Arthouse Movie Listings for April 6-12, 2011

Artists' Television Access. Amreeka: A single mother and her teenage son leave the West Bank and build a new life in Illinois. Thu., April 7, 7 p.m. $6. Woven: A short film by Elia Vargas about a woman who searches for perfection through song. Fri., April 8, 8 p.m. $6. "Sincredibly Strange Music": Other Cinema: Rare short vintage music films. Sat., April 9, 8:30 p.m. $6. www.othercinema.com. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. The Fighter: David O. Russell's latest feature. Wed., April 6, 3, 5:30 & 8 p.m. The Lady from Shanghai and Touch of Evil: Orson Welles double feature. Thu., April 7, 3, 4:45 & 7 p.m. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Outlaw: Jane Russell memorial double feature. Fri., April 8, 1, 3:15, 5 & 7:15 p.m. Seven Samurai: Akira Kurosawa's 1954 classic. Sun., April 10, 2:30 & 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Main Library, Koret Auditorium. Fandango: Searching for the White Monkey: Documentary from 2006 tells stories of musicians struggling to revive a dying tradition of Veracruz, Mexico. Fri., April 8, 7 p.m. free. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4595, www.sfpl.org.

Red Vic Movie House. The Housemaid: Sang-soo Im's latest feature. Through April 6, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.; Wed., April 6, 2 p.m. An Evening with Les Blank!: Filmmaker in person; screens The Blues According to Lightnin' Hopkins and Always for Pleasure. Thu., April 7, 7:30 p.m. $15. Enter the Void: Gaspar NoeÃÅ's death-hallucination. April 8-10, 8:30 p.m.; April 9-10, 2 & 5:15 p.m. Blue Valentine: Derek Cianfrance's sad love story. April 11-13, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., April 13, 2 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Orgasm Inc.: Documentary on the development of a libido-enhancing drug for women. Through April 7. $6-$10. San Francisco International Women's Film Festival: Films directed and codirected by women. April 6-10. Saturn Rising: A young woman confronts how her life will change when she discovers she is unexpectedly pregnant. Musical guest Wild Child performs after the second screening. Fri., April 8, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. $10-$15. Queen of the Sun: Documentary on bees. Through April 14. $6-$10. Carancho: A love story set in Argentina of a lawyer looking for clients injured in traffic accidents and a physician who treats them. April 9-14. $10. It's the Paul Meienberg Show: Film historian presents B-movies and plays piano. Tonight's features are All-American Co-Ed and Big Town Girl. Tue., April 12, 7 p.m. $10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

VIZ Cinema. Sakura Sakura: Toru Ichikawa's feature about an international love affair. Fri., April 8, 4:30 & 7:15 p.m.; April 9-10, 10:45 a.m., 1:15, 3:45 & 6:15 p.m.; April 11-14, 4:30 & 7:15 p.m. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600, www.newpeopleworld.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries": Through April 21. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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