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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse Movie Listings Dec. 11-17, 2013

ABCo Art Space. Huckleberry's Ol' Time Movie Nite: Screenings of vintage films starring Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Woody Woodpecker, Popeye, and other icons — all silent, save for the clickety-clacking sound of the old reel-to-reel projector. Thu., Dec. 12, 8…
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Film, "Sweet Dreams": After Atrocity, Ice Cream

"Sweet Dreams": After Atrocity, Ice Cream

Sweet Dreams If a screenwriter proposed a fictional tale set in Rwanda — not all that long after the genocide, when the psychological wounds are still fresh — about an all-female drumming troupe that partners with Brooklyn hipsters to create…
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Calendar, Night&Day On the Lookout

On the Lookout

Comedian Beata Bakhtiari takes after Sarah Silverman: She's going there. "I don't really have a problem with child abuse, as long as it's not your child," she says, and somehow, somehow, it's funny. (Is anyone else's brain screaming, "It's funny…
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News, The Snitch

'Voices of Rwanda' Hoping to Educate San Francisco -- And Raise Funds, Of Course

"Voices of Rwanda," an organization that has been filming and recording the stories of survivors of the 1994 Rwanda genocide, is making a screening/fund-raising appearance tomorrow night in San Francisco. The 6 p.m. event at 251 Rhode Island St.…
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Calendar, Night&Day IMOW Down Your BS

IMOW Down Your BS

The International Museum of Women is a local organization operating somewhat under the radar. It has no bricks and mortar location; it just surfaces here and there with art exhibits, lectures, and film events, like this one: Women Wielding Cameras:…
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News, Matt Smith

Year of the Blockhead

As I look back happily on 2006, the year Bay Area residents were taken for fools, I notice changes that sort of crept up on me. Early last week I was up until 11 p.m. browsing for grainy videos of…
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Music, Bouncer

War of the words

In everyone's life a little Floyd must amble. Floyd is my friend. He is stout with a baby face and a trilly laugh, not unlike a schoolgirl's. Sometimes the laugh is accompanied by a squawk of sorts. He is funny…
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Film, Blade Runners

Blade Runners

Over a three-month period in 1994, machete-wielding Hutu tribesmen in Rwanda hacked to death 800,000 Tutsi men, women, and children. News reports, including film footage of the unfolding carnage, were broadcast around the globe. In the face of such unremitting…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday july 9 The Killing Fields Central African policy and human rights experts and producer Andrea Torrice take some of the abstraction out of genocide with a screening of Torrice's half-hour documentary Forsaken Cries: The Story of Rwanda and a…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Once upon a time, a spunky Aries set out on a journey across the wasteland, hoping to reach heaven on Earth. For eons she trod the badlands, navigating through the tests of confused dragons and insane…
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