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One-Night Stands

Repertory film listings for February 23-29, 2012.


Thursday, February 23

A Trip to Mars (90 min., 1918). Silent with Danish intertitles and English translation, plus live music by Bruce Loeb and an introduction by Mark Sandberg. Dizzy Heights: Silent Cinema and Life in the Air (Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, 7:00)

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion (54 min., 2011). Followed by a panel discussion with environmental and population experts. (Ecology Center, Berkeley, 7:00)

Travelling Light (180 min., 2012). National Theatre Live (Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, Berkeley, 7:00)

Ghostbusters (105 min., 1984). Flashbacks (UA Berkeley 7, 9:00)

High Noon (85 min., 1952). (Alameda Theatre, Alameda, 1:20, 3:15, 5:10, 7:05)

Friday, February 24

High Treason (75 min., 1929). Silent, with live music by Peter Chapman. Dizzy Heights: Silent Cinema and Life in the Air (PFA, 7:00)

Barbary Coast (91 min., 1935). Howard Hawks: The Measure of Man (PFA, 8:45)

Saturday, February 25

The Mystery of the Eiffel Tower (129 min., 1927). Silent with live music by Ralph Carney and Serious Jass Project, as well as an introduction by Patrick Ellis. Dizzy Heights: Silent Cinema and Life in the Air (PFA, 6:00)

L'argent (85 min., 1983). In French with English subtitles. Austere Perfectionism: The Films of Robert Bresson (PFA, 8:35)

84th Academy Awards (320 min., 2012). With contests, prizes, toasts, and more. (Rialto Cinemas Cerrito, El Cerrito, 5:00)

The Wolf Man (70 min., 1941) and Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (74 min., 1943). Hosted by Lord Blood Rah. (BAL Theatre, 7:00)

Sunday, February 26

Fantasies of Flight: Animation and Comedy Shorts (97 min. total running time, 1906-1921). Featuring seven shorts films. Silent, with live music by Frederick Hodges. Dizzy Heights: Silent Cinema and Life in the Air (PFA, 2:00)

Safety Last! (70 min., 1923). Silent, with musical accompaniment. Berkeley Underground Film Society (708 Gilman St., Berkeley, 7:00)

Tuesday, February 28

His Girl Friday (92 min., 1940). Howard Hawks: The Measure of Man (PFA, 7:00)

Wednesday, February 29

You Are All Captains (79 min., 2010). In Arabic, Spanish, and French, with English subtitles. African Film Festival 2012 (PFA, 7:00)

Flamingos (90 min., 2012). With an appearance by the filmmaker. Potluck and music at 6:30 p.m.; followed by discussion (Humanist Hall, 7:30)

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