SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: Lee Hirsch's Amandla! (South Africa, 2002), a tribute to the protest music that was part of the 40 years of resistance against apartheid in South Africa 7, 9:20 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4:15 p.m.
3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com. $8. Short-run repertory in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the U.S.A.
WEDNESDAY: The 2003 Hip Hop Film Festival (www.hiphopfilmfest.com), a benefit for the Hunters Point Community Youth Park Foundation, concludes with Israel's break-dancing doc The Freshest Kids2 p.m. A "Youth Media Program" includes films from the Bayview's JMC Academy 4 p.m. A local b-ball legend is profiled in Hooked! (Michael Skolnik, 2003) 6 p.m.Kevin Epps' Straight Outta Hunters Point8 p.m. The Closing Night program is a "Super Hip Hop Shorts Program"9:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: A fund-raiser for the punk doc-in-progress The Gits Movie, by Karri O'Kane and Jessy Bender, 10 years after the murder of band member Mia Zapata. $10 8, 10 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: A reissue of the popular documentary (and Roxie discovery) Rivers and Tides (Thomas Reidelsheimer, U.K., 2001). See Ongoing for review. Call for times.
221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, www.stanfordtheatre.org. $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection and a courteous staff.
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 (June 25): A Bay Area Video Coalition"Evening of Work With Jed Riffe" screens her work-in-progress on medical marijuana, Waiting to Inhale. Filmmaker in person. $7 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (June 29): Rails, Part 3 of Chinese filmmaker Wang Bin's nine-hour documentary about an industrial region in northeast China, Tie Xi Qi: West of the Tracks (2003). $6 1 p.m.