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Arthouse movie listings for December 3-9 

Wednesday, Dec 3 2008
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Artists' Television Access. "Video Quilt": Screening of short work by San Francisco State University students. Sun., Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $6. Venezuela: Revolution from the Inside Out: Clifton Ross' documentary, introduced and discussed by Gloria La Riva. Tue., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Milk: See Ongoing listings. Through Dec. 23. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Santa Claus: The Movie: The year: 1985. The actors: Dudley Moore and John Lithgow. The result: Crap. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Femina Potens. "Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday": Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including Q&A sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mic: Submit short (five minutes or less) films or video pieces at 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), 864-1558, www.feminapotens.org.

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. The Soul of Morocco: Rick Ray's cinematic stunner about the Middle East. Part of the Travel Adventure Cinema series. Tue., Dec. 9, 2 p.m. $8-$10. 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200, www.jccsf.org.

Oddball Film and Video. "Strange Sinema": Rarities from the archive. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Fri., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. Battle in Seattle: The World Trade Organization protests of 1999, this time with actors. Through Dec. 3, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Dream of Life: A portrait of Patti Smith. Dec. 4-6. The Exiles: Kent MacKenzie's rediscovered 1961 feature about Native Americans in Los Angeles. Dec. 6-7. Choke: Clark Gregg's adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel about a sex addict. Dec. 9-10. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. The Times of Harvey Milk: Rob Epstein and Richard Schmeichen's 1984 documentary. Dec. 3-4, 6:15, 8 & 9:45 p.m.; Dec. 5-11, 8:45 p.m.; Dec. 6-7, 5 p.m. I Can't Think Straight: See Ongoing listings. Dec. 3-4, 7 & 8:45 p.m.; Dec. 5-11, 7 p.m.; Dec. 6-7, 3 p.m. Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom: See Opening listings. Dec. 5-11, 7 & 9:10 p.m.; Dec. 6-7, 2:30 & 4:45 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. Edward II: Thu., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. $5. War Requiem: Sat., Dec. 6, 1 p.m. $5. The Angelic Conversation: Three films from the Derek Jarman series. Sat., Dec. 6, 3 p.m. $5. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "Enigmas and Eternity: The Films of Alain Robbe-Grillet": Various films of the genius behind Last Year at Marienbad. Starting Dec. 4. Sundays, 2 p.m.; Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18. $6-$8. "Technology, Nature, and Other Matters": Curated by Charles Boone. Sun., Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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