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Arthouse Movie Listings May 16-22, 2012

Artists' Television Access. Gaze:Home: International showcase of works by women filmmakers. Thu., May 17, 8 p.m. $6. CCSF Directing Students Showcase: Fri., May 18, 8 p.m. $4. Hymn to Wolves: Featuring Vanessa Renwick, whose work pays tribute to wolves and…
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Calendar, Night&Day Monsters Under the Bed

Monsters Under the Bed

As an adult it’s easy to forget the darker corners of the childhood mind. In 1812, when the Brothers Grimm published their first collection of children’s fairy tales, parents found fault in the swelling of terror. Since then, thinkers including…
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Calendar, Night&Day Beyond Berlin

Beyond Berlin

For 10 years, the German government's cultural arm, the Goethe-Institut, has been sponsoring S.F.'s Berlin & Beyond festival of German-language films -- pictures from Austria and Switzerland as well as the homeland. Now the festival begins its second decade with…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen Five Odd Hollers

Five Odd Hollers

ONGOING 10/8-11/20 Like most theatergoers, you're probably accustomed to a strict narrative and a well-defined plotline; perhaps you're used to seeing plays that take place in a living room or kitchen where someone is berating someone else over matters of…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen <i>F&uuml;r Alles</i>

Für Alles

THURS-WED 1/8-14 The inclusion of Angst in Berlin & Beyond, the Goethe-Institut's annual showcase of new German-language films, shouldn't be taken as acceptance of the stereotype of the tortured, humorless Teutonic soul. Sure, it's a harrowing portrait of a messily…
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Music, House of Tudor House of Tudor

House of Tudor

While American politicians and flag-wavers continue to rant about the hypocritical milquetoasts in France and Germany who dare question the regions in which we choose to insert our guns, the film and television department of the French Embassy and the…
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Night Crawler

"Media tables are in the first tier," directs an usher at Bimbo's 365 Club last Wednesday, with a flick of his pink scarf. I sit down between an elderly woman with powdered hair and a latex-clad dreadlocked punk waiting patiently…
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Culture, Stage

Aisle Seat

The FYhrer's Fortuneteller "If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." So said Emily Dickinson, no slouch in the poetry line. I feel the same way about theater. Great…
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Dog Bites

Where There's Smoke Talk about smoke screens. Brown & Williamson, America's third-largest tobacco company, will be in Superior Court May 25 trying to force UCSF to surrender what could be a legal smoking gun: a cache of internal Brown &…
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