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Arthouse Movie Listings June 13-19, 2012 

Wednesday, Jun 13 2012
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Artists' Television Access. Lucky Express: A documentary on India's train kids. Fri., June 15, 8 p.m. $6. Toxic Energy / Little Miss Potentiality Returns: Double feature of dark film set around Richmond, Calif. Sat., June 16, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Dolores Park. Mamma Mia!: The film adaptation of the Broadway musical staring Meryl Streep; part of the Film Night in the Park series. Sat., June 16, 8 p.m. donations accepted. 566 Dolores (at 19th St.), 554-9529.

Multiple San Francisco Locations. Frameline36: The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. June 14-24. admission varies. www.frameline.org.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Wages of Fear: Thriller about truck drivers carrying hazardous cargo in mountainous terrain to fight fires in South America. Through June 14. $8-$11. The Woman in the Fifth: A thriller involving a kidnapped writer in Paris. June 15-21. $8-$11. The Story of Film: An Odyssey, Part 3: Postwar Cinema (1940s); Sex & Melodrama (1950s): A documentary about film. Sat., June 16. $8. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Crazy Cats! — The Cat Came Back: Short films about cats. Includes The Incredible Cat Tale (ca. 1960), The Perils of Priscilla (1969), Of Cats and Men (1968), and Superstition of the Black Cat (1934). Thu., June 14, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Unstoppable: The Many Moods of Momentum,: Short films exploring the forces of physics and emotion including Hoffnung's Palm Court Orchestra (1965), Free Fall (1964), Mouse Activated Candle Lighter (1967), and Tops (1969). Fri., June 15, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Roxie Theater. The Color Wheel: A comedy involving a brother and sister whom no one can stand. Through June 14. $6.50-$10. Gerhard Richter Painting: Documentary about the artist at work. Through June 14; Sat., June 16. $6.50-$10. Awesome: I Fuckin' Shot That: Beastie Boys' film involving 50 camcorders at a concert. Wed., June 13, 8 p.m. $6.50-$10. Gunnin' for That #1 and Exit Through the Gift Shop: A double-feature of documentaries, one about basketball and the other about street art. Thu., June 14. $11. Marley: A documentary about Bob Marley. Mondays-Saturdays. Through June 21. $6.50-$10. The San Francisco Black Film Festival: Films include: Muse, Hello Andie, Party (Official Video) Jersey Parker, African Drum, Beyond the Beat, Homegrown: HipLife in Ghana, Our Rhineland, Salay, Elza (Le Bonheur d'Elza), Raise My Hands, Pickaninny, Who We Are, and Fambul Tok. June 15-16. admission varies. www.sfbff.org. How to Grow a Band: A documentary about the Punch Brothers. Mondays-Saturdays. Continues through June 21. $6.50-$10. Frameline36: Films include: Head On, 365 Without 377, The Watermelon Woman, The Right to Love: An American Family, Submerged Queer Spaces, Look at Me Again, Mississippi: I Am, Mystery Date, Strong!, Die Standing Up, Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies, Queermation, Fourplay, Us: A Family Album, It's Complicated, Yes or No!, Girl or Boy, My Sex Is Not My Gender, Dearly Beloved, Arisan! The Sequel, Children of Srikandi, and What's in a Name. June 15-23. admission varies. www.frameline.org. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet: Ten directors ruminate on the passage of time. Thu., June 14, 7 p.m. $5. 151 3rd St., 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. How to Make a Book with Steidl: Part of the three-part series on book publishing. Thu., June 14, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. $8. Florentina Hubaldo, CTE: Part of the New Filipino Cinema series. Sun., June 17, 1 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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