Arthouse Movie Listings August 10-16

Artists' Television Access. The Writer: Anthony Ferraro directed this film shot in San Francisco about a writer's struggle to get his work published. Sat., Aug. 13, 8 p.m. $6. "Strangelet + Grale": Local filmmakers and musicians collaborate in performances with New York artists including Lucio Menegon, Valerie Kuehne, Paul Pinto, Jeffrey Young, Alfonso Alvarez, Lorin Murphy, Dale Sophiea, Gregory Hagan, Suki O'Kane, and Michael Zelner,. Tue., Aug. 16, 8 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Meek's Cutoff and Limbo: Double feature about lost travelers. Wed., Aug. 10. $7.50-$10. Ghost World and Foxes: Disgruntled teen double feature. Thu., Aug. 11, 2:45, 7 & 9:05 p.m. $7.50-$10. Grease: Sing-along. Starting Aug. 12. Fri., Aug. 12, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2:30 & 7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14. $10-$15. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Knowing: Shown on the weekly "Bad Movie Night." Sun., Aug. 14. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

de Young Museum. The Black Rock: Q&A with filmmaker Kevin Epps immediately following film. Fri., Aug. 12, 7 p.m. free. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden (at JFK, in Golden Gate Park), 750-3600, www.deyoungmuseum.org.

Oddball Film and Video. Jet Black Hair People: Live accompaniment of Dadaist films by Peter Conheim. Benefit for KUSF. Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m. $10-$15. "The Awkward Age: Rise of the Teenager": Guest curator Hannah Airriess screens films depicting various takes on teenage life including Age of Turmoil (1957), Dating Do's and Don'ts (1949), Scorpio Rising (1964), and Teenagers on Trial (1955). Fri., Aug. 12, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Strange Sinema 43: Oddities From the Archives": Films include Niagara Falls: The Changing Nature of a New World Symbol (1985), How to Infiltrate the Establishment (1960s), Perspectrum (1974), and The Dirt Witch Cleans Up (1972). Sat., Aug. 13, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Roxie Theater. Crime After Crime: Directed by Yoav Potash. Through Aug. 11; Through Aug. 16; Thu., Aug. 18. $7-$10. Between Two Worlds: A film by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman. Through Aug. 11, 7 & 8:40 p.m. $7-$10. Terri: Story of a high-school misfit and the vice principal who reaches out to him. Aug. 12-16; Thu., Aug. 18. $6.50-$10. Vigilante Vigilante: Directed by Max Good. Aug. 12-18. $7-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Streetwalkers: A film about the Tenderloin. Thu., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. $5-$7. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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