Arthouse Movie Listings October 17-23, 2012

Artists' Television Access. Esperando el Tsunami: A documentary film and "visual album" about indigenous musicians in Colombia. Thu., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $6-$10. Talkies 5: Stand-up comedians doing irregular/multimedia sets, games, and short videos. Fri., Oct. 19, 8 p.m. $8. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. The Little Mermaid Sing-Along: An interactive presentation of the Disney classic. Through Oct. 19. $10-$15. Death Becomes Her: Peaches Christ Productions presents the 20th anniversary screening of the dark showbiz satire, with a pre-screening live stage show featuring Heklina. Sat., Oct. 20. $20-$40. Logan's Run and The Hunger: Sun., Oct. 21. $8.50-$11. Beasts of the Southern Wild and Neil Young Journeys: Tue., Oct. 23. $8.50-$11. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Fright Night: Part of Bad Movie Night. Sun., Oct. 21, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, darkroomsf.com.

Oddball Films. The Children of Ray Bradbury: Includes: All Summer in a Day (1982), The Veldt (1989), and The Electric Grandmother (1981). Thu., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Home Movie Day: Latino Home Movies: Celebrating the Mission and Chicano culture. Includes: Polvo (2012), Contemplando la Ciudad (2006), and San Francisco Excelsior: Low Rider Car Show (1965). Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, oddballfilm.com.

Roxie Theater. 3,2,1 ... Frankie Go Boom: A comedy about two brothers, a sex tape, a hacker, a movie star, and a pet pig. Through Oct. 18. $6.50-$10. Decoding Deepak: Filmmaker and journalist Gotham Chopra spends a year following his father, spiritual icon Deepak Chopra. Through Oct. 18. $6.50-$10. Consuming Spirits: An animated tale of three intertwined lives in a small rust-belt town. Special appearance by director Chris Sullivan. Thu., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. $6.50-$10. Reservoir Dogs and Day of the Wolves: 20th anniversary screening of Tarantino's crime film, and the low-budget thriller that helped inspire the film. Fri., Oct. 19. $6.50-$10. Bel Borba Aquí: Documentary about Bel Borba, the "People's Picasso." Oct. 19-25. $6.50-$10. To Live and Die in L.A. and Hard Boiled: Sat., Oct. 20. $11. Charley Varrick and One False Move: Sun., Oct. 21. $11. Miami Blues and Darker than Amber: Mon., Oct. 22. $11. The Burglars and Peur Sur la Ville: Mon., Oct. 22. $11. Not Necessarily Noir 3: Elliot Lavine's latest compilation. Tue., Oct. 23, 6:15 p.m. $15. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Lighted Field: Beings and Relations: Featuring Len Lye's Free Radicals and Particles in Space; Jodie Mack's Unsubscribe #1: Special Offer Inside and Untitled (for R.); Nathaniel Dorsky's Pneuma; and Karl Lemieux's Mamori. Thu., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. $7-$10. 151 Third St. (at Minna), 357-4000, sfmoma.org.

The Vortex Room. The Mephisto Waltz and Love Me Deadly: Part of "Don't Fear the Vortex." Thu., Oct. 18, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Side by Side: A documentary on the processes of digital and photochemical filmmaking. Through Oct. 21. $8-$10. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, ybca.org.

 
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