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Arthouse Movie Listings February 15-21, 2012 

Wednesday, Feb 15 2012
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Balboa Theater. $7.50-$10. Granito: How To Nail a Dictator: Pamela Yates' documentary about the Guatemalan Civil War, and the justice that still hasn't been served. San Francisco-based prosecutor Almedena Bernebeu, who has worked the Guatemalan genocide cases since 6, will attend. Thu., Feb. 16, 7:15 p.m. $7.50-$10. 3630 Balboa St., 221-2184, www.balboamovies.com.

The Castro Theatre. The Skin I Live In: A plastic surgeon with a tattered professional past creates a new, damage-resistant type of skin. Wed., Feb. 15. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

de Young Museum. What's Going On: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye: Kevin Epps' biopic about Marvin Gaye. Sun., Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Free-$10. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden (at JFK, in Golden Gate Park), 750-3, www.deyoungmuseum.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia: Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's film on police protocol. Through Feb. 16, 2, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m. $10-$11. Margaret: A film centered around a teen struggling to deal with a past accident. Feb. 17-23, 2, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m. $10-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

New Valencia Hall. Freedom Riders: Documentary on the 1961 efforts of civil rights activists in the Southern U.S. Fri., Feb. 17, 7 p.m. $3-$5 donation. (415) 864-1278. bafsp@earthlink.net. www.socialism.com. 625 Larkin (at Willow), Ste. 202, 864-1278.

Oddball Films. The Art of the Sixties: Manufactured Mediums: Films focused on rare 1960s art films and documentaries such as Art of the Sixties (1967), USA Artists: Robert Rauschenberg(1966), and Merce Cunningham (1964). Thu., Feb. 16, 8 p.m. $10. Is This Love? Uncertain Hearts and More Certain Parts: Guest curator Joe Garrity features films dealing with love. Fri., Feb. 17, 8 p.m. $10. Ancient and Imagined Worlds: Guest curator Hannah Airriess features films concerning worlds beyond what we occupy. Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8117, www.oddballfilms.blogspot.com.

Roxie Theater. Into the Abyss: Werner Herzog documentary on a death penalty case. Through March 4. $6.50-$10. S.F. Indiefest: Showcase of numerous independent films. Through Feb. 23. $10-$15. 820-3907. www.sfindie.com. An Animated World: SF IndieFest. Wed., Feb. 15, 7:15 p.m. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Bay Theater. One Beach: Advance screening of the SF Ocean Film Festival. Thu., Feb. 16, 6 p.m. $10-$20. 2 Beach (at Embarcadero), 623-5, www.pier39.com.

The Vortex Room. The Second Coming of the Vortex Room: Zardoz (1974), The Night God Screamed (1971). Thu., Feb. 16, 8 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), N/A, www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Bros Before Hos: Film festival exploring ideas about gender roles, especially masculinity. Thursdays, Sundays. Through Feb. 26. Admission varies. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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