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Arthouse Movie Listings July 13-19 

Wednesday, Jul 13 2011
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Artists' Television Access. Electric Eclectic Kinetic — Generative Video with Live Improv: Cartoon Justice and Eurostache perform live scores to art films Socialmedia Hallucinarium R23, Primoria 3, and Transversions. Sat., July 16, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. "San Francisco Silent Film Festival": Starting July 14. Thursdays-Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through July 17. Admission varies. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Conan the Barbarian: Bad Movie Night: Yell at the screen along with your hosts. Sun., July 17, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Main Library. The China Syndrome: Starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas. Thu., July 14, noon. free. The 11th Hour: Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. Thu., July 14, noon. free. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, www.sfpl.org.

Red Vic Movie House. What's Up Doc?: Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., July 13, 2 p.m. Continues through July 13. $6-$9. The Hippie Temptation: Classic film produced by CBS News. Thu., July 14, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. $6-$9. Stop Making Sense: Directed by Jonathan Demme. Starting July 15. Fridays, Saturdays, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., July 16, 2 & 4 p.m. Continues through July 16. $6-$9. Touch of Evil: Directed by Orson Welles. Starting July 16. Saturdays, Sundays, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Sun., July 17, 2 & 4:15 p.m. Continues through July 17. $6-$9. The Last Waltz: Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starting July 19. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 7 & 9:25 p.m.; Wed., July 20, 2 p.m. Continues through July 20. $6-$9. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Viva Riva!: Numerous underworld players compete for a cache of fuel they can sell on the black market of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through July 14. $6.50-$10. Happy: Directed by Roko Belic. Through July 21. $6.50-$7. An Evening with Andy and Jonathan: Actor, producer, and musician Johnny Legend appears in person to introduce the films of Jonathan Winters featuring Andy Kauffman. Wed., July 13, 6:15 p.m. varies. It's the Paul Meienberg! Show: Piano player presents classic films. Thu., July 14, 7 p.m. Skatetown, U.S.A.: Roller-disco film from 1979; followed by roller-disco afterparty at CELLspace. Fri., July 15, 7 & 9 p.m. $6.50-$10. Surrogate Valentine: Musician Goh Nakamura plays himself in this film about life on the road. Director Dave Boyle appears after evening shows; Nakamura performs before evening shows on Sunday. July 16-17. $6.50-$10. TV Noir: Johnny Legend's collection of crime-and-suspense items starring big Hollywood names that were filmed for the small screen. July 18-20. $10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

SFMOMA. The Roe's Room (Pokoj Saren): Polish 1997 film by Lech Majewski; part of the Opera on Film series. Thu., July 14, 7 p.m. $5. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

The Vortex Room. "The United States of Vortex": Films include The Man (1972) and Shadow on the Land (1968). Thu., July 14, 9 p.m. $5. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Smut Capital of America: Screening discussion with Michael Stabile. Thu., July 14, 7:30 p.m. $5-$7. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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