Arthouse Listings September 4-11, 2013

Artists' Television Access. Julie Perini: Video Diaries & Other Adventures in the Everyday: Experimental short films and documentary videos by the Portland artist. Sat., Sept. 7, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia, San Francisco, 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Sing Along Mary Poppins: A musical weekend with Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, and thou? Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, indeed. Sept. 6-8, 7 p.m.; Sept. 7-8, 2 p.m. $10-$15. 429 Castro, San Francisco, 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Clay Theatre. Blue Jasmine: Woody Allen's latest dramatic comedy, set in San Francisco and starring the inimitable Cate Blanchett. Daily. The Goonies: With all due apologies to Robert Louis Stevenson, if there's a better kids' adventure movie about pirate treasure, we aren't aware of it. Sept. 6-7, 11:59 p.m. $9-$10. 2261 Fillmore St., San Francisco, 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com/Market/SanFrancisco/SanFrancisco_Frameset.htm.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Hunger Games: Hosts Jim Fourniadis, Sherilyn Connelly, and Tristan Buckner bite off a piece of the first film based on Suzanne Collins' wildly popular YA book series. Sun., Sept. 8, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission, San Francisco, 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

The Emerald Tablet. Dominic Angerame: The local experimental filmmaker presents a dozen of his 16mm shorts. Mon., Sept. 9, 7 p.m. $5. 80 Fresno St., San Francisco, 500-2323, www.emtab.org.

Exploratorium. Saturday Cinema: Weekly thematic film screenings presented in the Kanbar Forum by the Exploratorium's Cinema Arts program. Saturdays, 12, 2 & 4 p.m. free with museum admission. Pier 15, San Francisco, 528-4360, www.exploratorium.edu.

Opera Plaza Cinemas. Hannah Arendt: Biopic about the influential modern philosopher who conceived the famous idea of the "Banality of Evil." Daily. The Patience Stone: Persian writer Atiq Rahimi adapts his own novel about a woman who, while caring for her war-wounded husband, finally learns to emotionally unburden herself. Daily. Thérèse: Audrey Tautou stars in the title role of French director Claude Miller's final film, set in the 1920s Sud-Ouest. Through Sept. 5. I Give It a Year: Post-wedding rom com starring Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall, Minnie Driver, and more. Written and directed by Dan Mazer (Borat, Brüno). Starting Sept. 6. Daily. Far Out Isn't Far Enough: Documentary about subversive artist and children's author Tomi Ungerer. Sept. 6-12. 601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 777-3456, www.landmarktheatres.com/market/SanFrancisco/OperaPlazaCinema.htm.

Roxie Theater. Drinking Buddies: Indie rom com set in a Chicago craft brewery and starring Jake Johnson (The New Girl) and Olivia Wilde (Tron: Legacy). Daily. Geteven: The $12 required to see this long-lost "fast moving multi-dimensional action romance" (i.e., laughably bad revenge flick) from the early '90s is probably more money than they spent to make it. Co-presented by Everythingisterrible.com. Thu., Sept. 5, 9:30 p.m. $12. geteventhemovie.com. Spark: A Burning Man Story: It's been a whole 5 days since the Burn. Here's a documentary to help ease your withdrawal pains. Sept. 6-12. Everything Is Terrible!: Two Headcleaners and a Microphone: The website where the world's worst/funniest old VHS videos live forever presents two new movies: Comic Relief Zero! and Everything Is Terrible! Does the Hip-Hop!. Fri., Sept. 6, 9:30 p.m. $15. Filmage: The Story of Descendents/ALL: San Francisco premiere of a feature-length documentary about the pop-punk legends. Sat., Sept. 7, noon. $7.50. Spending the Night with Calvin Lee Reeder: The indie director presents screenings of his films The Oregonian and The Rambler. Sat., Sept. 7, 9:30 p.m. $12. 3117 16th St., San Francisco, 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Temescal Arts Center. Shapeshifters Cinema: Free monthly film series featuring experimental image manipulators and ambient sound shamans. Second Sunday of every month, 8 p.m. Free. shapeshifterscinema.com. 511 48th St., Oakland, 510-923-1074, www.temescalartscenter.org.

 
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