Reps Etc.

MONDAY: A man and a boy and a bike -- The Bicycle Thief (Vittorio De Sica, Italy, 1948; 7:10 p.m.), screening with Robert Bresson's spiritual voyage Diary of a Country Priest (France, 1951; 9 p.m.).

TUESDAY: Raoul Ruiz's meditation on Marcel Proust, Time Regained 7:30 p.m.


50 Acacia (between Olive and Magnolia), San Rafael, (866) 468-3399 and for the Latino Film Festival, which screens video programs here Wednesday through Friday. $5.

WEDNESDAY (Nov. 13): A tribute to Cuban filmmaker Humberto Solás -- whose visa was held up by the U.S. government and whose appearances at this festival were canceled -- screens Part 1 of Solás' epic Lucía (1968), an hourlong episode dealing with the 1890s revolt against Spain 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY (Nov. 14): A video documentary on the great Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa on Gabriel Figueroa 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY (Nov. 15): The Bronze Screen is a new documentary on "100 years of Latinos Image in Hollywood" 7 p.m.


2451 Shattuck (at Haste), Berkeley, (510) 848-1143 and for regular programs; (866) 468-3399 and for tickets, for information, for the Latino Film Festival, screening here Friday through Sunday. Regular programs $7, Latino Film Festival shows $9 save as noted. A fall season continues for this innovatively programmed art house.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Akira Kurosawa's postwar look back at the prewar suppression of an anti-militarist professor, as seen by his daughter, No Regrets for Our Youth (Japan, 1946; 7 p.m.) makes an unusual double bill with John Huston's cynical comedy Beat the Devil (1955; 9:05 p.m.), with Humphrey Bogart.

FRIDAY: Latino Film Festival -- Honey for Oshún 6 p.m. Brave New Land 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY: Latino Film Festival -- Dare to Dream, with director Flavia Fontes in person. $5 1 p.m. Jewish Latin America: Argentina Memories and Terror, $8 3:15 p.m. The Back of the World, $8 4:45 p.m. Streeters, with director Gerardo Tort in person 6:30 p.m. If I Saw You, I Wouldn't Remember 8:45 p.m.

SUNDAY: Latino Film Festival -- "Back and Forth," a program on emigration, screens El Chogui and Beyond the Border, $5 2 p.m. Sweet Repose 4:15 p.m. Aliens to Themselves 6:15 p.m. Pellet 8 p.m.

MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (Nov. 18-24): A funny double bill of paranoid presidential tales -- All the President's Men (Alan J. Pakula, 1976; 7 p.m.) screens with Andrew Fleming's revisionist Dick (1999; 9:35 p.m.; also Sun 5:10 p.m.), a point-by-point parody of the earlier film with two spacey teenagers (Kirstin Dunst and Michelle Williams) revealed as the real architects of the president's (a perfect Dan Hedaya) fall.


2534 Mission (between 21st and 22nd streets), 648-7600, Free with meal. This restaurant screens foreign films, usually in 35mm, on the back wall of its outdoor patio, with drive-in speakers available for the tables of those who want to watch while they dine.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Alfred Hitchcock's tale of romantic obsession, Vertigo (1958) 6:15, 8:30 p.m.; also Fri & Sat 11 p.m.

MONDAY: Closed.

STARTS TUESDAY: Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz (1979) screens through Dec. 8 6:15, 8:30 p.m.; also Fri & Sat 11 p.m.


510 Larkin (at Turk), 820-3907, This "Rock 'n' Roll DJ Bar" offers an "SF IndieFest MicroCinema." All screenings are followed by DJ music at 10 p.m. Free.

WEDNESDAY (Nov. 13): Weekly screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975) continue 8 p.m.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY (Nov. 14 & 15): Street musician Thoth plans to create "a world not unlike Tolkien's Middle Earth with its own language, culture and history." An Oscar-winning documentary from Sarah Kernochan 8 p.m.

MONDAY (Nov. 18): The "electronic dance community" discovers Better Living Through Circuitry 8 p.m.

TUESDAY (Nov. 19): A Tuesday series of video sequels continues with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 (Tobe Hooper, 1986), with Dennis Hopper taking on Leatherface 8 p.m.


601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 352-0810, Taking over from the Lumiere this fall season, this multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. For the rest of the Opera Plaza's schedule, see our Showtimes page. $8.75.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Ventura Pons' Food of Love (Spain, 2002). See Ongoing for review. Call for times.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Nov. 15-21): A Dream in Hanoi (Tom Weidlinger, 2002); see Opening for review. Call for times.


2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, $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: The artists of San Francisco's Creativity Explored are profiled in Life Itself (Todd Herman and Francis Kohler, 2001) 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: The annual Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival of ethnographic movies continues with An Injury to One (Travis Wilkerson, 2002), about the lynching of a union organizer early last century, and Mamma Benz and the Taste of Money (Karin Junger, Burkina Faso, 2002), about the interaction of African textile sellers and Dutch businessmen 7 p.m.

FRIDAY: Margaret Mead Festival -- Two Sudanese flee civil war and travel hundreds of miles by foot, only for one to arrive in Houston and the other to remain in a refugee camp in Kenya, in Benjamin and His Brother (Arthur Howes, 2002) 7 p.m.

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