Repertory Film Listings

THURSDAY: Anti-war Vietnam soldiers cry Sir! No Sir! (David Zieger, 2006) 5 p.m. Audiences cry, where's Shelley Winters, in Poseidon (Wolfgang Petersen, 2006) 7, 9:10 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Call theater for program.


1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater; for the rest of the Lumiere schedule, see our Showtimes page. $9.50.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Clean (Olivier Assayas, Canada/France, 2004) 4:45, 7:15, 9:40 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 2-8): The Puffy Chair (Jay Duplass, 2006). See Opening for review. Call for times.


601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 352-0810, This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. $8.75.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Sisters (Arthur Allan Seidelman, 2005) 1:30, 4, 6:45, 9:20 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.


2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124 and for venue; 866-9559 and for the San Francisco International Film Festival. $8, second show $2 for regular programs; $11 save as noted for SFIFF programs. The East Bay mecca for film scholars, part of UC Berkeley's Art Museum, thrives at its on-campus location, up the steps on Bancroft between Telegraph Avenue and the Hearst Gym.

WEDNESDAY: Theo Angelopoulos' excellent drama of 20th century Greek history, The Weeping Meadow (Greece, 2004) 7 p.m.

THURSDAY: A Krzysztof Kieslowski series opens with a free screening of his Kieslowski's First Films, a program of his student film projects including From the City of Lodz (Poland, 1969) 5:30 p.m. The first two installments of Kieslowski's TV series based on the Ten Commandments, Decalogue 1 and 2 (1988). The first of these is the grimmest of the lot 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Kieslowski — Honoring the sabbath day and parents, respectively, in Decalogue 3 and 4 7 p.m. Everyone's favorite commandments, the ones about killing and adultery, form two of the best of the series, Decalogue 5 and 6 9:15 p.m.

SATURDAY: Kieslowski — "Thou Shall Not Steal" or "Bear False Witness" in Decalogue 7 and 8 6:30 p.m. The series concludes with the injunctions against coveting, Decalogue 9 and 10 8:45 p.m.

SUNDAY: Kieslowski — Decalogue 1 and 2 1:30 p.m. Decalogue 3 and 4 3:45 p.m. Decalogue 5 and 6 7 p.m.

MONDAY: Closed.

TUESDAY: Kieslowski — Another program of "Early Works 2: In Everyone's Life There Are Stories" includes a short feature, First Love (1974) 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.

TUESDAY (June 6): Teen favorite Sixteen Candles (John Hughes, 1984) screens as a benefit for Oakland Children's Hospital Research Center. $7 9:15 p.m.

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, $9.50 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: Sketches of Frank Gehry (Sydney Pollack, 2006) 6:30, 8:45 p.m. Water (Deepa Mehta, India, 2005) 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (Dan Ireland, 2005) 6:15 p.m. Andy Garcia's The Lost City (2006) 8:30 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Mongolian Ping Pong (Ning Hao, Mongolia, 2004). Call for times and other films.

SUNDAY: Marlon Brando is The Wild One (Laslo Benedek, 1954) in this famous rebel biker film 4 p.m.


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: Casey Affleck is Steve Buscemi's low-key Lonesome Jim (2006) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: It's the Brian Jones massacre in this rolling biopic, Stoned (Stephen Woolley, U.K., 2005) 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4:15 p.m.

SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY (June 4-7): Dig up The Real Dirt on Farmer John (Taggert Seigel, 2004) in this documentary on organic farmer John Peterson. Farmer and director in person for SundayÐTuesday screenings 7:15, 9:35 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4 p.m., Wed 2 p.m.


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

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Guys and Balls (Sherry Horman, Germany, 2004) 7, 9:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: S.F. basketball star Robert Johnson seeks a pro career in Bound (Ryan O'Halloran and Brenden Hamilton, 2005) 7:30 p.m. 4 (Ilya Khrzhanovsky, Russia, 2006) 9:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: The International Latino Film Festival screens a documentary on Brazilian music, Todo Azul (Everything Blue, Jesse Acevedo, Brazil, 2005) 6:45 p.m. Cross-dressing indigenous homosexuals in Oaxaca are the Muxes: Authentic, Fearless Seekers of Danger (Alejandra Islas, Mexico, 2005) 9 p.m. Separate admission.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 2-8): Songbirds (Brian Hill, U.K., 2005). See Opening for review 7, 8:40 p.m.; also Sat, Sun 2, 3:45, 5:20 p.m.

MONDAY: The Big Buy (Mark Birnbaum and Jim Schermbeck, 2006), a new documentary on the still-controversial Congressman Tom DeLay, screens as a benefit for Party Progressive 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Live political commentary with "A Night with Greg Palast". $12-$15 sliding scale 7:30 p.m.

MIDNIGHT SHOW (Saturday, June 3): "Crash Cabaret: When Queers Collide" an hour-long program of video, music, dance and theater midnight .


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.

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