SUNDAY & MONDAY: Steven Spielberg finds room for the WTC and his usual family melodrama in his revengeful dish served cold, Munich (2005) 8:30 p.m.; also Sun 2, 5:15 p.m.
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 28-30): Hindi mystics, Naked in Ashes (Paula Fouce, 2005) 7, 9:20 p.m.; also Wed 2 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 reconstituted affiliate of New College.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (March 24-30): Same Sex America (Henry Corra, 2006). See Opening for review 6, 8, 9:45 p.m.; also Sat, Sun, & Wed 2, 4 p.m. Call for other films.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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.
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.
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. This spring's series emphasizes James Stewart, detective films, and Hollywood 1934-38. Closed Monday through Thursday.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (March 24-26): Fred Astaire waltzes Ginger Rogers in Swing Time (George Stevens, 1936; 7:30 p.m.; also Sun 3:55 p.m.) while William Powell and Myrna Loy waltz through the last of the Thin Man series, Song of the Thin Man (W.S. Van Dyke, 1947; 5:50, 9:25 p.m.).
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.
THURSDAY (March 23): The Human Rights Watch Festival screens Living Rights (Duco Tellegen, 2004), profiles of three endangered children on three continents 7 p.m. The unfortunately titled Seoul Train (Jim Butterworth, Aaron Lubarsky, and Lisa Sleeth, 2004) looks at the underground railroad ferrying refugees from North Korea. Sleeth in person 8:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (March 26): San Francisco Cinematheque screens James Benning's Utopia (1998), which matches long shots of landscapes with the soundtrack to Richard Dindo's film about the last days of Che Guevara 7:30 p.m.
This Thursday the Danger and Despair Knitting Circle continues its series of 16mm rarities at 8 p.m. in an undisclosed location (say hello to Dick Cheney!). March 23Õs film is Berlin Correspondent (Eugene Forde, 1942), with Dana Andrews entangled with femme fatale Mona Maris. For more info, see www.noirfilm.com; to make a reservation and get directions to the screening locale, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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