Arthouse Movie Listings March 21-27, 2012

Artists' Television Access. Dandy Dust: A cyborg pieces together its life as it lead up to its memory being erased. Wed., March 21, 8 p.m. $6. Electroacoustic Audio-Visual Improvisations: Featuring work from Bill Hsu, Tony Dryer, Jacob Felix Heule, and more. Fri., March 23, 8 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Wilde Salome: Documentary by Al Pacino on Oscar Wilde; Pacino appears in person for the premiere screening. Wed., March 21, 7 p.m. The Disposable Film Festival: Showcase of short films created with smartphones and other portable devices. Thu., March 22, 8 p.m. $15.76. www.disposablefilmfest.com. Wizard of Oz Sing-Along: Event surrounding the musical starring Judy Garland. Starting March 23. Fridays-Sundays. Through April 1. $10-$15. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Clay Theatre. In Darkness: Polish Jews live in the sewers to escape occupying Nazi forces with the help of a municipal worker. Through March 22. $8.50-$10. 2261 Fillmore St, 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

Dark Room Theater. Red Dawn: Part of Bad Movie Night; a group of teenagers saves the U.S. from a communist invasion. Sun., March 25, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Footnote: A personal and professional dispute gets between a father-son pair of Israeli scholars. March 23-29. $8.50-$10. The Kid With a Bike: An orphan gets help tracking down his real dad. March 23-29. $8.50-$10. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

Lumiere Theatre. Centaur: Story of a San Francisco man who loses his wife in an accident. March 23-29. $8-$10.50. 267-4893. www.landmarktheaters.com. 1572 California (at Polk), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

Mechanics' Institute Library. Cross Creek: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings becomes a writer in 1920s Florida. Fri., March 23, 6 p.m. $10. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100, www.milibrary.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Kill List: Directed by Ben Wheatley. Through March 22, 2:30, 5, 7 & 9 p.m. $9-$11. Sound of Noise: Directed by Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson. March 23-29, 3, 5, 7 & 9 p.m. $9-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Experimenta India: Guest curator Shai Heredia, founder of India's Experimenta Film Festival, screens works tracing the history of Indian personal and experimental film. Fri., March 23, 7:30 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8117, oddballfilms.blogspot.com.

Roxie Theater. The FP: Rival gangs in a dystopian future feud for control of a park in a dance-fight video game. Through March 22. $6.50-$10. Crazy Horse: A look inside the Paris-based nude dance show founded in 1951. Through March 22. $6.50-$10. Fake It So Real: A group of pro wrestlers in North Carolina prepare for a big weekend show and collide with the troubles of the working-class South. Through March 22. $6.50-$10. The FP: In a dystopian future, two rival gangs battle over a rural wasteland called Frazier Park in the deadly arena of a competitive dance-fight videogame. Through March 29. $6.50-$10. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie: Two men get $1 billion to make a movie, squander the money, then have to make it back. Through March 29. $6.50-$10. The 100 Most Outrageous Fucks: Cinefamily's collection of noteworthy big-screen copulation; contains X-rated material. Fri., March 23, 8 p.m. $6.50-$10. Lost in the Desert: A small boy, along with his dog, must survive after his uncle has a heart attack and crashes their plane. Originally released as Dirkie. Fri., March 23, 10 p.m. $6.50-$10. The Hidden and Street Trash: Double feature of slasher/splatter films. Sat., March 24. $11. Secret Honor and Elvis Found Alive: Films in which Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley defend their respective pasts. Sun., March 25. $6.50-$10. George Kuchar: Comedy of the Underground: Recently rediscovered 1982 documentary about the late San Francisco-based filmmaker. Sun., March 25, 2 p.m. $6.50-$10. Pudhupettai: A petty criminal ascends to powerful gang lord in the slums of Chennai (formerly Madras). Mon., March 26, 6:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. 200 Motels: The late Frank Zappa directs the Mothers of Invention in this story about a band going crazy in a small town after its bassist quits. Tue., March 27. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

The Vortex Room. Deep Shat: A Celebration of Everything Shatner: A night dedicated to Shatner. Thu., March 22, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

 
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