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THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Two of Billy Wilder's more scabrous films, The Lost Weekend (1945; 7:30 p.m.), with Ray Milland as a sick drunk, and Ace in the Hole (1951; 5:25, 9:20 p.m.), with Kirk Douglas as a ravenous reporter. Kneeling in church bags your nylons.

SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: One of Wilder's more crowd-pleasing 1950s films, the courtroomer Witness for the Prosecution (1957; 7:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 3:10 p.m.), screens with the prison camp comedy-drama Stalag 17 (1953; 5:15, 9:35 p.m.).

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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

DAILY: Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston (1989), a film poem about Harlem Renaissance figure Langston Hughes, screens through July 14 at 11 a.m. Daily screenings of three documentaries by artist-in-residence Ellen Bruno on social issues in three Asian countries, Samsara, Satya, and Sacrifice, repeat thrice daily through July 14. Free with gallery admission noon, 2, 4 p.m.

THURSDAY (June 27): Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness, a short (14-minute) "pseudo-mentary" found-footage collage film on the theme of reproductive rights, followed by discussion with filmmakers Tiffany Shlain, Maya Draisin, and Xandra Castleton. Party to follow. $15 for under-30s, $20 for over-30-year-olds 7 p.m.

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