Reps Etc.

WEDNESDAY: Shall We Dance? (Peter Chelsom, 2004); see Ongoing for review 4:45, 9:15 p.m. A "Men We Love" series screens Peter Weir's Indonesian-set drama The Year of Living Dangerously (Australia, 1983). The man they love, though, is not Linda Hunt but Mel Gibson 7 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shall We Dance? (Peter Chelsom, 2004) 4:45 p.m. Cary Grant is loved by the Lark and chased by a plane in North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959) 7 p.m.

FRIDAY: Beloved Johnny Depp dipped in Chocolat (Lasse Hallström, 2000) 6:45 p.m. Shall We Dance? 9:15 p.m.

SATURDAY: International Latino Film Festival -- ANC Hip Hop Revolution (Fotiadi, Cuba). $7 2 p.m. Lost Embrace (Burman, Argentina) 7 p.m. Sex With Love (Quercia, Chile) 8:40 p.m.

SUNDAY: Shall We Dance? 3:30, 8 p.m. The Year of Living Dangerously 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Shall We Dance? 5 p.m. North by Northwest 7:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: Shall We Dance? 5 p.m. Chocolat 7:15 p.m.


3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, $8 save as noted. Popular holdover programs from the "big" Roxie two doors down.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Future of Food (Deborah Koons, 2004) 6:15, 8, 9:45 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Call for program.


1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, One of this multiplex's screens is a "calendar house" for Landmark Theatres. For other Lumiere programs, see our Showtimes page. $9.50.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Nov. 19-25): Brother to Brother (Rodney Evans, 2004). See Opening for review. Call for times.


2868 Mission (at 23rd Street), 821-1155 and for venue, for information on this program. The International Latino Film Festival continues its annual event here and at other venues around the Bay Area this week. $7.

SATURDAY: Mexico's first animated feature in 20 years, Wizards and Giants (Couturier and Sprowls) 1 p.m. Radio Brazil (Larrañaga) 2:45 p.m. Cardboard Days (Souto, Argentina) 4:30 p.m. Gonzalo Justinado's B-Happy (Chile, 2000), a well-made if saddening film about an abandoned teenager 5:45 p.m. Polaquito (Desanzo, Argentina) 7:45 p.m.

SUNDAY: ANC Hip Hop Revolution (Fotiadi, Cuba) 2 p.m. The Landless (Barros, Spain) 3:30 p.m. A Silent Love (Hidalgo, Canada/Mexico, 2003) 5:15 p.m. Love Hurts (Sarinada, Mexico) 7:20 p.m.


601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 352-0810, This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. For the rest of the Opera Plaza's schedule, see our Showtimes page. $8.75.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Ron Mann's Go Further. See Ongoing for review. Call for times.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Nov. 19-25): Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (Shemi Zarhin, Israel, 2003). See Opening for review. Call for times.


2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, $8, second show $2. The East Bay mecca for film scholars, part of UC Berkeley's Art Museum, thrives at its on-campus location, up the steps on Bancroft between Telegraph Avenue and the Hearst Gym.

WEDNESDAY: Three short films with a toy pony from Ben Coonley, plus his reworking of Michael Snow's austere structuralist classic into Wavelength 3D (2003) 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: "Mortal Tissue," a program of recent Lebanese films on "the vulnerable body," screens Roy Samaha's Untitled for Several Reasons (2003) and Mohamed Soueid's Civil War (2002), a documentary about the death of a cinematographer in 1999 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: "Cine Mexico," a series of Mexican films, screens two famed musical melodramas, Aventurera (Alberto Gout, 1949; 7:30 p.m.) and Victims of Sin (Emilio Fernandez, 1950; 9:30 p.m.).

SATURDAY: "Cine Mexico" -- Luis Buñuel's sad parable Nazarin (1958; 5, 8:50 p.m.) screens with Roberto Gavaldon's Macario (1958; 7 p.m.), an adaptation of a story by B. Traven.

SUNDAY: An Astrid Lindgren series of films for children screens future Chocolat director Lasse Hallström's The Children of Bullerby Village (Sweden, 1986). $5 3 p.m. "Cine Mexico" -- Alejandro Galindo's satire of the modern world of shiny new appliances, One Family Among Many (1948) 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Theater closed.

TUESDAY: "Speaking, Remembering, Dreaming" -- more films from Lebanon, including Jalal Toufic's Phantom Beirut, Walid Ra'ad's Hostage: The Bachar Tapes, and three untitled films by Jayce Salloum 7:30 p.m.


3301 Lyon (at Bay), 567-6642 and for venue, 421-8497 for this screening. This nine-decade-old remnant of a World's Fair has an excellent auditorium, often used for film programs.

WEDNESDAY: Warren Miller's ski and snowboard compilation Impact (2004). $17.50 6, 9 p.m.


1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, $5 save as noted. Pizza, beer, and movies on two screens. Call theater for programs, booked a week in advance. The Parkway also offers occasional scheduled special programs.

MIDNIGHT SHOW (Saturday): The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975), with live performance by Barely Legal. $6. See Ongoing for review.


1118 Fourth St. (at A Street), San Rafael, 454-1222, $9 save as noted. This three-screen repertory theater, now officially the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, is operated by the California Film Institute. Programs are complex; check carefully and call for confirmation.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Woody Harrelson learns how to Go Further (Ron Mann, 2004) 7, 8:50 p.m. Joshua Marston's absorbing (but not if you do it right) Maria Full of Grace (U.S./Colombia, 2004) 6:45, 9:10 p.m. Remember Me, My Love (Gabriele Muccino, Italy, 2003) 6:30, 9 p.m. See Ongoing for reviews.

STARTS FRIDAY: Lightning in a Bottle (Antoine Fuqua, 2004); see Opening for review. Go Further, Maria Full of Grace, and Remember Me, My Love continue. Call for times.

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