761 Post (at Jones), 673-3080 and www.artworksf.com for information on this program. $3 at door.
JEWISH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
1835 Ellis (between Scott and Pierce), 567-3327 ext. 704, www.bjesf.org. This facility, located on the campus of the Jewish Community High School of the Bay, is operated by the Bureau of Jewish Education and is to be distinguished from the Jewish Community Library on 14th Avenue.
549 Magnolia (at Post), Larkspur, 924-5111, www.larktheater.net. This single-screen art deco theater has reopened with a policy mixing new and repertory programming. $9 save as noted.
DAILY: Guess Who (Kevin Rodney Sullivan, 2005) Wed 6:30, 8:30 p.m.; Thurs 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 p.m.; Fri 7, 9 p.m.; Sat 5, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; Sun 5, 7 p.m.; Mon & Tues 6:30, 8:30 p.m.
1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater; for the rest of the Lumiere schedule, see our Showtimes page. $9.50.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Eros (2004) by Wong Kar Wai, Steven Soderbergh, and Michelangelo Antonioni 7, 9:35 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call for program.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE LIBRARY
57 Post (near Market), 393-0100 and www.milibrary.org for information; phone or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. $5. This cultural asset of long standing offers a weekly film series. Shown on projected video, with salon-style discussions to follow.
FRIDAY (April 15): CinemaLit continues a month of Italian cinema with Federico Fellini's truly loved Nights of Cabiria (1957), with Giulietta Masina as the free-spirited prostitute in search of true love 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY (April 16): Constance Talmadge stars as a wife who divorces Harrison Ford (the first one) and then changes her mind in A Pair of Silk Stockings (Walter Edwards, 1918), screening with three shorts from the same year -- a Gaumont Graphic newsreel, Charlie Chaplin's war-effort contribution The Bond, and an early Hal Roach/ Harold Lloyd comedy, The Chef 7:30 p.m.
601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. 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.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (April 15-21): Turtles Can Fly (Bahman Ghobadi, Iraq, 2004). See Opening for review. Call for times.
PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE
2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu; $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: A UCB film history class open to the public and taught by Marilyn Fabe screens Maya Deren's Freudian Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) and Marzieh Meshkini's The Day I Became a Woman (Iran, 2000) 3 p.m. Russian documentarian Marina Goldovskaya in person with her documentary about the Soviet Union's first labor camp, constructed at Lenin's orders in 1923, Solovky Power (U.S.S.R., 1988) 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: Marina Goldovskaya lectures on The Shattered Mirror: Diary of a Turbulent Time (Russia, 1992), a record of Moscow in 1992 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: A salon discussion with Marina Goldovskaya. Free 1:30 p.m. Goldovskaya's Lucky to Be Born in Russia (1994), a record of the near-coup of 1993 7:30 p.m. The history of a grand apartment complex built in the days of the czar becomes the story of the Russian century in The House on Arbat Street (Goldovskaya, 1993) 9:15 p.m.
SATURDAY: A short series of color classics from the 1950s screens Vincente Minnelli's eye-popping melodrama of small-town America, Some Came Running (1958) 7 p.m.
SUNDAY: Marina Goldovskaya's Art and Life: Finding the Thread (2004) documents six years in the career of stage director Peter Sellars 3:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: Two by Nathaniel Dorsky, Hours for Jerome (1980-82) and Pneuma (1977-83), the latter a half-hour of expired footage processed without being exposed 7:30 p.m.
1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, www.picturepubpizza.com. $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.
THURSDAY (April 14): "Thrillville" marks its eighth year with Sergio Leone's spaghetti western deluxe The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Italy, 1967). There's spaghetti on the menu, and musical guest Frank Novicki performing "spaghetti-hula guitar music." $7 8 p.m.
SUNDAY (April 17): It's high concept on no budget as the Hi/Lo Film Festival screens 15 shorts selected from 500 submissions. See www.hilofilmfestival.com for more info. $7 6 p.m.
TUESDAY (April 19): The Parkway's "Audience Appreciation Night" offers the 1980 Saturday Night Fever-ish Disco Fever 9:15 p.m.
MIDNIGHT SHOW (Saturday): The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975), with live performance by Barely Legal. $6.
1118 Fourth St. (at A Street), San Rafael, 454-1222, www.cafilm.org. $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.
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