Arthouse Movie Listings May 2-8, 2012

San Francisco International Film Festival: Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey: Story of how Arnel Pineda became the new lead singer for the band Journey. Thu., May 3, 7 p.m., $7.50-$10. The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com. (925) 866-9559. www.sffs.org

The Castro Theatre. Pina: Story of Pina Bausch and her dance troupe. Through May 2. Midnights for Maniacs: Predator, The Thing and A Boy & His Dog. Fri., May 4. The Graduate: A recent college graduate finds himself in a love triangle. May 5-6. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Village of the Damned: John Carpenter film; part of the Bad Movie Night series. Sun., May 6, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

de Young Museum. Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World: Documentary on the tattoo artist. Fri., May 4, 6:30 p.m. free. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden (at JFK, in Golden Gate Park), 750-3600, www.deyoungmuseum.org.

Femina Potens. Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday: Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including Q+A sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mike: Submit short (five minutes or less) films or video pieces at 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), 864-1558, www.feminapotens.org.

Meridian Gallery. Ferlinghetti / Ferlinghetti: A documentary on the poet, author, artist, and activist who founded City Lights Books. Tue., May 8, 7 p.m. $10-$20 suggested donation. 535 Powell (at Bush), 398-7229, www.meridiangallery.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. The Day He Arrives: A love story set in South Korea directed by Hong Sangsoo. May 4-10. $8-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Past Future Now!: Ashley Lauren Saks presents works including excerpts from Future Shock (1972), Robotics: The Future Is Now (1984), Computer Dreams (1988), and Signal Syntax (1983). Thu., May 3, 8 p.m. $10. Treasures From TV Land: Featuring weird and rare 16mm clips. Sat., May 5, 8 p.m. $10. RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Roxie Theater. Jeff Who Lives at Home: A man spends a day with his brother tracking the brother's wife, who is suspected of adultery. Through May 8; Thu., May 10. $6.50-$10. Hit So Hard: Documentary on Hole drummer Patty Schemel. Director P. David Ebersole, Schemel, and Eric Erlandson of Hole appear on May 3. Through May 10. $6.50-$10. Kurt & Courtney: Documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love. Through May 2. $6.50-$10. Gerhard Richter Painting: A documentary about the artist. May 4-10. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

The Vortex Room. Starship Vortex: Planet of the Vampires (1965) and The Phantom Planet (1961). Thu., May 3, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Szamanka (The Shaman): Part of From a Whisper to a Scream: Discovering Andrzej Zulawski. Thu., May 3, 7:30 p.m. $8. Possession: Directed by Zulawski. Sun., May 6, 2 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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