STARTS TUESDAY: Jewish refugees from Germany find themselves Nowhere in Africa (Caroline Link, Germany, 2001), screening through Sept. 4 "Starts at dusk."
1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater; for the rest of the Lumiere schedule, see our Showtimes page. $9.50.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Edukators (Hans Weingartner, Germany, 2004) 8 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Aug. 12-18): 9 Songs (Michael Winterbottom, U.K., 2004). See Opening for review. Call for times.
SATURDAY (Aug. 13): Mary Pickford is Little Annie Rooney (William Beaudine, 1925), a slum girl whose boyfriend (William Haines) is accused of shooting her father, a policeman. It screens with Mabel Normand and Roscoe Arbuckle as Mabel's New Hero (Mack Sennett, 1913), and a newsreel, Memories of Silent Stars #4 7:30 p.m.
PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE
2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu, $8, second show $2. The East Bay mecca for film scholars, part of UC Berkeley's Art Museum, thrives at its on-campus location, up the steps on Bancroft between Telegraph Avenue and the Hearst Gym.
WEDNESDAY: Carol Reed's topical tropical Our Man in Havana (1960), filmed on the spot during the transition from Batista to Castro, with Alec Guinness as a vacuum salesman mistaken for a master spy 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: A Louis Malle series continues with his documentary of life in Calcutta (France, 1969) 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: A series of films made in Occupied France opens with Marcel Carne's magnificent theatrical epic Children of Paradise (1945) 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY: Occupied France -- A 1904 romance with Odette Joyeux, Le Mariage de Chiffon (Claude Autant-Lara, 1942) 7 p.m. Jean Gabin and Michele Morgan are lovers in Jean Gremillon's Remorques (1941) 9:05 p.m.
SUNDAY: Children of Paradise 5:30 p.m.
MONDAY: Theater closed.
TUESDAY: "Eyeing Nature," a series of documentaries on humanity's impact on the ecology, continues with Kathy High's Animal Attraction (2001), about people trying to learn how to talk to the animals, plus shorts by Su Friedrich and others 7:30 p.m.
1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, www.picturepubpizza.com. $5. Pizza, beer, and movies on two screens. Call theater for programs, booked a week in advance. The Parkway also offers occasional scheduled special programs.
THURSDAY (Aug. 11): Live onstage, the Devil-Ettes dance before a "Thrillville" screening of the rock 'n' roll satire The Girl Can't Help It (Frank Tashlin, 1956). $8 9:15 p.m.
TUESDAY (Aug. 16): An "Audience Appreciation Night Tribute to Elvis" on the 28th anniversary of the King's departure screens Follow That Dream (Gordon Douglas, 1962), with Presley starring as one Toby Kwimper. It co-stars "Thrillville" impresario Will the Thrill's stepmother, Anne Helm. Free 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, www.cafilm.org. $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: March of the Penguins (Luc Jacquet, France, 2005) 4:15, 5:30, 6:30, 7:45, 8:40 p.m. Saraband (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 2004) 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Wheel of Time (Werner Herzog, Germany, 2003) 9 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.
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 & THURSDAY: It's thumbs up for Garth Jennings' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (U.K., 2005) 7, 9:20 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Aug. 12-18): Post-collegiate slackers perambulate through life in Funny Ha Ha (Andrew Bujalski, 2004). See Opening for review 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 2, 4 p.m.; Wed 2 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.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Aug. 12-18): 11:14 (Greg Marck, 2000). See Opening for review 6, 8, 9:45 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
1800 Market (at Octavia), 865-5555; www.frameline.org for this program. "Frameline at the Center," a free monthly film series, continues.
THURSDAY (Aug. 11): Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place (Kathryn Xian and Brent Anbe, 2001), about "ancient customs of unconditional love and solidarity among the Mahu, transgender community members viewed with great respect as sacred healers" among the indigenous Kanaka Maoli. Discussion follows 7:30 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Episodes 236 and 365 of the vampire soap Dark Shadows (1967) 3 p.m.
STARTS MONDAY: Gilbert & George (the EYE) (2002), a documentary by Illuminations, screens through Aug. 30 3 p.m.
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