Commentary by Gregg Rickman (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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. For additional Reps Etc. listings, go to sfweekly.com.
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2128 Center (at Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 464-5980, www.landmarktheatres.com. $9.25 save as noted. One of this venue's two screens is a "calendar house" for Landmark Theatres. For additional screenings, see our Showtimes page.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Shake Hands With the Devil(Peter Raymont, Canada, 2004) 7, 9:30 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 17-23): Tout de Suite (Benoît Jacquot, France, 2004). Call for times.
345 Bush (at Polk), 775-7755, www.afsf.com. French-language films shown on projected video. $5 donation.
WEDNESDAY (June 15): Xavier Beauvois directs and stars as an art student drafted into the French army in what would be a Pauly Shore flick in this country but in France is the "downbeat drama" N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir (Don't Forget You're Going to Die, France, 1995) 6 p.m.
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992 Valencia (at 21st Street), 824-3890, www.atasite.org. $5 save as noted. This venue offers all manner of strange and unusual video and film.
FRIDAY (June 17): An Amnesty International screening of State of Denial (Elaine Epstein, South Africa, 2005), about the impact of AIDS in South Africa under President Thabo Mbeki's "climate of confusion and neglect". 8 p.m.
3630 Balboa (at 38th Avenue), 221-8484, www.balboamovies.com. $8.50 save as noted. This great neighborhood house shows films of all sorts. See our Showtimes page for additional listings.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: "I've got the bullets!" New widescreen prints of the James Dean dramas East of Eden (Elia Kazan, 1954; 2:30, 7 p.m. ) and Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray, 1955; 12:15, 4:45, 9:15 p.m. ).
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429 Castro (near Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatresf.com and $8 for regular screenings save as noted; www.frameline.org and $9, $7 till 5 p.m., for Frameline29 screenings this week save as noted. 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: The Castro offers an "Evening With Joel Schumacher" with the Batman & Robin auteur in person to discuss his career after Flawless (1999; 7 p.m. ) and before introducing The Lost Boys (1987; 10 p.m. ). $10.
THURSDAY: The lost boys and flawless women congregate as Frameline29, the flawless San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, screens here through June 26. The opening-night film is Côte d'Azur (Ducastel and Martineau, France). $90 for film and gala to follow. 7:30 p.m. My Summer of Love (Pawlikowski) 10:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Frameline29 -- The Joy of Life (Olson) 1 p.m. The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch (Catania and Ignacio) 3 p.m. Producing Adults (Salmenperä, Finland) 6 p.m. Unveiled (Maccarone, Germany) 8:15 p.m. Night Corridor (Lee, Hong Kong) 10:30 p.m.
SATURDAY: Frameline29 -- "Fun in Boys' Shorts" 11 a.m. "Fun in Girls' Shorts" 1:30 p.m. SCREAMING QUEENS (Silverman and Stryker) 4 p.m. The Reception (Young) 6 p.m. Summer Storm (Kreuzpainter, Germany) 8:15 p.m. A Year Without Love (Berneri, Argentina) 10:30 p.m.
SUNDAY: Frameline29 -- "Queermation" (shorts) 11 a.m. Twist of Faith (Dick) 1 p.m. My Brother Nikhil (Onir, India) 3:15 p.m. GYPO (Dunn, U.K.) 6 p.m. Eternal (Liebenberg and Sanchez, Canada) 8:15 p.m. Impresario Peaches Christ brings her act to the Castro with "Tran-ilogy of Terror" 10:15 p.m. MONDAY: Frameline29 -- "Boys School" (shorts) noon. </>"Return of the Antipodeans" (Australian shorts) 2:15 p.m. Based on a True Story (Stokman, Netherlands) 4:30 p.m. Loggerheads (Kirkman) 6:30 p.m. Tropical Malady (Weerasethakul, Thailand) 9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: Frameline29 -- "Do It Yourself: New Youth Films" (shorts) noon. "Global Motherhood" (shorts) 2:15 p.m. Night Corridor 4:15 p.m. Happy Endings (Roos) 6:30 p.m. Show Me (Nicolaou, Canada) 9:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (June 16): El Rio's "Weekly World Music Dance Party" includes outdoor film screenings. 8 p.m.
2534 Mission (between 21st and 22nd streets), 648-7600, www.foreigncinema.com. Free with meal. This restaurant screens foreign films, usually in 35mm, on the back wall of its outdoor patio, with drive-in speakers available for the tables of those who want to watch while they dine.
549 Magnolia (at Post), Larkspur, 924-5111, www.larktheater.net. This single-screen art deco theater mixes new and repertory programming. $8 save as noted.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: Four girlfriends comprise The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Ken Kwapis, 2005) Wed 6:30, 8:45 p.m.; Thurs 9:30 a.m., 4:25, 7:30, 9:15 p.m.; Fri 4:30, 7:30, 9:15 p.m.; Sat 2:15, 4:30, 7:30, 9:15 p.m.
SUNDAY: The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939) screens as a "Family Fundraiser and BBQ" for this theater, together with a live performance by the Twinkling Stars girls' chorus. Adults $25, kids $10; call for advance tickets. 3 p.m.
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