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Schedules are for Wed/10 through Tues/16 except where noted. Double features are noted with a . Director and year are given when available.

ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia; 824-3890. $5. "Other Cinema": D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist (Dean, 2001) Sat, 8:30. Cul de Sac: A Suburban War Story (Scott, 2001) with "Love and the Monster" (Montalbano, 2001) Sun, 7.

BANNAM PLACE THEATER 50A Bannam; 986-4607, www.cinemod.net. $5-10. "Cinema Salon: Days of the New Frontier Revisited": "Swinger's Serenade" (Plotnick, 1999), "Love and the Monster" (Montalbano, 2001), "The Mods" (Poswell, 1994) Wed, 7:30.

BERKELEY COMMUNITY MEDIA Channel 25 Studios, 2239 MLK Jr Way, Berk; (510) 981-2852. $3-7. Vista Community College and Berkeley Community Media present more than 50 short features by students in Vista Community College's digital-video program.

CASTRO 429 Castro; 621-6120. $4.50-7. The Last Waltz (Scorsese, 1978) Wed-Thurs, 7, 9:30 (also Wed, 2, 4:30). Chelsea Girls (Warhol, 1976) Fri-Sat, 8 (also Sat, 2). Presented by the San Francisco Cinematheque. Why Has Bodhi Dharma Left for the East (Bae, 1989) Sun-Mon, 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:35. Caravaggio (Jarman, 1986) Tues/16-Wed/17, 7, 9:20 (also Wed, 2, 4:30).

DANFORTH HALL Mills College, Art Bldg, 5000 MacArthur, Oakl; (510) 636-7110. Free. "MadCat Women's International Film Festival Presents": "Is This Desire?," short films exploring lust and desire Fri, 7:30.

DELANCEY STREET THEATER 600 Embarcadero; 563-5815. $35. "Tenth Annual Susan Zuckerman, M.D., Memorial Program on Psychoanalysis and Cinema": Memento (Nolan, 2001) Sat, 12:30. Event also features the presentation of two psychoanalytic papers on Memento.

DWINELLE HALL Rm 145, UC Berkeley, Berk; (510) 559-8892. $5-10. I Will Not Be Sad in This World (Epperlein, 2001) Fri, 8. Filmmaker Karina Epperlein and subject Peter Najarian in person.

FILM ARTS FOUNDATION 346 Ninth St; www.filmarts.org. Free. Boys to Men? (Marx, work in progress) Fri, 7. The director of Hoop Dreams presents a work-in-progress screening of his latest film, which studies the socialization of adolescent boys.

FINE ARTS CINEMA 2451 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 848-1143. $4.50-8. That Rhythm, Those Blues (Nierenberg, 1988) Wed, 7:15 and Say Amen, Somebody (Nierenberg, 1980) Wed, 8:30. Too Hot to Handle (Conway, 1938) Thurs/11-Wed/17, 7:15 and Citizen Kane (Wells, 1941) Thurs/11-Wed/17, 9:20 (also Sun/13, 5).

GALERÍA DE LA RAZA 2857 24th St; 826-8009. Call for price. Señorita extravida/Missing Young Women (Portillo, 2001) Wed, 7 and 9. Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo in person.

ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA 425 Washington; 788-6210. Free. "Recent Italian Cinema": Nobody like You (Muccino, 1999) Tues, 6:30.

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE LIBRARY 57 Post; 393-0100. $5. "CinemaLit Film Series 2002": "Servants and Masters, Knaves and Queens: Class in British Film": The Servant (Losey, 1963) Fri, 6.

NEW PFA THEATER 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-1412. $4.50-7. Weekend (Godard, 1967) Wed, 3. "In/Tangible Cartographies: New Arab Video": "rounds, realities/fields of resistance" Wed, 7:30; "history: making/tracing/leaving marks" Fri, 7:30; Untitled (Salloum, 1999-2001) Sat, 7:30. "Film and Video Makers at Cal": "Validating Existence: Experimental Works" Sun, 5:30. "History of the Film Musical": Everyone Says I Love You (Allen, 1996) Mon, 3. "Cinema and the Sex Act": Crash (Cronenberg, 1996) Mon, 7. "Committed Cinema": The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein (Gianvito, 2001) Tues, 7:30.

RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222. $5.50-8.50. Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (Lemle, 2001) call for times. No Man's Land (Tanovic, 2001) call for times. The Son's Room (Moretti, 2001) call for times. Lola (Demy, 1961) Fri-Mon, call for times. Bay of Angels (Demy, 1963) Tues/16-Thurs/18, call for times. "Jean Arthur": Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Capra, 1939) Sun, 2, 7.

RED VIC 1727 Haight; 668-3994. $3-6.50. The Natural History of the Chicken (Lewis, 2000) Wed-Thurs, 7:30, 9:15 (also Wed, 2). Big Time (Blum, 1988) Fri-Sat, 7:15, 9:15 (also Sat, 2, 4). KPFA on the Air (Selver and Wood, 2000) Sun-Mon, 7:15, 9:15 (also Sun, 2, 4). The Last Wave (Weir, 1977) Tues/16-Wed/17, 7:15, 9:30 (also Wed/17, 2).

ROXIE 3117 16th St; 863-1087. $3-7. The Last Picture Show (Bogdanovich, 1971) Wed, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30. Whipsmart: The Good Vibrations Guide to Beginning SM for Couples (2002) Thurs, 7, 9:30. Harvard Man (Toback, 2002) Fri/12-Thurs/18, 6, 8, 10 (also Sat-Sun, Wed, 2, 4).

SAN FRANCISCO CINEMATHEQUE Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission; 822-2885. $4-7. "Figures and Grounds: New Work from Canyon Cinema" Thurs, 7:30. Castro Theatre, 429 Castro. Chelsea Girls (Warhol, 1966) Fri-Sat, 8 (also Sat, 2). San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut. "Forty Years in Focus": "Charles Wright: Personal Selections" Sun, 7:30.

KORET AUDITORIUM San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch, 100 Larkin; 557-4277. Free. "Pioneers of Modern Dance": Martha Graham in Performance (1957, 1961) Thurs, noon. Film documenting performances of Night Journey and Appalachian Spring.

WATTIS THEATER San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St; www.sffs.org, www.ticketweb.com. $12-15. "The Seventh Art: New Dimensions in Cinema": "Up and Out," a piece created by Christian Marclay that syncs visuals from Antonioni's 1966 Blowup with sounds from De Palma's 1981 homage Blow Out Thurs, 7. Coproduction of SFMOMA and the San Francisco Film Society.

WEREPAD 2430 Third St; 824-7334. $5. Westworld (Crichton, 1973) Fri, 10:30. "Den of Sonick Illbience" Sat, call for time.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. $3-6. "Eurotika!": "Vampires and Virgins: The Films of Jean Rollin"; "The Diabolical Mr. Franco: The Films of Jess Franco"; "Blood and Black Lace: A Short History of the Italian Horror Film" Tues-Wed, noon, 2, 4; "From Barcelona to Tunbridge Wells: The Films of Jose Larraz"; "The Pope of Perversion: The Films of Jose Benazeraf"; "Strange Behavior: Eurocine – A Life" Thurs-Fri, noon, 2, 4; "I Am a Nymphomaniac: The Films of Max Pecas"; "Blood and Sand: All You Ever Wanted to Know about Spanish Horror"; "The Blood Beasts: The Films of Mike Reeves" Sat-Sun, noon, 2, 4. Through Sun/21. "Latino Film Festival Presents": La moños (Ros, 1996) Wed, 7:30. "Poetry and Poverty: Two Films by Iranian Filmmaker Abolfazl Jalili": Det Means Girl (1994) Fri, 8. "Arab Film Festival Presents": Into the European Mirror (Samuel, 1994) Tues, 7:30.