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Arthouse Movie Listings for March 23-29, 2011 

Wednesday, Mar 23 2011

Artists' Television Access. "Transcosmic Geometry": Experimental film on the theme of "static." Thu., March 24, 8 p.m. $6. "Re-Imagining Gaza: Screenings of Short Films": Works produced with Palestinian young people including Lost in the Land of the American and The Tree of Life, which is excerpted from the documentary Tayara Warakiya (Flying Paper). Fri., March 25, 8 p.m. $6. "International Witness": Other Cinema: Simone Bitton's documentary about Rachel Corrie, among other films. Sat., March 26, 8:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Castro Theatre. Kuroneko and House: Japanese odd-horror double feature. Wed., March 23, 3:10, 5:05 & 7 p.m. Sing-Along The Wizard of Oz: Just what you've always wanted. Kids welcome. March 25-31, 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. $10-$15. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Red Dawn: Bad Movie Night: Sixth anniversary of this yell-at-the-screen event, and its seventh screening of Red Dawn. Sun., March 27, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Oddball Film and Video. "Oddball Beach Party!": Surf, beach, and exotica films including The Natural Art (1967-9), Hang Ten (1970), and Turned On (1969). Fri., March 25, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Watch What You Eat, Pray, Love": Films that mix food and social economies including A Fatal Glass of Beer (1933), Dani Sweet Potatoes (1974), and Chickenomics (1985). Sat., March 26, 8:30 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112,

Red Vic Movie House. Rushmore: Remember when Jason Schwartzman and Wes Anderson were big surprises? Through March 23, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Wed., March 23, 2 p.m. Poison: Todd Haynes' 1991 movie. March 24-26, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.; Sat., March 26, 2 & 4 p.m. The Room: Tommy Wiseau's local cult thing. March 26, midnight. Somewhere: Latest from Sofia Coppola. Sun., March 27, 2 & 4:15 p.m.; March 27-28, 7:15 & 9:20 p.m. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser: Werner Herzog's 1974 feature about a lost boy. March 29-30, 7 & 9:20 p.m.; Wed., March 30, 2 p.m. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. You Won't Miss Me: Film on the life of Shelly Brown, a misfit 23-year-old recently released from a psychiatric hospital. Through March 23. $6-$10. The Fighter: Sports drama based on the life of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward. Through March 30. $6-$10. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within: Film about the Beat writer. Q & A with director Yony Leyser after the 7 p.m. show on Tuesday, March 15. Through March 30. $6-$9.75. Overcoming the Catch 22s of Producing Your First Feature Film: A workshop for filmmakers and actors with filmmaker Marc Clebanoff. Thu., March 24, 7 p.m. $79. Queen of the Sun: Reviewed on page 23. March 25-31. $6-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

SFMOMA. Luke Fowler's A Grammar for Listening (Parts 1-3): Explores history of sound artists and musicians working with ambient noise, environmental sound, and field recording. Thu., March 24, 7 p.m. free-$5. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

The Vortex Room. "The Agent from V.O.R.T.E.X.": Secret-agent film series includes Dimension 5 (1966) and Espy (1974). Thu., March 24, 9 p.m. $5. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.),

Japanese Earthquake Relief Efforts: Hula Girls: Screening of film to raise funds for Japan. Sat., March 26, 2, 4:30 & 7 p.m., $10 or more donations. VIZ Cinema, 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Iran Beyond Censorship: Recent films. Through March 27. $8. Human Rights Watch Film Festival: International justice-themed films. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through March 31. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787,


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