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Arthouse Movie Listings February 1-7, 2012 

Wednesday, Feb 1 2012
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Artists' Television Access. "Andrew Lampert — Man With a Movie Projector": Screening of the film Constipation: A Film for Filmmakers as well as shorts including Taste Test. Sat., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. $10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Midnight in Paris and the Moderns: Double feature. Wed., Feb. 1, 2:40 & 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. Groundhog Day and Caddyshack: Double feature. Thu., Feb. 2, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. The French Connection and Year of the Dragon: Double feature. Fri., Feb. 3, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. The Dark Crystal, Best in Show, and M.A.S.H.: Sketchfest presents this triple feature. Sat., Feb. 4, 11 a.m. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Femina Potens. Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday: Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including Q+A sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mike: Submit short (five minutes or less) films or video pieces at 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), 864-1558, www.feminapotens.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Sleeping Beauty (2011): Depiction of a young woman’s forays into her erotic desires. Tuesdays-Sundays, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:15 p.m. Through Feb. 2. $9-$11. Domain: A coming-of-age story between an Aunt and her nephew. Feb. 3-9, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $10-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Film and Video. Lamp/Lamb — Live!: A film-archive curatorial showdown between New Yorker Andrew Lampert of Anthology Film Archives and San Franciscan Jeff Lambert of the National Film Preservation Foundation. Thu., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Red. Hot. Love.: Guest curator Soumyaa Kapil Behrens presents films that include passionate duels and screen gods and goddesses; featuring the classic coming-of-age short Skaterdater (1965). Fri., Feb. 3, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Oddball Oscar Obscurities: Oddball and guest curator Sterling Hedgepath present animated as well as live-action shorts that were nominated for Academy Awards. Sat., Feb. 4, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $10-$15; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Roxie Theater. Drive: Experimental, multigenre film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Through Feb. 4; Wed., Feb. 8. $6.50-$10. Sing Your Song: Documentary on actor, singer, activist Harry Belafonte. Through Feb. 2. $6.50-$10. Into the Abyss: Werner Herzog documentary on a death penalty case. Through March 4. $6.50-$10. Come Back, Africa: Feb. 3-9. $6.50-$10. Super Bowl XLVI: Men in Tights: Benefit for Roxie Theater and AF IndieFest; the big game on the screen is accompanied by SportsSweaters commentators. Sun., Feb. 5, 2:30 p.m. $6.50-$11. Green Scene: Film about nature. Mon., Feb. 6, 7 p.m. $6.50-$10. SFFS Film Arts Forum: Digital Distribution Now: Panel focusing on digital distribution. Tue., Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m. $10-$11. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

The Vortex Room. The Second Coming of the Vortex Room: Soul Hustler aka The Day the Lord Got Busted (1973), J.C. (1972). Thu., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Secession from the Broadcast: The Internet and the Crisis of Social Control: Media-studies and alternative-cinema scholar Gene Youngblood presents this film. Fri., Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m. $10. Bros Before Hos: Film festival exploring ideas about gender roles, especially masculinity. Through Feb. 26. Admission varies. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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