Art House

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

Artists' Television Access. “Transient Visions of Southeast Asia”: Slate of films by Cade Bursell, Kiye Simon Luang, and Amie Siegel, set in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Indonesia. Wed., Feb. 27, 8 p.m. $6. # Noise Pop 2008: Wesley Willis's Joy Rides (documentary): Features Q&A sessions with director Chris Bagley and Jello Biafra. Fri., Feb. 29, 7 & 9:15 p.m. $8. # Noise Pop 2008: You Weren't There: A History of Chicago Punk 1977-1984 (documentary): Footage of Chicago bands including the Effigies, Naked Raygun, Strike Under, Articles of Faith, Silver Abuse, DA, and Rights of the Accused. Directed by Joe Losurdo and Christina Tillman. Sat., March 1, 4 p.m. $8. # Noise Pop 2008: “Homegrown Obsessions” w/ Toypunks, Vol. 1 and Nick's World of Synthesizers (documentaries): “People who make things to amuse you” double feature. Sun., March 2, 2 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Balboa Theater. Balboa Birthday Bash: Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m. $9-$12. 3630 Balboa (at 37th Ave.), 221-8184,

Castro Theatre. “Sorry, Dude: The Abridged Coen Brothers Marathon”: Three double features span the careers of the Coen Brothers, yet tragically omit The Big Lebowski: O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Man Who Wasn't There, Barton Fink and Miller's Crossing, The Hudsucker Proxy and Raising Arizona, and Fargo and Blood Simple. See Web site for exact showtimes. Feb. 28-March 2, 7 p.m. Cutter's Way and Rolling Thunder: Part of the “Second Dark Age” series of double features: Ivan Passer's 1981 neo-noir Cutter's Way features Jeff Bridges and John Heard, while William Devane, Linda Haynes, and Tommy Lee Jones star in John Flynn's Vietnam-revenge story, Rolling Thunder. Tue., March 4, 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Cobra: Sylvester Stallone kills people. Hosted by Sherilyn Connelly, Rimma Dreyband, and Jerome Skaggs. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Istituto Italiano di Cultura. “Pietro Germi, the Latin Loner”: A series dedicated to the Italian director of the 1950s and '60s. This week features 1951's Four Ways Out (La città si difende), starring Gina Lollobrigida, Cosetta Greco, Renato Baldini, Paul Muller, Fausto Tozzi, Enzo Maggio, Tamara Lees, Patrizia Manca, Emma Baron, and Yvonne Cocco, with a screenplay by Federico Fellini. Starting March 4. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through April 1. 425 Washington (at Battery), 788-7142,

Oddball Film and Video. Phantom India: Louis Malle's late-1960s episodic documentary about life in India is screened over two nights. RSVP required; call 558-8117 or write to Fri., Feb. 29, 8 p.m.; Sat., March 1, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112,

Red Vic Movie House. Southland Tales: Donnie Darko's Richard Kelly is still ahead of the curve. Wed., Feb. 27, 2 & 8 p.m. One Winter Story: Big-wave surfing from a woman's perspective. Starring Sarah Gerhardt, the first woman to surf Maverick's. Thu., Feb. 28, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. Starting Out in the Evening: See Ongoing listings. March 3-4, 7 & 9:20 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

The Roxie New College Film Center. Passion and Power: The Technology of Orgasm: See Ongoing listings. Through Feb. 27, 7 & 8:40 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 27, 3 & 5 p.m.; Thu., Feb. 28, 7 p.m. $5-$9. Noise Pop 2008: Heckler: Jamie Kennedy turns the spotlight on hecklers and their Internet brethren, random blog critics in a long-overdue swipe back at no-talent loudmouth self-appointed critics. Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m. A Walk into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory: See Ongoing listings. Through Feb. 29, 7:20 & 9 p.m. Noise Pop 2008: What We Do Is Secret (Germs biopic): Wed., Feb. 27, 9:15 p.m. $10. The Overlooked Suspect: See Opening listings. Feb. 29-March 5. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

SF Museum of Modern Art. Daily Video Screenings: Paul Klee: In conjunction with his exhibit “Abstract Rhythms.” Through Feb. 29, 4 p.m. “Non-Western Westerns”: Variations on the Western from around the world. This week screens For a Few Dollars More and The Great Silence on March 1. Thursdays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Continues through March 31. The Films of Emile de Antonio: A series of political nonfiction work concerning contemporary issues of interest from 1963 to 1989. This week screens Mr. Hoover and I on Feb. 28. Thursdays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Continues through Feb. 28. Free-$5. Bernd and Hilla Becher: Four Decades: In conjunction with the “Picturing Modernity: The Photography Collection.” Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 4 p.m. Continues through April 30. 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. “Projecting Buddha”: Wide-ranging series in conjunction with “The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama” and the International Buddhist Film Festival. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through March 6. $6-$8. Steel Toes: A neo-Nazi kills an East Indian immigrant; a Jewish lawyer is appointed to defend him. Starring David Strathairn. Tue., March 4, 7:30 p.m. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787,

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