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Arthouse movie listings for the week of April 14-April 20, 2010 

Wednesday, Apr 14 2010

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Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: Open mike for film and video. Thu., April 15, 8 p.m. $5. "The Life of the World to Come": Rian Johnson's Mountain Goats film. Fri., April 16, 7:30 & 9 p.m. $6. The Shape of Water: Documentary by Kum Kum Bhavnani. Sun., April 18, 7 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Castro Theatre. A Single Man: Tom Ford's feature starring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. April 14-15, 2:30, 4:35, 7 & 9:05 p.m. $7.50-$10. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and The Witches: Jesse Hawthorne Ficks presents "Matinees for Maniacs." Sat., April 17, 1:15 p.m. $10. House: Nobuhiko Obayashi's genre-defying 1977 film. Sat., April 17, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Davies Symphony Hall. The Gold Rush: Charlie Chaplin with a live score. See more in Night and Day. April 15-17, 2 p.m. $25-$135. 201 Van Ness (at Grove), 864-6000,

Exploratorium. Replay: Inside the Exploratorium Film Collection: Part of the 40th Anniversary Cinema Arts Program. Sat., April 17, 2 p.m. 3601 Lyon (at Marina), 561-0360,

Mechanics' Institute Library. CinemaLit: Day and Noir: The Accused, with special guest Marc Kagan. Fri., April 16, 6 p.m. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100,

Oddball Films. "Let's Get Schooled! 2": Educational oddities from the archive. RSVP to Sat., April 17, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at Mission), 558-8117,

Red Vic Movie House. Dennis Nyback: Forbidden Cinema: From the film historian's collection: "Terrorism Light and Dark" and "I Know Why You're Afraid." Wed., April 14, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Thu., April 15, 7 & 9:30 p.m. The Hippie Temptation: CBS covered hippies in the Haight in 1967 and screwed everything up to great comic effect. Fri., April 16, 7:15 & 9:15 p.m. The Big Lebowski: Jeff Bridges finally got his Oscar, so prepare for some new fans. Sun., April 18, 2, 4:20, 7 & 9:25 p.m.; Mon., April 19, 2, 4:20, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Tue., April 20, 2, 4:20, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Cheech and Chong's Hey Watch This!: The pair's reunion tour. Wed., April 21, midnight. 1727 Haight (at Cole), 668-3994,

Roxie Theater. Breath Made Visible: Ruedi Gerber's documentary about Anna Halprin. Through April 15, 7 p.m.; Through April 22, 8:30 p.m.; Through April 18, 4:45 p.m. $5-$9.75. Sweetgrass: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Ilisa Barbash's documentary about sheep and shepherds. Through April 15, 8:45 p.m. $5-$9.75. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith's documentary about Daniel Ellsberg. April 16-22, 6:30 p.m.; April 17-18, 2:45 p.m. $5-$9.75. It Came from Kuchar: Reviewed on page 33. Kroot and George Kuchar appear in person after April 17 7 p.m. screening. April 16-22, 7 & 9 p.m.; April 17-18, 3 & 5 p.m. $5-$9.75. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

SFMOMA. Douglas Gordon's Feature Film: A study of Paris Opera's James Conlon as he conducts the score for Vertigo. Thu., April 15, 7 p.m. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000,

The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. April Film of the Month: Pinocchio. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through April 30. 104 Montgomery (at Lincoln), 345-6800,

Victoria Theatre. Crossroads: S.F. Cinematheque's film weekend. See more in Night and Day. April 16-18. $10. 2961 16th St. (at Capp), 863-7576,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. "The Word and the Image: Films by Marguerite Duras": The Truck. Thu., April 15, 7:30 p.m. $8. Independent Inuit Film: The Fast Runner Trilogy: Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn's The Journals of Knud Rasmussen. Sat., April 17, 7:30 p.m. $8. Dennis Nyback Presents: So, You Wanna Fight!: Boxing films. Sun., April 18, 2 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787,


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