Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail email@example.com.
Artists' Television Access. "ATA Open Screening": One hour of shorts are accepted monthly on an open revolving basis, and anything goes with the screened work. Thu., Dec. 20, 8 p.m. $5. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.
Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Jingle All the Way: Schwarzenegger goes all the way. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.
Castro Theatre. "Fred & Ginger Double Feature": Follow the Fleet and Shall We Dance? Wed., Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.
Exploratorium. "Films: Holiday Memories": A screening of two short films: Sheldon Cohen's animated comedy about hockey, The Sweater, and A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas. Sat., Dec. 22, 2 p.m. 3601 Lyon (at Marina), 397-5673, www.exploratorium.edu.
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Tibet: A Light in the Darkness: Documentary about the "top of the world," by Patricia Keith and Sean Cassidy. Wed., Dec. 19, 2 p.m. $8-$10. 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200, www.jccsf.org.
Mezzanine. Silent Shout – An Audiovisual Experience: Concert film featuring the Knife, presented by SF 360 Film Club, The San Francisco Film Society, and Rehab. Wed., Dec. 19, 7 p.m. $5-$8. 444 Jessie (at Mint), 625-8880, www.mezzaninesf.com.
Oddball Films. "Buddha and Beyond: Tibet": A slate of short films including Requiem for a Faith: Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhism: Man and Nature, and Sherpa High Country. RSVP required to 558-8117. Fri., Dec. 21, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.
Pacific Film Archive. Charles Chaplin: A series of pristine prints is an invitation to reconsider the career of the extraordinary performer and complex artist. Thursdays through Sundays. Through Dec. 19. $5.50-$9.50. Ingmar Bergman: Light and Shadow: Bergman. What's left to say about Bergman? The series includes Wild Strawberries, Through a Glass Darkly, The Seventh Seal, etc. Through Dec. 20. $5.50-$9.50. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.
Red Vic Movie House. In the Shadow of the Moon: Space program lunacy in David Sington's serious-type documentary about Apollo 11 and its cosmonauts. Wed., Dec. 19, 2, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Thu., Dec. 20, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Across the Universe: A musical homage to the Beatles and a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1960s and countercultural revolution. Fri., Dec. 21, 7 & 9:35 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 22, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:35 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.
The Roxie New College Film Center: What Would Jesus Buy?: Reverend Billy wants you to buy a movie ticket and nothing else. Through Dec. 20. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten: Directed by Julien Temple, Joe Strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true communicator of our times. See Ongoing listings. Through Dec. 19. All in This Tea: Directors Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht follow the tea trade. See Ongoing listings. Nightly at 7:00 and 8:40 p.m. Additional Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday matinees at 2:30, 4:00, and 5:30 p.m. Through Dec. 20. Helvetica: A feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. See Opening listings. Nightly at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Additional screenings Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Dec. 21-27. The Roxie New College Film Center, 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
SF Museum of Modern Art. "Douglas Gordon: Pretty Much Every Film and Video Work from About 1992 Until Now": Through Feb. 24, 2008. "True and False: Jeff Wall on Cinematography": In conjunction with Jeff Wall's retrospective, the artist selects some of the films that most influenced him, including independent classics from the 1960s and 1970s. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant: Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m, and Dec. 15, 3:00 p.m. Persona: Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m., and Dec. 22, 3:00 p.m. The Mother and the Whore: Dec. 27, 6:30 p.m., and Dec. 29, 3:00 p.m. Through Dec. 29. Seeing yourself seeing: Olafur Eliasson: In conjunction with the artist's exhibition "Take Your Time, and with "Your Tempo." Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 4 p.m.; Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 24. Jeff Wall: Retrospective: Michael Blackwood Productions presents a retrospective film on the artist. Mondays, Thursdays-Sundays, 4 p.m.; Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Jan. 28. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.