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.
1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com. $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.
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.
Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison (near Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 647-2949 for venue; (925) 225-9490 and www.sfjff.org 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, www.roxie.com. $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.
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
Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays and occasional other days. Free.
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, www.spangenbergtheatre.com. 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.
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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