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SATURDAY: Chasing Buddha (Amiel Courtin-Wilson, New Zealand, 2000) 2 p.m. Destroyer of Illusion (Richard Cohn, 1986) 4 p.m. Hometown of the Heart (Yun Yong-gyu, Korea, 1949) 6:30 p.m. Johnny Depp learns all is an illusion in Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, 1996) 9 p.m.

SUNDAY: The Cup (Khyentse Norbu, Bhutan, 1999) 2 p.m. Daughters of Everest (Sapana Sakya, U.S./Nepal, 2003) and The Prison Sutras (Neal Hutcheson, 2004) 4 p.m. Passage to Buddha (Jang Sun-woo, Korea, 1993) 6:30 p.m. One Particle of Dust (archival footage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, founder of the San Francisco Zen Center) 8:45 p.m.

MONDAY: No films today; see Pacific Film Archive for related screening.

TUESDAY: Martin Scorsese's film about the Dalai Lama, Kundun (1997), with panel discussion to follow 7:30 p.m.


3543 18th St. (at Valencia), 621-4969 for venue, for San Francisco Independent Film Festival programming. $9 with $7 matinees (before 4 p.m.).

FRIDAY (Feb. 4): The San Francisco Independent Film Festival screens here this weekend and next. See Night & Day, Page 31, for more. Today, Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (Zala, 1982-89) 4:30 p.m. 24 Hours on Craigslist (Gibson) 7 p.m. Dear Pillow (Poyser) 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY (Feb. 5): IndieFest -- Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation noon. Made in Secret (Whale, Canada) 2:15 p.m. Nice to Meet You, Please Don't Love Me! (Montmayeur, France) 4:30 p.m. Sigma (Heffring, Canada) 7 p.m. The Dry Spell (Dowdle) 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY (Feb. 6): IndieFest -- Casuistry (Asher, Canada) noon. "Ideé Fixe" (shorts) 2:15 p.m. EXIST (Bell) 4:30 p.m. Until the Night (Hatanaka) 7 p.m. After the Apocalypse (Nakajima) 9:30 p.m.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $7 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.

THURSDAY (Feb. 3): The Human Rights International Film Festival 2005 opens with a preview screening of Born Into Brothels (Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, 2004); see Opening for review. $8 7 p.m. S.F. Cinematheque screens Jean-Pierre Gorin's My Crasy Life (1992), a documentary about the Sons of Samoa Westside 32nd Street Gang in Long Beach. Filmmaker in person 9:15 p.m.

FRIDAY (Feb. 4): Human Rights International Film Festival -- Carlitos 13 Medellin (Jean-Stephane Sauvaire, Colombia, 2004), about a 13-year-old resident of the violence-torn city 7, 8:30 p.m.


It's "Bollywood Berkeley" at the fourth annual UC Berkeley Hindi Film Dance Competition at the Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon (at Bay), S.F. Call (510) 541-3116 or see for this program. $10 advance, $15 day of show.

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