Reps Etc.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: March of the Penguins (Luc Jacquet, France, 2005) 4:15, 5:30, 7:45, 8:40 p.m.; also Thurs 6:30 p.m. Wheel of Time (Werner Herzog, Germany, 2003) 5, 7 p.m. Machuca (Andrés Wood, Chile, 2004) 8:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: "Unleashed," a canine film series, screens "Works by William Wegman," the Weimaraner fancier who's moved from art star to dog star with shorts like The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold, Dog Baseball, and more 7 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Saraband (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 2004). Call for other films and times.

SUNDAY: "Unleashed" -- Roddy McDowell and Elizabeth Taylor star in the original Lassie Come Home (Fred Wilcox, 1943) 3 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 Red Vic celebrates its 25th anniversary with Hal Ashby's evergreen cult hit Harold and Maude (1971) 2, 4 p.m.

THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: There are 8 million stories in Sin City (Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, 2005), and we've picked the nastiest ones 7:15, 9:35 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4:25 p.m.

SUNDAY & MONDAY: Two Danish Brothers (Susanne Bier, 2004) are caught up in the Afghan war 7, 9:20 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4:20 p.m.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (Aug. 2 & 3): That's the real Paul Green, not Jack Black, as the impresario of Rock School (Don Argott, 2005) in this documentary 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.


Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison (near Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 647-2949 for venue; (925) 225-9490 and for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, $11 save as noted. This legit theater hosts the 25th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival for six days starting Sunday.

SUNDAY: 100 Children (Schwartz and Margolin, Israel) 11:45 a.m. "Peace One Day," a youth program 2 p.m. Keep Not Silent (Alexander, Israel) 4 p.m. Rashevski's Tango (Garbarski, Belgium) 6:30 p.m. Massacre (Borgmann, Slim, and Theissen, France) 8:45 p.m.

MONDAY: Ydessa, the Bears, and Etc. (Varda, France) 2 p.m. Anya (Marzynski) 3:45 p.m. Campfire (Cedar, Israel) 6 p.m. Zero Degrees of Separation (Flanders, Canada) 8:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: A series on blacklisting screens The Front (Martin Ritt, 1976). Free 1 p.m. A good twisty Gothic, The Locket (John Brahm, 1946) 3:30 p.m. Arna's Children (Danniel and Khamis, Israel) 5 p.m. On the Objection Front (Tsur, Israel) 6:45 p.m. Wall (Bitton, France/Israel) 8:45 p.m.


3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, $8 save as noted. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in one of the most adventurously programmed theaters in the USA.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The 48 Hour Film Project screens movies made from scratch last weekend by local contestants in this popular game 7, 9:30 p.m. The Power of Nightmares (Adam Curtis, U.K., 2004). $10 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Mana: Beyond Belief (Peter Friedman and Roger Manley, 2004) 2 p.m. Mysterious Skin (Gregg Araki, 2005) 4 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (July 29-Aug. 4): Occupation Dreamland (Garrett Scott and Ian Olds, 2005). See Opening for review 6:15, 8, 9:30 p.m.; also Sat, Sun, & Wed 2, 4 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 $12.50.

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.


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

THURSDAY (July 28): A Tibet series continues with Martin Scorsese's engrossing Dalai Lama biopic Kundun (1997) -- recently hailed as "Mr. Lama" on Bobby Brown's reality show noon.

SATURDAY (July 30): The series concludes with We're No Monks (Pema Dhondup, India, 2004), about four friends who live in the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters. Director in person 2 p.m.


Gunn High School Campus, 780 Arastradero (at Foothill Expressway), Palo Alto, (650) 354-8263, This refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Ladies in Lavender (Charles Dance, U.K., 2004) 6:10 p.m. Machuca (Andrés Wood, Chile, 2004) 8:10 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Call for program.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.

DAILY (Closed Mondays): "4 x 4," commissioned videos by Ellen Bruno, Bill Daniel, Sam Green, and Caveh Zahedi, screens daily through Sept. 25. Free with gallery admission of $6 3 p.m.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY (July 27 & 28): The rise and fall of the San Pedro punk band the Minutemen is documented in Tim Irwin's We Jam Econo (2005) 7, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY (July 30): Screen 360: Films for Children of the World presents two all-ages programs -- "Vitamin W," billed as "films to fortify developing worldly minds for ages 4 and up," includes movies from Germany, Norway, and Iran 1 p.m. "Who's the Dreamer?" for ages 9 and up includes a German film, To Fly, about the moment kids decide to become scientists 3 p.m. Separate admission, $7 per program (under 16 $5).

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