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Arthouse Movie Listings June 26-July 2, 2013 

Wednesday, Jun 26 2013

Artists' Television Access. Visiting This World: A selection of recent films by Paul Clipson, plus an A/V sound + Super 8 film performance with Marielle Jakobsons of Date Palms, Darwinsbitch, Myrmyr, etc. Sat., June 29, 8 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia, San Francisco, 824-3890,

Bottle Cap. Dinner and a Movie: Weekly screenings in the Bottle Cap dining room. Sundays, 7 p.m. 1707 Powell, San Francisco, 529-2237,

The Castro Theatre. Frameline37: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival: Through June 30. 429 Castro, San Francisco, 621-6120,

Century San Francisco Centre 9 and XD. Exhibition Series: Munch: Munch 150: Exhibition is a cinematic art series spotlighting classic artists and representative exhibitions at museums around the world. Tonight's episode features an Edvard Munch exhibition held at the National Museum and the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. Thu., June 27, 7:30 p.m. 845 Market St., San Francisco, 538-8422,

Clay Theatre. Fill the Void: Themes of love, death, and familial obligation wind their way through this dramatic Israeli debut by Rama Burshtein. Daily. Unfinished Song: In this comedic British drama, a grumpy old man (Terence Stamp) learns to lighten up when his wife (Vanessa Redgrave) prods him to join a senior choir. Starting June 28. Daily. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things: Controversial San Francisco fiction writer Laura Albert — who conspired to write secretly as JT LeRoy, an alleged young male memoirist — makes a rare public appearance for this screening of Asia Argento's film based on Albert/LeRoy's book The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things. Argento also appears via Skype. Fri., June 28, 11:59 p.m. $10. The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Bawdy Caste performs onstage while the film plays in the background. Last Saturday of every month, midnight. $9-$10. 2261 Fillmore St, San Francisco, 267-4893,

Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: Amityville II: The Possession: Hosts Sherilyn Connelly, Mikl-Em, and Dan Foley watch the second installment of the still-ongoing horror film series based on a "true story" that was anything but. Sun., June 30, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission, San Francisco, 401-7987,

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Frances Ha: A new indie comedy from the director of The Squid and the Whale. Daily. Before Midnight: What was once just the blush of young romance has matured into thoughtful middle-age wisdom in Before Midnight, the third installment of Richard Linklater's series starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Daily. Dirty Wars: Documentary about the clandestine — and apparently amoral — methodologies of the American military in the 21st century. Daily. A Hijacking: European hostage procedural and psychological thriller pitting Danish seamen against Somali pirates. Daily. The East: When a corporate espionage agent (Brit Marling) goes deep undercover inside an anarchist collective, she gradually begins to question her motivations and her life in this new thriller by writer/director Zal Batmanglij. Daily. 1 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, 267-4893,

Main Library, Koret Auditorium. This Is Market Street: A slice-of-life 2012 documentary about San Francisco's central thoroughfare. Wed., June 26, 6 p.m. Free. 431-9255. 100 Larkin, San Francisco, 557-4595,

Multiple Bay Area Locations. Frameline37: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival: As one of the world's largest queer cinema showcases, this year's Frameline festival fills its 11-day schedule with dozens of documentaries, dramas, comedies, short films, and more, including several world premieres (like the film adapatation of Michelle Tea's novel Valencia, for starters). Screenings held at the Castro Theatre (429 Castro, S.F.), Roxie Theater (3117 16th St., S.F.), Victoria Theatre (2961 16th St., S.F.), and Rialto Cinemas Elmwood (2966 College Ave., Berkeley). Through June 30. $8-$15. San Francisco.

Oddball Films. Vintage Queer San Francisco: Cinematic snippets look back at San Francisco gay life in 1960s-'70s. Thu., June 27, 8 p.m. $10. Classic Cartoon Cavalcade: Animated shorts plucked from the vaults of obscurity. Fri., June 28, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp, San Francisco, 558-8112,

Opera Plaza Cinemas. Becoming Traviata: Go behind the scenes of a staging of Verdi's iconic opera, with an intimate focus on French soprano Natalie Dessay. Daily. What Maisie Knew: A modernized interpretation of the 19th century novel by Henry James. Daily. Mud: Matthew McConaughey stars as a fugitive on the run from bounty hunters in the new film by Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter). Daily. Kon-Tiki: Thor Heyerdahl's dangerous 1947 journey across the Pacific Ocean in a small wooden raft is given the adventure movie treatment by Norwegian filmmakers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg. Daily. The Secret Disco Revolution: Lighthearted documentary about overlooked social gains made during the oft-reviled Disco Era of the late 1970s. Starting June 28. Daily. 601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 777-3456,

Pacific Film Archive. Dancing with Light: The Cinematography of Agnès Godard: A look back at the cinematographer's acclaimed work for directors such as Claire Denis, Ursula Meier, and Erick Zonca. Wed., June 26; Fri., June 28. $9.50-$13.50. From the Archive: Treasures of Eastern European & Soviet Cinema: In tribute to San Francisco Film Society's George Gund III, BAM/PFA presents a series of films donated to the museum by the late SFFS chairman, including features from Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and the USSR. Fri., June 28; Sat., June 29; Wed., July 10; Sat., July 13; Fri., July 19; Sat., July 20. $9.50-$13.50. Castles in the Sky: Masterful Anime from Studio Ghibli: Retrospective of films from one of Japan's most heralded animation studios, including cherished titles like My Neighbor Totoro, Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the recent From Up on Poppy Hill, and others. Sundays. Continues through Aug. 25. $5.50-$9.50. 2575 Bancroft (at Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-642-1124,

Roxie Theater. Berberian Sound Studio: In this acclaimed movie by British director Toby Jones, a foley artist working behind the scenes for a 1970s Italian giallo film becomes psychologically unhinged by the theatrical violence surrounding him. Through June 27, 9:15 p.m. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St., San Francisco, 863-1087,

Sundance Kabuki Cinemas. National Theatre Live: The Audience: Best Actress Oscar winner Helen Mirren (The Queen) returns to the role of England's reigning monarch in this live onstage simulcast from London's Gielgud Theatre. Sat., June 29, 12:30 p.m.; Mon., July 1, 7:15 p.m. 1881 Post, San Francisco, 346-3243,

Top of the Mark. Third Annual Summer Movie Nights Series: Jailhouse Rock: Complimentary movie screening of the 1957 Elvis Presley vehicle, plus sponsored wine tastings. Tue., July 2, 7:30 p.m. free. One Nob Hill, 999 California, San Francisco, 616-6916,

Victoria Theatre. Frameline37: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival: Through June 29. 2961 16th St., San Francisco, 863-7576,

The Vortex Room. The Vortex Phenomena: The Fog and Baffled!: Double feature of supernatural B-movies, including John Carpenter's first feature film after Halloween and a made-for-TV occult detective yarn starring Leonard Nimoy. Thu., June 27, 8 p.m. $10. 1082 Howard, San Francisco, N/A,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Ulrich Seidel's Paradise Trilogy: Successive weekend screenings of each entry in the Austrian director's thematically linked trio of independent films: Love, Faith, and Hope. Thursdays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through June 30. 701 Mission, San Francisco, 978-2787,

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