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MONDAY: Theater closed.

TUESDAY: "Lo Fi Landscapes" features short films by art tourists, including Melinda Stone's Suggested Photo Stops (1997) 7:30 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.

TUESDAY (June 7): A "Local Filmmakers Showcase" screening of Youthanasia (Greg and Mark Runnels, 2004), about a teen out of jail after committing manslaughter 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, $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: Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (Eilona Ariel, Ayelet Menahemi, Israel/India, 1998) 6:30 p.m. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Alex Gibney, 2005) 8:30 p.m. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (Judy Irving, 2004) 6:15 p.m. Downfall (Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany, 2004) 8:15 p.m. Ladies in Lavender (Charles Dance, U.K., 2004) 9 p.m.; also Wed 6:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Drow Millar's The Dipsea Demon (2005), a portrait of 96-year-old Jack Kirk, who has run the famed Marin County footrace annually since 1930. Filmmaker in person 7 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Abandoned children try to survive in Hirokazu Kore-eda's Nobody Knows (Japan, 2003). Call for times and other films.

MONDAY: Swedish filmmaker Stefan Jarl in person with his documentary portrait of the Lapps, Land of the Sami (1994), and his fiction film Nature's Warrior (1997), about a boy who becomes an eco-warrior 7 p.m.


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

WEDNESDAY: The revised and expanded, still mind-expanding Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001/2004) 2, 7, 9:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: An excellent program of films from the 45th annual San Francisco State University Film Finals 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Robert De Niro manages his anger as the Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) 7, 9:25 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4:20 p.m.

SUNDAY & MONDAY: Woman in the Dunes filmmaker Hiroshi Teshigahara takes a look at Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi (Japan/Spain, 1985) and his organic forms 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4 p.m.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (June 7 & 8): 1980s cult singer Klaus Nomi is profiled in Andrew Horn's documentary Nomi (2004) 7:15, 9:25 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.


3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,; for (Yet) Another Hole in the Head. $8 for regular programming, $9 for (Yet) Another Hole in the Head. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the USA.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (Eilona Ariel, Ayelet Menahemi, Israel/India, 1998) 6:30, 8, 9:30 p.m.; also Wed 2, 4 p.m. Le Grand Voyage (Isma&emul;l Ferroukhi, France/Morocco, 2005) 7, 9:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: (Yet) Another Hole in the Head offers "8 Nights of Fantasy and Horror" through June 9. All films are 2004-05 releases save as noted, most of them local premieres. Tonight, Ray Dennis Steckler's The Thrill Killers (1965) 5 p.m. Immortel ad Vitam (Bilal, France) 7:15 p.m. Dead Meat (MacMahon, Ireland) 9:30 p.m. Katie Bird: certifiable crazy person (Ritter) 11:30 p.m.

SATURDAY: (Yet) Another Hole -- Bakko Yokaiden Kibakichi (Tomoo, Japan), about a "badass samurai werewolf" 2:30 p.m. (Tomaric) 4:15 p.m. Evil Eyes (Atkins) 7:15 p.m. Evil Aliens (West, U.K.) 9:30 p.m. Kichiku dai Enkai (Banquet of the Beasts,Kumakiri, Japan, 1997) 11:30 p.m.

SUNDAY: (Yet) Another Hole -- The Prodigy (Kaufman) 2:30 p.m. Satan's Playground (Tomaselli) 4:45 p.m. The latest from the giant green lizard, Godzilla: Final Wars (Kitamura, Japan) 7:15 p.m. All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos (Kasten) 9:30 p.m.

MONDAY: (Yet) Another Hole -- Dead Meat 2:30 p.m. Evil Aliens 5 p.m. Bakko Yokaiden Kibakichi 7:30 p.m. The Prodigy 9:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: (Yet) Another Hole -- Kichiku dai Enkai 2:30 p.m. All Souls Day 5 p.m. Cold & Dark (Goth, 2004) 7:15 p.m.


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

DAILY (Closed Wednesday): Paul Klee 11 a.m. "Photographers in Focus," a program of shorts 1 p.m. Episodes 214 and 222 (covering, we assume, key events in the posthumous career of vampire Jonathan Frid) of the TV series Dark Shadows (1967) 3 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m. A 15-minute film, Artist at Work: Robert Bechtle (Spark, 2005) screens throughout the day through June 5.


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

THURSDAY (June 2): "Different From the Others," a new series of films with the theme of homosexuality in Germany before World War II, begins with Different From the Others (Richard Oswald, Germany, 1919), with Conrad Veidt and a brief appearance by pioneer sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld (subject of next week's documentary) noon.


601 Columbus (at Union), 465-3456, The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation and the Telegraph Hill Dwellers present "Film Night" in this park on a giant outdoor screen. Free.

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