Castro Theatre. The Valerie Project: Jaromil Jires' 1970 coming-of-age fantasy film Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, with newly composed live soundtrack by Philadelphia chamber-rock ensemble The Valerie Project. Thu., Nov. 1, 8 p.m. $12. There Will Be Blood: Filmmaker sneak preview and benefit for the John Burton Foundation. Mon., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. The Virgin Spring: Part of a tribute to Ingmar Bergman. Tue., Nov. 6, 3:20 & 7 p.m. $6-$9. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. International Latino Film Festival: Watch festival feature films and, on Nov. 4, a Local Filmmaker's Screening series. Nov. 3-17. $6-10. 2868 Mission (at 25th St.), 821-1155.
Pacific Film Archive. The Last Man on Earth: Special Halloween screening of the film starring Vincent Price as "the last holdout of civilization in this deadpan feast of the undead" Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. Living on Tokyo Time: Steven Okazaki in person. Girl (Japanese) meets boy (Japanese American) in Okazaki's rockin' romantic comedy. Thu., Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m. $5.50-$9.50. Accattone: Pasolini's famous debut film, a hard-edged and lyrical tragedy set in the slums of Rome. Thu., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. $5.50-$9.50. Invisible Light: Two anguished women intersect in Gina Kim's keenly insightful diptych. Fri., Nov. 2, 7 p.m. $5.50-$9.50. Mamma Roma: Pasolini captured the great Anna Magnani like a found object in her role as a spirited prostitute. Fri., Nov. 2, 8:50 p.m. $5.50-$9.50. Revolutions in Romanian Cinema: Award-winning films from Romania. Nov. 3-Dec. 9. $5.50-$9.50. The Gospel According to St. Matthew: Sun., Nov. 4, 2 p.m. $5.50-$9.50. Alternative Visions: Ongoing Tuesday-night avant-garde showcase. Starting Nov. 6. $5.50-$9.50. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.
Palace of Fine Arts. Faust: w/ the Willem Breuker Kollektief. Murnau's silent Expressionist spookfest gets a live film-score treatment. Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. $20. 3301 Lyon (at Bay), 567-6642.
Red Vic Movie House. Fido: Undead domestic servants meet suburban housewives for brain-munching fun. Wed., Oct. 31, 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Thu., Nov. 1, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. $5-$8.50. King Corn: See Opening. Starting Nov. 2. The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell: The history of New America unfolds in the year 2097 A.D. Sat., Nov. 3, 11:15 p.m. $5-$8.50. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.
The Roxie New College Film Center. Global Lens: An annual touring film series of award-winning feature-length and short films. Nov. 6-9. www.globalfilm.org. Dia de los Muertos: Honorar las almas de Cineastas de avant-garde vanguarda: Bruce Baillie, founder of Canyon Cinema and San Francisco Cinematheque, presents two screenings honoring a selection of departed filmmakers. Thu., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. $5-$9. A Tribute to Fernando de Fuentes: The Media Studies Program at New College with Cine del Barrio presents a tribute to one of the pioneers of Mexican cinema. Starting Nov. 4. Sundays. Free. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
SF Museum of Modern Art. Dark Mirror: Artist Videos: Organized by Zimbardo in conjunction with Douglas Gordon: Pretty Much Every Film and Video Work from About 1992 Until Now, this program presents contemporary video shorts that intervene into popular cinema. Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. Poor White Trash II: David Szulkin introduces and discusses this 1974 S.F. Brownrigg film. Thu., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. $6-$8. Blood of Jesus: A classic example of the "race film" genre by African-American directors and casts, shown and marketed exclusively to an African-American audience. Preceded by Pitch a Boogie Woogie (1948), a rare all-black-cast musical short from North Carolina. (1941, 56 min.). Sun., Nov. 4, 2 p.m. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.
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