Repertory Film Listings

Repertory Film Listings

DAILY: The great Philippe Noiret is Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, in exile in Il Postino (Michael Radford, Italy, 1994), through May 27 "Starts at dusk."

GOETHE-INSTITUT
530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760 and www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf for information on this program. The place to go for German cultural events. All films are on DVD. Suggested donation $5.

TUESDAY (May 15): A Sound Film Classics series opens with the Fritz Lang masterpiece M (Germany, 1931), with Peter Lorre as a child murderer and target of a massive manhunt 7 p.m.

ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA
425 Washington (at Battery), Suite 200, 788-7142, www.sfiic.org. The Istituto Italiano di Cultura promotes Italian language and culture in Northern California with occasional film screenings. Free.

TUESDAY (May 15): A retrospective of films starring Luca Zingaretti opens with a film spin-off his famed TV role as a Sicilian officer, "Commissario Montalbano," Il cane di terracotta (Alberto Sironi, Italy, 2000), involving the discovery of a cave full of weapons. No subtitles 6:30 p.m.

LARK
549 Magnolia (at Post), Larkspur, 924-5111, www.larktheater.net. This single-screen art deco theater mixes new and repertory programming. $9.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, U.K., 2006) 7, 9:20 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: The Wind that Shakes the Barley (Ken Loach, U.K., 2006). Call for times.

LUMIERE

1572 California (at Polk), 352-0810, www.landmarktheatres.com. This multiplex is only partly a "calendar house" rep theater. $9.75.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Red Road (Andrea Arnold, Scotland, 2006) 4:30, 7, 9:35 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (May 4-10): Adam's Apples (Anders Thomas Jensen, Denmark, 2005). See Opening for review. Call for times.

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE LIBRARY

57 Post (near Market), 393-0100 and www.milibrary.org for information; phone or e-mail rsvp@milibrary.org for reservations. This cultural asset of long standing offers regular Friday screenings on projected video with salon-style discussions to follow, and occasional other film programs. $10.

FRIDAY (May 11): A month of epic films screens Orson Welles' Shakespearean masterpiece Chimes at Midnight (Spain, 1967), with Welles biographer Joseph McBride (author of the worthy new volume What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?) introducing. Highly recommended 6:30 p.m.

NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM

Edison Theater, 37395 Niles (near G Street), Fremont, (510) 494-1411 and www.nilesfilmmuseum.org. An historic theater hosts regular screenings of silent films. $5.

SATURDAY (May 12): Take your mother to see Buster Keaton as Part 1 of a Mother's Day double-header screens Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Charles Reisner, 1928), with Buster a motherless fop trying to reconnect with tough Dad (Ernest Torrence). Hey! This is ideal Father's Day viewing! Judith Rosenberg accompanies this great comedy on piano 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY (May 13): A Mother's Day screening of the Civil War classic The General (Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, 1926), with Gideon Freudmann providing live accompaniment on cello. $7 7:30 p.m.

DELANCEY SCREENING ROOM

600 Embarcadero (at Brannan), 957-9800 for venue, www.grfilm.com for program and tickets. $15 save as noted.

SATURDAY (May 12): The Greek Film Festival plays here for a week. Opening Night program includes reception and the film Loafing and Camouflage — Sirens in the Aegean (Nico Perakis, 2005), about Turks and Greeks stranded on a small island. Tickets start at $60 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY (May 13): Greek Film Festival — A teacher tries to help a troubled sixth grader in The Canary Yellow Bicycle (Dimitris Stavrakas, 1999) 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY (May 14): Greek Film Festival — An arrogant philosophy student studies The Heart of the Beast (Renos Haralambidis, 2005) 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY (May 15): Greek Film Festival — "Two kids who play the game of Life and Survival" in modern Greece's Edge of Night (Nikos Panayotopoulos, 1999) 7:30 p.m.

PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE

2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, (510) 642-1124 and www.bampfa.edu, (925) 866-9559 and www.sffs.org for the San Francisco International Film Festival, here through May 10. SFIFF programs $12 save as noted. The East Bay mecca for film scholars, part of UC Berkeley's Art Museum, thrives on its on-campus location, up the steps on Bancroft between Telegraph Avenue and the Hearst Gym.

WEDNESDAY: The San Francisco International Film Festival continues at this site with Stories from the North (Raksasad, Thailand) 7 p.m. Agua (Chen, Argentina) 8:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: SFIFF concludes here with Times and Winds (Erdem, Turkey) 7 p.m. Love for Sale: Suely in the Sky (Anouz, Brazil) 9:10 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: The PFA is on hiatus through May 24.

PARKWAY
1834 Park (at Lake Merritt), Oakland, (510) 814-2400, www.parkway-speakeasy.com. $5 save as noted. This friendly neighborhood theater serves beer, pizza, and more with its films. 21 and over.

THURSDAY (May 10): Thrillville presents the spoof sf film Barbarella (Roger Vadim, 1968), plus The Twilight Vixen Revue live on stage. $8 9:15 p.m.

MIDNIGHT SHOW (Saturday): Barely Legal's live presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975). $6.

RAFAEL FILM CENTER

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: The Namesake (Mira Nair, 2007) 6:30, 9 p.m. After the Wedding (Suzanne Bier, Denmark 2006) 6:45, 9:15 p.m. A four-part Manual of Love (Giovanni Veronesi, Italy, 2007) 7 p.m. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (Rick Ray, 2006) 9:30 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: Adam's Apples (Anders Thomas Jensen, Denmark, 2005). See Opening for review. Call for times and other films.

RED VIC

1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com. $8.50 save as noted. There's a spot on the couch for you at this collectively owned rep house.

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