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Commentary by Gregg Rickman ( Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members.

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2128 Center (at Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 464-5980, $9.25 save as noted. One of this venue's two screens is a "calendar house" for Landmark Theatres. A midnight series continues. For additional screenings, see our Showtimes page.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Don Hertzfeldt's latest anthology, "The Animation Show 2005." See Ongoing for review 7, 9:15 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 11-17): Schultze Gets the Blues (Michael Schorr, Germany, 2003). See Opening for review. Call for times.

MIDNIGHT SHOW (Friday & Saturday): A 3-D soft-core film about Wildcat Women (Stephen Gibson, 1975) taking on gangsters.


345 Bush (at Polk), 775-7755, French-language films shown on projected video. $5 donation.

WEDNESDAY (March 9): A teacher's investigation of the fate of French Resistance members shot during World War II stirs up Ancient History (Orso Miret, France, 2000) 6 p.m.


1881 Post (at Fillmore), 931-9800; 865-1588 or for the 23rd annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, screening here March 10-17. $10 save as noted. (For the rest of the Kabuki fare, see our Showtimes page. See Night & Day, Page 25, for more on the SFIAAFF.)

FRIDAY: "Dream Dream Revolution" (shorts) 5 p.m. First Person Plural (Liem, U.S./Korea) 5:15 p.m. The Grace Lee Project (Lee) 7 p.m. Pink Ludoos (Seth, Canada) 7:15 p.m. "House of Flying Pancakes" (comedy shorts) 9:15 p.m. Oldboy (Park, Korea) 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY: Manzanar (Nakamura, 1971) and other short films noon. Continuous Journey (Kazimi, Canada) 12:15 p.m. 20:30:40 (Chang, Taiwan/Hong Kong) 1:45 p.m. A.K.A. Don Bonus (Nakasako and Ny, 1995) 2:30 p.m. "Fishbowls and Silent Years" (shorts) 4:30 p.m. Monkey Dance (Mallozzi) 5 p.m. I Was Born, But... , an autobiographical film by Roddy Bogowa, not the Yasujiro Ozu classic 7 p.m. Yasmin (Glenaan, U.K.) 7:15 p.m. "Listening to Love Songs" (shorts) 9:15 p.m. Slow Jam King (Mallorca) 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY: "A Conversation With Him Mark Lai" includes a documentary on the historian noon. "Three by Okazaki" (shorts by festival honoree Steven Okazaki) 12:15 p.m. Chinese Restaurants: Three Continents (Kwan, Canada) 2 p.m. The People of Angkor (Panh, Cambodia) 2:30 p.m. And Thereafter (Lee, U.S./Korea) 4:30 p.m. "Lost and Found" (shorts) 4:45 p.m. "3rd I South Asian International Shorts" 6:45 p.m. "Brotherhood Best" (shorts) 7 p.m. "Fishbowls and Silent Years" 9:15 p.m. Out of This World (Sakamoto, Japan) 9:30 p.m.

MONDAY: From a Silk Cocoon (Ina and Holsapple) 6:30 p.m. Hana & Alice (Iwai, Japan) 6:45 p.m. What's Wrong With Frank Chin? (Choy) 7 p.m. Schizo (Omarova, Kazakhstan) 7:15 p.m. A program of "Music Video Asia" 8:45 p.m. Yasmin 9:15 p.m. Dream Dream Revolution 9:30 p.m. A just-announced screening of Jet Li's controversial new vehicle, Unleashed (Leterrier) 9:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Turtles Can Fly (Ghobadi, Iran) 6:30 p.m. "An Evening With Steven Okazaki" includes his new documentary, The Mushroom Club 6:45 p.m. 20:30:40 7 p.m. Cavite (Gamazon and Llana, U.S./Philippines) 7:15 p.m. "Listening to Love Songs" 8:45 p.m. Butterfly (Mak, Hong Kong) 9 p.m. Pink Ludoos 9:30 p.m. Keka (Henares, Philippines) 9:45 p.m.


992 Valencia (at 21st Street), 824-3890, $5 save as noted. This venue offers all manner of strange and unusual video and film.

FRIDAY (March 11): Writer/director/star Colin Sjostedt pays tribute to a Method acting legend in Cooking With Marlon, something for the Food Channel supposedly hosted by the late gourmand. Sjostedt in person. $3 8 p.m.

SATURDAY (March 12): ATA's Other Cinema screens "Jamming Down Under," a program of "Australian culture jamming." See for more info 8:30 p.m.


3630 Balboa (at 37th Avenue), 221-8484, $8.50 save as noted. This great neighborhood house shows films of all sorts.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: On Screen 1, A Very Long Engagement (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France, 2004; noon, 4:35, 9:10 p.m.) and In Good Company (Paul Weitz, 2004; 2:30, 7:05 p.m.). On Screen 2, two from Spain -- The Sea Inside (Alejandro Amenábar, 2004; 2:50, 7:15 p.m.) and Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education (2004; 12:45, 5:10, 9:30 p.m.). See Ongoing for reviews.

STARTS FRIDAY: The Balboa's new repertory calendar, previously announced as starting today, has been postponed until March 17. Call for films and times.


Timken Hall, 1111 Eighth St. (at Irwin), 703-9500 and for venue, for program. $7.

SUNDAY (March 13): The Closing Night presentation of the 10th Women of Color Film Festival screens "(e)motional," a program of short films including Rosario Sotelo's Fabrication, DiHuyen van Ho's The Yellow Heart, and Kawana Bullock's A Letter to You 7:30 p.m.


429 Castro (near Market), 621-6120,, $8 for regular screenings; and 865-1588,, $10 for the S.F. International Asian American Film Festival (here Thursday through Sunday). Short-run rep in a spectacular 1922 Greco-Roman-themed palace designed by Timothy L. Pflueger. Evening intermissions feature David Hegarty on the Mighty Wurlitzer.

WEDNESDAY: Senior Action Network's 12th annual "Gray Cabaret Show" (live). Doors open 12:30 p.m. , performance 1:30 p.m. Fascism meets fashion in a new print of Bernardo Bertolucci's gorgeous The Conformist (Italy, 1970) 7, 9:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Opening Night of the 23rd San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival screens Saving Face (Wu) with Opening Night Party to follow 7:30 p.m. See Night & Day, Page 25, for more on the fest.

FRIDAY: SFIAAFF -- The Green Hat (Liu, China) 7 p.m. Swades (Gowariker, India) 9:30 p.m.


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