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Arthouse movie listings for February 2-8, 2011 

Wednesday, Feb 2 2011

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Artists' Television Access. Reagan's 100th Birthday Party: A collection of former President Ronald Reagan's moments from his career in Hollywood. Sun., Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Bernal Heights Branch Library. Film & Filmmakers Between the Stacks: Film screenings. Wed., Feb. 2, 7 p.m. free. 500 Cortland (at Moultrie), 355-2810,

Castro Theatre. True Stories 25th Anniversary and Idol Worship: An Evening with Cloris Leachman: Two great movie events that taste great together. Sat., Feb. 5, 5 p.m. $25 each. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Jonah Hex: In which everyone gets to hate Megan Fox for reasons other than that she's beautiful. Hooting and snarky comments encouraged. Sun., Feb. 6, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Excelsior Branch Library. Shadow of a Doubt: First Monday Movies. Mon., Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. free. 4400 Mission (at Cotter), 355-2868,

Exploratorium. Cinema Arts: The Soul of Things with Filmmaker Dominic Angerame: Films include The Soul of Things (2010) by Dominic Angerame and Light Play: Black/White/Gray (1930) by László Moholy-Nagy. Sat., Feb. 5, 2 p.m. $10-$15. 3601 Lyon (at Marina), 561-0360,

Femina Potens. "Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday": Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including question-and-answer sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mike: Submit short (five minutes or less) films or video pieces at 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), 864-1558,

Glen Park Branch Library. Millennium: The Story: Documentary about Stieg Larsson. Sat., Feb. 5, 4 p.m. free. 2825 Diamond (at Bosworth), 355-2858,

Multiple San Francisco locations. Call for Submissions: Iranian Film Festival: Fest seeks films by and about Iranians; see website for details. Through Aug. 1. free. multiple addresses.

Oddball Film and Video. "And Now A Word From Our Sponsor: A Classic TV Commercial Orgy": A collection of more than 200 rare commercials and public service announcements from the 1950s to the 1980s. Fri., Feb. 4, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Buddha and Beyond: Tibet": A collection of films about Buddha and Tibetan Buddhism including Requiem for a Faith: Tibetan Buddhism (1968) and Buddhism: Man and Nature (1968). Also screening is the documentary Sherpa High Country. Sat., Feb. 5, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112,

Red Vic Movie House. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars: D.A. Pennebaker's 1973 documentary. Through Feb. 3, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 2, 2 p.m. Unstoppable: Tony Scott's runaway train movie. Feb. 4-5, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 5, 2 & 4 p.m. Every Man for Himself: New print of Jean-Luc Godard's 1980 rarity. Feb. 6-7, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. The Jerk: Feb. 8-9, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 9, 2 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. Two in the Wave: Film about legendary French directors Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut. Through Feb. 2. $6-$10. Lemmy: Documentary about Motorhead founding member Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister. Through Feb. 3. $6-$10. Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard: Thu., Feb. 3; Sat., Feb. 5; Tue., Feb. 8, 9:15 p.m. $11. SF Independent Film Fest: A series of independently produced motion pictures. Feb. 3-18. Kaboom: Part of SF Indiefest. Thu., Feb. 3, 7 p.m. $6-$10. Transformation: Part of SF Indiefest. Thu., Feb. 3, 9:15 p.m. $6-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

SFMOMA. The Continuing Story of Carel and Ferd: Documentary by Arthur Ginsberg covering several years in the lives of a porn actress and a drug addict. Thu., Feb. 3, 7 p.m. free-$5. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

The Luggage Store. "CUSP": Film and video work by Akosua Adoma Owusu and Kevin Jerome Everson. Through Feb. 19. free. 1007 Market (at Sixth St.), 255-5971,

VIZ Cinema. The Garden of Sinners: U.S. premiere of Ei Aoki, Takuya Nonaka, and Shinsuke Takizaw's animated feature. Sat., Feb. 5, 1:30 p.m. $15. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600,

Vogue Theatre. Mostly British Film Festival: Feb. 3-10. $10-12.50. 3290 Sacramento (at Presidio) (3290 Sacramento), 346-2288,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Shoah: New print of Claude Lanzmann's documentary. First half screens Feb. 5, second half Feb. 6. Feb. 5-6, 1 p.m. $10-$12. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787,


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