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Arthouse movie listings for February 10-16, 2010 

Wednesday, Feb 10 2010
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Artists' Television Access. The Black Rock: Kevin Epps' documentary on the African-American history of Alcatraz. Fri., Feb. 12, 8 p.m. $6. City of Favelas: Adrian Mengay and Maike Pricelius' documentary about Brazil. Sat., Feb. 13, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Balboa Theater. Thrillville's Valentine's Beach Party: Beach Blanket Bingo, booze, and broads. See more in Night and Day. Sun., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. $10. www.thrillville.net. 3630 Balboa (at 38th Ave.), 221-8184, www.balboamovies.com.

Castro Theatre. The Fisher King and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Terry Gilliam double feature. Wed., Feb. 10, 2, 4:35 & 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. A Serious Man and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans: Unlikeable-man double feature. Thu., Feb. 11, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. "A Valentine's Tribute Weekend to John Hughes": Midnites for Maniacs completely out of control: All the classics. Feb. 12-13. $7.50-$10. "Justin Bond: Close to You": Bond sings the Carpenters. See more in Night and Day. Sun., Feb. 14, 8:15 p.m. $25-$75. Broken Embraces: Pedro Almodóvar's latest. Mon., Feb. 15, 1:30, 4:15, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Goethe-Institut. "The Cinema of Michael Haneke": The Rebellion. Wed., Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. $7. 530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760, www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/enindex.htm.

Main Library, Koret Auditorium. Celebrate the Lunar New Year: A screening of Taiwan Ecological Ambience and Cape No.7. Fri., Feb. 12, 1 p.m. The Eyes of Me: Keith Maitland's film about blind teenagers. Tue., Feb. 16, 5:45 p.m. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4595, www.sfpl.org.

Mechanics' Institute Library. CinemaLit Film Series: "Reel Criminals — The Heist": Michael Crichton's The Great Train Robbery. Fri., Feb. 12, 6 p.m. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100, www.milibrary.org.

Oddball Films. "Weirdsville: Oddities from the Archives": Curated by Pete Gowdy. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Fri., Feb. 12, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117, www.oddballfilm.com.

Presidio Golden Gate Club. Inside Buffalo: Fred Kuwornu's documentary about the U.S. Army's 92nd Infantry Division, aka the Buffalo Soldiers, in Italy in WWII. Make required RSVP at 788-7142 x18. Fri., Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. free. www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it. 135 Fisher (at Infantry), 561-5444, www.presidio.gov.

Red Vic Movie House. Sita Sings the Blues: Nina Paley's animation classic. Wed., Feb. 10, 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Thu., Feb. 11, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. $6-$9. Annie Hall: Classic Woody Allen for Valentine's Day weekend. What could go wrong? Fri., Feb. 12, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 13, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 14, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Antichrist: Lars von Trier's freaky movie with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe, often naked. Mon., Feb. 15, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.; Tue., Feb. 16, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. SF Indiefest: Independent film and video. Through Feb. 18. $10-$11. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SFMOMA. The Europeans: Creating a Context: A series of shorts, part of "75 Years in the Dark: A Partial History of Film at SFMOMA." Thu., Feb. 11, 7 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Sundance Kabuki Cinemas. Madama Butterfly: San Francisco Opera's Grand Opera Cinema Series; opera recorded in HD live at the War Memorial. Sat., Feb. 13, 10 a.m.; Wed., Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. $14. 1881 Post (at Fillmore), 929-4650, www.sundancecinemas.com/kabuki.html.

The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. Lady and the Tramp: February's film of the month. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 1 & 4 p.m. Continues through Feb. 27. Reel Delicious: Food & Wine in Film: Jan Wahl pairs food with movie scenes for Valentine's Day. Sun., Feb. 14, 3 p.m. 104 Montgomery (at Banks), 345-6800, www.waltdisney.org.

VIZ Cinema. The Tiger and the Fish: Love story by Isshin Inudo. Through Feb. 18. $8-$10. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600, www.newpeopleworld.com.

Vogue Theatre. Mostly British Film Festival: Films from the United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, and Australia. Through Feb. 11. $12.50. www.mostlybritish.org. 3290 Sacramento (at Presidio), 346-2288, www.voguesf.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "Jacques Tati: Genius of French Comedy": Playtime by Jacques Tati. Thu., Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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