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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, $8. Short-run repertory in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the U.S.A.

WEDNESDAY: The 2003 Hip Hop Film Festival (, a benefit for the Hunters Point Community Youth Park Foundation, concludes with Israel's break-dancing doc The Freshest Kids 2 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 Point 8 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.


Gunn High School Campus, 780 Arastradero (at Foothill Expressway), Palo Alto, (650) 354-8263, This newly refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.

THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (June 26-29): Rob Marshall's "musical for people who hate musicals" (as Miramax advertised the film late in its run), Chicago (2002) Thurs-Sat 3 p.m.; Sun 7 p.m.


221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, $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: The Stanford commemorates Gregory Peck with two of his most beloved films, To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan, 1962; 7:30 p.m. ) and Roman Holiday (William Wyler, 1953; 5:15, 9:50 p.m. ), wherein he's investigated by Sen. Victor Moore.

SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: It's about sand -- David Lean's epic Lawrence of Arabia (U.K., 1962) 7:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 2 p.m.


2430 Third St. (between 20th and 22nd streets), 824-7334, $8. This shagadelic venue screens vintage films in 16mm.

FRIDAY (June 27): A doc of late Elvis, Elvis on Tour (Robert Abel and Pierre Adidge, 1972), screens with Ann-Margret as The Swinger (George Sidney, 1966). $8 9 p.m.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $6. 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 (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.

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