Reps Etc.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Gunner Palace (Michael Tucker, 2005) 6:30, 8:30 p.m. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (Judy Irving, 2004) 6:45, 8:45 p.m. Born Into Brothels (Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, 2004) 7, 9 p.m. See Ongoing for reviews.

STARTS FRIDAY: Wong Kar-Wai's second feature, Days of Being Wild (Hong Kong, 1991). See Ongoing for review. Call for times and other films.


1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, $7. There's a spot on the couch for you at this collectively owned rep house.

WEDNESDAY: Madmen declare war, jockey for power, fear tap water in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964) 2, 7:15, 9:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Kubrick week continues with The Shining (1980), all work and no play making Jack Nicholson less than dull 7, 9:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Kubrick anticipates punk, and life as a first-person-shooter video game, in A Clockwork Orange (U.K., 1971) 7, 9:50 p.m.

SATURDAY: Kubrick's literal Lolita (1962) 2, 5, 8 p.m.

SUNDAY & MONDAY: A holistic health system originating in India is documented in Pan Nalin's Ayurveda: The Art of Being (Germany/Switzerland, 2001) 7:15, 9:25 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4:15 p.m.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (March 22 & 23): Baby's got Bob Dylan's Dont Look Back (D.A. Pennebaker, 1965) 7:15, 9:20 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.


3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087 and $8 save as noted. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the USA.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land (Bathsheba Ratzkoff and Sut Jhally, 2004) 6:30, 8:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m. Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong, 1991) 8:15 p.m.; also Wed 4:15 p.m. Fear meets Freud in The Century of the Self (Adam Curtis, U.K., 2002). Parts 1 & 2 ($8) 7 p.m. Parts 3 & 4 ($4) 9:10 p.m. See Ongoing for reviews.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 18-24): The premiere of Prozac Nation (Erik Skjoldbjaerg, 2001); see Opening for review 8, 10 p.m.; also Sat, Sun, & Wed 4 p.m. Call for other films and times.


800 Chestnut (at Jones), 822-2885, $7 save as noted. Home of the San Francisco Cinematheque, which specializes in avant-garde, historical, and experimental films at venues around the Bay Area, including here, its home base. $7.

TUESDAY (March 22): Two world premieres by experimental filmmakers Jeanne C. Finley and John Muse, Salon and Drill, plus some of their "single-channel" works and installation pieces including Loss Prevention and Guarded. Artists in person 7:30 p.m.


Koret Visitor Education Center, 151 Third St. (between Mission and Howard), 357-4000, Screenings are free with museum admission of $10.

DAILY (closed Wednesday): In conjunction with "Matisse and Beyond," Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra (Kate Horsfield, Nereyda Garcia-Ferraz, and Branda Miller, 1987) Thurs 4, 7:30 p.m.; Fri 4 p.m.; Sat & Sun 3 p.m.; Mon & Tues 4 p.m. In conjunction with "Belles Lettres," Jack Stauffacher, Printer (Jim Faris, 2002) Thurs & Fri 2:30 p.m.; Sat & Sun 1 p.m.; Mon & Tues 2:30 p.m. A 15-minute film, Artist at Work: Robert Bechtle (Spark, 2005), also screens throughout the day.


Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, A weekly video program screens for free.

THURSDAY (March 17): A Dashiell Hammett series offers the classic early noir The Glass Key (Stuart Heisler, 1942) with tiny but tough Alan Ladd noon.


Coppola Theater, Fine Arts Building, Room 101, 1600 Holloway (at 19th Avenue), (650) 724-5544 and for this program. $15 for all films.

WEDNESDAY (March 16): The United Nations Association Film Festival screens a special program on "Women -- From Abortion to War." Films include Daughter From Danang (Gail Golgin and Vicente Franco) 6 p.m. When Abortion Was Illegal (Dorothy Fadiman) 7:30 p.m. Afghanistan Unveiled (Brigitte Brault, Afghanistan/France) 8 p.m. Women and Fidel (Judithe Bizot and Claudio Bruno, Cuba/France) 9 p.m.


221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually (but not always) screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection. A winter series pairs Marx Brothers and Preston Sturges comedies.

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (March 18-20): Preston Sturges' great comedy about the film industry, Sullivan's Travels (1942; 7:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 4:20 p.m.), screens with the Marx Brothers stuck in a hotel room and seeking Room Service (William Seiter, 1938; 6, 9:10 p.m.).


40 Main (at Tiburon), 381-4123, The Tiburon International Film Festival screens here through March 17. $10 save as noted.

WEDNESDAY: Between Two Worlds (Weisblatt) 2 p.m. "Shorts Program 9" 2 p.m. "Shorts Program 11" (experimental) 2 p.m. Sand and Water (Dill-Riaz, Bangladesh) 3:45 p.m. Amelia (Lock, Canada) 3:50 p.m. Anathema (Robbins) 3:50 p.m. Death in Gaza (Miller and Shaw) 4:15 p.m. Love in Concrete (De Pena, Venezuela) 5:25 p.m. Retreat (Jacques) 5:35 p.m. Cuba: Island of Music (Keys) 6 p.m. Girls From Ipanema (Dent, Brazil/Australia) 6 p.m. Moving Malcolm (Ratner, Canada) 7:30 p.m. Dead Heat Under the Shrubs (Barari, Iran) 7:50 p.m. Naked World (Nelson) 8 p.m. Five decades of Italian directors are revisited in Being 30 (Taviani, Italy) 8 p.m. 9 Souls (Toshiaki, Japan) 9:30 p.m. Wolfsburg (Petzold, Germany) 9:30 p.m. Mix (Lovy, Hungary) 9:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: "Shorts Program 3" (time) 3:05 p.m. Habanece (Nebra, Cuba) 3:10 p.m. "Shorts Program 10" (love) 3:30 p.m. "Shorts Program 13" 4:35 p.m. Henny Honigmann's enjoyable look at an enclave of Cuban music in north Jersey, Dame le Mano 5 p.m. Mother Cuba (Shang, Cuba) 5:30 p.m. Imagining Argentina (Hampton, Spain) 5:40 p.m. Little Kings (Tibaldo-Bongiorno) 6:30 p.m. Headrush (Marcus, Ireland) 7:20 p.m. Nothing (Sarazin, Germany) 7:30 p.m. Trilogy of Love (Attali, Senegal) 7:30 p.m. Being Pavarotti (Geldenhuys, South Africa) 8:30 p.m. The Dress (Thiago, Brazil) 9:15 p.m. After the Day Before (Janisch, Hungary) 9:20 p.m. Memo (Jovanovich, Serbia) 9:25 p.m.

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