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Arthouse Movie Listings December 21-27 

Wednesday, Dec 21 2011
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The Castro Theatre. Drive and The American: A double feature. Wed., Dec. 21. $10. The Tree of Life: A film by Terrence Malick, with Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. Thu., Dec. 22. $10. Meet Me in St. Louis and The Band Wagon: A double feature. Mon., Dec. 26. $10. Bye Bye Birdie and Pal Joey: A double feature. Tue., Dec. 27. $10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Holidays 2011: Christmas with the Kranks: Part of the Bad Movie Night series. Sun., Dec. 25, 8 p.m., $5. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. A Dangerous Method: Narrative based on the romantic and scientific interaction between Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, and Sabina Spielrein. Through Dec. 22. $8.25-$10.50. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

San Francisco Main Library. Keeping Score: Stravinsky's Rite of Spring: Performance of "Rite of Spring" and music from "The Firebird Suite" follow the documentary. Thu., Dec. 22, noon. free. sfpl.org. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, www.sfpl.org.

Holidays 2011: Christmas with the Kranks: Part of the "Bad Movie Night" series. Sun., Dec. 25, 8 p.m., $5. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com. It's a Jewish Christmas, San Francisco: Alterna-holiday celebration including food, film, gifts, and strip-dreidel. Sun., Dec. 25, 5 p.m., $5-$10. Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St. (at Mission), 647-2888, www.makeoutroom.com.

Oddball Film and Video. Places in Pieces vol.3: Jason Pappariella's film focusing on the mundane, the peculiar, and the discarded. Soundtrack provided by Adam Parks and Emily Baker. Filmmaker appears in person. Thu., Dec. 22, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Georges Méliès and Other Movie Magic: A Festive Grab Bag: Guest curator Lynn Cursaro presents Méliès' The Witch's Revenge (1903), The Inn Where No Man Sleeps (1903), and Baron Munchausen's Dream (1911); other works include Toccata for Toy Trains (1957), Buddy's Theatre (1933), and How to Make a Movie without a Camera (ca. 1971). Fri., Dec. 23, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Roxie Theater. Paul McCartney: The Love You Make: Documentary depicting the former Beatle's reaction to 9/11 and his organizing an all-star benefit concert for New York City. Through Dec. 22. $6.50-$12. Footprints: A woman wakes up on Hollywood Boulevard unable to remember who she is. Through Dec. 22. $6.50-$10. My Reincarnation: Reviewed on page 16. Through Dec. 29. $6.50-$10. Moneyball: Narrative starring Brad Pitt based on the Michael Lewis book covering the winning baseball strategy of the Oakland A's and their general manager Billy Beane. Through Dec. 29. $6.50-$10. Eames: The Architect and the Painter: Documentary on husband-and-wife design team Charles and Ray Eames. Through Dec. 29. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Objectified. Thu., Dec. 22, 7 p.m. $5. www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/events/1981. 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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