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Arthouse movie listings for November 12-18 

Wednesday, Nov 12 2008

Artists' Television Access. La Osa Mayor Menos Dos: Documentary by David Reznak about a Spanish mental hospital. Thu., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. free. Global Undergrounds: Spanish documentaries. Fri., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. free. 9 Star Hotel: Ido Haar's documentary about border-crossing Palestinian construction workers. Tue., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Brava Theater Center. San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival: Nov. 13-16. $9-$10. 2781 24th St. (at York), 647-2822.

Castro Theatre. The Great Race: Tony Curtis comedy. Wed., Nov. 12, 12:30 p.m. San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival: Films showcasing the diversity of South Asian filmmakers. Nov. 15-16. The Passion of Joan of Arc: The huge UC Alumni Chorus, plus a live orchestra, perform an oratorio, Richard Einhorn's Voices of Light, with this recently rediscovered film. Mon., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. $12-$15. A Tribute to Tony Curtis: Curtis appears in person after Some Like It Hot. Tue., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. $25-$35. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Moonraker: Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Multiple Bay Area locations. Latino Film Festival: The 12th annual. Through Nov. 23.

Opera Plaza Cinema. American Indian Film Festival: Through Nov. 15. $10. 601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 267-4893.

Red Vic Movie House. Up the Yangtze: A documentary about the Three Gorges Dam. Wed., Nov. 12, 2, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Thu., Nov. 13, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Monks: The Transatlantic Feedback: The undertold story of the avant-garde band. Fri., Nov. 14, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 15, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 16, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 17, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Nerdcore Rising!: Geeks rapping: The phenomenon explained. Tue., Nov. 18, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 19, 2, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell: Matt Wolf's documentary on the musician. Through Nov. 13. MetaFest: Festival of short films. Thu., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. $5. World Unseen: See Opening listings. Nov. 14-20. Call + Response: Documentary about modern-day slavery featuring Cornel West and a host of celebrities. Nov. 14-20. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus: Daily screenings. Through Feb. 8, 2009, 3 p.m. Caravaggio: Part of the Derek Jarman series .Thu., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 22, 1 p.m. Tempest: Part of the Derek Jarman film series. Sat., Nov. 15, 1 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. Cargo 200: Alexei Balabanov's political crime/horror feature set in the former Soviet Union. Nov. 13-16. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787,

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