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Arthouse movie listings for November 19-25 

Wednesday, Nov 19 2008
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Artists' Television Access. Poison: Todd Haynes film. Presentation of the Revival House Queer Cinema. Wed., Nov. 19, 8 p.m. $6. Open Screening: One hour of community-produced short film and video. Thu., Nov. 20, 8 p.m. $5. "Video Works by Wago Kreider": Montage, sampling, and re-examination of classic Hollywood. Fri., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. $6. "How We Fight, Program 5: Mercenaries": Romuald Karmaker's Warheads. Sun., Nov. 23, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Canyon Cinema. The Spirit of Canyon, Part 1: Scott MacDonald gives a talk and screens short films. Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. $10. 145 Ninth St. (at Minna), 626-2255, www.canyoncinema.com.

Castro Theatre. Lola Montès: Max Ophüls' misunderstood masterpiece. Nov. 19-25. Milk: Gus Van Sant's new feature. Nov. 25-Dec. 23. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979): Erin Gray wears form-fitting clothes, okay? Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Femina Potens. Pirates 2: Stagnetti's Revenge: Sat., Nov. 22, 8 p.m. $10-$15. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), 217-9340, www.feminapotens.com.

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Travel Adventure Cinema: The series begins with Mike Smiley's Cambodia. Wed., Nov. 19, 2 p.m. $8-$10. Reaching for the Note: A PBS documentary about Leonard Bernstein. Thu., Nov. 20. free. Mark Cantor's Giants of Jazz on Film: More Treasures from the Archive: Clips of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, T-Bone Walker, and more. Sat., Nov. 22, 8 p.m. $20-$24. 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200, www.jccsf.org.

Multiple Bay Area locations. Latino Film Festival: Twelfth annual. Through Nov. 23.

Oddball Film and Video. Jazz Roots Cinema: Rare Rock 'n' Roll Films: Docs and shorts from the archive. Fri., Nov. 21, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. Nerdcore Rising!: Geeks rapping: The phenomenon explained. Wed., Nov. 19, 2, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m. Vicky Cristina Barcelona: Woody Allen has his fun with Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz. Thu., Nov. 20, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 21, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 22, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Flow: A documentary about water, the oil of the very near future. Sun., Nov. 23, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 24, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Towelhead: Alan Ball's film about an Arab-American teen in a Texas suburb. Tue., Nov. 25, 7 & 9:35 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 26, 2, 7 & 9:35 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. World Unseen: Shamim Sarif's story about gorgeous lesbians in apartheid-era South Africa. Through Nov. 20. Call + Response: Documentary about modern-day slavery, featuring Dr. Cornel West and a host of celebrities. Through Nov. 20. The Times of Harvey Milk: Rob Epstein and Richard Schmeichen's 1984 documentary. Nov. 21-26, 6:15, 8 & 9:45 p.m.; Nov. 22-23, 2:45 & 4:30 p.m. Ghosts: See Opening listings. Nov. 21-26, 7 & 9 p.m.; Nov. 22-23, 3 & 5 p.m. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus: Daily screenings. Through Feb. 8, 2009, 3 p.m. Caravaggio and The Last of England: Part of the Derek Jarman series. Sat., Nov. 22, 1 & 3 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. Naf — A Street Kid: Moshe Alafi's documentary about a young man making the best of a bad life. Wed., Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. The Devil in Miss Jones: "It's the best hard-core porno film I've seen," according to Roger Ebert. Thu., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. Teenage Hitchhikers: Gerri Sedley's R-rated 1975 film about "sexual self-discovery." Fri., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. $6-$8. "Sexy Trailer Trash": Film curator Joel Shepherd's selection of R- and X-rated trailers. Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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