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Arthouse movie listings for November 5-11 

Wednesday, Nov 5 2008
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Castro Theatre. The Nanny and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?: Part of the Bette Davis Centennial. Wed., Nov. 5, 2:30 p.m. The Leopard: Luchino Visconti's 1963 Italian royalty includes Burt Lancaster. Thu., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. Trapeze and Sweet Smell of Success: Tony Curtis double feature. Sat., Nov. 8, 1:05 p.m. Spartacus: Part of the "Curtis at the Castro" series. Sun., Nov. 9, 2:30 p.m. The Boston Strangler and The Defiant Ones: Tony Curtis double feature. Tue., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Red Vic Movie House. Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress, and the Tangerine: This documentary about the influential artist Louise Bourgeois defies art-bio cliches, mostly because of its irascible subject. Wed., Nov. 5, 2, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. The Animation Show: Mike Judge curates this annual show. Thu., Nov. 6, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 7, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 8, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Monika: Ingmar Bergman's early masterpiece starring Harriet Andersson. Sun., Nov. 9, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 10, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Up the Yangtze: A documentary about the Three Gorges Dam. Tue., Nov. 11, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 12, 2, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Thu., Nov. 13, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Hounddog: Deborah Kampmeier's new feature stars Dakota Fanning and Robin Wright Penn. Through Nov. 6; Through Nov. 8. Christmas on Mars: Science fiction with the Flaming Lips. Through Nov. 5. San Francisco International Documentary Film Festival: Pick of the fest: Come On Down, Jeruschka White and Caryn Capotosto's look at game show culture. Through Nov. 6. www.sfindie.com. Lesbian Sex & Sexuality 2: Presented by Reel Women and Frameline. Thu., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell: Matt Wolf's documentary on the musician. Nov. 7-13. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

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. Sebastiane: One of the first films to positively display homosexuality. Thu., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

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