Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

Arthouse Movie Listings for March 30-April 5, 2011 

Wednesday, Mar 30 2011
Comments

To submit a listing (at least 10 days before issue date), e-mail film@sfweekly.com.

Artists' Television Access. "Semiotic Guerrillas": Other Cinema: short experimental films. Sat., April 2, 8:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Sing-Along The Wizard of Oz: Just what you've always wanted. Kids welcome. Through March 31, 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. $10-$15. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure and Edward Scissorhands: Tim Burton double feature. Fri., April 1, 7:30 p.m. The African Queen: John Huston's classic with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. April 2-3, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:20 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Shaft: The start of Blaxsploitation Month. Sun., April 3, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Femina Potens. "Fist Full of Film — Blood, Gore, and Girls": Lesbian cannibalistic horror film The Craving; Q&A with director and performers. Thu., March 31, 8 p.m. $10. "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.

Oddball Film and Video. "Fools Gold": Short films include Stunt Crazy (1930s), Donkey Baseball (1935), Emperor Norton (1948), and Kid from Borneo (1933). Fri., April 1, 8:30 p.m. $10. "The Future Has Arrived ... From the Past!": Short films that depict humanity's future and its technologies include La Jetée (1962), Omega (1970), and The Computers Are Coming (1983). Sat., April 2, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser: Werner Herzog's 1974 feature about a lost boy. Through March 30, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., March 30, 2 p.m. Kaboom: Gregg Araki's latest feature. March 31-April 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., April 2, 2 & 4 p.m. Black Swan: Darren Aronofsky's ballerina goes insane. Sun., April 3, 2 & 4:15 p.m.; April 3-4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. The Housemaid: Sang-soo Im's latest feature. April 5-6, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.; Wed., April 6, 2 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within: Film about the Beat writer. Through March 30. $6-$9.75. Queen of the Sun: Documentary on bees. Through April 3; Tue., April 5. $6-$10. Orgasm Inc.: Documentary on the development of a libido-enhancing drug for women. April 1-7. $6-$10. Ninja Turf: Part of a double bill called "Men and Machine Guns"; 1985 film directed by Woo-Sang Park. Fri., April 1, 7:30 p.m. $6-$10. Miami Connection: Part of a double bill called "Men and Machine Guns"; film about gang activity among teenage boys, directed by Woo-Sang Park and Y.K. Kim. Fri., April 1, 9:30 p.m. $6-$10. Bay Area Beat Cinema (1950-65): A San Francisco Film Society class on the filmmakers, poets, writers, painters, and animators of the time. Mon., April 4, 7 p.m. $20. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SFMOMA. "In Search of Christopher Maclaine: Man, Artist, Legend": Four films made in the 1950s by the San Francisco Beat poet. Thu., March 31, 7 p.m. $10. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

The Vortex Room. "The Agent from V.O.R.T.E.X.": Secret agent film series includes Some Girls Do (1969) and The President's Analyst (1967). Thu., March 31, 9 p.m. $5. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. Mary Poppins: The 1964 film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke about a magical nanny. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 1 & 4 p.m. Continues through March 31. 104 Montgomery (at Lincoln), 345-6800, www.waltdisney.org.

VIZ Cinema. Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn): Kazuhiro Furuhashi's animated TV show. April 2-3. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600, www.newpeopleworld.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Human Rights Watch Film Festival: International justice-themed films. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through March 31. $8. "Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries": April 3-21. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

About The Author

Hiya Swanhuyser

About The Author

Keith Bowers

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Slideshows

  • 24th Annual Autumn Moon Festival
    Crowds gathered September 6-7 for the 24th Annual Autumn Moon Festival in Chinatown. Visitors enjoyed arts, crafts, cultural exhibits, food and a dog fashion show. Photographs by Dhoryan Rizo.
  • Felton: Touring the Redwoods
    Blue skies meet redwood canopies in the mountain town of Felton, located just north of Santa Cruz on Highway 9. Once a bustling logging community, the town is now a mix of mellow locals and serene wilderness. Visitors can enjoy the redwoods in nearby Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and splash in swimming holes in the San Lorenzo River. For a bite to eat stop by Rocky’s Cafe for fruit-laden pancakes, barbeque at the Cowboy Bar & Grill and poolside burgers at the Trout Farm Inn. Other stops worth checking out include Roaring Camp Railroads, the Mount Hermon zip line tour, and the educational Bigfoot Discovery Museum. For beer or cocktails a log cabin bar has you covered.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed