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Schedules are for Wed/5-Tues/11 except where noted. Double features are noted with a . Director and year are given when available.

CASTRO 429 Castro; 621-6120. $5-8. Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times (Junkerman, 2002) Wed, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9. "Joan Baez and Reno Together at Last": Reno: Rebel Without a Pause (Savoca, 2002) Fri, 7:30 ($27.50-50). Comedian Reno and singer Joan Baez perform to benefit the ACLU Foundation. "San Francisco Independent Film Festival" Thurs. See First Runs. Wings of Desire (Wenders, 1988) Sat-Sun, 2, 4:40, 7:30. "Close-Up: Visionaries of Modern Cinema: Cheryl Dunye" Mon, 8 ($10-12). Black Rose Mansion (Fukasaku, 1969) Feb 11-12, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9.

DELANCEY STREET THEATER 600 Embarcadero. Berta (Montesinos, 2003) Thurs-Fri, 8; $6-8; www.audrawolfmann.net/berta. Premiere screening of a San Francisco-shot film about a lesbian and a macho Latino who switch bodies. The Uncle Eye Show (D'Ancona, 2003) Sun, 2 ($5; RSVP required: summersongsunlimited@yahoo.com). Premiere screening of an independent children's television pilot and live-action comedy.

EXPLORATORIUM 3601 Lyon; EXP-LORE. $6-10. "Traits of Life Film Series": Rivers and Tides (Riedelsheimer, 2001) Sun, 2.

GRAND LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER 530 Lake Park, Oakl; www.ebcaw.org. $1 (no one turned away for lack of funds). "East Bay Coalition Against the War Presents": Bob Roberts (Robbins, 1992) Mon, 7. Video screening.

JEZEBEL'S JOINT 510 Larkin; www.sfindie.com. Free. "SF IndieFest Microcinema": Earth Girls Are Easy (Gallagher, 1988) Wed, 8; Rage: 20 Years of Punk Rock West Coast Style (Bishop and Jacoby, 2001) Thurs, 8; Sore Losers (McCarthy, 1997) Fri, 8; Pandora's Box (Pabst, 1929) Mon, 8; Nekromantic Tues, 8.

MECHANIC'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY 57 Post; 393-0100. $5. Nightmare Alley (Goulding, 1947) Fri, 6. Large-screen video presentation; postshow discussion with film noir expert Eddie Muller.

NEW VALENCIA HALL 1908 Mission; 864-1278. $2.50. "Freedom Socialist Party Presents": FBI's War on Black America Fri, 8.

PFA THEATER 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-1412. $4.50-7. "Film 50": Way Down East (Griffith, 1920) Wed, 3. With a lecture by Marilyn Fabe. "Video: Recent Revelations": "Urban Renewal," short films Wed, 7:30. "Special Event: A Collaboration with Cal Performances": "Merce Cunningham: Dances for Camera," short dance films Thurs, 7:30. "Human Rights Watch International Film Festival": The Last Just Man (Silver, 2001) Fri, 7:30; Sweet Sixteen (Loach, 2002) Fri, 9:15; Iran, Veiled Appearances (Michel, 2002) Sat, 2, 5; August (Mograbi, 2002) Sat, 7; Afghanistan Year 1380 (Vendemmiati and Lazzaretti, 2002); and Gaza Strip (Longley, 2002) Sat, 8:35; Blue Vinyl (Helfand and Gold, 2001) Sun, 5; Justifiable Homicide (Osman and Stack, 2001) Sun, 7:30. "International Children's Film Festival": Scars (Berg, 2002) Sun, 1. "Gus Van Sant Tribute": Mala noche (Van Sant, 1985), with shorts, Tues, 7:30.

LA PEÑA CULTURAL CENTER 3105 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 549-RIDE. $10-20 (no one turned away for lack of funds). "Bicycle Friendly Berkeley Coalition Presents the Bicycle Film Fest" Sun, 4-9.

RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222. $5.50-8.50. Rivers and Tides (Riedelsheimer, 2001) call for times. Rabbit-Proof Fence (Noyce, 2002) call for times. Lost in La Mancha (Fulton and Pepe, 2002) call for times. Shanghai Ghetto (Janklowicz-Mann and Mann, 2002) call for times. Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times (Junkerman, 2002) Feb 7-13, call for times. "Nuggets from Pre-Code Hollywood": A Free Soul (Brown, 1931) Sun, 7.

RED VIC 1727 Haight; 668-3994. $3-6.50. Urban Warrior (Ehling, 2002) Wed, 2, 7:15, 9:15. The Thin Blue Line (Morris, 1988) Thurs, 7:15. 9:30. Secretary (Shainberg, 2002) Fri-Sat, 7:15, 9:30 (also Sat, 2, 4:15). Havana mi amor (Gaulke, 2000) Sun-Mon, 7:15, 9:15 (also Sun, 2, 4). Bonnie and Clyde (Penn, 1967) Tues, 7:15, 9:30.

ROXIE 3117 16th St; 863-1087. $3-7. The Big Heat (Lang, 1953) Wed, 2, 5:30, 9. The Sniper (Dmytryk, 1952) Wed, 3:45, 7:15, 10:45. Witness to Murder (Rowland, 1954) Thurs, 7:30, 10:30. A Cry in the Night (Tuttle, 1956) Thurs, 6, 9:05. "San Francisco Independent Film Festival" Feb 7-16. See First Runs.

SAN FRANCISCO CINEMATHEQUE Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission; 552-1990. $4-7. "Classification-Resistant What-Have-Yous: tENTATIVELY, a CONVENINECE in Residence": "Program X: Imp Activism" Thurs, 7:30. San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut. "Program Y: Breakthroughs in Sprocket Science" Sun, 7:30.

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY Jack Adams Hall, Student Center, 1600 Holloway; 338-2444. Free. "Paul Robeson Week": Here I Stand (Bourne, 1999) Mon, noon.