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Arthouse Movie Listings September 14-20 

Wednesday, Sep 14 2011

Artists' Television Access. Small Press Traffic: Local independent films. Sun., Sept. 18, 5 p.m. $6-$10. Small Press Traffic: Screening of Warren Sonbert's A Woman's Touch; introduced by Alan Bernheimer and Melissa Reilly; sound performance by Jim Brashear. Sun., Sept. 18, 5 p.m. $6-$10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890,

Castro Theatre. The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato's documentary. Wed., Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Taxi Driver and Blast of Silence: Martin Scorsese's classic and Allen Baron's 1961 noir. Thu., Sept. 15, 3:30, 5:35 & 7:15 p.m. Aliens, Starship Troopers, Dark Star: Midnites for Maniacs' space colonization triple feature. Thu., Sept. 15, 7 p.m. $12. Mary Lou: Eytan Fox's latest feature. Sept. 17-18, 2 p.m.; Sept. 17-21, 5:15 & 8:15 p.m.; Wed., Sept. 21, 2 p.m. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120,

Dark Room Theater. Transmorphers: Fall of Man: Part of the "Bad Movie Night" series. Sun., Sept. 18, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987,

Embarcadero Center Cinema. Senna: Documentary-biography on late world champion Formula One racer. Through Sept. 15. $8.25-$10.50. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), 267-4893,

Lumiere Theatre. The Interrupters: Through Sept. 15. $8.25-$10.50. 1572 California (at Polk), 267-4893,

Main Library. "Architecture & the City Festival 2011 Film Series": Architecture related films. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 28. free. 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400,

Mechanics' Institute Library. Congorama: Directed by Philippe Falardeau. Fri., Sept. 16, 6 p.m. $10. 57 Post (at Market), 393-0100,

Multiple Bay Area locations. San Francisco Latino Film Festival: Films from Mexico, Central America, and South America. Through Sept. 25. varies. Multiple addresses.

Multiple San Francisco locations. Good Vibrations International Indie Erotic Film Festival: A collection of films on sex and sexuality, with appearances by writers, performers, and filmmakers. Sept. 17-22. varies. multiple addresses.

New People. Aurora: Romanian Cristi Puiu is director and star of this film. Sept. 16-21. $8-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630,

Oddball Film and Video. "Big Top Oddball: A 16mm Circus": Curator Kat Shuchter presents circus films including I'm No Angel (1933), Lydia the Tattooed Lady (1939), Toothache of the Clown (1972), and I Am a Mime (1971). Fri., Sept. 16, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Turbo(Erotica)": An improvised mix of film and sound exploring sexual themes including Eurostache, an electro-acoustic collaboration, and erotic shorts from director Stephen Parr. Sat., Sept. 17, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112,

Opera Plaza Cinema. Beginners: Intergenerational dramedy in which illustrator's dad comes out of the closet at 75. Through Sept. 15. $8.25-$10.50. 601 Van Ness (at Golden Gate), 267-4893.

Roxie Theater. Little Rock: directed by Mike Ott. Thursdays-Sundays, 7 & 8:45 p.m. Continues through Sept. 15. $7-$10. The Future: film by Miranda July. Sept. 16-22. $6-$10. Cold Fish: part of the Bloody Disgusting series. Sept. 16-22. $7-$10. Sexy Euro Cinema!: Explicit erotic shorts from female directors Sophie Bramley and Erika Lust. Sun., Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. $10. City College Festival of the Moving Image: A best-of selection from the school's City Shorts Student Film Festival. Sept. 19-20. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087,

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Scrappers: A film by Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak & Courtney Prokopas. Thu., Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. $8. Scrappers: Documentary on people in Chicago who survive by finding and selling scrap metal. Thu., Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. $8. A Brighter Summer Day: A film about growing up in Taiwan during the 1960s. Fri., Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Mon., Sept. 19, 2 p.m. $8. Waste Land: A film by Lucy Walker about waste. Sun., Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. $8. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787,

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