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Arthouse Movie Listings August 8-14, 2012 

Wednesday, Aug 8 2012
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Artists' Television Access. Chromavision: A live music and video event. Fri., Aug. 10, 7 p.m. $7. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Balboa Theater. The Devil's Carnival: A musical theater/film performance collaboration. Sat., Aug. 11. $21. 3630 Balboa (at 38th Ave.), 221-2184, www.balboamovies.com.

The Castro Theatre. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Key Largo: A double feature starring Humphrey Bogart. Wed., Aug. 8. $8.50-$11. Strangers on a Train and The Crying Game: A psycho-thriller double feature. Thu., Aug. 9. $8.50-$11. Ed Wood and Mulholland Drive: A Tim Burton and David Lynch double feature. Fri., Aug. 10. $8.50-$11. San Francisco and Earthquake: A California themed double feature. Sat., Aug. 11. $8.50-$11. The Poseidon Event-ure: Part of Castro Theatre's 90th Year Celebration. Sat., Aug. 11, 8 p.m. $10-$19.72. Sunrise and Freaks: A silent film about temptation, and life in a carnival sideshow. Sun., Aug. 12. $8.50-$11. The Tree of Life: A son tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Tue., Aug. 14. $8.50-$11. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. The Princess Bride: Live!: The Princess Bride performed live for the 25th anniversary of the movie. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Through Aug. 25. $20. Angel Heart: Part of the Mickey Rourke Bad Movie Night. Sun., Aug. 12, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

de Young Museum. Jean Paul Gaultier, or How to Subvert Haute Couture: Spans Gaultier's 30-year career, and includes interviews conducted by former models Farida Khelfa and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Fri., Aug. 10. Free. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden (inside Golden Gate Park), 750-3600, deyoung.famsf.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. The Moth Diaries: At an elite girls’ boarding school, a new student disrupts the dynamics between a close group of friends. Aug. 10-16. $10-$11. Battle Royale: A 12-year-old genre mash-up apocalyptic film from Japan. Aug. 10-16. $9-$11. James and the Giant Peach: Produced by Tim Burton. Adapted from Roald Dahl's classic book. Sat., Aug. 11, 11 a.m. $8. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Sweet Dreams, Dark Nightmares, and Haunting Hallucinations: An exploration of the surreal, inspiring, nonsensical, and uncanny nature of dreams. Thu., Aug. 9, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Them's Fightin' Words: An evening of films exploring anger, aggression, belligerence, and battle. Fri., Aug. 10, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Roxie Theater. Bill W.: A new documentary about the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Through Aug. 9. $6.50-$10. Klown: Two friends run amok through the Danish countryside. Through Aug. 9. $6.50-$10. Passive House California Film Festival: Two documentaries chronicling the rise of the Passive House movement in the U.S. Thu., Aug. 9. $15. Purple Rain Party: A Prince sing-along and membership drive. Fri., Aug. 10, 7 p.m. $15. The 4th Annual Atheist Film Festival: Lineup includes Pulitzer prize-winner The Lord Is Not on Trial Here Today. Aug. 11-13. sfatheistfilmfestival.org. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: A second anniversary screening. Sat., Aug. 11, 11 p.m. $6.50-$10. Incredibly Strange Television: Presented by Johnny Legend. Includes: The Life of Riley, Love That Bob, In the Beginning..., and The Modern Age.. Aug. 13-14. $11. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Film Society Screen. The Devil, Probably: Directed by Robert Bresson (1977). Through Aug. 9. $9-$11. 1746 Post St., 561-5000, www.sffs.org.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Wanda: An alcoholic who abandons her husband and children, finds herself a man's partner in crime. Thu., Aug. 9, 7 p.m. $5. 151 Third St. (at Minna), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Top of the Mark. Sunset Boulevard: Part of Top of the Mark’s Wind Down with Wine and a Movie series. Tue., Aug. 14, 5:30 p.m. Free. One Nob Hill, 999 California (at Mason), 616-6916, www.intercontinentalmarkhopkins.com.

The Vortex Room. The Touchables and Deadly Sweet: A late '60s double feature. Part of Five Weeks of Cinematic Pop. Thu., Aug. 9, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The Naked Island: A family of poor farmers struggling for existence on a nearly deserted archipelago in southwest Japan. Part of the Kaneto Shindo Remembered series. Thursdays, Sundays. Through Aug. 12. $15. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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