Arthouse Movie Listings November 16-22

Artists' Television Access. Beautiful Moving Images: The program includes Christina Battle's To Reveal the Fourteen Windows; Minyong Jang's The Breath; Jon Beacham's What I Saw on the Periphery: A film in Eight Parts; Richard Mitchell's Burnt and In Series, Ver. 2; Kai-Ting Chuong's Intimations ;Sharon Wasden's Intention/Intension; Won-Tae Seo's SFO; Tsien-Chu Hsu's Reflect; and Janis Lipzin's The Bladderwort Document.. Thu., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Crimes and Misdemeanors and Deconstructing Harry: Part of Woody Wednesdays. A double feature of films by Woody Allen. Wed., Nov. 16. $7.50-$10. Ninotchka and Grand Hotel: Double feature of films by Ernst Lubitsch and Edmund Goulding. Thu., Nov. 17. $7.50-$10. Dark Country: Film in 3D. Followed by a talk from Eddie Muller and Thomas Jane. Fri., Nov. 18. $12. Dark Country: Film screening with talk by Film Noir Foundation's Eddie Muller. Fri., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. $12. 621-6120. Harry Potter Marathon: Showing all the Harry Potter movies in two days. Sat., Nov. 19; Sun., Nov. 20. $12. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Center for Sex & Culture. From the Back of the Room: The film shows the past 30 years of female involvement in Do It Yourself music, the D.I.Y. community, and how it affects women's daily lives. Sat., Nov. 19, 8 p.m. $10. www.fromthebackoftheroom.com. 1349 Mission (at 10th St.), 902-2071, www.sexandculture.org.

Dark Room Theater. War Games: The Dead Code: Part of the Bad Movie Night series. Sun., Nov. 20, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Double Play. A Wake for 1978: Readings and screenings of rare video about Harvey Milk, Dan White, and George Moscone. Fri., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. free. 362-8193. www.citylights.com. 2401 16th St. (at Bryant), 621-9859, www.thedoubleplay.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. New Italian Cinema: Films by prominent Italian directors. Through Nov. 20. $13. www.sffs.org. Melancholia: Citizens of Earth stare down the end of the world. Through Nov. 17. $8.25-$10.50. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

Oddball Film and Video. An Evening with the Insane: Guest curator Neil Van Gorder presents works including Free Fall (1964), Holy Ghost People (1967), You Don't Die Here (1972), Make a Wish (1972), Beat Me, Daddy (1943), Toothache of a Clown (1972), and Hailstones and Halibut Bones (1963). Fri., Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Pop-Up Film Food Fest: Guest curator Jeremy Menzies presents works on food and food production including You and Your Food, Chemical Feast, In the Night Kitchen, Artistry in Sugar, and How Do They Make Hot Dog Rolls?. Sat., Nov. 19, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Roxie Theater. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life: Film based on the life of French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. Through Nov. 17, 6:45 p.m. $6.50-$10. N.A.S.A. — The Spirit of Apollo: Documentary on the making of the band's debut album; filmmakers Syd Garon and Sam Spiegel appear in person. Wed., Nov. 16, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. Gainsbourg: The Man Who Loved Women : A film dedicated to Serge Gainsbourg by director Pascal Forneri. Through Nov. 17, 9:15 p.m. $6.50-$10. 863-1087. X: The Unheard Music: Documentary from 1986 on the Los Angeles punk band. Thu., Nov. 17, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. The Woodmans: A documentary on Francesca Woodman. Nov. 18-24. $6.50-$10. 431-1087. Public Speaking: A documentary about Fran Lebowitz. Through Nov. 24. $6.50-$10. 863-1087. Dragonslayer: Experimental documentary that follows Josh "Skreech" Sandoval, pro skater and lost punk from Fullerton. Nov. 18-24. $6.50-$10. American Teacher: Documentary on K-12 education in the U.S. Mon., Nov. 21, 7 p.m. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Imagecity: Selections from Video Cubano: Recent video works from The 8th Floor featuring artists based in Cuba. Thursdays-Sundays; First Tuesday of every month. Continues through Jan. 17. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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