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Repertory film listings for March 6-12

Thu., Mar. 6

Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? Pedro Costa's documentary captures the working dynamic of husband-and-wife filmmaking team Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub (104 min., 2001). Pedro Costa in person. (PFA, 6:00)

Sicilia! An intellectual returns to the island and discovers he can't go home again (66 min., 1999). Pedro Costa in person. (PFA, 8:45)

Fri., Mar. 7

Citizen Kane Kane is an ambitious and fascinating first film by a bold young director (119 min., 1941). — N.W. (PFA, 7:00)

Los Olvidados An unutterably brutal blind man plays "Fagin" to a gang of young thieves, in Luis Buñuel's unforgettable account of the slum children of Mexico City (88 min., 1950). — N.W. (PFA, 9:15)

Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action Ann Hershey's documentary on the life of writer/activist Tillie Olsen (66 min., 2008). (Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall, 7:00)

Zen on the Street Portrait of Roshi Bernhard Glassman, founder and co-director of Zen Peacemakers. (Center for Urban Peace, Berkeley, 7:00)

Sat., Mar. 8

Red Balloon/White Mane Newly restored children's films made by Albert Lamorisse in France in 1956 and 1953 (81 min.). (PFA, 3:00)

The Magnificent Ambersons The superbly cinematic acting of Joseph Cotton is only one of the glories of Orson Welles' dreamlike rendition of the Booth Tarkington novel (88 min., 1942). — K.V. (PFA, 5:00)

In Vanda's Room Another of Pedro Costa's films set in the Lisbon ghetto of Fontaínhas, In Vanda's Room captures its unsavory and tragic figures with only a camera and a sound recorder (179 min., 2000). Pedro Costa in person. (PFA, 7:00)

The Hustler Robert Rossen's fevered version of American competition and capitalism is rendered as a moral tale about a pool shark (Paul Newman) who claws his seedy way to the top of his profession (134 min., 1961). (EC, 6:00)

Lunafest A collection of nine short films by and about women. (Auctions by the Bay Theatre, Alameda, 3:00, 6:00)

Sun., Mar. 9

Down to Earth Pedro Costa leaves his native Portugal for the Cape Verde islands to film a story about a misfit nurse (110 min.) Preceded by Costa's Tarrafal, also filmed on Cape Verde (16 min., 2007). Pedro Costa in person. (PFA, 5:00)

The Hustler See Saturday. (EC, 5:00)

Tue., Mar. 11

Shoot Shoot Shoot: Program 2 Seven shorts demonstrating British avant-garde filmmaking during the 1960s and '70s (total running time 75 min.). (PFA, 7:30)

Wed., Mar. 12

Late Spring This 1949 Yasujiro Ozu film tells the story of a father who gently turns his daughter toward a marriage she both wants and fears (107 min.). — D.K. (PFA, 3:00)

Los Olvidados See Friday. (PFA, 6:30)

Journey into Fear An adaptation of a World War II spy thriller by Eric Ambler about an ammunitions smuggling operation in Turkey (71 min., 1942). (PFA, 8:15)


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