Repertory Film Listings

SUNDAY: SFIAAFF -- Sentenced Home (Grabias and Newnham) 2:30 p.m. Grain in Ear (Zhang, South Korea/China) 4:45 p.m. An unusual western, Walk Like a Dragon (James Clavell, 1960), with co-star James Shigeta in person 7 p.m.

MONDAY: Theater closed.

TUESDAY: SFIAAFF -- The Burnt Theatre (Pahn, Cambodia) 7:30 p.m.


1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, $5 save as noted. Pizza, beer, and movies on two screens. 21 and older only. Call theater for programs, booked a week in advance. The Parkway also offers occasional scheduled special programs.

SUNDAY (March 19): Rap Dreams (Kevin Epps, 2006) 2, 5 p.m. Call for other films.

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, $9 save as noted. This three-screen repertory theater, 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: Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (Michael Winterbottom, U.K., 2005) 7, 9:05 p.m. The World's Fastest Indian (Roger Donaldson, New Zealand, 2005) 6:45, 9:15 p.m. The Ister (David Barison and Daniel Ross, Australia, 2004) 7:15 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (Marc Rothemund, Germany, 2004). Call for other films and times.


1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, $8 save as noted. There's a spot on the couch for you at this collectively owned rep house.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Who Is Bozo Texino? (Bill Daniel, 2005). Good question -- I thought he was president 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: San Francisco graffiti is documented, Piece by Piece (Nic Hill, 2005) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4 p.m.


3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087 and $8. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in this newly reconstituted affiliate of New College.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Rap Dreams (Kevin Epps, 2006) 7, 9 p.m. On the Roxie's second screen, Street Fight (Marshall Curry, 2005) 6:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m. Separate admission for CSA: The Confederate States of America (Kevin Willmott, 2005) 8, 9:45 p.m.; also Wed 4 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Sorry, Haters (Jeff Stanzler, 2006). Robin Wright Penn in person Friday and Saturday night. See Opening for review 6:15, 8, 9:45 p.m.; also Sat, Sun, & Wed 2:30, 4:30 p.m. Call for other films.


Koret Visitor Education Center (unless otherwise noted), 151 Third St. (between Mission and Howard), 357-4000, Screenings are free with museum admission of $12.50 save as noted.

DAILY (Closed Wednesdays): "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.


Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, A weekly video program screens on Thursdays and occasional other days. Free.

THURSDAY (March 16): An "Escape to Alcatraz" series presents Murder in the First (Marc Rocco, 1995), a drama with Kevin Bacon about a case of inmate abuse that helped close the prison noon.


40 Main (near Paradise), Tiburon, 435-1234 for venue; 381-4123 and for this event. $10 save as noted.

WEDNESDAY (March 15): The Tiburon International Film Festival screens here today and tomorrow. "Senior Shorts Program" 3 p.m. Borrowed Bride (Yilmaz, Turkey) 3:30 p.m. Amazons (Lammers, Netherlands) 3:45 p.m.Strange Crime (Andò, France) 3:45 p.m. In the Shadow of the Palms -- Iraq (Coless-Janess, U.K.) 5:25 p.m. Between the Lines (Wartmann, Germany/India) 5:45 p.m. Many directors shot Moments, Jerusalem 2005 (Israel) 5:45 p.m. Souls of Naples (Monnikendam, Netherlands) 5:45 p.m. Electric Apricot: Quest for Festeroo (Claypool) 7 p.m. The Breakup Artist (Rubino) 7:25 p.m. Little Athens (Zuber) 7:30 p.m. The Wild Goose (Sani, Iran) 7:30 p.m. Love (Nikolic, U.S./Serbia) 9:20 p.m. The Porcelain Doll (Gárdos, Hungary) 9:30 p.m. Yasmin (Glenaan, U.K.) 9:35 p.m. Parabola (Ouelhaj, Belgium) 9:40 p.m.

THURSDAY (March 16): TIFF -- "Foreign Policy Shorts Program" 3:15 p.m. For Bread Alone (Benhadj, Morocco) 3:30 p.m. Manual for Love Stories (Torero, Brazil) 3:45 p.m. You Did What? (Morris) 3:45 p.m. Wrong Side Up (Zelenka, Czech Republic) 5:25 p.m. About Love (Shimoyama, Yee, Zhang, Japan/Taiwan/China) 5:30 p.m. My Suicidal Sweetheart (Parness) 5:30 p.m. Under the Radar -- A Survey of Afro-Cuban Music (Branch, U.S./Cuba) 5:40 p.m. Abjad (Jalili, Iran) 7:20 p.m. Mickybo and Me (Loane, Ireland) 7:30 p.m. My Tiny Universe (Scantlebury and Philips) 7:30 p.m. Saratan (Abdyshaparov, Kyrgyzstan) 7:30 p.m. Guarded Secrets (Böszörményi, Hungary) 9:25 p.m. Infidels (Kiarostami, Iran) 9:45 p.m. Idiot Love (Pons, Spain) 9:30 p.m. Stolen Life (Li, China) 9:30 p.m.


2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576, for venue; for this program. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings. $9.

THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: Spike & 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.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.

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