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Arthouse Movie Listings August 22-28, 2012 

Wednesday, Aug 22 2012
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Artists' Television Access. Bloodrape: Follows the journey of an "all-girl-vampire-hardcore-thrash-punk band.". Fri., Aug. 24, 8 p.m. $6. GAZE: Screening #2, Labor/Memorial: international shorts by women filmmakers. Sat., Aug. 25, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. The Misfits and Fat City: A John Huston double feature. Wed., Aug. 22. $8.50-$11. Baby Face and Kansas City Confidential: A crime noir double feature. Thu., Aug. 23. $8.50-$11. Bullitt and What's Up, Doc?: A San Francisco-based double feature. Fri., Aug. 24. $8.50-$11. Showgirls: 15th anniversary screening, with Peaches Christ, the Midnight Mass Players and Showgirls star Rena Riffel. Sat., Aug. 25, 8 p.m. $20-$45. 2001: A Space Odyssey and Crossroads: A double feature, dir. by Stanley Kubrick and Bruce Conner. Sun., Aug. 26. $8.50-$11. 2001: A Space Odyssey: A solo screening. Mon., Aug. 27. $8.50-$11. Chinatown and Prizzi's Honor: A Jack Nicholson double feature. Tue., Aug. 28. $8.50-$11. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. The Princess Bride: Live!: The Princess Bride performed live for the 25th anniversary of the movie. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Through Aug. 25. $20. Immortals: Part of the Mickey Rourke Bad Movie Night series. Sun., Aug. 26, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Big River Man: A screening and benefit for director John Maringouin. Fri., Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. $9-$11. Contagion and Panic in the Streets: Double feature, with a talk by Mark Smolinski, director of Global Health Threats for the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Tue., Aug. 28. $9-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Strange Sinema 55: Lost Summer: Summer theme, featuring Banana Skin Freaks, Skater Dater, The Day That Sang and Cried, and Come to L.A. Thu., Aug. 23, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Guest of Cindy Sherman: Documentary about Paul H-O's relationship with artist Cindy Sherman. Filmmakers Paul H-O and Tom Donahue appear in person. Fri., Aug. 24, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Roxie Theater. The Beauty of the Real: A celebration of French film actresses. Includes 14 French films, seven of which have never been commercially released in the U.S. Through Aug. 23. $10-$15. Alps: A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. Aug. 24-30. $6.50-$10. Shut Up and Play the Hits: Documentary about LCD Soundsystem's final show. Aug. 24-25, 11 p.m. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Shadows: Explores race relations during the Beat Generation years in New York City. Thu., Aug. 23, 7 p.m. $5. 151 3rd St., 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

The Vortex Room. Cult of the Damned and The Creation of the Humanoids: Part of the Pop Goes the Vortex series. Thu., Aug. 23, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

The Walt Disney Family Museum. Hippos, Demons, and Mice...Oh, Kley!: Part of the museum’s Animate your Night series. Fri., Aug. 24, 7 p.m. $5-$10. 104 Montgomery (at Lincoln, in the Presidio), 345-6800, www.waltdisney.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Onibaba (The Hole): Part of the Kaneto Shindo Remembered film series. Thu., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 26, 2 p.m. $8-$10. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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