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STARTS FRIDAY: A State of Mind (Daniel Gordon, North Korea, U.K., 2004); see Opening for review 6, 8, 10 p.m.; also Sat, Sun, Wed 2, 4 p.m. Call for other times.


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. 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, 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, This refurbished Center for the Arts offers a 35mm film series on a large 30-foot screen. $5.

WEDNESDAY: Machuca (Andrés Wood, Chile, 2004) 5 p.m. Plan your escape from East Berlin via The Tunnel (Roland Suso Richter, Germany, 2001) 7:30 p.m.

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, $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.

WEDNESDAY: Max Schreck puts the shriek into F.W. Murnau's horror classic Nosferatu (Germany, 1922), with live organ accompaniment by Dennis James 7:30 p.m.

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.


601 Columbus (at Union), 465-3456, The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation presents Film Night in this park on a giant outdoor screen. Free.

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.


2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576,; for this film. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings.

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.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $7 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 through Sept. 25. Free with gallery admission of $6 3 p.m.

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