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2128 Center (at Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 464-5980, www.landmarktheatres.com. $9.25 save as noted. One of this venue's two screens is a "calendar house" for Landmark Theatres. A midnight series continues this week. For additional Act One/Two screenings, see our Showtimes page.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: John Dullaghan documents charismatic postal worker Bukowski: Born Into This (2004). See Ongoing for review 7, 9:30 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 4-10): Michael Burke's The Mudge Boy (2003); see Opening for review 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 12:30, 2:45, 5 p.m.
345 Bush (at Polk), 775-7755, www.afsf.com. French-language films shown on projected video. $5 donation.
WEDNESDAY (June 2): Two sisters (Miou-Miou, Sandrine Kiberlain) start packing when dad Michel Piccoli returns after a 15-year absence, in Claude Mouriéras" Tout va Bien on s'en va (Everything"s Fine, We"re Leaving, 2000) 7 p.m.
SATURDAY (June 5): Tout va Bien on s'en va 2 p.m.
ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS
992 Valencia (at 21st Street), 824-3890, www.atasite.org. $5 save as noted. This venue offers all manner of strange and unusual video and film.
THURSDAY (June 3): Peaceable Kingdom explores "the interconnected life journeys of farm animals, former farmers, and animal rescuers" fighting factory farms 8 p.m.
FRIDAY (June 4): A program of films created by Lee Krist and Sam Rypinski screens their latest, Rocky Butte (2004), hand-processed by Krist and edited by Rypinski. Also, three more films by Krist, and Rypinski's Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (2003). Artists in person 8 p.m.
SATURDAY (June 5): "A Summer of Cinema" opens with the Mitchell Brothers" Reckless Claudia (1971), plus a cartoon and hot dogs 8 p.m.
AUCTIONS BY THE BAY
SATURDAY (June 5): Lucy and Desi take a trip on The Long, Long Trailer (Vincente Minnelli, 1954), a rare example of a good slapstick comedy in the postwar era 7, 9:15 p.m.
SUNDAY (June 6): The Long, Long Trailer 3, 7 p.m. Here Comes Mr. Jordan 5 p.m.
SUNDAY (June 6): Morgan Fisher in person with a lecture-discussion of film grammar and punctuation, including his new work about the unsung insert shot, ( ) (2004), plus Thom Andersen and Malcolm Broadwick's --- ------- (1966-67) and more 7:30 p.m.
429 Castro (near Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com. $8 save as noted. Short-run rep in a spectacular 1922 Greco-Roman-themed palace designed by Timothy L. Pflueger. Evening intermissions feature David Hegarty or Bill McCoy on the Mighty Wurlitzer.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: A multiweek screening of Lucas Belvaux's Trilogy, comprised of three overlapping films in three different genres, concludes with the melodrama After the Life (France, 2002) 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:30 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: Photographer David Hemings seeks proof in his proofs in Blowup (Michelangelo Antonioni, U.K., 1966) 8:15, 10 p.m.; also Fri-Sun 11:45 p.m.
STARTS TUESDAY: Girlfriend's in a coma; Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2002) screens through July 4 8:45, 10:45 p.m.
2200 Clement (at 23rd Avenue), 666-3468, www.hkinsf.com/4star/. $7 for this program. This enterprising theater hosts occasional special screenings. "Midnites for Maniacs," a 10-week, 17-film series of rarities in 35mm prints, continues. For the Four Star"s regular schedule, see our Showtimes page.
530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760. The place to go for German cultural events. $5.
TUESDAY (June 8): A Volker Schlondorff series starts with his debut, Young Törless (Germany, 1966), an adaptation of a 1906 Robert Musil novel depicting sadomasochism in a boys" military academy 6 p.m.
LA PEÑA CULTURAL CENTER
3105 Shattuck (at Prince), Berkeley, (510) 849-2568, www.lapena.org; (510) 845-5576 for this event. This cafe for activists offers occasional film and video screenings. Cafe is wheelchair accessible; no perfume please for this event.
SATURDAY (June 5): The Superfest XXIV International Media Festival on Disabilities screens "irreverent, hilarious, shocking" works about disability, many by filmmakers with disabilities. $5-10 1-5 p.m.
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