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Arthouse movie listings for April 8-14, 2009 

Wednesday, Apr 8 2009
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Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: Film and video open mike. Thu., April 9, 7 p.m. $5. "Dances for Camera": Short experimental dance films. Fri., April 10, 8 p.m. $6-$10. "Introduction to Experimental Animation": Saturdays. $40. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Sing-Along Mamma Mia: Just you, Meryl Streep, and ABBA. April 8-12. Milk Mondays: The hometown Oscar winner. Starting April 13. Mondays, 2, 5 & 8 p.m. Continues through April 27. Five-Buck Tuesdays: My Little Chickadee, with Mae West and W.C. Fields. Screens with The Dentist, a 1932 short. Tue., April 14, 6:15 & 8:30 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Love Guru: Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Goethe-Institut. Rare Silent Films by Ernst Lubitsch: Tue., April 14, 7 p.m., $5. 530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760, www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/enindex.htm.

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Mark Cantor's "Giants of Jazz on Film": Cab Calloway and the Kings of the Cotton Club. Sat., April 11, 8 p.m. 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200, www.jccsf.org.

Mechanics' Institute Library. "Spring Romance: Melodrama by Borzage": Series programmed by SF Weekly contributor Michael Fox. Fridays, 6:30 p.m., free-$10. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0101, www.milibrary.org.

Oddball Films. "Easter Hammer Horror": Dracula Has Risen from the Grave and shorts. Fri., April 10, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Mr Rabbit's Playboy Bunny Club": Filmically confusing Easter, Hef, racist Bugs Bunny, and straight/gay love. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Sat., April 11, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117, www.oddballfilm.com.

Red Vic Movie House. Revolutionary Road: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet act like suburban people. Wed., April 8, 2, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Thu., April 9, 7 & 9:30 p.m. Slumdog Millionaire: Fri., April 10, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sat., April 11, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. The Life of Brian: Monty Python's divine comedy. Sun., April 12, 2, 4, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. The Wrestler: Mon., April 13, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Tue., April 14, 7 & 9:20 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Medicine for Melancholy: Barry Jenkins' feature about a one-night stand in S.F. No 7 p.m. show April 9; Jenkins in person after 7 p.m. show April 10. April 8-16, 7 & 8:45 p.m.; April 11-12, 3 & 5 p.m. Theater of War: John Walter's doc about Meryl Streep and Bertolt Brecht. April 8-16, 7 p.m.; April 11-12, 3 p.m. Evan I. Schwartz: Schwartz presents his book about L. Frank Baum, Finding Oz, before a screening of The Wizard of Oz. Thu., April 9, 7:15 p.m.; Sat., April 11, 2:15 p.m. $9.75. Crips and Bloods: Made in America: Stacey Peralta's doc on gangs. April 10-16, 8:45 p.m.; April 11-12, 5 p.m. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Stalker: Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 story about a special, secret-fulfilling place called the Zone. Part of "The Future of the Past: Utopia/Dystopia, 1965-1984." Thu., April 9, 7 p.m.; Sat., April 11, 1 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Hidden in Plain Sight: Mark Street's documentary on travel. Wed., April 8, 7:30 p.m. Our City Dreams: Chiara Clemente's documentary on five women artists: Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic, and Nancy Spero. April 9-11, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., April 12, 2 p.m. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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