April 24, 2002


sfbg.com

 

Extra

Andrea Nemerson's
alt.sex.column

Norman Solomon's
MediaBeat

nessie's
The nessie files

Tom Tomorrow's
This Modern World


News

PG&E and the California energy crisis

Arts and Entertainment

Venue Guide

Electric Habitat
By Amanda Nowinski

Tiger on beat
By Patrick Macias

Frequencies
By Josh Kun


Calendar

Submit your listing

Culture

Techsploitation
By Annalee Newitz

Without Reservations
By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
By Dan Leone

 

Our Masthead

Editorial Staff

Business Staff

Jobs & Internships


PERSONALS | MOVIE CLOCK | REP CLOCK | SEARCH

Schedules are for Wed/24 through Tues/30 except where noted. Double features are noted with a . Director and year are given when available.

ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia; 824-3890. "Ladies Love Trannies," benefit for Ladyfest Bay Area featuring short films and videos Fri, 8 ($7-25). "Other Cinema": "Lo-Tech Hi-Jinx," works that use "cheap consumer-electronic technology" to create art Sat, 8 ($5). "Breaking the Spell," an evening of "no-field electronica" artists Sun, 7 ($5).

BANNAM PLACE THEATER 50A Bannam; 986-4607, www.cinemod.net. $5-10. "Cinema Salon": "A Night to Remember," new works by San Francisco Art Institute film- and video-makers Wed, 7:30.

CASTRO 429 Castro; 621-6120. $4.50-7. Circuit (Shafer, 2002) Wed-Tues, 7, 9:30 (also Wed, Sat-Sun, 2, 4:30).

FINE ARTS CINEMA 2451 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 848-1143. $4.50-8. Blossoms of Fire (Gosling and Osborne, 2000) Wed, 7:15 and Boom: The Sound of Eviction (Whispered Media, 2001) Wed, 9. Antonio Gaudi (Teshigahara, 1985) Thurs/25-Wed/1, 7:15 and The Mystery of Picasso (Clouzot, 1956) Thurs/25-Wed/1, 8:45 (also Sun, 5:40).

ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA 425 Washington; 788-6210. Free. "Recent Italian Cinema": Teeth (Salvatores, 2000) Tues, 6:30.

MCBEAN THEATER Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon; EXP-LORE. $6-10. Julia Robinson and the Solution to Hilbert's Tenth Problem: A Mathematics Biography Film (Csicsery, work in progress) Sat, 2. Program also features a discussion with filmmaker George Csicsery and Julia Robinson's sister and biographer, Constance Reid.

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE LIBRARY 57 Post; 393-0100. $5. "CinemaLit Film Series 2002": "Servants and Masters, Knaves and Queens: Class in British Film": A Question of Attribution (Schlesinger, 1991) Fri, 6.

MINNA STREET GALLERY 111 Minna; sprocket.laughingsquid.org. $8-10. Nic Phelps and the Sprocket Ensemble perform live music to new animated and independent films Mon, 7:30, 9:30.

NEW PFA THEATER 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-1412. $4.50-7. "San Francisco International Film Festival" Wed/24-Thurs/2. See First Runs.

RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222. $5.50-8.50. Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (Lemle, 2001) call for times. Jung (War): In the Land of the Mujaheddin (Lazzaretti and Vendemmiati, 2001) Wed-Thurs, call for times. "Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation: Best of the Fest" Wed-Thurs, call for times. The Cherry Orchard (Cacoyannis, 1999) Fri/26-Thurs/2, call for times. "International Family Film": Touched by an Angel (Olofson, 2000) Sat-Sun, 2. "Jean Arthur": History Is Made at Night (Borzage, 1937) Thurs, 7.

RED VIC 1727 Haight; 668-3994. $3-6.50. Stranger Than Paradise (Jarmusch, 1984) Wed, 2, 7:15, 9:15. Year of the Horse (Jarmusch, 1997) Thurs, 7:15, 9:30. Down by Law (Jarmusch, 1986) Fri-Sun, 7:15, 9:30 (also Sat-Sun, 2, 4:15).

ROXIE 3117 16th St; 863-1087. $3-7. Two Girls and a Guy (Toback, 1998) Wed-Thurs, 6:15, 9:50 (also Wed, 2:45) and Harvard Man (Toback, 2002) Wed-Thurs, 8 (also Wed, 4:30). Devil Got My Woman (Lomax, 1966) and Glenn Gould: On and off the Record (Koenig and Kroiter, 1959) Fri, 7, 9:30, midnight. Benefit for the Roxie sponsored by Ian Brennan. "Fan Appreciation Day": Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh (Cox, 1987) Sat, 2 (free screening), 6, 10; Genghis Blues (Belic, 1999) 4 (free screening), 8. Domestic Violence (Wiseman, 2001) Sun-Tues, 5, 8:30 (also Sun, 1:15).

KORET AUDITORIUM San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin; 557-4277. Free. "Pioneers of Modern Dance": The Shakers (1998) Thurs, noon. Filmed performance of Doris Humphrey's 1931 work.

WEREPAD 2430 Third St; 824-7334. $5. Destination Inner Space (Lyon, 1966) Fri, 10:30.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. $5-6. "San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Presents": Promises (Bolado, Goldberg, Shapiro, 2001) Wed, 7:30.