Repertory Film Listings

SATURDAY: Frameline — Beyond Conception (Symons) 11 a.m. "Performative Queers" (shorts) 1:15 p.m. Book of James (Tam, Canada) and Reporter Zero (Lozano), about S.F. reporter Randy Shilts 3:30 p.m. Yours Emotionally (Rangayan, U.K.) 6 p.m. Unveiled (Maccarone, Germany) 8 p.m. Colma: The Musical (Wong) 10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY: Bad Reception (Doug Loranger, 2006) looks at Wi-Fi's hard road in San Francisco 2, 7 p.m.

MONDAY: A "scorchingly provocative political documentary" TBA presented by the Do More Than Vote Coalition. Call for film and times.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 27-29): Last weekend film crews gathered and shot a film, which will premiere here a mere two days later. See the results of the 48 Hour Film Project here; to join up (if you've read ahead), see 7, 9:30 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. Closed Wednesdays.

THURSDAY (June 22): 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. In the Phyllis Wattis theater, a Member's Only screening of Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9 (2005). Come dressed as your favorite blob of Vaseline! 2 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: In the Phyllis Wattis theater, Drawing Restraint 9 plays daily, open to all, at 2 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 22): A Shelley Winters memorial series continues with Winters as prey for demented husband James Mason in Lolita (Stanley Kubrick, 1961) noon.


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

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Cavite (Ian Gamazon and Neill dela Llana, Philippines, 2005) 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Cavite continues. Call for time and other films.


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 meets his Kismet (William Dieterle, 1944; 7:30 p.m.) in an Arabian Nights tale unrelated to the Minnelli musical of the same name. Colman's a master criminal disarmed by his love for potential victim Fay Wray in The Unholy Garden (George Fitzmaurice, 1931; 6:05, 9:20 p.m. ).

SATURDAY: The Unholy Garden 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Constance Talmadge plays both herself and Her Sister from Paris (Sidney Franklin, 1925) in a comedy later remade as Garbo's last film, Two Faced Woman. Ronald Colman stars. Live organ accompaniment by Dennis James Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.

SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: Minnelli analyzes social climbing and the class struggle in two superficially charming works, Gigi (1958; 7:30 p.m. ) and The Reluctant Debutante (U.K., 1958; 5:40, 9:35 p.m. ).


2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576 and for venue; (925) 866-9559 and for Frameline 30. $10 save as noted. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings.

WEDNESDAY: Frameline 30, the 30th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, continues here today through Saturday. Tonight, Cruel and Unusual (Baus, Hunt and Williams) 6 p.m. FtF: Female to Femme (Chisholm and Stark) 8:15 p.m. the sex movie (Lawrence) 10:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Frameline — Saint of 9/11 (Holsten) 6 p.m. Bad Girls Behind Bars (Zurek) 8:15 p.m. AMNESIA — The James Brighton Enigma (Langlois, Canada) 10:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Frameline — The Gymnast (Farr) 6 p.m. The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (Bamber) 8:30 p.m. One Night Stand (Jouvet, France) 10:30 p.m.

SATURDAY: Frameline — Like a Brother (Brévire, France) 11 a.m. The Line of Beauty (Dibb, U.K.) 1:15 p.m. CAMP OUT (Marcolina and Grimaldi) 5 p.m. Trantasia (Stanford) 7:15 p.m. Another Gay Movie (Stephens) 9:30 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.

WEDNESDAY (June 21): David L. Brown's sarcastic history of the building of the new Bay Bridge, The Bridge So Far (2005). $7 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY (June 22): A Beijing Underground Film Series exploring independent digital videos screens Zhang Yang's Post-Revolutionary Era (2004), a look at the "nihilist" punk, thrash, metal, and hardcore music scene 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY (June 25): S. F. Cinematheque presents "Films From the Public House: Short and Bittersweet", a program by local filmmakers Cathy Begien, David Enos, Sarah Enid, and Jose Rodriguez first screened at the Edinburgh Castle Pub 7:30 p.m.

FILM NOTES Richard Conte's at an undisclosed Downtown S.F. locale! The Danger and Despair Knitting Circle continues its June series of film noirs this Thursday with New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955), with Conte a small-timer from Chicago who sets out to climb the New York mob hierarchy. See for more information; to make a reservation and get directions to the screening locale, contact 552-1533 or e-mail

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