Arthouse Movie Listings February 8-14, 2012

Artists' Television Access. City of Lost Souls: A transgender comedy musical made by gay-rights activist Rosa von Praunheim in which Angie Stardust runs a boarding house for misfits. Part of the Dirty Looks series. Fri., Feb. 10, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Double Features: Pickpocket and American Gigolo: Robert Bresson's story of a pickpocket working in Paris, and Paul Schrader's depiction of late-'70s L.A. Wed., Feb. 8. $10. Beauty and the Beast and No Such Thing: Jean Cocteau's rendition of Beauty and the Beast and Hal Hartley's modern rendition of the same folk tale (No Such Thing). Thu., Feb. 9. $10. Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' Midnite for Maniacs Triple Feature: The Wayans Brothers' homage to 1970s blaxploitation film (I'm Gonna Git You Sucka), a foul-mouthed Chris Rock Show skit spinoff (Pootie Tang) and a Chris Rock original following three rappers (CB4). Fri., Feb. 10. $12. Spike Lee Double Feature: Examination of racism in Brooklyn, New York (Do The Right Thing) and biopic of civil rights leader Malcom X (Malcom X). Sun., Feb. 12. $10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Multiple San Francisco locations. S.F. Indiefest: Showcase of numerous independent films. Feb. 9-23. $10-$15. 820-3907. www.sfindie.com. Multiple S.F. locations.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Domain: A coming of age story between an aunt and her nephew. Through Feb. 9, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $10-$11. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia: Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s film on police protocol. Feb. 10-16, 2, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m. $10-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Valentine's Day 2012: After Happily Ever After: Kate Schermerhorn's documentary about marriage in the 21st century. Fri., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Oddball Film and Video, 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Oddball Film and Video. Speed Demons: Vintage shorts depicting cars and motorcycles including Amanda Pope's The Incredible San Francisco Artists' Soap Box Derby (1975), The Car of Your Dreams (1984), Claude Lelouch's Rendezvous (1976), The Last Prom (1973), and Tough on Two Wheels (1955). Thu., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com. Oddball Film and Video. Female Trouble: Shedding Light of the Plight of Women: Guest curator Kat Shuchter presents "films designed to shock, alarm, and educate the modern girl and woman about the dangers that constantly surround her," including Disney's Story of Menstruation (1945), Teenage Pregnancy (1971), Eating Disorders: The Slender Trap (1986), Hitchhiking: The Road to Rape (1982), Herpes: The New Sexual Epidemic (1981), and Girl Stuff (1980). Sat., Feb. 11, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

OneTaste. Miss Representation: Film about the misrepresentation of women. Mon., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. $10. 47 Moss (at Howard), missreponetaste.eventbrite.com.

Roxie Theater. Into the Abyss: Werner Herzog documentary on a death penalty case. Through March 4. $6.50-$10. Drive: Experimental, multigenre film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Wed., Feb. 8. $6.50-$10. Come Back, Africa: Through Feb. 9. $6.50-$10. 14th SF Independent Film Festival: Annual film festival. Feb. 9-23. $6.50-$10. An Animated World: SF IndieFest. Sat., Feb. 11, 2:45 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 15, 7:15 p.m. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

The Vortex Room. The Second Coming of the Vortex Room: The Second Coming of Suzanne (1974) and Marjorie (1972). Thu., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Bros Before Hos: Film festival exploring ideas about gender roles, especially masculinity. Thursday, Sunday. Through Feb. 26. Female Trouble: A short-film program. Sun., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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