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One-Night Stands

Repertory film listings for November 29-December 5, 2012.

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Thursday, November 29

The Phantom Father (90 min., 2011). In Romanian and English with English subtitles. With an introduction by screenwriter Barry Gifford. Wild at Heart: Writer Barry Gifford (Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, 7:00)

Investigation of a Flame (43 min., 2003). (Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Berkeley, 7:00)

Friday, November 30

To Chris Marker, an Unsent Letter (78 min., 2012). With director Emiko Omori in person. At Jetty's End: A Tribute to Chris Marker (PFA, 7:00)

Miracle on 34th Street (96 min., 1947). Paramount Movie Classics (Paramount Theatre, Oakland, 8:00)

Marker Mix (73 min. total running time, 1959-88). Featuring several short films by Chris Marker. At Jetty's End: A Tribute to Chris Marker (PFA, 8:50)

Saturday, December 1

Hotel Room: Tricks and Black-Out (60 min., 1993). With an introduction by screenwriter Barry Gifford. Followed by Ball Lightning (26 min., 2003). Wild at Heart: Writer Barry Gifford (PFA, 6:30)

XXX: Peculiar Stag Films, 1935-79. Featuring various short erotic films. (Studio Quercus, Oakland)

Wild at Heart (127 min., 1990). With an introduction by screenwriter Barry Gifford and a reading by Jim Nisbet. Wild at Heart: Writer Barry Gifford (PFA, 8:45)

Sunday, December 2

Edible City: Grow the Revolution (60 min., 2012). (Rialto Cinemas Cerrito, El Cerrito, 10:00 a.m.)

L'Atalante (100 min., 1934). Preceded by Zero for Conduct (41 min., 1933). In French with English subtitles. Grand Illusions: French Cinema Classics, 1928-1960. (PFA, 2:30)

The Truman Show (103 min., 1998). With a presentation and book signing by cinema writer David Thomsen. Readings on Cinema (PFA, 5:20)

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (143 min., 1925). Berkeley Underground Film Society (The Tannery, Berkeley, 7:00)

Monday, December 3

Billy Elliot (110 min., 2000). Monday Night Tights (Danforth Lecture Hall, Mills College, 7:00)

Wednesday, December 5

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (93 min., 2012). Day With(out) Art (PFA, 7:00)

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