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Compiled by Michael Leaverton, Hiya Swanhuyser, and Traci Vogel. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com.

Alliance Française. La Haine: Wed., Sept. 24, 7 p.m. 1345 Bush (at Polk), 775-7755, www.afsf.com.

Artists' Television Access. "How We Fight": Iraqi Short Films is video shot by Iraqi soldiers. Thu., Sept. 25, 8 p.m. $6. IRAN (is not the problem): Political documentary by film co-op Scary Cow. Fri., Sept. 26, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

Castro Theatre. Of Human Bondage and Jezebel: Bette Davis: Evil from heaven. Wed., Sept. 24, 1 p.m. La Dolce Vita: Anita Ekberg stars in one of the greatest movies ever made. Thu., Sept. 25, 12:30 p.m. East of Eden: Elia Kazan directs some handsome guy. Fri., Sept. 26, 2 p.m. Rebel Without a Cause: Nicholas Ray directs Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, and some handsome guy. Sat., Sept. 27, 2 p.m. Giant: George Stevens directs Liz Taylor, Rock Hudson, and some handsome guy. Sun., Sept. 28, 2:30 p.m. Deathbowl to Downtown: New York City skateboard documentary by Coan Nichols and Rick Charnoski. Mon., Sept. 29, 8 p.m. The Day of the Locust and Fat City: Double feature of work by Conrad Hall. Tue., Sept. 30, 7 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Dirty Dancing: Revisit the film that plunged half of America into an embarrassing love affair with Patrick Swayze, and the other half into embarrassing dance habits. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Oddball Film and Video. "Wine, Womanizing, and Song": Short comic films curated by Paul Etcheverry. RSVP to info@oddballfilm.com. Fri., Sept. 26, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.

Pacific Film Archive. Before Big: The Early Films of David Lean: A series that shows that the director of Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia could also make subtle dramas. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Oct. 11. Manoel de Oliveira: Talking Pictures: A series celebrating the work of the Portuguese director. Through Sept. 28. Jean-Luc Godard: Movie Love in the Sixties: A retrospective exploring Godard's ideas of love, featuring several new prints of his films. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 17. Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul: A documentary exploration of Istanbul's vibrant music scene, with Alexander Hacke, bass player for Einstürzende Neubauten, playing interviewer. Thu., Sept. 25, 8:45 p.m. U-Carmen eKhayelitsha: A South African adaptation of Bizet's opera, Carmen, and winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 2005 Berlin Film Festival. Star Pauline Malefane will be present for a Q&A. Fri., Sept. 26, 8:10 p.m. Movie Matinees for All Ages: A Saturday matinee series dedicated to showing youngsters the joys of the big screen. Ice cream social follows. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 11. Alternative Visions: Showcasing avant-garde films, in conjunction with the U.C. Berkeley course taught by Erica Levin. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.

Red Vic Movie House. CSNY/Deja Vu: Neil Young's documentary following the cross-country Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young "Freedom of Speech" tour in 2006. Wed., Sept. 24. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Terry Gilliam's 1998 wild-ride adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's classic book, starring Johnny Depp. Thu., Sept. 25, 7:15 & 9:45 p.m. Gonzo: A documentary about Thompson, narrated by Depp. Fri., Sept. 26, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 27, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. The Edge of Heaven: When a Turkish immigrant invites a prostitute to live with him over the objection of his son, a series of interwoven stories is set in motion. Sun., Sept. 28, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Mon., Sept. 29, 7 & 9:30 p.m. Piece by Piece: A documentary that explores the history of graffiti art in San Francisco, and its existence at the edge of the law. Tue., Sept. 30, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994, www.redvicmoviehouse.com.

Roxie Theater. Forbidden Lie$: See Ongoing listings. Through Oct. 2. American Teen: Nanette Burstein's documentary about teenagers in Indiana. Through Sept. 25. Presidential Debate Watch Party: Presented by the League of Young Voters. Fri., Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m. $6. John Lee Hooker: Come and See About Me: Documentary authorized by the Hooker estate = lots of vintage footage. Sept. 27-Oct. 2. Beautiful Losers: Documentary on local artists including Shepard Fairey, Margaret Kilgallen, and Barry McGee. Sept. 27-Oct. 2. Call Response:Documentary about celebrity response to child sex slavery. Featuring Ashley Judd, Cornel West, Matisyahu, and many others. Mon., Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

San Francisco Art Institute. Iranian Film Festival: Sept. 27-28, 11 a.m. $10. www.iranianfilmfestival.blogspot.com. 800 Chestnut (at Jones), 771-7020, www.sfai.edu.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Room for Thought: Alexander Hahn and Yves Netzhammer": Through Oct. 5. $6.25-$12.50. Lee Miller: Through the Mirror: Screenings in conjunction with the exhibit "The Art of Lee Miller." Through Sept. 28, 4 p.m. The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo: In conjunction with her exhibit. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 1 & 2:30 p.m. Through Sept. 28. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Varnish Fine Art. "Moving Pictures": Last Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. 77 Natoma (at Second St.), 222-6131, www.varnishfineart.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room. The Howl: Part of "Psychotic and Erotic: Rare Films by Tinto Brass." Wed., Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. "Euphoria!": Bunch of psychedelic-friendly stuff from Oddball Film and Video archive. Thu., Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. "Electrifying Escapades": New work by Thu Trinh, Rui Bing Zheng, Jennifer Lin, Monifa Porter, Letesa Bruce, Alexis McCrimmon, Trina Espinosa and Jinky de Rivera. Sat., Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. Deadly Sweet: Part of "Psychotic and Erotic: Rare Films by Tinto Brass." Sun., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. 700 Howard (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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