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Arthouse movie listings for November 26-December 2 

Wednesday, Nov 26 2008

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail

Castro Theatre. Milk: See Opening listings. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Black Hole: Things get weird at the theater as Disney's 1979 big-budget flick is actually pretty great. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Pacific Film Archive. A Dirty Dozen: The Films of Robert Aldrich: Hollywood's maverick director. Through Dec. 20. Cinema Japan: A Wreath for Madame Kawakita: A celebration of the "roving ambassador" who brought Japanese film to international audiences. Through Dec. 17. Discovering Teuvo Tulio: The director of Finnish melodramas from the 1930s and 1940s. Through Dec. 4. Movie Matinees for All Ages: Ongoing Saturday series for youngsters, featuring Go West, Sherlock Jr., Our Hospitality. Saturdays. Continues through Nov. 29. Moments of Truth: Italian Cinema Classics: A tribute to neorealism and its inheritors in Italian cinema. Nov. 29-Dec. 21. Alternative Visions: Showcasing avant-garde films, in conjunction with the U.C. Berkeley course taught by Erica Levin. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 9. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124,

Red Vic Movie House. Towelhead: Alan Ball's film about an Arab-American teen in a Texas suburb. Wed., Nov. 26, 2, 7 & 9:35 p.m. Burn After Reading: The Coen bothers return to comedy with an all-star cast. Fri., Nov. 28, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 29, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Trouble the Water: Kimberly Rivers Roberts turns her camcorder on Katrina. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. Battle in Seattle: The World Trade Organization protests of 1999, this time with actors. Dec. 2-3, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. The Times of Harvey Milk: Rob Epstein and Richard Schmeichen's 1984 documentary. hrough Dec. 4, 6:15, 8 & 9:45 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2:45 & 4:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 4. Ghosts: Nick Broomfield's feature about Chinese immigrants to the U.K.,based on a true story. Through Nov. 26, 7 & 9 p.m. I Can't Think Straight: See Opening listings. Bike Porn 2: Bikexploitation: Sexually charged short films about bicycles. Fri., Nov. 28, 11 p.m. 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. The Garden and Wittgenstein: Part of the Derek Jarman film series. Sat., Nov. 29, 1 p.m. $5. 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. "Dark House": Experimental short films, curated by Jessica Allee and Wago Kreider. Sun., Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787,

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