SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
DAILY (Closed Wednesdays): "Photographers in Focus," a program of shorts 11 a.m. Richard Tuttle: Never Not an Artist (Chris Maybach, 2005) 1 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m. Episodes 236 and 365 of the vampire soap Dark Shadows (1967) 3 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY 4
Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays. Free.
THURSDAY (July 21): A Tibet series continues with an excellent documentary about Chinese encroachment on traditional culture, Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (Tom Piozet, 2003). A Q&A session with Topden Tsering, president of the Tibetan Youth Congress, follows noon.
Gunn High School Campus, 780 Arastradero (at Foothill Expressway), Palo Alto, (650) 354-8263, www.spangenbergtheatre.com. This refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.
STARTS THURSDAY: Call for program.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
WEDNESDAY (July 20): A Film Arts Foundation screening of a new documentary, Romantico (Mark Becker, 2005), about a Mexican man who makes his living serenading diners in Mission taquerias. $7 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (July 21): Don Knotts' 81st birthday is celebrated with cake and a screening of Nat Sgt. Bilko Hiken's Playboy satire The Love God? (1969), with Knotts as a virginal bird-watcher swept up in a swinging lifestyle. I see William H. Macy in the remake! Get me Universal on the phone! 7:30 p.m.
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