MONDAY: New Italian Cinema Bellocchio's Good Morning, Night (2003) revisits the 1978 kidnapping by radicals of former Prime Minister Aldo Moro 6:45 p.m. Bellocchio's acclaimed debut, Fists in the Pocket (1965) 9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: New Italian Cinema A rural schoolteacher learns Salvatore This is Life (Gian Paolo Cugno, 2006) 6:45 p.m. A French family relocates to a small village to raise goats in The Wind Blows Round (Giorgio Diritti, 2005) 9:15 p.m.
2534 Mission (between 21st and 22nd streets), 648-7600), www.foreigncinema.com. Free with meal. This restaurant screens foreign films, usually in 35 mm, on the back wall of its outdoor patio, with drive-in speakers available for the tables of those who want to watch while they dine.
DAILY: Life is or is not a Cabaret (1972), in Bob Fosse's Weimar musical "Starts at dusk."
530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760 and www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/en1587184.htm for information on this program. The place to go for German cultural events. Suggested donation $5.
TUESDAY (Nov. 14): A series of "Sound Film Classics" on DVD screens Three Men and Lilian (Wilhelm Thiele, Germany, 1931), a comic operetta about three broke young men who open a gas station and court Lilian Harvey 7:30 p.m.
3200 Grand (at Lake Park), Oakland, (510) 452-3556, www.renaissancerialto.com; www.LatinoFilmFestival.org for this event. This multiplex usually shows first-run movies, but this week hosts a film festival. $9 regular admission; $10 save as noted for the Latino Film Festival.
WEDNESDAY (Nov. 8): The 10th International Latino Film Festival plays here for two nights. Tonight, Latino Emerging Filmmakers Panel 5 p.m. The Old Man and Jesus: Prophets of Rebellion (Andrade, Venezuela) 8:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (Nov. 9): Mezcal (Ortiz, Mexico) 6:30 p.m. El Lobo (Courtois, Spain) 8:30 p.m.
JEWISH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
1835 Ellis (between Scott and Pierce), 567-3327 ext. 704, www.bjesf.org. This facility, located on the campus of the Jewish Community High School of the Bay, is operated by the Bureau of Jewish Education and is to be distinguished from the Jewish Community Library on 14th Avenue. Free.
TUESDAY (Nov. 14): A "Jewish Film Class" open to the public on "Ethical Issues" screens Episode VII: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness from Krzysztof Kieslowski's ten-part TV series The Decalogue (Poland, 1988), about an ethics professor confronted with a Holocaust survivor he'd failed to help 7 p.m.
549 Magnolia (at Post), Larkspur, 924-5111, www.larktheater.net; www.latinofilmfestival.org for festival screenings.This single-screen art deco theater mixes new and repertory programming. $9 regular admission, $10 Latino Film Festival save as noted.
THURSDAY: The Latino Film Festival presents To the Other Side (Loza, Mexico). Free 10 a.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times.
SATURDAY: Latino Film Festival Caravana (Olivares, Brazil) 5 p.m. Romeo and Juliet Get Married (Brazil) 7:15 p.m. American Visa (Valdiviva, Mexico) 9:15 p.m.
SUNDAY: Latino Film Festival 6... 60 Years Since the End of the Holocaust (Gutierrez, Argentina) 2 p.m. "The Jewish-Latino Experience" (shorts) 4 p.m. A "Noche Cubana Film and Party" screens Love and Suicide (France, Cuba-U.S.). Film only $10, film and party $30 6:45 p.m.
1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810 and www.landmarktheatres.com for regular screenings, www.aifisf for the American Indian Film Festival. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. $9.50 for regular programs, admission varies for the American Indian Film Festival.
WEDNESDAY: The 31st Annual American Indian Film Festival continues here today. A day-long program of shorts and features includes Trespassing (DeMenezes). $4 noon A program of shorts concludes with the feature One Dead Indian (Southam). $8 7 p.m.
THURSDAY: American Indian Film Festival A "Tribal Touring Program" includes live presentations, plus short films including Osama Loves Frybread (Freeland). Free10 a.m. STARTS FRIDAY: Call for films and times. MARIN CIVIC CENTER
Showcase Theatre, 3501 Civic Center (at Avenue of the Flags), San Rafael, 499-6800 and www.italianfilm.com for this series. The 2006 Italian Film Festival screens at this Frank Lloyd WrightÐdesigned complex for six weeks. $12.
SATURDAY (Nov. 11): The series concludes with a restored Italian silent film, La Grazzia (Aldo DeBenedetti, 1929), a romance based on the writings of Nobel Prize winner Grazzia Deledda. Live musical score by composer Romeo Scaccia 5:30, 7:45 p.m.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE LIBRARY
57 Post (near Market), 393-0100 and www.milibrary.org for information; phone or e-mail email@example.com for reservations. $10 suggested donation. This cultural asset of long standing continues a weekly film series. Shown on projected video, with salon-style discussions to follow.
FRIDAY (Nov. 10): A "Stage to Screen" series opens with The Madness of King George (Nicholas Hytner, U.K., 1994), which would make an excellent companion piece to the current The Queen 6:30 p.m.
NINTH STREET INDEPENDENT FILM CENTER
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