Arthouse Movie Listings May 30-June 5, 2012

Amc Loews Metreon Theatres. The Loved Ones: Film about a gruesome prom night and a costume contest hosted by drag sensation Peaches Christ. Sat., June 2, midnight. $9. 101 Fourth St., 369-6201, www.amctheatres.com.

Artists' Television Access. Unexpected View: An evening of sound and film performances from Bay Area artists. Thu., May 31, 8 p.m. $6-$10. On Vacation: Three Trilogies by Dan Anderson: Works by filmmaker Dan Anderson. Sat., June 2, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. A Douglas Sirk double feature — Written in the Wind (1956), the story of a Texas oil tycoon brought down by his spoiled offspring, and The Tarnished Angels (1958), the story of a family of daredevil pilots. Wed., May 30, 3:05 p.m. $7.50-$10. A Fistful of Dollars and The Outlaw Josie Wales: A Clint Eastwood double feature in honor of the actor/director's birthday. Thu., May 31, 2:30 p.m. $7.50-$10. Grand Illusion: French prisoners escape a World War I German prison camp. June 1-3. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Polisse: Crime drama based on the activities of Paris' Child Protection Unit. Through May 31. $8.50-$10. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

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.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia: Law enforcement searches for the scene of a murder. Through May 31. $8-$11. Hide Away: A man with no name moves to Michigan and reflects on his own sorrow. June 1-7. $8-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. !!Blind Reason!! A Night of Mad and Bad Scientists: Featuring La Jetée, The Invisible Woman, Dr. Cyclops , The Brain That Wouldn't Die, The Time Travelers, Slow as a Sloth, Mr. Pasteur and the Riddle of Life, and A Bird in the Head . Fri., June 1, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Potrero Branch Library. Golden Age of San Francisco Rock: Richie Unterberger curates clips from San Francisco's psychedelic period of rock n' roll. Sat., June 2, 1:30 p.m. free. 1616 20th St. (at Connecticut), 355-2822, www.sfpl.org.

Roxie Theater. New Czech Films: U.S. Tour 2012: Works include Four Suns, Matchmaking Mayor, Identity Card, and Walking Too Fast, the screening of which includes a personal appearance by director Radim Spacek. Through May 31; Through June 7. Indie Game: The Movie: Documentary on independent creators of videogames. Through May 31. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Vogue Theatre. Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, in Yiddish, set in modern Brooklyn. June 2-7. $10.50-$20. Peter Grimes: Story of a man accused of crimes by his neighbors; from Milan's Teatro alla Scala. Sun., June 3, 10 a.m. $8-$20. 3290 Sacramento (at Presidio), 346-2288, www.voguesf.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Trial on the Road : Part of the series on director Aleksei Guerman. Thu., May 31, 7:30 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

 
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