Arthouse movie listings for January 14-20

Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: Monthly open-submission screening event. Thu., Jan. 15, 8 p.m. $5. "Channeling: An Invocation of Spectral Bodies & Queer Spirits": Touring show curated by Latham Zearfoss and Ethan White. Fri., Jan. 16, 8 p.m. $6. Under a Shipwrecked Moon: Antero Alli's feature about mystical family ties; filmmaker in person. Sat., Jan. 17, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Changeling: Clint Eastwood's Angelina Jolie vehicle. Wed., Jan. 14, 2, 5 & 8 p.m. Berlin & Beyond Film Festival: Independent film from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Jan. 15-21. $9-$40. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Incredible Hulk: Sun., Jan. 25, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Lessons in Chocolate: Winner of the NICE festival in 2008. Tue., Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m. 425 Washington (at Battery), 788-7142, www.sfiic.org.

Oddball Film and Video. "Jazz Dichotomy: Artists, Innovators, and Imitators": Guest curator Pete Gowdy. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Fri., Jan. 16, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Brainwashed! Innocent Looking Cartoons That Tell Us What to Think!": Curator Karl Cohen shows propaganda. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Sat., Jan. 17, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. Ballast: Lance Hammer's lauded film about the rural Mississippi Delta. Wed., Jan. 14, 2, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Thu., Jan. 15, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. The American Astronaut: Cory McAbee's space-cowboy cult classic. Fri., Jan. 16, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 17, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Vivre Sa Vie: Jean-Luc Godard's wife plays a prostitute in this gangster film. Sun., Jan. 18, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 19, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Ziggy Stardust: Bowie at his best, courtesy of D.A. Pennebaker. Tue., Jan. 20, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Wed., Jan. 21, 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Angry Monk: Reflections on Tibet: Swiss anthropologist and filmmaker Luc Schaedler follows Tibetan iconoclast Gendun Choephel. Jan. 14-15, 5:15 p.m.; Jan. 16-22, 8:15 p.m.; Jan. 17-18, 4:30 p.m. The Beautiful Truth: Steve Kroschel's documentary about Dr. Max Gerson. Q&A after screenings. Jan. 14-15, 7 & 8:45 p.m.; Jan. 16-22, 6:30 p.m.; Jan. 17-18, 2:30 p.m. Happy-Go-Lucky: Mike Leigh's new feature about a goofball lady. Jan. 14-15, 8:45 p.m.; Jan. 16-22, 7 p.m.; Jan. 17-18, 2 p.m. Synecdoche, New York: Charlie Kaufman's weird film about a theater director. Jan. 15-22, 9:15 p.m.; Jan. 17-18, 4:30 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, 3 p.m. News from Home: Part of the Chantal Akerman exhibit. Sat., Jan. 17, 1 p.m. Toute une nuit: A film about relationships. Part of the Chantal Akerman exhibit. Sat., Jan. 17, 3 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. "Under the Underground: The Films of Robert Downey": Thu., Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 18, 7 p.m. $6-$8. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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