Reps Etc.

MONDAY: Theater closed.

TUESDAY: "Total Impakt," a program of media art from the 2004 Impakt Festival in Utrecht, screens several very short (two- to six-minute) films including Preserving Cultural Traditions in a Period of Instability (John and Henry Ford, Austria, 2004) 7:30 p.m.


1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, for regular programs, and for Frameline29 screenings this week. $5 for regular programs; $9 for Frameline29. Pizza, beer, and movies on two screens. Call theater for programs, booked a week in advance. The Parkway also offers occasional scheduled special programs.

WEDNESDAY (June 22): Frameline29, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, continues here with Is It Really So Strange? (Jones) -- about Morrissey's East L.A. Latino fans -- which replaces the previously announced Strange Fruit in the printed Frameline program 6:30 p.m. The Aggressives (Peddle) 9:15 p.m.

THURSDAY (June 23): Frameline29 -- 100% HUMAN (Winterkjaer and Dalchow, Norway) 6:30 p.m. Beautiful Women (Ramesh, Germany) 9:15 p.m.

TUESDAY (June 28): Thelma & Louise (Ridley Scott, 1991) screens as a fund-raiser for the nonprofit women's self-defense organization Impact Bay Area. $7 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: Ladies in Lavender (Charles Dance, U.K., 2004) 6:30 p.m. King of the Corner (Peter Reigert, 2004) 8:45 p.m. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (Judy Irving, 2004) 6:15 p.m. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Alex Gibney, 2005) 8:15 p.m. Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (Eilona Ariel, Ayelet Menahemi, Israel/India, 1998) 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: An "Australian Film Roadshow" of new Antipodean cinema concludes with Black and White (Craig Lahiff), re-creating a sensational murder trial 7 p.m.

THURSDAY: Ninety-year-old Dominique Aury, the Writer of O (Pola Rapaport, France, 2004), tells all 6:45 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: A reissue of the dour artist biopic Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, Norway, 1974), and Caterina in the Big City (Paolo Virzi, Italy, 2003). See Opening for review of the latter. Call for times and other films.


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: Jean-Paul Belmondo is an unenlightened con on the run in Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless (France, 1959) 2, 7:15, 9:25 p.m.

THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: Ninety-year-old Dominique Aury, the Writer of O (Pola Rapaport, France, 2004), tells all 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4 p.m.

SUNDAY & MONDAY: The tale of the Dalai Lama is told in Compassion in Exile (Mickey Lemle, 1992) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4 p.m.

TUESDAY: Meditation instructor Dean Sluyter explains the Buddhist aspects of the backward-running Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000). Next up for Sluyter, the author of Cinema Nirvana: Nolan's Batman Begins? 8 p.m.


3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,; for Frameline29 screenings this week. $8 for regular programs; $9, $7 till 5 p.m., for Frameline29. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the USA.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Power of Nightmares (Adam Curtis, U.K., 2004). $10 7 p.m.; also Wed noon, 3:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Frameline29, the 29th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, continues here through Saturday. Tonight, Girl Wrestler (Zander) and The Lady Is a Champ (Azaz, Israel) 6 p.m. Funny Kinda Guy (Reeves, Scotland) 8:30 p.m. "Enough Man" (shorts) 10:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Frameline29 -- When I'm 64 (Jones, U.K.) /i>6 p.m. Floored By Love and short by Desiree Lim (Canada) 8:15 p.m. LEFT LANE (Farinella) 10:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Frameline29 -- Three of Hearts (Kaplan) 6 p.m. Yes, Virginia, there are Gay Republicans (Westmoreland) 8:15 p.m. "Future Shock" (shorts) 10 p.m.

SATURDAY: Frameline29 -- Turning Points (Sampliner) 11 a.m. "Wedding Bell Blues" (shorts) 1:15 p.m. "Bitchy, Witty and Wise" (films by David Weissman) 3:45 p.m. Three country musicians find life in a trailer too confining in the narcissistic downward spiral Life in a Box (Chesley-DeMeyer) 5:45 p.m. "Luck Be a Lady" (shorts) 7:45 p.m. Night Scene (Cui, China) 10 p.m.

SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 26-30): The French science-fictional Immortel ad Vitem (Enki Bilal, France, 2004) 7, 9:15 p.m.; also Sun & Wed 2, 4:30 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.


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

THURSDAY (June 23): "Different From the Others," a series of films with the theme of homosexuality in Germany before World War II, screens Paragraph 175 (Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, 2000), about the persecution of gays under the Nazis noon.


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