Repertory Film Listings

WEDNESDAY: A Krzysztof Kieslowski series of the films of the high-minded Polish filmmaker continues with Camera Buff (1979), with Kieslowski regular Jerzy Stuhr as an amateur filmmaker whose enthusiasm causes him grief 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: An Isabelle Huppert series screens Cladue Chabrol's adaptation of Flaubert's Madame Bovary (France, 1991) 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Huppert's two films with Jean-luc Godard, the cruel (even for Godard) Every Man for Himself (France, 1979; 7 p.m. ), and the art-loving Passion (France, 1982; 8:50 p.m. ).

SATURDAY: The first of Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy finds Juliette Binoche as the widow of a famed composer in Blue (France, 1993) 4 p.m. The largely comic middle panel of the trilogy, White (France/Poland, 1993), featuring Julie Delpy and with Jerzy Stuhr as a hairdresser 6:45 p.m. Irene Jacob is a model who encounters Jean-Louis Trintignant as a voyeuristic judge in the last of the series (and Kieslowski's last film), Red (France, 1994) 8:45 p.m.

SUNDAY: Huppert is a prostitute loved by two men in Michael Cimino's legendary western Heaven's Gate (1980/1981), screening in all its sepia-toned, 219-minute glory 3 p.m.

MONDAY: Closed.

TUESDAY: Kieslowski's early feature Personnel (1975) screens with several short documentaries, including From the Point of View of the Night Porter (1977), Seven Women of Different Ages (1976) and Talking Heads (1980), interviewing Poles aged one to 100 7:30 p.m.


1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400 and for venue, (925) 866-9559 and for Frameline 30. $5 save as noted for regular programs, $10 save as noted for Frameline. 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.

MONDAY (June 19): Frameline 30, the 30th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, screens here today through Thursday. Tonight, Unveiled (Maccarone, Germany) 6:30 p.m. A Love to Hide (Faure, France) 9:15 p.m.

TUESDAY (June 20): Frameline — Octopus Alarm (Scharang, Austria) 6:30 p.m. The Conrad Boys (Lo) 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: Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice, Spain, 1973) 7 p.m. Sketches of Frank Gehry (Sydney Pollack, 2006) 9 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. Water (Deepa Mehta, India, 2005) Wed 9:20 p.m.; Thurs 9:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: "Full Throttle at the Rafael," a motorcycle series, continues with Che Guevara popping wheelies in The Motorcycle Diaries (Walter Salles, Argentina/Chile/Peru, 2004) 7 p.m.

THURSDAY: Peace is Every Step — Meditation in Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh (Gaetano Kazuo Maida, 2006). Sold out 7 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.

SUNDAY: Full Throttle — Bikers confront the apocalypse in the anime classic Akira (Katsuhiro Otomo, Japan, 1988) 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: Let a hundred cameras shoot (OK, then fifty), and the result is the Beastie Boys concert doc Awesome: I Shot That! (Adam Yauch, 2006) 2, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: Night Watch (Taggert Seigel, 2004) 7, 9:25 p.m.; also Sat 2, 4:25 p.m.

SUNDAY & MONDAY: Hello, Heaven's Door? Don't Come Knocking (Marc Rothemund, Germany, 2005) 7, 9:30 p.m.; also Sun 2, 4:30 p.m.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (June 20 & 21): Trash to treasure, measure for measure, 24 Hours on Craigslist (Adam Yauch, 2006) 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; also Wed 2 p.m.


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): Paul Klee (Georgia van der Rohe, 1976) 11 a.m. Studio: Olafur Eliasson (Branka Bogdanov, 2000) 2 p.m. Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy (Michael Blackwood, 2000) 4 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 (June 15): A Shelley Winters memorial series continues with her A&E Biography entry Shelley Winters: Full Disclosure (2001) noon.

SATURDAY (June 17): The documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria (2006) marks the 40th anniversary of a gay rights landmark, with filmmakers Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman, participants in the riot, and a historian in person 2 p.m.


2230 Shattuck (at Kittredge), Berkeley, (510) 843-3456, $9.50. This venerable theater assigns one of its eight screens to repertory programming.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The King (James Marsh, 2006) 2, 4:50, 7:35, 10 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 16-22): Cavite (Ian Gamazon and Neill dela Llana, Philippines, 2005). See Opening for review. Call for times.


221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, $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 includes tributes to stylish director Vincente Minnelli and suave actor Ronald Colman.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Ronald Colman sweeps a quiz show whose M.C. is a smarmy Vincent Price in the comedy Champagne for Caesar (Richard Whorf, 1950; 7:30 p.m.). Colman suspects his wife (Anna Lee) in the unlikely My Life with Caroline (Lewis Milestone, 1941; 5:55, 9:20 p.m. ).

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