WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Two documentaries on a French fashion legend, YSL: His Life and Times (6:15, 9:45 p.m.; also Wed 2:45 p.m.), an overview of Yves St. Laurent's career, and YSL: 5 Avenue Marceau (8 p.m.; also Wed 1, 4:30 p.m.), 60 days inside his salon. Both films were directed by David Teboul. See Ongoing for review.
FRIDAY: The San Francisco Independent Film Festival screens here through Feb. 15. Today, Value Added Cinema (Seid and Conheim) plus shorts 5 p.m. 9 Souls (Toyoda, Japan) 7 p.m. The Last Horror Movie (Richards, U.K.) 9:30 p.m. Running on Karma (To and Wai, Hong Kong) 11:45 p.m.
SATURDAY: S.F. IndieFest -- Echelon: The Secret Power (Korn-Brzoza, France) noon. "awkward and lovely" (shorts) 2:15 p.m. Gozu (Miike, Japan) 4:30 p.m. Security (Burroughs) 7 p.m. Piggie (Bagnall) 9:30 p.m. Haute Tension (Aja, France) 11:45 p.m.
SUNDAY: S.F. IndieFest -- "Won't You Be My Neighbor" (shorts) noon. Nobody Needs to Know (Jacobs) 2:15 p.m. Outpatient (Carlin) 4:30 p.m. Aragami (Kitamura, Japan) 7 p.m. 2LDK (Tsutsumi, Japan) 9:30 p.m.
MONDAY: S.F. IndieFest -- The Last Horror Movie 5 p.m. Undermind (Dwek) 7:15 p.m. 9 Souls 9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: S.F. IndieFest -- "awkward and lovely" 5 p.m. Funny Ha Ha (Bujalski) 7:15 p.m. Gozu 9:30 p.m.
Gunn High School Campus, 780 Arastradero (at Foothill Expressway), Palo Alto, (650) 354-8263, www.spangenbergtheatre.com. This refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (Feb. 5-8): Ron Howard's western The Missing (2003). Call for times.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY (Feb. 6 & 7): To Be and To Have (Nicolas Philibert, France, 2002); see Ongoing for review Fri 4:30 p.m.; Sat TBA P.J. Hogan's brilliantly cast, Freudian-slipped Peter Pan (2003) Fri 6:45 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. and TBA.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY (Feb. 7 & 8): Spicy Hungarians goulash on a Gloomy Sunday (Rolf Schübel, Germany, 2000). Call for times.
3543 18th St. (at Guerrero), 621-4969 and www.sfindie.com for San Francisco Independent Film Festival programming. $9 with $7 matinees (before 4 p.m.).
FRIDAY (Feb. 6): The San Francisco Independent Film Festival screens here this weekend and next. Today, Have You Seen Clem (Lyttle) 2:45 p.m. "The Ongoing Wow" (shorts) 5 p.m. Echelon: The Secret Power (Korn-Brzoza, France) 7:15 p.m. Bruce Haack: King of Techno (Anagnos) 9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY (Feb. 7): S.F. IndieFest -- Value Added Cinema (Seid and Conheim) and shorts noon. In Smog and Thunder (Meredith) and shorts 2:15 p.m. "Righteous Babes" (shorts) 4:30 p.m. Maybe Logic (Bauscher) 7 p.m. Gory Gory Hallelujah (Corcoran) 9:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (Feb. 8): S.F. IndieFest -- A Certain Kind of Death (Hadaegh and Babcock) noon. "Your Warped Mind" (shorts) 2:15 p.m. Whole (Gilbert) 4:30 p.m. Celluloid Horror (Fester, Canada) 7 p.m. Olive or Twist (Moody) 9:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY (Feb. 4): The Goethe Film Institute presents Igor Paasch's Let It Rock (Germany, 2002), a documentary about the rich, hip young people of a trendy, upscale area of Berlin. Yeeeechcchhhh! Filmmaker in person, Beta video 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (Feb. 6): A series of Pier Paolo Pasolini's erotic films opens with The Decameron (Italy, 1970), a free adaptation of Boccaccio's novel about art and sex during the Black Plague. $7 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY (Feb. 7): That excellent critic Patrick Macias says the Japanese horror film Goke, Body Snatcher From Hell (Hajime Sato, 1968) "immediately succumbs to conniption fits of concepts, colors and insane genius, constantly one-upping itself until the film"s blaring, twisted climax." It's about aliens stalking survivors of a plane crash. $7 7 p.m.
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