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Arthouse Movie Listings May 23-29, 2012 

Wednesday, May 23 2012
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Artists' Television Access. Periwinkle Cinema Presents: SELF-REFLEXIVE: Experimental shorts about queer self-identity. Wed., May 23, 8 p.m. $6. Indocumentales / Undocumentaries: The US/Mexico Interdependent Film Series: Film about drug violence in Mexico, and alternatives for avoiding it. Thu., May 24, 8 p.m. $6. DADADANCEPARTY: Variety show featuring dancers, artists, magicians and more. Fri., May 25, 8 p.m. $6-$10. Avant to Live: Featuring an array of new experimental works. Sat., May 26, 8:30 p.m. $6. Colectivo Cinema Errante presents: Brazilian voices of cinema: Double feature of Brazilian film about lust and terror. Sun., May 27, 8 p.m. $6. At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul & Love from Mother Only: Double feature. Sun., May 27, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org.

The Castro Theatre. Bud Cort Double Feature: Harold and Maude (1971), story of the relationship between a suicidal 20-year-old and a 79-year-old woman, and Brewster McCloud (1970), story of a man living in the Houston Astrodome using artificial wings to fly. Wed., May 23, 3:05 p.m. $7.50-$10. Barfly and Roadhouse: Double feature. Thu., May 24, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. Nightmare Alley and The Warriors: Double feature: A carnival con-man outsmarts himself in Nightmare Alley (1947), and Coney Island and Bronx gangs fight over turf in The Warriors (1979). Fri., May 25, 7 p.m. $7.50-$10. Marx Brothers Triple Feature: Monkey Business (1931), Horse Feathers (1932), and Animal Crackers (1930). Sat., May 26, 2:30 p.m. $8-$11. Hugo and The Adventures of Tintin: Double feature: Hugo (2011), a story about an orphan living in a train station, and The Adventures of Tintin (2011), a story about a reporter and captain searching for lost treasure. May 28-29, 2:30 p.m. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.

Dark Room Theater. Ghosts of Mars: John Carpenter film; part of the Bad Movie Night series. Sun., May 27, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Polisse: Crime drama based on the activities of Paris' Child Protection Unit. May 25-31. $8.50-$10. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.

San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle and Le Rayon Vert (Summer): A double feature of works by director Eric Rohmer. Through May 24. $8-$11. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia: Law enforcement searches for the scene of a murder. May 25-31. $8-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, www.sffs.org.

Oddball Films. Love Lunatic: Or, How to Be Loved When You're a Psycho: Featuring She's Oil Mine, The Magic Tree, Love Me, Love Me, Love Me, Woody Woodpecker in Solid Ivory, and Desert Hearts. Thu., May 24, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Happy Trails: Imagining the Western Frontier: Featuring The Great Train Robbery, Hopalong Cassidy Horseman's Association, Destry Rides Again, Dudin', Red Ball Express, and Ghost Towns of California. Fri., May 25, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. Strange Sinema 52: Featuring Land-Divers of Melanesia, Theme From Shaft, Lipstick and Dynamite, My Children, Stop, Look and Listen , Blaze Glory, The Ballet Master's Dream, Fairy Land: A Kingdom of Fairies, and 7362. Sat., May 26, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to programming@oddballfilm.com. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilms.com.

Roxie Theater. Gerhard Richter Painting: A documentary about the artist. Through May 24. $6.50-$10. I Wake Up Dreaming 2012: Les Français ont nom pour ça!: Through May 24. $10. Indie Game: The Movie: Documentary on independent creators of videogames. Through May 28; Through May 31. $6.50-$10. New Czech Films: U.S. Tour 2012: Works include Four Suns, Matchmaking Mayor, Identity Card, and Walking Too Fast, the screening of which includes a personal appearance by director Radim Spacek. May 29-31; June 6-7. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. My Friend Ivan Lapshin: Thu., May 24, 7:30 p.m., $8; and The Seventh Companion: Sat., May 26, 7:30 p.m., $8, from the series on director Aleksei Guerman. The Fall of Otrar: Directed by Ardak Amirkulov. Sun., May 27, 2 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.

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