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WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Bruce Weber's Chop Suey (2001); see Ongoing for review 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 1-7): Time of Favor (Joseph Cedar, Israel, 2000) 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25 p.m.


221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection and a courteous staff.


THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Grace Moore and Cary Grant enter into a marriage of convenience in screenwriter Robert Riskin's directorial debut, When You're in Love (1937; 7:30 p.m.) -- mandatory viewing for scholars sussing out Riskin's importance to all the Frank Capra films he wrote. Grant traveled to England for a comedy about a rich man forgoing wealth for a year, The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (Alfred Zeisler, U.K., 1936; 6:10, 9:30 p.m.).

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Grant and Constance Bennett did very well for themselves as carefree ghosts in Topper (Norman Z. McLeod, 1937; 7:30 p.m.; also Sun 3:40 p.m.). Grant, corporeal again, then competes with shady financier Edward Arnold for Frances Farmer in Rowland V. Lee's The Toast of New York (1937; 5:30, 9:20 p.m.).

MONDAY & TUESDAY: Theater closed.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $5 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts. Closed Mondays.

DAILY: Eurotika!, a nine-part documentary series on low-budget Eurotrash cinema of the 1960s and '70s, repeats thrice daily through April 21. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Italian horror and the work of Jean Rollin and Jess Franco; on Thursdays and Fridays, Jose Larraz, Jose Benazeraf ("The Pope of Perversion"), and an overview of Eurocine; on Saturdays and Sundays, Spanish horror and directors Max Pecas (I Am a Nymphomaniac) and Mike Reeves (The Conqueror Worm). Free with gallery admission noon, 2, 4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY (Feb. 27): The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival screens Danny Wachsman's video Facing the Forest (Israel, 1999), about a scholar caught up in a medieval mystery. $6 8 p.m.

THURSDAY (Feb. 28): Found-footage archivists Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi screen Images of the Orient and African Diary, made up of footage shot many decades ago by tourists in India and Algeria, respectively. Artists in person 7:30 p.m.


A free discussion with the makers of Trembling Before G-d follows the 7 p.m. screening at the Castro Theatre of this new film. Producer/director Sandi Simcha DuBowski and film editor Susan Korda in person, Tuesday, March 5, at 9 p.m. at the Most Holy Redeemer Church, Ellard Hall, 100 Diamond, S.F.

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