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2128 Center (at Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 464-5980, $9.25 save as noted. One of this venue's two screens is a "calendar house" for Landmark Theatres. A midnight series continues this week. For additional Act One/Two screenings, see our Showtimes page.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: John Dullaghan documents charismatic postal worker Bukowski: Born Into This (2004). See Ongoing for review 7, 9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (June 4-10): Michael Burke's The Mudge Boy (2003); see Opening for review 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; also Sat & Sun 12:30, 2:45, 5 p.m.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY (June 4 & 5): Wiley Wiggins top-lines Richard Linklater's 1976 high school flashback Dazed and Confused (1993), with a great cast of future stars, and Ben Affleck. $7.50 midnight.


345 Bush (at Polk), 775-7755, French-language films shown on projected video. $5 donation.

WEDNESDAY (June 2): Two sisters (Miou-Miou, Sandrine Kiberlain) start packing when dad Michel Piccoli returns after a 15-year absence, in Claude Mouriéras" Tout va Bien on s'en va (Everything"s Fine, We"re Leaving, 2000) 7 p.m.

SATURDAY (June 5): Tout va Bien on s'en va 2 p.m.


992 Valencia (at 21st Street), 824-3890, $5 save as noted. This venue offers all manner of strange and unusual video and film.

THURSDAY (June 3): Peaceable Kingdom explores "the interconnected life journeys of farm animals, former farmers, and animal rescuers" fighting factory farms 8 p.m.

FRIDAY (June 4): A program of films created by Lee Krist and Sam Rypinski screens their latest, Rocky Butte (2004), hand-processed by Krist and edited by Rypinski. Also, three more films by Krist, and Rypinski's Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (2003). Artists in person 8 p.m.

SATURDAY (June 5): "A Summer of Cinema" opens with the Mitchell Brothers" Reckless Claudia (1971), plus a cartoon and hot dogs 8 p.m.


Movie Palace Auction Sales Room, 2700 Saratoga (near West Red Line), Alameda, (510) 740-0220, $7. Classic films in 35mm (save as noted) screen in a former U.S. Navy theater.

FRIDAY (June 4): Commemorate the 100th birthday of Robert Montgomery with the ghostly romance Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Alexander Hall, 1941) 7, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY (June 5): Lucy and Desi take a trip on The Long, Long Trailer (Vincente Minnelli, 1954), a rare example of a good slapstick comedy in the postwar era 7, 9:15 p.m.

SUNDAY (June 6): The Long, Long Trailer 3, 7 p.m. Here Comes Mr. Jordan 5 p.m.


Timken Hall, 1111 Eighth St. (at Irwin), 703-9500, The San Francisco Cinematheque frequently presents programs here. $7.

SUNDAY (June 6): Morgan Fisher in person with a lecture-discussion of film grammar and punctuation, including his new work about the unsung insert shot, ( ) (2004), plus Thom Andersen and Malcolm Broadwick's --- ------- (1966-67) and more 7:30 p.m.


429 Castro (near Market), 621-6120, $8 save as noted. Short-run rep in a spectacular 1922 Greco-Roman-themed palace designed by Timothy L. Pflueger. Evening intermissions feature David Hegarty or Bill McCoy on the Mighty Wurlitzer.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: A multiweek screening of Lucas Belvaux's Trilogy, comprised of three overlapping films in three different genres, concludes with the melodrama After the Life (France, 2002) 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:30 p.m.

STARTS FRIDAY: The Corporation (Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott, Joel Bakan, Canada, 2003) screens through June 16. See Opening for review 1, 4:30, 8 p.m.


2534 Mission (between 21st and 22nd streets), 648-7600, Free with meal. This restaurant screens foreign films, usually in 35mm, on the back wall of its outdoor patio, with drive-in speakers available for the tables of those who want to watch while they dine.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Photographer David Hemings seeks proof in his proofs in Blowup (Michelangelo Antonioni, U.K., 1966) 8:15, 10 p.m.; also Fri-Sun 11:45 p.m.

MONDAY: Closed.

STARTS TUESDAY: Girlfriend's in a coma; Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2002) screens through July 4 8:45, 10:45 p.m.


2200 Clement (at 23rd Avenue), 666-3468, $7 for this program. This enterprising theater hosts occasional special screenings. "Midnites for Maniacs," a 10-week, 17-film series of rarities in 35mm prints, continues. For the Four Star"s regular schedule, see our Showtimes page.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY (June 4 & 5): The 1950s high school genre is sent up, and the school blown up, in Rock 'n' Roll High School (Alan Arkush, 1979) midnight.


530 Bush (at Grant), 263-8760. The place to go for German cultural events. $5.

TUESDAY (June 8): A Volker Schlondorff series starts with his debut, Young Törless (Germany, 1966), an adaptation of a 1906 Robert Musil novel depicting sadomasochism in a boys" military academy 6 p.m.


3105 Shattuck (at Prince), Berkeley, (510) 849-2568,; (510) 845-5576 for this event. This cafe for activists offers occasional film and video screenings. Cafe is wheelchair accessible; no perfume please for this event.

SATURDAY (June 5): The Superfest XXIV International Media Festival on Disabilities screens "irreverent, hilarious, shocking" works about disability, many by filmmakers with disabilities. $5-10 1-5 p.m.

SUNDAY (June 6): Superfest XXIV screens its winners. $5-10 1-5 p.m. Reception with filmmakers. Free 6-7 p.m. Awards event. Free 7-9 p.m.



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