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One-Night Stands

Repertory film listings for January 31-February 6, 2013.

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One-Night Stands

Thursday, January 31

The Peach Blossom Land (105 min., 1992). In Mandarin with English subtitles. With director Stan Lai in person and an introduction by UC Berkeley Comparative Literature professor Sophie Volpp. Campus Connections: Writer/Director Stan Lai (Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, 7:00).

United in Anger: A History of ACT-UP (90 min., 2012). With director Jim Hubbard and local activists in person. (Samuel Merritt University Health Education Center, Oakland, 7:00)

Pretty in Pink (96 min., 1986). Parkway Classics (The New Parkway, Oakland, 9:30 and 10:00)

Friday, February 1

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (100 min., 1971). New Parkway Family Classics (Parkway, 4:00)

Argo (120 min., 2012). ASUC SUPERB film series (Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley campus, 7:00)

Silence (84 min., 2012). With an introduction by soundscape recorder Bernie Krause. The Sounds of Silence (PFA, 7:00)

Suspicion (99 min., 1941). Alfred Hiotchcock: the Shape of Suspense (PFA, 9:00)

Black Venus (159 min., 2010). Feelmore Fresh Fridays (Parkway, 11:30)

Saturday, February 2

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (100 min., 1971). New Parkway Family Classics (Parkway, 11:00 a.m.)

Screenagers Film Festival (total running time 90 min., 2011-12). Featuring high-school student filmmakers in person. (PFA, 3:00)

Études Sur Paris (105 min., 1928). With an introduction by UC Berkeley film and media doctoral student Patrick Ellis. Silent with French intertitles, simultaneous English translation, and live music by Judith Rosenberg on piano. Preceded by Les Halles centrales (22 min., 1927; silent). On Location in Silent Cinema (PFA, 6:00)

The Outsiders (91 min., 1983). (BAL Theatre, San Leandro, 7:00)

How to Steal 2 Million (89 min., 2011). In English and Zulu with English subtitles. African Film Festival 2013 (PFA, 8:20)

Groundhog Day (101 min., 1993). (Parkway, 10:00)

Sunday, February 3

Our Beloved Sudan (92 min., 2011). In Arabic with English subtitles. Preceded by Farewell Exile (15 min., 2011; in Arabic with English subtitles). African Film Festival 2013 (PFA, 2:30)

A Kind of Hush: Experimental Works (85 min., total running time, 1943-2008). Featuring seven short films. With filmmaker Barry Spinello in person. The Sounds of Silence (PFA, 5:00)

Sons of the Desert (68 min., 1933). Berkeley Underground Film Society (The Tannery, Berkeley, 7:30)

Monday, February 4

American Meat (2013). (Mulford Hall, room 159, UC Berkeley campus, 6:00)

Tuesday, February 5

Broken Stones (61 min., 2012). With filmmaker Guetty Felin in person. In Haitian Creole, French, and English with English subtitles. Preceded by Africa Shafted: Under One Roof (56 min., 2011). African Film Festival 2013 (PFA, 7:00)

The Loving Story (77 min., 2011). Appreciating Diversity Film Series (Parkway, 7:15)

Wednesday, February 6

Terje Vigen (56 min., 1917). With an introduction by Mark Sandberg of the UC Berkeley Scandinavian and Film and Media departments. Silent with Norwegian intertitles, simultaneous English translation, and live music by the Town Quartet. Followed by The Wind (80 min., 1928; silent with English intertitles and live music by Bruce Loeb). On Location in Silent Cinema (PFA, 7:00)

Zeitgeist (118 min., 2007). Preceded by a potluck and social hour at 6:30 p.m.; followed by discussion. (Humanist Hall, Oakland, 7:30)

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