2230 Shattuck (at Kittredge), Berkeley, (510) 843-3456, www.landmarktheatres.com. $9. This venerable theater assigns one of its eight screens to repertory programming. For the rest of the Shattuck's schedule, see our Showtimes page.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Satin Rouge (Raja Amari, Tunisia/France, 2001). See Ongoing for review. Call for times.
STARTS FRIDAY: Jean-Luc Godard's In Praise of Love (France/Switzerland, 2001) screens for two weeks. See Opening for review. Call for times.
221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, www.swixo.com/stanford. $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection and a courteous staff.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Preston Sturges' indulgent satire of get-rich-quick dreamers, Christmas in July (1940; 7:30 p.m.), screens with Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and wonderful tunes by George Gershwin in the balmy Shall We Dance (Mark Sandrich, 1937; 5:50, 9:05 p.m.).
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Sandler what? It's the original Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Frank Capra, 1935; 3:30, 7:30 p.m.), with Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur, screening with Capra's road movie It Happened One Night (1934; 5:35, 9:35 p.m.).
MONDAY & TUESDAY: Closed.
449B 23rd St. (between Telegraph and Broadway), Oakland, (510) 444-7263, email@example.com. (Note -- no longer at its old 21 Grand Ave. address!)
SATURDAY (Sept. 28): Hans Fjellestad's documentary on Tijuana border culture, Frontier Life, with sections on underground street racing clubs, water, and Nortec music, a bicultural fusion of regional Mexican folk music and U.S./Euro-electronica. Live music by Titicacaman. $8 9 p.m.
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: Isat Batsry's These Are Not My Images (Neither There Nor Here) (2000), a "poetic investigation" of ethnographic images of South India, screens through Oct. 13 at noon.
FRIDAY (Sept. 27): A monthlong series of the films of Italian thrillmeister Mario Bava concludes with Kidnapped, shot in 1974 but only edited (by Video Watchdog editor Tim Lucas) and released now, here, tonight. $6 7, 9 p.m.
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