Rep Clock


Schedules are for Wed/23-Tue/29 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.

ATA GALLERY 992 Valencia, SF; $6-10. The Beast in Heat (Russell, 2013), Thu, 8. "Frenkel Defects," short 16mm films from the Process Reversal Collective and other artist-run film groups, Fri, 8. "Other Cinema:" Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (Schwarz, 2007), Sat, 8:30.

BALBOA THEATRE 3630 Balboa, SF; $10. "Popcorn Palace:" Gremlins (Dante, 1984), Sat, 10am. Matinee for kids. •Nosferatu (Murnau, 1922), and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Wiene, 1920), Tue, 7:30. With new, original soundtracks performed live by HobGoblin.

CASTRO 429 Castro, SF; (415) 621-6120, $8.50-12. •Alien (Scott, 1979), Wed, 7, and Dark Star (Carpenter, 1974), Wed, 9:10. Author Veronica Roth (Allegiant) in person, presented by Books Inc., Thu, 7. This, event, $30 (includes a copy of Roth's book); advance tickets at "Trapped in the Closet Sing-Along," Fri-Sat, 7 and 10. Annie (Huston, 1982), presented sing-along style, Sat, 2. "James of All Trades: An Evening with James Franco," Sun, 6:30pm. Advance tickets ($30-95) at •Interior. Leather Bar. (Mathews and Franco, 2012), Mon, 2:30, 7, and Cruising (Friedkin, 1980), Mon, 3:45, 8:45. I Am a Ghost (Mendoza, 2013), Tue, 1, 3, 5, 8. With filmmaker H.P. Mendoza and cast in person for a Q&A and a live musical performance by Carolyn Oliss at 8pm show. Advance tickets ($10) at

CHRISTOPHER B. SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222, $6.50-$10.75. Zaytoun (Riklis, 2012), call for dates and times. Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (Couturie, 2013), Thu, 7. Filmmaker Bill Couturie in person. The Wicker Man (Hardy, 1973), Oct 25-31, call for times. Newly restored version. House of Wax 3D (De Toth, 1953), Fri-Mon, call for times. The Right Stuff (Kaufman, 1983), Sat, 7. Filmmaker Philip Kaufman in person; this event, $15. "The Return of Creature Features:" •Watch Horror Films, Keep America Strong (Wyrsch, 2008), and Bob Wilkins Super Horror Show, Tue, 7. With horror hosts John Stanley and Lord Blood-Rah and filmmaker Tom Wyrsch in person.

CLAY 2261 Fillmore, SF; $10. "Midnight Movies:" The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sharman, 1975), Sat, midnight. With the Bawdy Caste performing live.

EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER'S PERFORMANCE SPACE 1939 Addison, Berk; "Berkeley Video and Film Festival," Fri-Sun and Nov 1-3. Works by over 90 filmmakers.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 9 Ross Valley Dr, San Rafael; $5-10 donation suggested. Gold Fever (Haines, Haines, and Sherburne, 2013), Fri, 7.

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE 57 Post, SF; $10. "CinemaLit Film Series: Haunted Hollywood:" The Bride of Frankenstein (Whale, 1935), Fri, 6.

PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-5249, $5.50-9.50. "Committed Cinema: John Gianvito and Paul Chan:" From Baghdad to Badlands (Chan, 2010-13), Wed, 7. "Moumen Smihi: Poet of Tangier:" 44, or Tales of Night (1981), Thu, 7; The Sorrows of a Young Tangerian (2012), Sun, 7:30. "Love is Colder Than Death: The Cinema of Rainer Werner Fassbinder:" The Merchant of Four Seasons (1971), Fri, 7; Fear of Fear (1975), Fri, 8:50; The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972), Tue, 7. "Pier Paolo Pasolini:" The Decameron (1971), Sat, 6:15; The Canterbury Tales (1972), Sat, 8:30; The Arabian Nights (1974), Sun, 5.

ROXIE 3117 and 3125 16th St, SF; (415) 863-1087, $6.50-11. After Tiller (Shane and Wilson, 2013), Wed-Thu, 7, 9. Escape From Tomorrow (Moore, 2013), Wed, 7; Thu, 9. Zero Charisma (Matthews and Graham, 2013), Wed, 9. "SF Art and Film for Teenagers Fest," Thu, 7. Informant (Meltzer, 2013), Oct 25-31, 6:45, 8:30 (also Sat-Sun, 2). "Slumber Party Nite," Sat, 10:15. "Not a White Wash," short films by Dan Reed and live music by John Morgan and John Thatcher Boomer III of the John Brothers Piano Co., Wed, 9 and 11.

TANNERY 708 Gilman, Berk; Donations accepted. "Berkeley Underground Film Society:" The Phantom of the Paradise (De Palma, 1974), Sun, 7:30.

VORTEX ROOM 1082 Howard, SF; Facebook: The Vortex Room. $10. "The Satanic Rites of the Vortex Room": •Poor Devil (Scheerer, 1973), Thu, 9, and To Hell With the Devil (Postma, 1981), Thu, 11.

WILD EQUITY INSTITUTE 474 Valencia, Ste 295, SF; (415) 349-5787, Free. "Movie Night at Wild Equity," short films with filmmaker Kevin White in person. Thu, 6:30.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission, SF; $8-10. "Films by Fassbender:" Effi Briest (1974), Thu, 7:30; Love is Colder than Death (1969), Sun, 2. *