Rep Clock: April 2 - 8, 2014


Schedules are for Wed/2-Tue/8 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.

ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia, SF; $6. Other Cinema: The Old Man of the Mountain (Laitala, 2014), plus other "psycho-geographic" works, Sat, 8:30.

BALBOA THEATRE 3630 Balboa, SF; $10. "Popcorn Palace:" A League of Their Own (Marshall, 1992), Sat, 10am. Matinee for kids.

CASTRO 429 Castro, SF; (415) 621-6120, $8.50-11. Beauty and the Beast (Trousdale and Wise, 1991), presented sing-along style, Wed-Fri and Sun, 7 (also Sun, 2:30). Check website for Sat and Mon-Tue shows.

CHRISTOPHER B. SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222, $6.50-$10.75. times. Nymphomaniac: Volume I (von Trier, 2013), Wed-Thu, call for times. Nymphomaniac: Volume II (von Trier, 2013), April 4-8, call for times.

CLAY 2261 Fillmore, SF; $10. "Midnight Movies:" Sharknado (Ferrante, 2013), Fri-Sat, midnight.

FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CENTER 1187 Franklin, SF; $5 (no one turned away for lack of funds). Leaving Fear Behind (Wangchen), Sun, 2. Presented by Amnesty International and SF Local Group 30, with wife of imprisoned Tibetan filmmaker Dondhup Wangchen, Lhamo Tso, and humanitarian activist John Kamm in person.

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE 57 Post, SF; $10. "CinemaLit Film Series: Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman:" Capote (Miller, 2005), Fri, 6.

NEW PARKWAY 474 24th St, Oakl; $8. "Thrillville's 17th Anniversary/Farewell Bay Area Show:' Sweet Smell of Success (Mackendrick, 1957), Thu, 9:15. "First Friday Shorts," films by students in the video production workshop at the Media Enterprise Alliance, Fri, 6. Free screening.

NINTH STREET INDEPENDENT FILM CENTER 145 Ninth St, SF; $15-20 ($35 two-day pass). Detour Dance presents "2014 Tiny Dance Film Festival," Fri-Sat, 8.

PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-5249, $5.50-9.50. "Film 50: History of Cinema:" La Pointe Courte (Varda, 1954), Wed, 3:10. "Ross McElwee and the Cambridge Turn:" "The Cambridge Turn: Recent Ethnographic Shorts," Wed, 7. "Jokers Wild: American Comedy, 1960-1989:" Being There (Ashby, 1979), Thu, 7. "Special Screening:" Nuclear Nation (Funahashi, 2012), Fri, 7. "More Than Fantasy: In Memorian, Saul Zaentz (1921-2014):" Amadeus (Forman, 1984), Sat, 5. "Jean-Luc Godard: Expect Everything from Cinema:" Alphaville (1965), Sat, 8:30; Far from Vietnam (Various, 1967), Tue, 7. "The Brilliance of Satyajit Ray:" The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1968), Sun, 3. "Diamonds of the Night: Jan Nemec:" Diamonds of the Night (1964), Sun, 5:30.

RHYTHMIX CULTURAL WORKS 2513 Blanding, Alameda; $5-15. "Rhythmic Picks Flicks:" Atomic Mom (Silvia, 2010), Thu, 8.

ROXIE 3117 and 3125 16th St, SF; (415) 863-1087, $6.50-11. "Czech That Film: A Festival of Current Czech Cinema:" Lousy Bastards (Kašparovský, 2013), Wed, 7. Cheap Thrills (Katz, 2014), Wed, 6:30, 9:30; Thu, 9:30. Mistaken for Strangers (Berninger, 2013), Wed, 8:15, 9:40; Thu, 9:40. "Food and Farm Film Fest," 24 films celebrating food and farming, Thu-Sun. "The Synesthesia Film Festival," short films from around the world, Thu, 7. It Felt Like Love (Hittman, 2013), April 4-10, 7:15, 9 (also Sat-Sun, 5).

SAN FRANCISCO CAMERAWORK 1011 Market, Second Flr, SF; $10. The Vivian Maier Mystery (Nicholls, 2013), Fri, 5:30. Followed by a discussion on the life and work of pioneering street photographer Maier.

"SAN FRANCISCO CINEMATHEQUE PRESENTS: CROSSROADS" Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission, SF; Sold out. "Program 1 and 2: Nathaniel Dorsky: Three Premieres," Thu, 7 and 9. Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St, SF; $5-10. "Program 3: Phantom Tunneling to the Beginning of Time," Fri, 7; "Program 4:" A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (Rivers and Russell, 2013), Fri, 9; "Program 5: Intimate Immensities: Ritual Takes Form and My Beating Heart Bounds With Exulting Motion," Sat, 3; "Program 7: Apparent Motion: Seitz vs Gendreau; Elise Baldwin; MSHR," Sat, 8; "Program 8: Intimate Immensities 2: Untethered...," Sun, 3; "Program 9: Choreographies of Devotion, In the Roaring Traffic's Boom," Sun, 5; "Program 10: Phantom Tunneling 2: Life is Long, the Walls Come Off, and Light Enters Your Cell(s)," Sun, 7. Kadist Art Foundation, 3295 20th St, SF; "Program 5: A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness: Installation View and Artists' Talk," with Ben Rivers in person, Sat, 5.

TANNERY 708 Gilman, Berk; Donations accepted. "Berkeley Underground Film Society:" The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (Raffill, 1975), Sat, 7:30; Wild and Woolly (Emerson, 1917), Sun, 7:30.

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO Presentation Theater, 2350 Turk, SF; Free. "12th Annual Human Rights Film Festival," Thu-Sat. Films about human rights in the US and abroad.

VORTEX ROOM 1082 Howard, SF; Facebook: The Vortex Room. $10. "Night of the Vortex Room": •Night of the Cobra Woman (Meyer, 1972), Thu, 9, and Night of the Lepus (Claxton, 1972), Thu, 11.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission, SF; $8-10. One Day Pina Asked... (Akerman, 1983/2013), with "Ritual in Transfigured Time" (Deren, 1946), Fri-Sat, 7:30; Sun, 2. *