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: Duma (Carroll Ballard, 2005) 6:30, 8:45 p.m. Following Sean (Ralph Arlyck, 2005) 7:15 p.m. The Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach, 2005) 9:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: "For Your Consideration," a selection of Oscar submissions from various nations, screens here for two weeks. Tonight, The Land Has Eyes (Hereniko, Fiji) 6:45 p.m. Mother of Mine (Härö, Finland) 8:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: "For Your Consideration" -- On the Other Side (Loza, Mexico) 6:45 p.m. Gie (Riza, Indonesia) 8:30 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.
FRIDAY: "For Your Consideration" -- Obaba (Armendáriz, Spain) 7 p.m. Ruins (Burger, Slovenia) 9:15 p.m.
MONDAY: "For Your Consideration" -- Ruins 6:45 p.m. The Tin Mine 9 p.m.
TUESDAY: "For Your Consideration" -- What a Wonderful Place 6:45 p.m. Shop of Dreams 9 p.m.
RED POPPY ART HOUSE
THURSDAY (Jan. 19): Indefatigable local artist Antero Alli's latest feature-length video, The Greater Circulation (2005), based on Rainer Maria Rilke's Requiem for a Friend. Filmmaker in person 7, 9 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 life of a 17-year-old Thumbsucker (Mike Mills, 2005) 2, 7:15, 9:20 p.m.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: A 3-D porn film from the Boogie Nights era, The Lollipop Girls in Hard Candy (Norm dePlume, 1977) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4 p.m.
SUNDAY & MONDAY: Wim Wenders' poetic and angelic Wings of Desire (Germany, 1988) 7, 9:35 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (Jan. 24 & 25): Tanzanian fishermen suffer Darwin's Nightmare (Hubert Sauper, Austria/Belgium, 2004) and soon we all will. See Night & Day Tuesday, Page 23, for more 7, 9:15 p.m.; also 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 this newly reconstituted affiliate of New College.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Jan. 20-26): Coachella (Drew Thomas, 2005); see Night & Day Monday, Page 23, for more 7, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 2, 4:30 p.m. Call for other films and times.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
DAILY (Closed Wednesday): A Kiki Smith exhibit offers Art:21:Stories (PBS, 2003) through Jan. 29 2 p.m. Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress (Marian Cajori, 1997) through Feb. 28 4 p.m.; also Thurs 7:30 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.
THURSDAY (Jan. 19): A film series devoted to "The Beats" screens The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Christopher Felver, 1996), with the poet and publisher discussing the role of dissident literature in the U.S. noon.
THURSDAY (Jan. 19): "mind, body, tea," a two-week series that opens the YBCA's new year, screens a "beautiful meditation on wholeness, tradition and finding one's place in an increasingly troubled world," Monte Grande: What Is Life? (Franz Reichle, 2005), on the life and "non-linear thought" of Chilean neurobiologist Francisco Varela 7:30, 9:15 p.m.
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