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Arthouse movie listings for June 3-9, 2009 

Wednesday, Jun 3 2009
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Artists' Television Access. "Sex Work, Trafficking, and Labor Migration": Documentary. Fri., June 5, 7 p.m. $6-$20. "Introduction to Experimental Animation": David Cox and Molly Hankwitz of Archimedia offer workshops on high-tech/low-tech animation. Saturdays. Continues through June 20. $40. "Young Blood": New film and video. Sat., June 6, 2 p.m. $6. "Three Recent Films": By Mario Pfeifer. Sun., June 7, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Up: Pixar's latest children's film. Through June 17. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Femina Potens. "Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday": Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including question and answer sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mike: 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.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura. La Dolce Vita: Fellini's most famous; in Italian with English subtitles. Tue., June 9, 6:30 p.m. 425 Washington (at Battery), 788-7142, www.sfiic.org.

Oddball Films. Trance Cinema: Ritual from Bali and Indonesia. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Fri., June 5, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Hot Wheels: Auto Erotica": Pete Gowdy curates cars. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Sat., June 6, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117, www.oddballfilm.com.

Pacific Film Archive. Karel Vachek: Poet Provocateur: Works by the influential Czech filmmaker. See site for schedule. Through June 28. In the Realm of Oshima: Retrospective of the Japanese master's work. See site for schedule. Through July 18. Quality Control: Selected Works from Zaentz Films: Four award-winning works from Berkeley's Zaentz Films. See site for schedule. Through June 17. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.

Red Vic Movie House. Vertigo: Hitchcock, Stewart, and San Francisco. Wed., June 3, 2, 7 & 9:35 p.m.; Thu., June 4, 7 & 9:35 p.m. Psych-Out: Richard Rush's 1968 scare-the-parents feature about drugs and free love in the city. Jack Nicholson plays a guy named "Stoney." Fri., June 5, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., June 6, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Lola Montes: Max Ophuls' 1995 gem exploring the life of the famous dancer and actor. Sun., June 7, 2, 4:20, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Mon., June 8, 7 & 9:20 p.m. $6-$9. Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Sean Penn gets a pizza delivered to class. Tue., June 9, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Burning Fuse Film Festival: Documentaries. June 5-8. Another Hole in the Head: June 5-18. $10-$11. Know Your Mushrooms: Fungi to be with. June 6-7, 1:45 p.m. The 48 Hour Film Project: Quickly produced film. June 9-10, 7 & 9:30 p.m. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SFMOMA. Robert Frank Retrospective: A near-complete, two-month survey of the enigmatic artist's avant-garde narrative films. See site for schedule. Through June 27, 3 p.m. free-$5. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

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