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Arthouse movie listings for September 23-29, 2009 

Wednesday, Sep 30 2009
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Artists' Television Access. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Produced by Rod Stoneman, in attendance. Thu., Oct. 1, 8 p.m. $6. Saltwater Sunday Salon: The folks behind the Saltwater film host happy hour. Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31. $5. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Bayanihan Community Center. PeliKULa! Pin@y Film Series: Slate of short films. Sun., Oct. 4, 5 p.m. $7. www.kularts.org. 1010 Mission (at Sixth St.), 348-8042, www.bayanihancc.org/index.html.

California College of the Arts. "Shocked by Existence: Recent Video Works by Ken Jacobs": Shorts by the experimental filmmaker. See more in Night and Day. Tue., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. www.sfcinematheque.org. 1111 Eighth St. (at Wisconsin), 800-447-1278, www.cca.edu.

Castro Theatre. Julie and Julia: Meryl Streep RULEZ. Wed., Sept. 30, 2 & 4:30 p.m.; Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 7 & 9:30 p.m. Toy Story and Toy Story 2: In 3D; 15-minute intermission. No 2:30 show Oct. 4. Fri., Oct. 2, 2 & 6 p.m.; Oct. 3-14, 2:30 & 6:30 p.m. The Lost Boys and Near Dark: Midnites for Maniacs' "Bite Nite" double feature. Sat., Oct. 3, midnight. $8. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: 30 Days of Night: Vampires in Alaska do not quit. Sun., Oct. 4, 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 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.

Gallery 16. "Soul/Food!": Soul, in the form of live music by Tommy Guerrero and others, recorded music by DJ Chas Gaudi, and film by Oddball Films. Benefits the San Francisco Food Bank. Fri., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. $10-$20. 501 Third St. (at Bryant), 626-7495, www.gallery16.com.

Herbst Theatre. LUNAFEST: Short films by, for, and about women, hosted by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. Thu., Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. www.lunafest.org. 401 Van Ness (at Grove), 392-4400, www.sfwmpac.org.

Mechanics' Institute Library. CinemaLit Film Series Fall 2009: William Wellman's Wild Boys of the Road. Fri., Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0101, www.milibrary.org.

Red Vic Movie House. Humpday: A buddy movie with a twist. Wed., Sept. 30, 2, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Thu., Oct. 1, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. $6-$9. Found Footage Festival: Joe Pickett and Nick Pickett return with the fourth edition. See more in Night and Day. Oct. 2-3, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. $10. Back to the Future: Best DeLorean ever. Tue., Oct. 6, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $6-$9. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. The Best of Columbia Noir: Twenty-two films from the Columbia vaults. See site for schedule. Through Sept. 30. $11. Always Been a Rambler and Homemade American Music: Two music films by Yasha Aginsky. Through Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Food, Inc.: Robert Kenner's documentary about dinner. Through Oct. 1, 9 p.m.; Through Oct. 8, 6:50 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2:55 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8. "Arse Elektronika 09": Sex tech shorts. Thu., Oct. 1, 6 p.m. $12. We Live in Person: Internet artist Josh Harris' strange life putting himself and others online. Starting Oct. 2. Oct. 2-8, 7 & 8:50 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3 & 5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8. Still Walking: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's film about a family's reunion 15 years after a member's death. Starting Oct. 2. Oct. 2-8, 8:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 4:40 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SF Zen Center. An Evening with Alix Lambert: Meet the author/filmmaker and watch The Mark of Cain. See more in Night and Day. Sun., Oct. 4, 6 p.m. free-$10. 300 Page (at Laguna), 863-3136, www.sfzc.org/.

VIZ Cinema. K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces: Shimako Sato's sci-fi action film. Starting Oct. 2. Oct. 2-5, 5:30 & 8:20 p.m.; Oct. 3-15, 2:40 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 11:50 a.m.; Oct. 8-15, 5:30 & 8:20 p.m. Continues through Oct. 11. $8-$10. 1746 Post St. (at Webster), www.newpeopleworld.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "Three Mothers Trilogy": Dario Argento films. See more in Night and Day. Oct. 1-4, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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