Arthouse Movie Listings March 28-April 3, 2012

Artists' Television Access. Shout Troubles Over: The Ultimate Gospel Video Bootleg: Film about the history of gospel music, from the creation of film up through the present. Thu., March 29, 8 p.m. $6. Tejido Conectivo: Luis Macias and Adriana Vila present projects of expanded cinema, including CINE#a#MA#teur (2012), Tejido Conectivo (2011), Aberration in R.G.B (2012), and Reels and Lights (2011). Fri., March 30, 8 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Double Feature: Shame and Take Shelter. Wed., March 28, 2:30 p.m. $7.50-$10. Double Feature: Pretty Poison and Remember My Name: An arsonist teams up with an impressionable teen in Pretty Poison (1968) and a convicted murderer stalks her ex-husband in Remember My Name (1978). Thu., March 29, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. Wizard of Oz Sing-Along: Event surrounding the musical starring Judy Garland. Fridays-Sundays. Through April 1. $10-$15. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Enter the Dragon: Kung-fu film, part of Bad Movie Night. Sun., April 1, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Jiro Dreams of Sushi: Documentary on world-renowned sushi chef Jiro Ono. Through March 29. $8.50-$10. The Kid With a Bike: An orphan gets help tracking down his real dad and the bicycle he left with him. Through March 29. $8.50-$10. Footnote: A personal and professional dispute gets between a father-son pair of Israeli scholars. Through March 29. $8.50-$10. The Deep Blue Sea: The story of a postwar British love triangle from director Terence Davies. March 30-April 5. $8.50-$10. The Island President: Documentary on the president of the Republic of Maldives and his efforts to end global warming before his island nation is submerged. March 30-April 5. $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. Through March 29. $8-$10.50. 267-4893. www.landmarktheaters.com. 1572 California (at Polk), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

Mechanics' Institute Library. Impromptu: George Sand, Chopin, Liszt, and Delacroix go on vacation. Fri., March 30, 6 p.m. $10. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100, www.milibrary.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Sound of Noise: Directed by Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson. Through March 29, 3, 5, 7 & 9 p.m. $9-$11. House of Pleasures : Directed by Bertrand Bonello. March 30-April 5, 2, 4, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $9-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. The San Francisco Experiment: A Grand Disaster: Curated by Soumyaa Kapil Behrens. Thu., March 29, 8 p.m. $10. Bipolar!: Mountain of Joy/Pit of Despair: Curated by Neil Van Groder. Fri., March 30, 8 p.m. $10. Strange Sinema 50: How it's Made!: Stephen Parr presents the 50th installment of Oddball's monthly series. Sat., March 31, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8117, www.oddballfilms.blogspot.com.

Roxie Theater. The FP: In a dystopian future, two rival gangs battle over a rural wasteland 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 April 5. $6.50-$10. From Straight to Bizarre: Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper & L.A.'s Lunatic Fringe: Documentary on musicians, performers, and management surrounding two record labels and releases orchestrated by Frank Zappa. Wed., March 28, 7:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. Crazy Horse: A look inside the Paris-based nude dance show founded in 1951. Through April 1. $6.50-$10. The Hunter: Iranian/German thriller in which ex-con goes over the edge after his wife is killed during a street protest and he's pursued by police into a forest. March 30-April 5. $6.50-$10. Th Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye: Documentary on musician and his late wife who had plastic surgery to more closely resemble one another. Through April 5. $6.50-$10. Bay Area Experimental Cinema 1960-1970: A San Francisco Film Society workshop led by experimental film pioneer Dominic Angerame. Mon., April 2, 7 p.m. $20. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

USF Presentation Theater. Human Rights Film Festival: Thirteen films addressing human rights abuses in nations including the U.S., Guatemala, Iran, Ecuador, Rwanda, and Chile. March 29-31. free. 2350 Turk (at Masonic), 422-2434, www.usfca.edu.

 
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