STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.
1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com. $8 save as noted. There's a spot on the couch for you at this collectively owned rep house.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The history of SoCal's salty sump is traced in Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer, 2005). Metzler in person at evening screenings 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Quality of Life (Benjamin Morgan, 2005), a locally filmed drama about two graffiti artists and their fates. Morgan in person at evening screenings 7, 9:30p.m.; also Sat-Sun 2, 4 p.m.
MONDAY & TUESDAY: Oil be seeing you at Syriana (Stephen Gaghan, 2005) 7, 9:35 p.m.
3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com. $8. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in this newly reconstituted affiliate of New College.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 3-9): Street Fight (Marshall Curry, 2005). See Opening for review. Call for times and other films.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
STARTS FRIDAY: A new daily program begins today and runs through May 21. "Early Films of San Francisco: Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire, 1896-1915" 2 p.m. An interactive presentation, Making Sense of Modern Art: Magritte and Surrealism 3:30 p.m. American Masters: Alexander Calder (Roger Sherman, 1998) 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.
WEDNESAY (March 1): An ITVS Community Cinema screening of Trudell (Heather Rae, 2004), about the Native American activist John Trudell. A panel discussion follows 6 p.m.
2230 Shattuck (at Kittredge), Berkeley, (510) 464-5980, www.landmarktheatres.com. $9.50. This venerable theater assigns one of its eight screens to repertory programming. For the rest of the Shattuck's schedule, see our Showtimes page.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Cowboy del Amor (Michèle Ohayon, 2005) 2:20, 7:15 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 3-9): Go for Zucker (Dani Levy, Germany, 2005). See Opening for review. Call for times.
221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, www.stanfordtheatre.org. $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually (but not always) screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection. Closed Monday through Thursday.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (March 3-5): Crazed Humphrey Bogart seeks the Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston, 1948; 7:30 p.m.; also Sun 3:25 p.m.), while heroic Humphrey Bogart battles Nazis on his fishing boat in To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks, 1944; 5:40, 9:45 p.m.).
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY (March 2-4): Spike and Mike's 2006 edition of their Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation takes up residence here through April 29 7, 9 p.m.; also Sat 11 p.m.
WEDNESDAY (March 1): GreenCine presents "Marlow's Cabinet of Curiosities," Jonathan Marlow's presentation of rare experimental animation by Yuri Norstein, Ladislas Starewicz, Georges Méliès, Jifií Trnka, and others. $7 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (March 5): Jeffrey Skoller discusses the use of history in avant-garde film and introduces the movies Chile, Obstinate Memory (Patricio Guzmán, 1997), about the filmmaker's return to his land of exile, and Cooperation of Parts (Daniel Eisenberg, 1987), about Eisenberg's return to Europe, where his parents had survived the Holocaust 7:30 p.m.
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