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Wednesday, May 28 2008

Artists' Television Access. Misapplications and Lost Subjects: Young filmmakers show experimental, horror, and documentary short work. Wed., May 28, 8 p.m. $6. Warren Sonbert 2: Pop Witness: A retrospective of films by S.F. experimental filmmaker Sonbert. Entries include Amphetamine, Where Did Our Love Go?, Hall of Mirrors, and Friendly Witness. Thu., May 29, 8 p.m. $6. The 8th Annual City Shorts Student Film Festival.: Winning films from the Cinema Department of City College of San Francisco. Fri., May 30, 8 p.m. $3. Other Cinema's New Experimental Works: Roger Deutsch's Act Your Age, Martha Colburn's Waschdrang Mama, Tony Gault's Count Backwards From Five, and others. Sat., May 31, 8 p.m. $7. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Castro Theatre. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: See Ongoing listings. Through June 5, 1, 4, 7 & 10 p.m.; Through June 18. $7-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Maximum Overdrive: Stephen King directs his own movie about cars coming to life. Hosted by Sherilyn Connelly, Rimma Dreyband, and David Capurro. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Goethe-Institut. "Women of '68" Film Series: The German cinema — with activist-cum-filmmaker Helke Sander leading the charge — was among the first to express a radical feminist point of view during the incendiary student protests of 1968. Tuesdays. Continues through June 10. $5. 530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Dario Argento Series: Bird with the Glass Feathers ((L'Uccello dalle piume di cristallo): Italian horror master's retrospective series. This week's feature, from 1970, presented in Italian without subtitles. Tue., June 3, 6:30 p.m. free. 425 Washington (at Battery), 788-7142,

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. "Soundies": A collection of three-minute music videos produced for jukeboxes. Part of Mark Cantor's Giants of Jazz on Film. Sat., May 31, 8 p.m. $12-$20. 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200,

Oddball Film and Video. "Strange Sinema": Rarities from the stacks of this massive film archive; may include "Rocket Power for Tomorrow," "The Cat Who Drank and Used Too Much," and "A Quickie." Call to RSVP. Sat., May 31, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112,

Red Vic Movie House. The Bank Job: The supposedly true story of a 1971 London bank robbery. Wed., May 28, 2, 7:15 & 9:35 p.m.; Thu., May 29, 7:15 & 9:35 p.m. Be Kind, Rewind: Michel Gondry's tale of video-store madness with Mos Def, Danny Glover, and Jack Black. Fri., May 30, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Sat., May 31, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Girls Rock!: Directors Arne Johnson and Shane King's answer to Rock School. Sun., June 1, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Mon., June 2, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Dogtown and Z-Boys: Stacy Peralta's gripping portrayal of old-school skaters. Tue., June 3, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie New College Film Center. Dalai Lama Renaissance: See Ongoing listings. Through May 29. Battle for Haditha: Through May 29. Postal: See Ongoing listings. Thu., May 29, 7:30 p.m. Indestructible: A filmmaker with a fatal disease turns his camera on himself and looks for a cure. May 30-June 5. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Home Movies: Vito Acconci, William Wegman, and Lawrence Weiner": Video screenings as part of "In Collaboration: Early Works from the Media Arts Collection." Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through June 13. "The Medium and the Body: Chris Burden, Peter Campus, Joan Jonas, and Steina Vasulka": Video screenings as part of "In Collaboration: Early Works from the Media Arts Collection." Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 4 p.m. Continues through June 13. "Around '68" Film Series: Films of resistance and radical politics from around the world. Les Amants Réguliers (Regular Lovers) screens on May 29 and 31. Thursdays, Saturdays, 4 p.m. Continues through May 31. The Rape of the Sabine Women: West Coast premiere screening of video-musical with live performances. Fridays, 3 p.m. Continues through June 27. $15-$20. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

Varnish Fine Art. "Moving Pictures": Last Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. 77 Natoma (at Second St.), 222-6131,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. "The Way That We Rhyme": Through June 29. $12-$15. Arranged: Wed., May 28, 7:30 p.m. $8. Day Is Done: Mike Kelley's high-school-yearbook-based musical. Thu., May 29, 7 p.m. $8. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787,


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