Arthouse Movie Listings July 10-16, 2013

Artists' Television Access. Reinventing the Reel: Celebrating One Year of Elements of Image Making: Elements of Image Making — the monthly analogue film "meet-up/hang-out/nerd-out/freak-out" session at Noisebridge — throws itself a first birthday party with works by Zach Van Joo, Robert Schaller, Michael Morris, Tooth, Eric Stewart, and more. Fri., July 12, 8 p.m. $6. Your Skin Is the Fourth Wall: Featuring works by Pedro Alba, Camille Escudero, Francesca Fini, Danny Germansen, and Sylvia Toy St. Louis. Sat., July 13, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia, San Francisco, 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Balboa Theater. Creepy KOFY Movie Time: Halloween Summer Special Part Deux: Features a showing of the silent 1920 proto-horror film The Golem, plus live music by Napa surf-rockers The Deadlies. Sat., July 13, 9 p.m. $10. 3630 Balboa St., San Francisco, 221-2184, www.balboamovies.com.

Bottle Cap. Dinner and a Movie: Weekly screenings in the Bottle Cap dining room. Sundays, 7 p.m. 1707 Powell, San Francisco, 529-2237, www.bottlecapsf.com.

The Castro Theatre. Suspiria: OMG! Did you hear the news that legendary Italian horror-prog band Goblin is coming to perform its first San Francisco show ever (on Oct. 20 at the Warfield)? Rewatch this classic 1970s supernatural giallo by Dario Argento — which features Goblin's creepy music throughout — and get psyched! Fri., July 12, 9:30 p.m. Peaches Christ Presents The Craft: Being a witch is a total drag — drag queen, that is — when Peaches Christ, Sharon Needles, Alaska Thunderfuck, Honey Mahogany, and other fine ladies of the night present a theatrical stage show to accompany two screenings of the 1990s teen witchcraft flick starring Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True. Sat., July 13, 3 & 8 p.m. $25-$85. peacheschrist.com. Tribute to Ray Harryhausen: Double feature dedicated to the late Hollywood animation pioneer, with alternating screenings of The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and Jason and the Argonauts. Sun., July 14, 1, 3:05, 4:55, 7 & 8:45 p.m. $8.50-$11. 429 Castro, San Francisco, 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Century San Francisco Centre 9 and XD. All That Echoes: Artist Cut: Screening of a live Josh Groban concert filmed in February 2013 at NYC's Lincoln Center. Tue., July 16, 7:30 p.m. $13-$15. fathomevents.com. 845 Market St., San Francisco, 538-8422, www.cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=1672.

Clay Theatre. Before Midnight: What was once just the blush of young romance has matured into thoughtful middle-age wisdom in Before Midnight, the third installment of Richard Linklater's series starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Daily. The Room: Tommy Wiseau's cinematic bomb is every bit as bad as it's cracked up to be. You'll crack up as well at this riotous midnight screening with lots of Rocky Horror-style audience participation. Second Saturday of every month, midnight. 2261 Fillmore St, San Francisco, 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com/Market/SanFrancisco/SanFrancisco_Frameset.htm.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Paranormal Activity 4: Hosts Jim Fourniadis, Tristan Buckner, and Alexia Staniotes watch the latest — but sadly not the last — film in the oddly popular Handycam horror series. Sun., July 14, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission, San Francisco, 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Lost Weekend Video. Fresh Like Cadaver: A monthly horror-themed, live movie riffing comedy show in the spirit of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Second Friday of every month, 8 p.m. $10. facebook.com/FreshLikeCadaver. 1034 Valencia St., San Francisco, 643-3373, www.lostweekendvideo.com.

Multiple Bay Area Locations. FilmWorks United 2013: LaborFest's cinematic festival-within-a-festival features four weeks of unflinching documentaries about laborers' struggles across the globe. Through July 29. laborfest.net/2013/2013Films.htm. San Francisco, N/A.

Opera Plaza Cinemas. Frances Ha: A new indie comedy from the director of The Squid and the Whale. Daily. Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay: Documentary about the cult actor, carny sideshow aficionado, and old-style prestidigitator. Through July 11. The East: When a corporate espionage agent (Brit Marling) goes deep undercover inside an anarchist collective, she gradually begins to question her motivations and her life in this new film by writer/director Zal Batmanglij. Daily. Unfinished Song: In this comedic British drama, a grumpy old man (Terence Stamp) learns to lighten up when his wife (Vanessa Redgrave) prods him to join a senior choir. Daily. Augustine: A dramatic portrayal of the true tale of Augustine, a woman condemned to a Parisian asylum for "hysteria" during the psycho-sexually repressive Victorian era. Through July 11. Byzantium: After a few teasing festival appearances, Neil Jordan's stylish vampire thriller finally opens in wide release. Daily. One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das: Documentary about the man born Jeffrey Kagel's enlightening, game-changing, name-changing journey to India in the 1970s. July 12-18. 601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 777-3456, www.landmarktheatres.com/market/SanFrancisco/OperaPlazaCinema.htm.

Pacific Film Archive. From the Archive: Treasures of Eastern European & Soviet Cinema: In tribute to San Francisco Film Society's George Gund III, BAM/PFA presents a series of films donated to the museum by the late SFFS chairman, including features from Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and the USSR. Wed., July 10; Sat., July 13; Fri., July 19; Sat., July 20. $9.50-$13.50. bampfa.berkeley.edu. Castles in the Sky: Masterful Anime from Studio Ghibli: Retrospective of films from one of Japan's most heralded animation studios, including cherished titles like My Neighbor Totoro, Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the recent From Up on Poppy Hill, and others. Sundays. Continues through Aug. 25. $5.50-$9.50. bampfa.berkeley.edu. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.

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