrillville" screening of what's promised to be a new print of Ishiro Honda's monster flick Mothra (Japan, 1961), plus an episode of the TV series Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot. $6 9:15 p.m.
MIDNIGHT SHOW (Saturday): The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975) with live performance by Barely Legal. $6.
1118 Fourth St. (at A Street), San Rafael, 454-1222, www.finc.org. $8, increasing to $8.50 on Jan. 4. This three-screen repertory theater is operated by the Film Institute of Northern California. Programs are complex; check carefully and call for confirmation.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Man Who Wasn't There (Joel Coen, 2001), Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001), Vengo (Tony Gatlif, France/Spain 2000), The Endurance (George Butler, 2000); call for times.
STARTS FRIDAY: The above films continue. Also, Mohsen Makhmalbaf's Kandahar (Iran, 2001). See Opening for review. Call for times.
1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com. $6.50 save as noted. There's a spot on the couch for you at this collectively owned rep house.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Luis BuEuel's last film, That Obscure Object of Desire (Spain, 1977), is one of his strongest, a reflection on the nature of love 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Tom Waits' concert film Big Time (Chris Blum, 1988) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4 p.m.
SUNDAY: Andrei Tarkovsky's last film and testament, The Sacrifice (Sweden, 1986), on a man's obsession with the likelihood of atomic war 2, 5, 8 p.m.
MONDAY & TUESDAY: Chris Marker's video documentary portrait of Tarkovsky, One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich (France, 1999) screens with Marker's wonderful film La Jetée (France, 1964) at 7:15, 9:15 p.m.
3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com. $7 save as noted. Short-run repertory in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the U.S.A.
DAILY: Robert Mulligan's Civil Rights-era classic To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) screens in a studio archive print. It's thanks to this film that Gregory Peck's a father figure for Tom Cruise (at least in Vanilla Sky), and it provides one of Robert Duvall's best-known roles, in his film debut as Boo Radley 7, 9:30 p.m.; also Wed, Sat, & Sun 2, 4:30 p.m.