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Repertory Film Listings 

Wednesday, Aug 9 2006

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THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Photographer Shomei Tomatsu is profiled in Nagasaki From a 45-Degree Angle (Nami Jodai, Japan, 2002) 11 a.m.

STARTS MONDAY: Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (Karen Thomas, 1999) screens through Aug. 31 11 a.m.


Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, A weekly video program screens on Thursdays and occasional other days. Free.

THURSDAY (Aug. 10): An opera series screens Puccini's Manon Lescaut in the 1998 La Scala production noon.


2230 Shattuck (at Kittredge), Berkeley, (510) 843-3456, $9.50. This venerable theater assigns one of its eight screens to repertory programming.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Brothers of the Head (Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, U.K., 2005) 2:20, 4:50, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Aug. 11-17): The Bridesmaid (Claude Chabrol, France, 2004). See Opening for review. Call for times.


221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually (but not always) screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: A Judy Garland/Mickey Rooney series continues with Garland singing "Dear Mr. Gable" in the multistar revue Broadway Melody of 1938 (Roy Del Ruth, 1937; 7:30 p.m. ), plus Rooney imitating Carmen Miranda and Garland singing "Franklin D. Roosevelt Jones" in Busby Berkeley's Babes on Broadway (1941; 5:20, 9:40 p.m. ).

FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY: Alfred Hitchcock's dark romance/spy thriller Notorious (1946; 7:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 3:35 p.m. ) screens with Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942; 5:35, 9:30 p.m. ). Ingrid Bergman stars and Claude Rains provides excellent support in both.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (Aug. 15-17): Rooney is sent to a dude ranch to forget women and meets Judy Garland in Girl Crazy (Norman Taurog, 1943; 7:30 p.m. ), screening with Listen, Darling (Edward L. Marin, 1938; 6:05, 9:40 p.m. ), with Freddie Bartholomew and Garland trying to land their mother (Mary Astor) a husband (Walter Pidgeon).


2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576, This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings. $9.

SATURDAY (Aug. 12): The SF Shorts Festival plays here today. See and "Night & Day" page TK for more. Program 3 noon Program 4 2:15 p.m. Program 1 4:30 p.m. Program 2 6:45 p.m. Documentary Program 9 p.m. Comedy Program 11 p.m.


701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, $7 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.

WEDNESDAY (Aug. 9): Legendary musician Papa Wemba stars in the rags to riches popular hit La Vie Est Belle (Mweze Ngangura, Congo, 1987) 7:30 p.m.

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