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THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Roy Lichtenstein: Reflections (1993) 2:30 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m.
SUNDAY: Phyllis Wattis Theater "Fidelity and Betrayal," a series devoted to screening originals and their remakes, screens Douglas Sirk's domestic melodrama All That Heaven Allows (1955), followed by R. W. Fassbinder's Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Germany, 1974), with the obscured object of desire Rock Hudson and the Moroccan El Hedi ben Salem, respectively. $7 Thurs 6:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
STARTS MONDAY: Jasper Johns: Ideas in Paint (Rick Tejada-Flores, 1992) screens daily through April 30 2:30 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays and occasional other days. Free.
THURSDAY (April 12): An "Alphabet Soup" series screens Jeff Blitz's highly entertaining spelling bee Spellbound (2002) noon.
WEDNESDAY (April 11): The San Francisco Women's Film Festival opens here tonight with a tribute to actor-screenwriter Guinevere Turner, short films including Lynn Breedlove's Godspeed, live music and dancing. $10 7 p.m.
2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576, www.victoriatheatre.org. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: The latest Spike and Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation runs through April 28. 18 and over only. $9 7, 9 p.m.; also Sat 11 p.m.
SUNDAY: Dead Channels, a series of cult horror classics, offers up an evening of oozy entertainment, starting with the giant worms of Squirm (Jeff Lieberman, 1976) 7, 9 p.m.; also Sat 11 p.m. followed by a double-bill of Kingdom of the Spiders (John Cardos, 1977), with William Shatner fighting tarantulas, and Son of Blob (Larry Hagman, 1972), "the film that J.R. shot" 8:30 p.m. $8 a program.
SATURDAY (April 14): The San Francisco Women's Film Festival offers a program of new short films made by youth for youth, Generation Next. Free 2 p.m. Matinee Shorts by women filmmakers. $7 5 p.m. Documentary and Activism short films. $10 8 p.m.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.YerbaBuenaArts.org. $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.
WEDNESDAY (April 11): A spurned woman returns to her village for revenge in this African adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's oft-filmed allegory The Visit, in Hyenas (Djibril Diop Mambety, Senegal, 1992), recast not with Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn but as a parable of foreign aid 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY (April 13 & 14): Filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul recalls his parents' courtship in Syndromes and a Century (Thailand, 2006) Fri 7, 9 p.m.; Sun 1, 7 p.m.
SUNDAY (April 15): The San Francisco Women's Film Festival curates a program of Childrens' Animation Shorts made by women around the world. $7 2 p.m.