Brava Theater Center. Anti-Corporate Film Festival: Small farms yay! Pesticide and oil companies boo. Oct. 15-17. 2781 24th St. (at York), 647-2822.
Castro Theatre. Shock It to Me: Classic horror festival. Oct. 17-18. $7-$10. Doctor Zhivago: David Lean's classic starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. Sun., Oct. 19, 2:30 & 7 p.m. American Beauty and Smile: Double feature; part of the Master of Light: Conrad Hall series. Tue., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.
Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Hills Have Eyes 2: Freaky mutant humans living out in the desert kill anything that comes their way. With such a great set-up, how could a horror movie go wrong? Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.
Oddball Film and Video. "Experiments in Terror 3": Los Angeles curator Noel Lawrence strikes again. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fri., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. $10. "A Little Taste of J.X. in the Night ...": More from extremely mysterious director J.X. Williams. Fri., Oct. 17, 10 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.
Park Branch Library. Richie Unterberger's Rare Rock 'n' Roll Film Clips: Rock historian Unterberger shows rare concert footage. Wed., Oct. 15, 7 p.m. free. 1833 Page (at Cole), 355-5656.
Red Vic Movie House. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired: A documentary following director Polanski's conviction for having sex with a minor. Wed., Oct. 15. Chinatown: Polanski's 1974 classic about the Los Angeles water wars of the 1930s, starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Thu., Oct. 16. The Dark Knight: The second installment of the relaunched Batman series, starring Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne and Heath Ledger as the Joker. Fri., Oct. 17; Sat., Oct. 18. Last Year at Marienbad: The winner of the 1961 Venice Film Festival, Alain Resnais' maddening masterpiece returns after years of public-domain limbo in a sumptuous new print. Sun., Oct. 19, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Mon., Oct. 20, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. American Teen: A documentary that follows four quintessential teenagers — the queen bee, the jock, the art-rebel girl, and the geek — through their senior year at a small-town high school in Indiana. Tue., Oct. 21; Wed., Oct. 22. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.
Roxie Theater. Call + Response: See Ongoing listings. Through Oct. 16. Saving Marriage: See Ongoing listings. Through Oct. 16. Midnight Circus: Through Oct. 30. $10.50. www.sfindie.com. San Francisco International Documentary Film Festival: Pick of the fest: Come on Down, Jeruschka White and Caryn Capotosto's look at game show culture. Oct. 20-Nov. 6. www.sfindie.com. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
San Francisco Media Archive. "Home Movie Day": Bring your home movies and see curated selections of other people's home movies. Learn why you should never throw away film. Sat., Oct. 18, 1 p.m. 275 Capp (at 18th Street), 558-8177, www.sfm.org.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Pencil of Nature: Screenings in conjunction with the exhibit "Brought to Light." Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 1, 3 & 4:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 7. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. The 10,000 Mile Bike Race: Multimedia performance based on the 16mm work of Jerry Hiler, Paul Clipson, Bill Basquin, and Kerry Laitala. Thu., Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. $6. "An Evening with Peaches Christ & Her No-Budget Short Film Collection": Local drag horror shorts. Sat., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. $8. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.
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