SATURDAY: SFILGFF -- "Fun in Boys' Shorts" 11 a.m. "Fun in Girls' Shorts" includes a film by Michael Apted as well as Angela Robinson's hilarious D.E.B.S. 1:30 p.m. Hooked (Ahlberg) 4 p.m. Blue Gate Crossing (Yee, Taiwan) 6 p.m. Yossi & Jagger (Fox, Israel) 6:15 p.m. Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (Demarbe, Canada) 10:15 p.m.
SUNDAY: SFILGFF -- "Do Your Thang" (shorts) noon. Sing Out (Rosenstein) 2:15 p.m. Between Two Women (Woodcock, U.K.) 4:45 p.m. Yes Nurse! No Nurse! (Kramer, Netherlands) 7 p.m. Walking on Water (Ayres, Australia) 9:30 p.m.
MONDAY: SFILGFF -- Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter 2 p.m. "Worldly Affairs" 4:15 p.m. Laura's Paradise (Panchot, France) 6:30 p.m. Sirens of the 23rd Century (Kroot) 9 p.m.
TUESDAY: SFILGFF -- Laura's Paradise 2 p.m. "Class Queers" (shorts) 4:15 p.m. The Event (Fitzgerald, Canada) 6:30 p.m. A special presentation of Francis Girod's Gender Bias (France, 2001). $15 9 p.m.
3158 Mission (at Precita near Cesar Chavez), 282-3325. $10.
THURSDAY (June 12): A screening of the trailer for the documentary-in-progress Somos, on the subject of the migration of LGBT Latinos to the United States, with filmmaker María Burés in person. Screening 6 p.m. Filmmaker 7 p.m. Music with DJs to follow.
27 Sutter (near Market and Sansome). Free with reservation; call 552-1533 or e-mail email@example.com for reservations. A "16MM Noir" series presented by the Danger & Despair Knitting Circle screens here every Thursday in June, with round-table discussion to follow. Note that this series has relocated to a new, larger venue, two doors down from its previous Flatiron Building locale, thanks in part to being written up in this column!
THURSDAY (June 12): A three-week tribute to Linda Darnell opens with Otto Preminger's good noir Fallen Angel (1945), with Darnell a hash house waitress eyed by Dana Andrews. Historian Marc Kagan lectures on Darnell and this film 8 p.m.
2534 Mission (between 21st and 22nd streets), 648-7600, www.foreigncinema.com. 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: Sandra Nettlebeck's tasty drama of a cook under pressure, Mostly Martha (Germany, 2002) 8:30, 10:15 p.m.
STARTS TUESDAY: Call for program.
2200 Clement (at 23rd Avenue), 666-3488, www.hkinsf.com. This innovative theater screens second-run movies and a "Midnight Madness" series on weekends. For the rest of the Four Star's schedule, see our Showtimes page. $6.
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness (at Grove), (925) 866-9559 and www.frameline.org/festival for the San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. $9, matinees (before 5 p.m.) $6, save as noted.
SUNDAY (June 15): SFILGFF -- Dear Gabe (Juhasz) and He's Having a Baby (Hartmann) 2 p.m. Straight Out (Gunnarsdottir and Kristinsson, Iceland) 4:15 p.m. Savage Roses (Tucker) 6:30 p.m. "Will She or Won't She" (shorts) 9 p.m.
MONDAY (June 16): SFILGFF -- Deborah Dickson's interesting documentary The Education of Gore Vidal (2002) omits any of his post-Sept. 11 commentary and dwells instead on his (very arguable) greatness as a novelist 6:30 p.m. The Path to Love (Lange, Algeria) 9 p.m.
TUESDAY (June 17): SFILGFF -- "Queer Documentary in Wartime," a presentation of a work-in-progress on Israelis and Palestinians 6:30 p.m. "Sex, Sirens and Stilettos" (shorts) 9 p.m.
510 Larkin (at Turk), 345-9832, www.jezebelsjointsf.com. This "Rock 'n' Roll DJ Bar" offers an "S.F. IndieFest MicroCinema" Monday through Friday (most weeks). Screenings are followed by DJ music at 10 p.m. Free.
WEDNESDAY: Staremaster (Jay Hufford, Sean Linezo, 2002) records a live-action game show in Pensacola, Fla., wherein combatants attempt to stare one another down through a barrage of distractions 8 p.m.
THURSDAY: Shag Carpet Sunset (Dean Edward, 2002), a comedy about an alcoholic public-access puppeteer and roofer who decides to become a race car driver to impress a woman. That always worked for me! 8 p.m.
FRIDAY: Hacks (Glenn Rockowitz, 2002), a mockumentary about untalented talent scouts and the comics they represent. It's "subversive, witty, vulgar, depressing" 8 p.m.
MONDAY: "Silent Monday" -- F.W. Murnau's Faust (1926), a multimillion-mark classic of German expressionism. God and Satan battle over the soul of an intellectual. These days God and Satan battle over the souls of Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler. How times have changed 8 p.m.
PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE
2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu. $8, second show $2. 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: "All the Hitchcock You Can Repeat," a program of experimental videos drawing upon Sir Alfred's cinema for imagery 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: A series of the films of Nicholas Ray continues with We Can't Go Home Again (1973), the blasted fruit of his collaboration with his Harpur College students during his years of post-Hollywood exile 7:30 p.m.
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