This Month in Movie Land

- The Paramount Theatre (2025 Broadway, Oakland) presents Charade, with Jim Riggs playing the Mighty Wurlitzer, on Friday, July 25, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5; call (510) 465-6400.

- "Thrillville" presents Gamera 2: Legionwith a special introduction by director Shusuke Kaneko and an episode ofJohnny Sokko and His Flying Robot on Thursday, July 17. A William Shatner tribute featuring Kingdom of the Spiders, vintage drive-in trailers, and Big Bill performing "Rocket Man" will be held on Thursday, July 31. All shows start at 9:15 p.m. at the Parkway Theater (1834 Park, Oakland). Tickets are $6; call (510) 814-2400.

- The Werepad (2430 Third St., S.F.) presents Vanishing Point and Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry in Simulvision on Friday, July 18. Candy Von Dewd will be shown with The Kids Are United on Friday, July 25. All shows start at 9:30 p.m. An $8 donation is appreciated; see www.werepad.com.

- "Midnight Mass" presents Annie on Saturday, July 19, with a stage production of trAnnie! featuring Peggy L'eggs as Lil' Orphan Trannie and Peaches Christ as Ms. Trannagan. (The audience is encouraged to dress as Tranny Annies.) What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?will be shown on Saturday, July 26, accompanied by the fifth annual mother/daughter mud wrestling competition, featuring Chastity vs. Cher, Joan vs. Melissa, and more. All shows start at midnight at the Bridge Theatre (3010 Geary, S.F.). Tickets are $8.75; call 352-0810.

- The Liberation Drive-In presents "Socio-Politicos for the Headz"on Friday, July 25, featuring Guerrilla News Network Newsreels, Aftermath: Unanswered Questions, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon, and the Media Speakeasy Montage. "Hip-Hop Edu"will be co-presented with the Bay Area Aerosol Heritage Society on Saturday, July 26, featuring "The Legendary Eightees," Style Wars, and The Freshest Kids.All movies begin at sundown (around 9 p.m.) in Lot 69 on Harrison Street (between 15th and 17th streets in Oakland). Admission is always free; visit http://www.nonchalance.org/screen/ drive.html for more information.

- "Midnight at Eight" presents Labyrinth on Friday, July 18; andAddams Family Valueson Friday, July 25. All shows start at 8 p.m. at Femina Potens (465 South Van Ness, S.F.). Donation is optional; call 861-2240.

- Jezebel's Joint (510 Larkin, S.F.) presents ScumrockWednesday through Friday, July 16-18; The Birdson Tuesday, July 22; Brothers Assassin on Wednesday, July 23; Lethal Force on Thursday and Friday, July 24-25; Mimic on Tuesday, July 29; Unspeakableon Wednesday, July 30; and Cookers on Thursday, July 31. All shows begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free; call 345-9832.

- The "Zeitgeist Outdoor Film Series" (199 Valencia, S.F.) presents its greatest hits on Monday, Aug. 11, at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5; call 255-7505.

- El Rio (3158 Mission, S.F.) hosts Girls Just Want to Have Funon Tuesday, July 22, at 8 p.m. Admission is free and includes pre-show DJ. And the Guinea-Bissau foreign film Udju Azul di Yonta (The Blue Eyes of Yonta)shows at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. Admission is free and includes food; call 282-3325.

 
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