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. Gilbert & George (the EYE) (2002), a documentary by Illuminations 3 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARYKoret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays. Free.
THURSDAY (Aug. 25): A series of filmed operas offers up Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Alexandre Tarta, Germany, 1999), with Rene Pape, Roman Trekel, Emily Magee and Dorothea Roschmann in a Berlin State Opera production conducted by Daniel Barenboim 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.
THURSDAY: Ladies in Lavender (Charles Dance, U.K., 2004) 5:15 p.m. The Tunnel 7:30 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call for program.
221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, www.stanfordtheatre.org. $6. This handsomely restored and newly expanded neighborhood palace usually (but not always) screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection.
THURSDAY FRIDAY: Two uncensored Pre-Code classics, Barbara Stanwyck in the newly rediscovered and even raunchier Baby Face (Alfred E. Green, 1933; 6, 8:55 p.m.), and Warren William as a department store manager overseeing the Employees' Entrance (Roy Del Ruth, 1933; 7:30 p.m.).
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: The stage door classic All About Eve (Joseph Mankiewicz, 1950; 7:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 2:50 p.m.) screens with the (all snarls, to some) newspaper yarn Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941; 5:20, 10 p.m.), co-scripted by Joe's brother Herman Mankiewicz.
UNION SQUARE PARK
SATURDAY (Aug. 27): Mistake your identity and make a run for Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). BYO pillows and blankets; chairs discouraged 8 p.m.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: This Divided State (Steven Greenstreet, 2005), documenting Michael Moore's appearance at Utah State Valley College amid attendant controversy, plays weekends through Aug. 28. $10 7, 9 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 5 p.m.
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