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Arthouse movie listings for September 9-15, 2009 

Wednesday, Sep 9 2009
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Artists' Television Access. Fever Night: Jordan Harris and Andrew Schrader's acid-trip horror film. Thu., Sept. 10, 8 p.m. $6. Hysteria: Antero Alli's film about a Serb taking drugs, seeing the Virgin Mary, and going to Oakland. Fri., Sept. 11, 8 p.m. $6. Saltwater Sunday Salon: The folks behind the Saltwater film host happy hours each Sunday. Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31. $5. Palestine Blues: Nida Sinnokrat's Palestinian story. Tue., Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Sing-Along Mary Poppins: Open your pipes, kids. Hosted by Laurie Bushman and David Hawkins. Through Sept. 10, 7 p.m. $10-$15. Rialto's Best of British Noir: See more in Night and Day. Sept. 11-16. $7.50-$10. Brighton Rock and The Third Man: Sept. 11-12, 7 p.m. It Always Rains on Sunday and Brighton Rock: Sun., Sept. 13, 3:20 p.m. Peeping Tom and It Always Rains on Sunday: Mon., Sept. 14, 7 p.m. The Fallen Idol and Peeping Tom: Tue., Sept. 15, 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Lean on Me: Wait, Morgan Freeman sucks? Morgan Freeman is God! Sun., Sept. 13, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Mechanics' Institute Library. CinemaLit Film Series Fall 2009: Alan Parker's The Commitments. Fri., Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0101, www.milibrary.org.

Oddball Films. "Weirdsville": Guest curator Pete Gowdy presents some weird ones. Fri., Sept. 11, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Film on Film": Explores the techniques of alternative filmmaking. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Sat., Sept. 12, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. San Francisco International Festival of Short Films: Short films are sexy. So is the SFIFSF. Sept. 9-12. $8-$10. www.sfshorts.com. Unmistaken Child: The search for the reincarnation of a Buddhist master. Sun., Sept. 13, 2, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Mon., Sept. 14, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. $9.99: Tatia Rosenthal's feature about the meaning of life. Tue., Sept. 15, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Wed., Sept. 16, 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Bliss: Director Abdullah Oguz feature on honor killing. Through Sept. 14, 7 & 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3 & 5 p.m.; Wed., Sept. 16, 7 p.m. Continues through Sept. 14. American Casino: Leslie and Andrew Cockburn's documentary on subprime lending. Through Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's documentary about the influential African musician. Through Sept. 9, 8:45 p.m. Silhouette City: See Opening listings. Sept. 11-14, 7 & 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3 & 5 p.m.; Wed., Sept. 16, 9 p.m. Continues through Sept. 14. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

The Vortex Room. Beat Girl and Beat Street: Double feature of cult movies. Thu., Sept. 10, 9 p.m. $5. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Bigger Than Life: James Mason plays a psycho dad. See more in Night and Day. Thu., Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 13, 2 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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