Arthouse movie listings for February 24-March 2, 2010

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Artists' Television Access. Zeitgeist Addendum: Peter Joseph's documentary on international financial systems. Thu., Feb. 25, 7 p.m. $6. Noise Pop Film Festival: Music-related films. Feb. 26-28. $10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?: David Lynch and Werner Herzog's new film. Through Feb. 25, 7 & 9:15 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 24, 2:30 & 4:45 p.m. $7.50-$10. Fight Club and Donnie Darko: Hot insane '90s dude double feature. Fri., Feb. 26, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. Up: Pixar's animated Oscar-nom giant. Sat., Feb. 27, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:15 p.m. $7.50-$10. "German Gems": Sun., Feb. 28, noon. $8-$10. www.germangems.com. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Goethe-Institut. Wholetrain: Feature by Florian Gaag; director in person. Wed., Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m. $7. 530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760, www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/enindex.htm.

Herbst Theatre. Astra Taylor: Screening of Examined Life and postfilm discussion with Sunaura Taylor and Judith Butler. Thu., Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. $20. 401 Van Ness (at Grove), 392-4400, www.sfwmpac.org.

Main Library, Koret Auditorium. Medicine for Melancholy: Screening and panel discussion on "The State of Black San Francisco." Sun., Feb. 28, 2 p.m. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4595, www.sfpl.org.

Mechanics' Institute Library. CinemaLit Film Series: "Reel Criminals — The Heist": Charles Crichton's A Fish Called Wanda. Fri., Feb. 26, 6 p.m. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100, www.milibrary.org.

Mezzanine. "A Sneak Preview of a Film About Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields": See more in Night and Day. Sun., Feb. 28, 7 p.m. $17-$22.50. www.sffs.org. 444 Jessie (at Mint), 625-8880, www.mezzaninesf.com.

Multiple San Francisco locations. "Darkest Americana and Elsewhere: Films, Video, and Words of James Benning": See more in Night and Day. Feb. 26-28. varies. multiple addresses.

Red Vic Movie House. The Yes Men Fix the World: Pranks. Wed., Feb. 24, 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans: Werner Herzog's cop film. Thu., Feb. 25, 7 & 9:35 p.m. The Room: Tommy Wiseau's very good movie starring himself. Sun., Feb. 28, midnight. Small Change: François Truffaut's film about children. Sun., Feb. 28, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.; Mon., March 1, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m. The Beaches of Agnes: Agnès Varda's film about her life. Tue., March 2, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., March 3, 2, 7 & 9:20 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Noise Pop Film Festival: Music films. Feb. 24-28. $5-$9.75. www.noisepop.com. Leonard Cohen Live at the Isle of Wight 1970: Directed by Murray Lerner. Through March 4, 6:40, 8 & 9:30 p.m.; Through Feb. 28, 3:30 & 5 p.m. $5-$9.75. Precious: Based on the novel Push by Sapphire. Feb. 26-March 3, 6:45 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m. $5-$9.75. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?: Werner Herzog and David Byrne team up to weird you out. Feb. 26-March 3, 8:50 p.m.; Feb. 27-28, 4:50 p.m. $5-$9.75. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SFMOMA. "The Bay Area Arrives": Bay Area shorts, part of "75 Years in the Dark: A Partial History of Film at SFMOMA." Thu., Feb. 25, 7 p.m. "On Film at SFMOMA: 75 Years in the Dark": A look at film screenings at SFMOMA. Tue., March 2, noon. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

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. Darby O'Gill and the Little People: March's Film of the Month. Starting March 1. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 1 & 4 p.m. Continues through March 31. 104 Montgomery (at Banks), 345-6800, www.waltdisney.org.

Underground SF. Monstertown Trailer: Fundraiser for in-production film. Sun., Feb. 28, 8 p.m. $5. 424 Haight (at Webster), 864-7386, www.myspace.com/undergroundsf.

VIZ Cinema. Maison de Himiko: Love story by Isshin Inudo. Through March 4. $8-$10. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600, www.newpeopleworld.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "Freaks, Punks, Skanks, and Cranks": A film series that probes all of the above. See more in Night and Day. Through Feb. 27. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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