Rep Clock: December 18 – 24, 2013

Pub date December 17, 2013
SectionRep Clock

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ “X: The History of a Film Rating” wraps up with Henry and June (1990).


Schedules are for Wed/18-Tue/24 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.

“ANOTHER HOLE IN THE HEAD FILM FESTIVAL” Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa, SF; New People Cinema, 1746 Post, SF; $12. Now in its 10th year, the festival highlights indie horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films, Wed-Thu.

ATA GALLERY 992 Valencia, SF; Free-$7. “Periwinkle Cinema: Voyeurs and Exhibitionists,” Wed, 8. “Shorts from the SF State Cinema Department (Fall 2013),” Thu, 7. “City College of SF Motion Picture Directing: Student Film Showcase,” Fri, 8. “Other Cinema:” “New Experimental Works,” Sat, 8:30.

BALBOA THEATRE 3630 Balboa, SF; $10. “Popcorn Palace:” It’s a Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946), Sat, 10am. Matinee for kids.

BERKELEY FELLOWSHIP OF UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS 1924 Cedar, Berk; $5-10 donation. The World According to Monsanto (Robin, 2008), Thu, 7.

CASTRO 429 Castro, SF; (415) 621-6120, $8.50-12. “Noir City Xmas 2013:” •Blast of Silence (Baron, 1961), and Christmas Eve (Marin, 1947), Wed, 7. With Blast of Silence director and star Allen Baron in person with his new book, Blast of Silence: A Memoir. •Gremlins (Danter, 1984), Thu, 7, and Lethal Weapon (Donner, 1987), Thu, 9. “Midnites for Maniacs: Horrific Holidays:” •Home for the Holidays (Foster, 1995), Fri, 7:15, and Love Actually (Curtis, 2003), Fri, 9:15. •Bullitt (Yates, 1968), Sat, 2:35, 7, and The Thomas Crown Affair (Jewison, 1968), Sat, 4:50, 9:15. It’s a Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946), Sun, 2, 5, 8. “San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus: Shine,” with guest artists Matt Alber and Marina Harris, Tue, 5, 7, 9. Advance tickets ($25-35) at

CHRISTOPHER B. SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222, $6.50-$10.75. The Armstrong Lie (Gibney, 2013), call for dates and times. Bettie Page Reveals All (Mori, 2012), call for dates and times. Blue is the Warmest Color (Kechiche, 2013), call for dates and times. The Great Beauty (Sorrentino, 2013), call for dates and times.

CLAY 2261 Fillmore, SF; $10. “Midnight Movies:” Die Hard (McTiernan, 1988), Fri-Sat, midnight.

PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-5249, $5.50-9.50. PFA closed until Jan 16.

RANDALL MUSEUM 155 Museum Way, SF; $10-20. “An Evening with Elephants:” Sri Lanka: Elephant Island (Colbeck, 2013), Sat, 6. Followed by a slideshow and lecture about Asian elephants. Proceeds benefit elephant research and conservation efforts by Trunks & Leaves Inc.

ROXIE 3117 and 3125 16th St, SF; (415) 863-1087, $6.50-11. Is the Man Who is Tall Happy? (Gondry, 2013), Wed, 7, 9. The Punk Singer (Anderson, 2013), Wed-Thu, 7:15, 9. “Piaf: Her Story, Her Songs,” with Raquel Bitton, Thu, 8:15. This event, $25-40. Lenny Cooke (Safdie and Safdie, 2013), Dec 20-26, call for times. White Reindeer (Clark, 2013), Dec 20-26, 9:15 (also Sat-Sun, 2:45).

TANNERY 708 Gilman, Berk; Donations accepted. “Berkeley Underground Film Society:” March of the Wooden Soldiers (Meins and Rogers, 1934), Sun, 7:30.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission, SF; $8-10. “X: The History of a Film Rating:” Henry and June (Kaufman, 1990), Thu, 7:30. “Films by Fassbinder:” In a Year with 13 Moons (1978), Sat, 7:30. *