THURSDAY (Jan. 11): The acclaimed, and recently restored, civil rights documentary Eyes on the Prize (Henry Hampton, 1987) screens all this month. Today, the episodes Fighting Back (1957-62) and Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-61) noon.
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.ybca.org. $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.
WEDNESDAY (Jan. 10): A teacher attempts to put theory into practice at a rural school in Bassek Ba Kobhio's Sango Malo (1991), screening on tape 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY (Jan. 12-13): A program of preserved short films by Kenneth Anger (including Fireworks and Kustom Kar Kommandos) screens with Jean Genet's legendary Un Chant d'Amour (France, 1950) 7:30 p.m.
The California Theatre, 345 South First St., San Jose, is programmed by the folks at Palo Alto's Stanford Theater this week: North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959; Wed & Thurs 7 p.m. ) followed by Breakfast at Tiffany's (Blake Edwards, 1961; Friday through Sunday 7, 9:30 p.m., also Sat & Sun 4 p.m. ). See www.stanfordtheatre.org for more.