Rep Clock: January 22 – 28, 2014

Pub date January 21, 2014
SectionRep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/22-Tue/28 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.

ARTISTS’ TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia, SF; $7-10. Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (Stryker and Silverman, 2005), Sat, 8. With filmmaker Susan Stryker in person.

BALBOA THEATRE 3630 Balboa, SF; $10. “Popcorn Palace:” Kung Fu Panda (Osborne and Stevenson, 2008), Sat, 10am. Matinee for kids.

CASTRO 429 Castro, SF; (415) 621-6120, $8.50-12. •Chinatown (Polanski, 1974), Wed, 7, and The Fortune (Nichols, 1975), Wed, 5:10, 9:25. SF Sketchfest: Napoleon Dynamite (Hess, 2004), 10-year anniversary celebration with Jon Heder and other stars in person, Thu, 7; “Tribute to Tenacious D: An Evening of Conversation, Clips, and Songs with Jack Black and Kyle Gass,” Thu, 9:30. Tickets ($25) and more program details at “Noir City:” •Journey Into Fear (Foster and Welles, 1943), Fri, 7:30, and The Third Man (Reed, 1949), Fri, 9; •Border Incident (Mann, 1949) Sat, noon, In the Palm of Your Hand (Gavaldón, 1951), Sat, 2, and Victims of Sin (Fernandez, 1951), Sat, 4; •Too Late for Tears (Haskin, 1949), Sat, 7:30, and The Hitch-Hiker (Lupino, 1953), Sat, 9:30; •Drunken Angel (Kurosawa, 1948), Sun, 1:15, 6, and Stray Dog (Kurosawa, 1949), Sun, 3:30, 8:15; •The Murderers Are Among Us (Staudte, 1946), Mon, 7:15, and Berlin Express (Tourneur, 1948), Mon, 9; •Death of a Cyclist (Bardem, 1955), Tue, 7:15, and Death is a Caress (Carlmar, 1949), Tue, 9. Advance tickets ($10) and more program details at

CHRISTOPHER B. SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael; (415) 454-1222, $6.50-$10.75. The Girls in the Band (Chaikin, 2011), call for dates and times. The Past (Farhadi, 2013), call for dates and times. A Touch of Sin (Jia, 2013), call for dates and times.

CLAY 2261 Fillmore, SF; $10. “Midnight Movies:” The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sharman, 1975), Sat, midnight. With the Bawdy Caste performing live.

COBB’S COMEDY CLUB 915 Columbus, SF; $15. “Say Hello To My Little Funny: A Night of Short Films Made By Stand-Up Comedians,” Tue, 8. Part of SF Sketchfest.

EXPLORATORIUM Pier 15, SF; Free with museum admission ($19-25). “Saturday Cinema: Experimental Films for Kids,” Sat, 1, 2, and 3.

KAISER CENTER 300 Lakeside #206, Oakl; $15-20. Documented (Vargas, 2013), with filmmaker and Pulitzer-winner journalist Jose Antonio Vargas in person, Tue, 7:30.

KANBAR HALL JCCSF, 3200 California, SF; $25. “Mark Cantor’s Giants of Jazz: Treasures from the Archives,” Sat, 8.

MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE 57 Post, SF; $10. “CinemaLit Film Series: Over the Top: Precode Hollywood:” Skyscraper Souls (Selwyn, 1932), Fri, 6.

PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE 2575 Bancroft, Berk; (510) 642-5249, $5.50-9.50. “Film 50: History of Cinema:” “Introduction to Film Language plus Avant-Garde Shorts,” Wed, 3:10. “Funny Ha-Ha: The Genius of American Comedy, 1930-1959:” It Happened One Night (Capra, 1934), Wed, 7; The Bank Dick (Cline, 1940), Fri, 7; His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940), Fri, 8:40. “The Brilliance of Satyajit Ray:” The Bicycle Thief (De Sica, 1948), Thu, 7; The Music Room (Ray, 1958), Sat, 6:30; Ray: Life and Work of Satyajit (Ghose, 1999), Sun, 3; The River (Renoir, 1950), Sun, 5:10. “African Film Festival 2014:” Mother of George (Dosunmu, 2012), Sat, 8:30; Le Président (Bekolo, 2013), Tue, 7.

ROXIE 3117 and 3125 16th St, SF; (415) 863-1087, $6.50-11. The Square (Noujaim, 2013), Wed-Thu, 6:45, 8:45. “Sundance Short Films,” Wed, 7. A Touch of Sin (Jia, 2013), Wed, 9. “Ruth’s Table Benefit:” Ruth Asawa, Roots of an Artist (Toy), with “Hearing Voices: The Ruth’s Table Story” (Butnaru), Thu, 7. This event, $30. “Roxie’s Future Filmmakers Program: SFFS Youth Filmmaker Showcase,” Sat, noon. SF Sketchfest film screenings with artists in person, Sat-Sun and Feb 1. Visit for program details. “SFMOMA on the Go: An Evening with Mike Mills,” Sun, 7.

TANNERY 708 Gilman, Berk; Donations accepted. “Berkeley Underground Film Society:” “LOOP Presents: Cartoon Carnival #3,” short films, Sat, 7:30; Breathless (Godard, 1960), Sun, 7:30.

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission, SF; $8-10. “Ravishing, Radical, and Restored: The Films of Jack Smith:” No President (1967-70) with “I Was a Male Yvonne DeCarlo” (1967-70), Thu, 7:30; •Ray Cohn/Jack Smith (Godmilow, 1995), Sun, 2, and “Shorts and Ephemera,” Sun, 3:45. *