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Schedules are for Wed/12-Tues/18 except where noted. Double features are noted with a . Director and year are given when available.

AMNESIA BAR 853 Valencia; 242-4388. Free. "SF Cine Club Film Showing," short films by local filmmakers Sun, 9.

ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia; 824-3890. $5. "Ladies and Boys Touching," short films curated by Astria Suparak Thurs, 8 ($7). Widdershins (Connelly) Fri, 8. "Other Cinema": "Hans Grüsel's 'Sounds for Silents,' " live music set to silent films Sat, 8:30.

CASTRO 429 Castro; 621-6120. $5-8. "Treasures from the American Film Theatre": The Maids (Miles, 1975) Wed, 12:45, 5:05, 9:30; Butley (Pinter, 1974) Wed, 2:40, 7. "Close-Up: Visionaries of Modern Cinema: Barbara Hammer" Thurs, 8 ($10-12). "The Big Picture: The 50th Anniversary of Cinemascope": Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Meyer, 1970) Fri-Mon, 7, 9:20 (also Sat-Sun, 2, 4:30); The Haunting (Wise, 1963) Tues, 7; The Hunger (Scott, 1983) Tues, 9:10.

GRAND LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER 530 Lake Park, Oakl; $1 (no one turned away for lack of funds). Coco Mama: The War on Drugs (Theilen) Mon, 7. Followed by a discussion sponsored by the East Bay Community Against the War.

JEZEBEL'S JOINT 510 Larkin; Free. "SF IndieFest Microcinema": Thoth (Kernochan, 2002) Wed, 8; Rock Opera (Ray, 1999) Thurs, 8; "Absolute Time Film Festival," films by women and people of color Fri-Sun, 8 ($5; for details go to or call 415-401-9768); The Mark of Zorro (Niblo, 1920) Mon, 8; Rosemary's Baby (Polanski, 1968) Tues, 8.

MECHANIC'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY 57 Post; 393-0100. $5. Anatomy of a Murder (Preminger, 1959) Fri, 6. Large-screen video presentation.

PFA THEATER 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-1412. $4.50-7. "Film 50": Open City (Rossellini, 1945) Wed, 3. With a lecture by Marilyn Fabe. "San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival" Thurs, 7:30. See First Runs. "Film and Video Makers at Cal": "Rock the Projects: Student Experimental Films" Thurs, 7. "Neo-Eiga: New Japanese Cinema": Chicken Heart (Shimizu, 2002) Fri, 7; Sat, 9:20; Hole in the Sky (Kumakiri, 2001) Fri, 9:05; Blue Chong (Lee, 1999) Sat, 5; Border Line (Lee, 2002) Sat, 7; Alexei and the Spring (Motohashi, 2002) Sun, 5:30; God's Children (Shinomiya, 2001) Sun, 7:35. "Alternative Visions": "For the Love of It: Fifth Annual Celebration of Amateur Film Clubs" Sun, 3; "Polish Avant-Garde, 1930-1945" Tues, 7:30.

PLAYHOUSE THEATER 40 Main, Tiburon; "Tiburon International Film Festival" March 14-20. Check Web site for schedule and ticket details.

RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222. $5.50-8.50. Rabbit-Proof Fence (Noyce, 2002) call for times. Russian Ark (Sokurov, 2002) call for times. "Back in the Limelight: Highlights from the American Film Theatre": A Delicate Balance (Richardson, 1973) Fri, 7; Sat, 4; The Iceman Cometh (Frankenheimer, 1973) Sat, 7; Sun, 2; The Homecoming (Hall, 1973) Sun-Mon, 7; Butley (Pinter, 1974) March 18-19, 7.

RED VIC 1727 Haight; 668-3994. $3-6.50. Tully (Birmingham, 2002) Wed, 2, 7:15, 9:25. "Hip Hop Film Fest": Word (Greer) Thurs, 7:15; The Freshest Kids (Israel) Thurs, 9:15; Street Legendz (Johnson and Hickey) Fri, 7:15; Breath Control: History of the Human Beat Box (Garfield) Fri, 9:15; Sat, 7:15; Nobody Knows My Name (Raimist) Sat, 2; "Music Video/Shorts Program" Sat, 4; Soundz of Spirit (Lyons) Sat, 9:15. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Gibney and Jarecki, 2002) Sun-Tues, 7:15, 9:15 (also Sun, 2, 4).

ROXIE 3117 16th St; 863-1087. $3-7. Daughter from Danang (Dolgin and Franco, 2002) Wed-Tues, 6:15, 8, 9:45 (also Wed, Sat-Sun, 2, 4). Filmmakers in person Fri/14, 8 and 9:45 shows.

SAN FRANCISCO CINEMATHEQUE Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission; 552-1990. $4-7. "Fresh Eyes, Program Nine": "Post-Industrial Speculations: Gibbs Chapman and James T. Hong" Thurs, 7:30. Filmmakers in person. "River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West," an illustrated talk, book signing, and reception with Rebecca Solnit Sun, 7:30.

SAN FRANCISCO MAIN LIBRARY Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin; 557-4277. Free. "Cult Musicals": Little Shop of Horrors (Oz, 1986) Thurs, noon. Large-screen video presentation.

SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Wattis Theater, 151 Third St; or $12-15. "The Seventh Art: New Dimensions in Cinema": "Machinima," films made using digital animation techniques developed for computer games; cosponsored by the San Francisco Film Society Thurs, 7.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. $3-7. "YBCA Daytime Video Screenings: Works by Annika Larsson, Anneé Olofsson, and Annika Ström" Tues-Wed, Sat, 11a-5. Through April 13. "Latino Film Festival Presents": Don't Die Without Telling Me Where You're Going (Subiela, 1995) Wed, 7:30. Filmmaker in person. "Dirty Poole: The Films of Wakefield Poole": Boys in the Sand (1971) with "Roger" (1976) Fri, 7; Bijou (1972) with "Pride Parade" (1974) Fri, 9; The Bible (1974) with "Hot Flash of America" (1975) Sat, 7. "Arab Film Festival Presents": The Dupes (Saleh, 1972) Tues, 7:30.