ANDY'S FUNHOUSE: THE ANDY KAUFMAN SPECIAL
Screenings of selected tv appearances from Saturday Night Live & Late Night with David Letterman as well as the little-seen 1979 Andy's Funhouse: The Andy Kaufman Special; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6800; 1, free w/adm. [repeats Thurs. at 1 & 6, Fri. at 1 & 7, Sat., Sun. & Tues. at 1, through 1/30].
CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS
Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, the narrated version of The Gold Rush (7) & Our Hospitality (8:30); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].
FILM IN VOID
Film screenings in the cyberlounge; this week: Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 Rumble Fish starring Matt Dillion, Mickey Rourke, Dennis Hopper & Danny Devito; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8:30, free.
NY EXPOSITION OF SHORT FILM & VIDEO
Five-day festival feat. more than 60 animated, fiction, doc. & experimental titles from 17 countries. Tonight's program incl. Joost Rekveld's 35 mm "#11," Peter Tscherkassky's "Outer Space," Nicole Cattell's "Come Unto Me: The Faces of Tyree Guton," Charlie Call's "Peep Show" & concluding with Federico Raimundo's "Voyage For Katie, Jean Pierre & Jean-Luc;" New School's Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 505-7742; 7-11, $7.50/program [through 12/5].
THREE CONTINENTS: THE FILMS OF MERCHANT IVORY
Last day of three screenings followed by lecture with filmmaker, director James Ivory & writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala on Dec. 2. Today, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries screens at Held Auditorium at Barnard Hall, 117th St., 3rd Fl. (B'way), 854-7907; 7, free [through 12/2].
Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, two silent movies, Spite Marriage starring Keaton & Dorothy Sebastian (7) & The Circus (8:30); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].
THE COOL WORLD: AMERICAN FILM & VIDEO 1950-2000
Film series in conjunction with exhibit, today, "Extended Visions: 4" feat. Ken Jacob's Tom Tom, The Piper's Son; Whitney Museum of American Art, 954 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 570-3676; 5:30, free w/ adm.
See 12/1. Tonight, internationally known curators, programmers & historians show their favorite shorts during pre-millennium retrospective: "Favorite Shorts?Abiding Influences" program (2-6). Animation program incl. works from Australia, Canada, England, The Netherlands, France, Russia, Germany & the U.S. (8-11), call for info, followed by Q&A; New School's Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 505-7742; respectively, $7.50/program [through 12/5].
VIEWPOINT...VIEWS FROM THE HORIZON
Recent short, doc. & experimental productions from third world newsreel incl. "Mommy, What's Wrong?", "Urga Song," "Leche," "Looking for Wendy" & "Hope in My Heart" (2); "Morir Por Amor: Latinas & AIDS," "Close to Home" & "Me-Ba...I'm Coming" (6); Donnell Library Ctr. Auditorium, NY Public Library, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-0609; free.
UMAN: THE STORY OF A JOURNEY
Synagogue for the Arts screens doc. about four men's pilgrimage to Uman, Moldavia, followed by Chanukah party at 8:30; Civic Center Synagogue, 49 White St. (betw. Church & B'way), 966-7141; 6:45, $10.
brooklyn babylon cinema at dumba
Come shake your rump to punk rock videos, interviews & live clips from the past 40 years. Midnight screening of Derek Burbidge's 1980 doc. "Urge! A Music War" feat. live performances by Joan Jett, Devo, OMD, Cramps, Gang of Four, XTC & more; Dumba, 57 Jay St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), D.U.M.B.O. Bklyn., 718-670-3719; 9, contrib., free with video submission.
Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, 1936s Modern Times starring Chaplin & Paulette Goddard (7) & the 1923 spoof The Three Ages (8:45); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].
See 12/1. Tonight, "A Sense of Place" in two parts: Place As Memory & Transformation & The Personality of Place feat. Switzerland's "Vegabonding Images," Jem Cohen's "Amber City" & story of a Bosnian refugee "Room Without a View." Fiction program incl. Anthony Dominici's "Gray Matter," Pietro Reggiani's "Book Junkie," John Krodias' "Shame No More" & Barbara Albert's "Sun Spots;" New School's Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 505-7742; 5-6:30 & 7-11, respectively, $7.50/program [through 12/5].
PERSONAL CINEMA SERIES
New indie & avant-guarde film & video projections by local artists, usually followed by Q&A with filmmaker. Tonight, selections from 1999 U.S. S8 mm Film & Video Festival; Millennium, 66 E. 4th St. (betw. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), 673-0090; 8, $5, free with film or video contrib.
GODARD AT THE YMCA
Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 Alphaville/Une Etrange Aventure de Lemmy Caution starring Eddie Constantine & Anna Karina?film about destroying the supercomputer that runs Alphaville; 98 minutes, b&w; YMCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.) 735-9791; 4, $7 [repeats 12/5 at 4].
See 12/1. Today, 15 non-fiction doc. works incl. "Intervista," a tale from a Holocaust survivor called "Zyklon Portrait," Jasmilla Zbanic's "We Light the Night," "Kisangani Diary," Johan Erickson's "The Job," "Golden Gate" & a trip to McDonald's during "My Father's Lunch;" New School's Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 505-7742; 10-4, $7.50/program [through 12/5].
Courtesy of the Donnell Library, Ocularis screens Don't Look Back doc. about Bob Dylan's 1965 British tour; 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg Brooklyn, 718-388-8713; 8:30, free.
New indie & avant-guarde film & video projections by local artists, usually followed by Q&A with filmmaker. Tonight, works by Al Nigrin at Millennium, 66 E. 4th St. (betw. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), 673-0090; 8, $5, free with film or video contrib.
RESTLESS & REBELLIOUS
Teen movies then & now. Today, 1982s Seventeen (2) & Eugene Martin's Edge City (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 12/5].
NEW WORKS BY LESBIANS
Dyke TV hosts night feat. Jean Carolomusto's "Shatzi is Dying" & Liz & Krishna's work-in-progress segment from Lucia Davis' "Inherit the Kingdom" & others; Millenium, 66 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & the Bowery), 343-9335; 7:30, $15.
See 12/1. Final day of the expo feat. 15 avant-garde & experimental works incl. Peter Roloff's "Die Villa," Fred Symanski's "Porte Donnant Sur La Voie," Thirza Cuthand's exploitation of teenage love & sex "Untouchable," a look at Native American lands during Owen Toew's "Four Corners," "Figure Ground" & "Organics;" New School's Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 505-7742; 2:30-5:30, $7.50/program [through 12/5].
Alain Tnaner's 1971 La Salamandre preceded by experimental doc. "Tom's Flesh;" Ocularis, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Brooklyn, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
Teen movies then & now. Today, Election starring Matthew Broderick & Reese Witherspoon (2) & the funny Dazed & Confused (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 12/5].
Sunday night Free movie series
Doris Day stars in Julie, a melodrama about jealousy between husbands; A Different Light Bookstore, 151 West 19th St., (7th Ave.), 989-4850; 7, free.
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES
Kelly Reichardt & Jim Lyons curate December screening series. Tonight, Sam Peckinpah's 1973 western Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid starring Kris Kristofferson; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 9, $4.
THUMBS UP FOR REEL PIECES
Screenings & discussions with the stars. Today, Anjelica Huston screens & talks about Bastard Out of Carolina starring Jennifer Jason Leigh; 7:15, $20.
ROBERT BECK MEMORIAL CINEMA
Brian Frye & Bradley Eros curate weekly film forum focusing on indie & local films; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; 9, $5.
THE HOLLAND AVE. BOYS: A SUCCESS STORY
Film about life growing up in da Bronx & playing games outside the corner store until supper-time, followed by presentation with the filmmaker & "the boys;" New York Film Academy, 100 E. 17th St. (betw. Park Ave. S. & Irving Pl.), 579-0689; $5.
New York's weekly DIY film festival & "pot luck" cinema curated by Michael Williams. Tonight's program incl. rare screening of Luis Builmmaker & "Robinson Crusoe?filmmakers are encouraged to share their shorts (under 15 mins.) for public viewing; Siberia Bar, 250 W. 50th St. (B'way), 977-9203; 9, $2 contrib.