132 Eddy (at Mason), 474-7973, www.rxgallery.com. Free.
THURSDAY (Oct. 6): "Passion, obsession, fashion and ugliness collide" in Michelle Handelman's new video The Delicate Monster (2005), a Baudelaire-influenced work that screens as part of an ongoing Handelman art exhibit 6 p.m.
SATURDAY (Oct. 8): The Delicate Monster 2 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
DAILY (Closed Wednesdays): Richard Tuttle: Never Not an Artist (Chris Maybach, 2005) Thurs 2:30, 7:30 p.m.; Fri, Mon, Tues 2:30 p.m.; Sat & Sun 1 p.m. A feature-length look at Paul Strand: Under the Dark Cloth (John Walker, 1990) Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues 4 p.m.; Sat & Sun 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.
WEDNESDAY (Oct. 5): San Francisco's American Institute of Architects' continuing "Architecture and the City" series screens Delmer Daves' Dark Passage (1947), an unusual noir highlighting the art deco Malloch apartment building, 1360 Montgomery St., home to Lauren Bacall's character 6 p.m.
SATURDAY (Oct. 8): Drill into the impending peak oil crisis with The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream (Greg Greene, Canada, 2004). Q&A session follows 2 p.m.
934 Brannan (at Eighth Street), 552-FILM and www.filmarts.org for this special screening. Free.
FRIDAY (Oct. 7): "Totally TILT," shorts from middle and high school students made in Film Arts Foundation classes 6 p.m. Barbecue for all 7 p.m. The 18th annual "Straight Outta Film Arts" screening offers new works by grown-ups produced in FAF classes over the past year 8 p.m.
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.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The beloved gangster/transvestite comedy Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959; 7:30 p.m.) screens with the charming comedy of ambition It Should Happen to You (George Cukor, 1954; 5:50, 9:45 p.m.), with Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon (in his debut).
STARTS FRIDAY: A Ronald Colman festival may start this weekend. Call theater for program.
2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576 and www.victoriatheatre.org for venue; www.bicyclefilmfestival.com for this program. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings. $8.
FRIDAY (Oct. 7): The fifth annual Bicycle Film Festival screens here today and tomorrow. "Program 1," shorts including Gears for Fears (Nicholas Golebiewski) 7 p.m. A 35mm print of the classic bike-race doc A Sunday in Hell (Jorgen Leth, Denmark, 1973) 9 p.m.
SATURDAY (Oct. 8): Bicycle Film Fest -- The Winking Circle (Zenga, Canada,) 1 p.m. Adventure High (Niglas, Estonia) 3 p.m. Pure Sweet Hell (Vernor and Bullion) 5 p.m. Shorts program including Dead People Ride Bikes Too (Lorden) 7 p.m. Joe Kid on a Stingray -- The History of BMX (Eaton and Swarr) 9 p.m. Closing-night party to follow.
The SiliCON science-fiction convention, at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, offers a panel on "A History of Horror Hosts" with locals Bob Wilkins and John Stanley, among others, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8; for more info on the con with many other film-related panels, see www.siliconventions.com.
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