Arthouse Movie Listings December 7-13

Artists' Television Access. Epilogues: Another Positivist (trans)formation: Fims by: Luke Baldwin, Keith Ballard, Ama Birch, GC Erenberg, Aimee Goguen, Robert Hansen, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Jenn Kolmel, Lindsay Laven, Rik Lee Liepold, Stine Marie Jacobson, Anthony Privitera. Wed., Dec. 7, 8 p.m. donation. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. The Wayshower: Free Preview Screening of the Award Winning Indie Film. Must book advanced tickets. Wed., Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. free. thewayshower.com. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco VI: Local film archivist Rick Prelinger shows material from the city's past. Thu., Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. $10. www.longnow.org. Home for the Holidays: Midnites for Maniacs presents Home Alone, Weird Science, and Career Opportunities. Fri., Dec. 9. $12. Saturday Night Fever and Logan's Run: Double feature of 1970s disco and sci-fi. Sat., Dec. 10. $7.50-$10. Throne of Blood and Macbeth: Kurosawa's and Polanski's takes on the Shakespeare play. Sun., Dec. 11. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Restrepo: A benefit screening in memory of renowned conflict photographer and director Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya in April 2011. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent organization dedicated to the global defense of press freedom. Wed., Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $15. www.sffs.org/Exhibition/SF-Film-Society-Cinema/restrepo.aspx. An Evening with Don Hertzfeldt: The animator presents his new film, It's Such a Beautiful Day, and other works. Thu., Dec. 8. $12-$13. Catechism Cataclysm: Todd Rohal's comedy about a ne'er-do-well priest taking time off to reconsider his calling. Mon., Dec. 12; Wed., Dec. 14. $12-$13. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Film and Video. Sweep My Chimney!: Guest curator Emily Schleiner presents works involving antics of butlers, chimney sweeps, serving maids, and their demanding employers, including the Charlie Chaplin shorts Mabel's Married Life (1914) and The Count (1916); Stan Laurel in Eve's Love Letters (1927); and Laurel and Hardy in Dirty Work (1933) and Social Sea Lions (1940). Fri., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. I'm Your Puppet: A Puppet Film Retrospective: Guest curator Kat Shuchter presents works including Puppetoon Cavalcade of Music (1934), The Hand (1966), "Boy Meets Girl" from Free To Be You and Me (1974), A Date With Debbie (1960), Deciso 3003 (1982), and Beaver Boy (1968). Sat., Dec. 10, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Holidays 2011: 2 Drunk 2 Die Hard: Screening of the Bruce Willis film Die Hard as well as beer and an appearance by Santa Claus. Thu., Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., $6.50-$10. Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Roxie Theater. Sigur Ros: Inni: Icelandic band's performance film. Wed., Dec. 7. $6.50-$10. House of Boys: Film about the early days of the AIDS crisis set in 1984 Amsterdam. Through Dec. 8. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com. Roxie Theater. Golf in the Kingdom: American philosophy student en route to India gets sidetracked in Scotland. Dec. 9-15. $6.50-$10. The Human Centipede and The Human Centipede 2: Gore runs wild in this shocker double-feature. Fri., Dec. 9. $6.50-$10. The Southern (Dis)Comfort film fest: Reflections in a Golden Eye and The Strange One, Sat., Dec. 10., $11; God's Little Acre and Two Thousand Maniacs!. Sun., Dec. 11., $11. Austin High: High school stoner comedy set in Texas. Sun., Dec. 11, 4:20 p.m. The Southern (Dis)Comfort film fest: Moonrise and Swamp Water, Mon., Dec. 12., $11; Poor White Trash and Hurry Sundown, Tue., Dec. 13. $11. $6.50-$10 . 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Celebrating George Kuchar: This program pays homage to Kuchar's 50-plus years of film making. Thu., Dec. 8, 7 p.m. $10. 151 3rd St., 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

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. Through Jan. 22. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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