WEDNESDAY: No screening as of press time.
THURSDAY: An L.A. kid tries out for a British soccer team in Goal! The Dream Begins (Danny Cannon, 2006) 7, 9:20 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call theater for program.
1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. $9.50.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The Puffy Chair (Jay Duplass, 2006) 4:30, 7, 9:35 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 9-15): The King (James Marsh, 2006). See Opening for review. Call for times.
PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE
2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124 and www.bampfa.berkeley.edu for venue; 866-9559 and www.sffs.org 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: A Krzysztof Kieslowski series of the films of the high-minded Polish filmmaker continues with a program of early works, including the short feature, First Love (1974) 7 p.m.
THURSDAY: Kieslowski The Double Life of Veronique (France/Poland, 1991) cast Irene Jacob as two women, one from Warsaw and one from Paris, with the same name, a great singing voice and a weak heart 7 p.m. Blind Chance, made in 1981 but banned until 1987, follows the three possible lives of its protagonist, as neutral, resistant to or part of Poland's communist regime 9 p.m.
FRIDAY: Decalogue 5 and 6 9:15 p.m.
SATURDAY: Kieslowski The Double Life of Veronique 6:30 p.m. The first of Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy finds Juliette Binoche as the widow of a famed composer, Blue (France, 1993) 8:30 p.m.
SUNDAY: The last four installments of Kieslowski's TV series based on the Ten Commandments screen today in a marathon of human folly. "Thou Shall Not Steal" or "Bear False Witness" in Decalogue 7 and 8 3 p.m. The series concludes with the injunctions against coveting, Decalogue 9 and 10 5:15 p.m.
TUESDAY: Kieslowski "Early Works 3: Truth and Fiction" includes a short feature, Curriculum Vitae (1975), about a Party member brought before a tribunal 7:30 p.m.
1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, www.picturepubpizza.com. $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.
THURSDAY (June 8): Teen favorite Beach Blanket Bingo (William Asher, 1965). Plus live surf music by Pollo Del Mar. $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, www.cafilm.org. $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) 9:15 p.m.; also Thurs 6:45 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.
WEDNESDAY: "Full Throttle at the Rafael," a motorcycle series, continues with John Cassavetes as the leader of the Devil's Angels pack. Directed by Daniel Haller, produced by Roger Corman (1967) 7 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice, Spain, 1973). Call for times and other films.
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.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: An alt-folk singer battles his demons in The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Jeff Feuerzeig, 2005). Producer Henry S. Rosenthal in person at evening shows 7, 9:20 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4:20 p.m.
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (June 13 & 14): Let a hundred cameras shoot (OK, then fifty), and the result is the Beastie Boys concert doc Awesome: I Shot That! (Adam Yauch, 2006) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.
3117 and 3125 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com for regular programs, 820-3907 and www.sfindie.com or www.myspace.com/sfindie for the Another Hole in the Head Film Festival (here June 8-15). $8 for regular programs, $10 for Another Hole save as noted. Short-run repertory on two screens, separated by a bar, in this adventurous affiliate of New College.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Songbirds (Brian Hill, U.K., 2005) 7, 8:40 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: 4 (Ilya Khrzhanovsky, Russia, 2006) 2, 7 p.m. Guys and Balls (Sherry Horman, Germany, 2004) 4:30, 9:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: A preview of Gram Parsons: Fallen Angel Director in person 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: The Another Hole in the Head Film Festival offers eight days of horror-fantasy, horror-science fiction and just plain horror films today through next Thursday. See "Night & Day" page xx for more. Today, Greece's first zombie film, Yorgos Noussias' Evil 2:30 p.m. Young Man Kang's The Last Eve (Korea), an "avant-garde theological martial arts love story" 4:45 p.m. The series' Opening Night film is by four Japanese directors, Rampo Noir. $15 with after-party at the Legion included7 p.m. Broken (Mason and Boyes, U.K.)9:30 p.m. A new print of Polish animator turned porn auteur Walerian Borowczyk's mix of horror and hardcore, The Beast (France, 1975)11:30 p.m. SATURDAY: Another Hole John Boorman's genuinely strange science fantasy, Zardoz (U.K., 1973)12:30 p.m. Nick Poppy's funny short Zombie American plays with SFSU's Garrin Vincent's Starslyderz 2:30 p.m. Blood Deep (Kniss)4:45 p.m. The Gravedancers (Mendez)7 p.m. The Slaughter (Lee)9:30 p.m. Defenceless: A Blood Symphony (Savage, Australia)11:30 p.m. SUNDAY: Another Hole Warlock Andrew Prine wants to rule the world from his storm drain in Simon: King of the Witches (Bruce Kessler, 1971)12:30 p.m. Room 6 (Hurst)2:30 p.m. Japan horror legend Shinya Tsukamoto's Haze screens with Andrew Leman's silent Call of Cthulhu 4:45 p.m. Ghost of Mae Nak (Duffield, Thailand)7 p.m. Meatball Machine (Yamaguchi and Yamamoto, Japan)9:30 p.m. MONDAY: Another Hole Defenceless: A Blood Symphony 2:30 p.m. Broken 4:45 p.m. Local terrors The Butcher Brothers film terrorizing yokels in The Hamiltons 7 p.m. Evil 9:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Another Hole Ghost of Mae Nak 2:30 p.m. Zombie American and Starslyderz 2:30 p.m. The Lost (Sivertson)7 p.m. Dark Remains (Avenet-Bradley)9:30 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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