WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Damian Pettigrew's documentary portrait Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (France, 2002). See Ongoing for review. Call for times.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (May 9-15): Abbas Kiarostami's Ten (Iran, 2002). See Opening for review. Call for times.
Gunn High School Campus, 780 Arastradero (at Foothill Expressway), Palo Alto, (650) 354-8263, www.spangenbergtheatre.com. This newly refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY (May 8-10): Jean Reno and Vincent Cassel investigate a murder most red in Mathieu Kassovitz's The Crimson Rivers (France 2000) Thurs & Sat 7 p.m.; Fri 9 p.m.Tom Tykwer's tale of chance and destiny, Run Lola Run (Germany, 1998) Thurs & Sat 9 p.m.; Fri 7 p.m.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.YerbaBuenaArts.org. $6 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts. Closed Mondays.
DAILY: Continuous-loop screenings of three DVDs, part of the visual arts exhibition "Time After Time: Asia and Our Moment," run through July 13 -- From China, Chinese Utopia and Living Elsewhere, plus Haunted Houses, on Thai soap operas 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WEDNESDAY (May 7): The Goethe-Institut screens Part 1 of Heinrich Breloer's miniseries The Manns -- Novel of a Century (Germany, 2001), about those battling brothers Thomas and Heinrich Mann, their friends and relations 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (May 8): The S.F. Cinematheque sponsors "Fresh Eyes," a program of new work by young artists "utilizing often hybridized forms of both cutting-edge and primitive techniques," meaning I guess that they're edited with a sharp flint. Films include Disneywood by Brian Traylor and 3 Ways to Remember Xanadu the Cat aka Sweet Peaby Rivkah Beth Medow. $7 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (May 9): "On Fire," a monthlong series of recent Korean films, screens a double bill of two pictures by Park Ki-hyung, Memento Mori (1999), about the aftereffects of a schoolgirl's suicide, and Secret Tears (2000), about a teen with psychic abilities 7 p.m.
TUESDAY (May 13): The Cinemayaat/Arab Film Festival presents Mohamed Lakhdar-Hamina's three-hour epic of a peasant's life from World War II through the Algerian revolt against France, Chronicle of the Years of Embers (Algeria, 1975). $7 7:30 p.m.
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