Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

Arthouse movie listings for December 1-7, 2010 

Wednesday, Dec 1 2010

To submit a listing, e-mail

Artists' Television Access. "Radical Lights: San Francisco Lines of Sight": Experimental films and videos shot in San Francisco from 1979 through 2005. Wed., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. $10. "Musical Portraits": Other Cinema: Jim Granato's D Tour and other music films. Sat., Dec. 4, 8 p.m. $6-$10. Calvin & Sweetpea: Documentary covering Alzheimer's disease and a 54-year marriage. Filmmaker Jon Fletcher will answer questions. Sun., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Bridge Theatre. "Bebop Nights": A screening of intense and violent episodes of the Japanese anime series Cowboy Bebop. Sat., Dec. 4, midnight. free-$4. 3010 Geary (at Blake), 267-4893,

Castro Theatre. Sing-a-Long Sound of Music: Meaning, there are subtitles on this fucker. Dec. 1-5, 7 p.m.; Dec. 4-5, 2 p.m. $10-$15. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Take your aggression out on A Christmas Carol, Jim Carrey version. Sun., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Excelsior Branch Library. The Long Goodbye: Robert Altman's weird 1973 take on classic noir. Mon., Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. free. 4400 Mission (at Cotter), 355-2868,

Exploratorium. Left in the Dark: Portraits of San Francisco Movie Theatres Book Release Party: Three short films will be screened: Two Space (1979), M.T.X.S. (1990), and Mothlight (1963). Sat., Dec. 4, 3 p.m. $10-$15. 3601 Lyon (at Marina), 561-0360,

Femina Potens. "Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday": Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including question-and-answer 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,

Main Library, Koret Auditorium. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Thursday noon free movie. Thu., Dec. 2, noon. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4595,

Oddball Films. "Bass on Titles"": Films showcasing the work of graphic designer Saul Bass. Fri., Dec. 3, 8:30 p.m. $10. "The 30 Second Dream": Television commercials and documentaries on those commercials from the 1950s to the 1970s. Sat., Dec. 4, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117,

Red Vic Movie House. Animal Kingdom: David Michod's scary-family feature. Through Dec. 1, 7 & 9:25 p.m. Polack: Jim Kenney's documentary about Polishness. Thu., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie: Reviewed on page 23. Dec. 3-9, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Dec. 4-5, 2 & 4 p.m.; Wed., Dec. 8, 2 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. The Prince of Broadway: The life of a street hustler and illegal immigrant from Ghana is upended by fatherhood. Through Dec. 2; Through Dec. 5. $6-$10. Exit Through the Gift Shop: Documentary including British street artist known as Banksy. Through Dec. 1; Through Dec. 8. $6-$10. Howl: Film based on the obscenity trial of Allen Ginsberg that resulted from his landmark poem. Through Dec. 2; Through Dec. 8. $6-$10. The Temptation of St. Tony: See Opening listings. Dec. 3-9. $6-$10. California Tango: Romantic comedy; director and cast members present at screening. Fri., Dec. 3, 7 p.m. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

SFMOMA. Sylvano Bussotti and sfSoundGroup: An evening with Italian composer and director Sylvano Bussotti. Thu., Dec. 2, 6 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

Studio 385. Caligari: Play based on the old silent film. Starting Dec. 2. Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. $10-$20. 385A Eighth St. (at Harrison).

VIZ Cinema. 8 x 8 x 8 Film Festival: Short films for Hanukkah. Thu., Dec. 2, 7 p.m. $12. "China Underground": Independent film means something different when it was made in China. Dec. 3-5. Redline: Takeshi Koike's racecar anime feature. Dec. 6-9, 5 & 7:15 p.m. $10. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Go to Hell for the Holidays: Unusual horror films throughout December. Dec. 2-18. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787,


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed


  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"