FEATURING...WHAT SHE SAID: SOME FEMINISMS ON FILM
Series focuses on the professional & emotional challenges women face as they fight for equal positions of power & choice. Today, "Joyce at 34," "Domestic Tranquillity," "And You Act Like One Too" & "Daughter Rite;" Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
the UNSEEN LUCY & DESI: TREASURES FROM the VAULT
Rare footage of America's favorite redhead incl. The Ed Wynn Show, Stars in the Eye & the first episode of I Love Lucy, "The Girls Want to Go to a Nightclub" with original commercials; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; call for times, free w/mus. adm. [continues Thurs.-Sun. & Tues., through 3/5].
WEDNESDAYS AT NOON
Free screenings for Women's History Month pres. Tea With Mussolini; St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St. (betw. Court & Clinton Sts.), Bklyn., 718-489-5272; 12, free [through 3/29].
Series looks at prison life in American & Canadian criminal systems with Cinda Firestone's 1974 Attica, discussion about 1971 Attica prison uprising follows; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619 or 621-0629; 2:30, free.
brooklyn babylon cinema
Monthly series of independent films. Tonight, Aaron Scott curates "voyeurism" program at Dumba, 57 Jay St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), 718-670-3719; 9, $5.
NEW FILMS FROM JAPAN 2000
Five shorts screen incl. "Blue," flick about the difficulties a Korean teenager faces while living in Japan, Columbia student's "Black Sheep" & "Station;" Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; call for times, $8, $5 st./s.c.
ARTHUR & CORINNE CANTRILL
Screening about tourists, their coffee & Bali; Millennium, 66 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & the Bowery), 343-9355; 8, $7.
EXPRESSIONISM: THE ART OF FRITZ LANG
Retrospective examines ten films by Austrian-born German Expressionism director, Fritz Lang. Today, Lang's 1926 b&w silent Metropolis screens at the YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.) 735-9717; 4, $7 [repeats Sun. at 4, through 3/19].
Video screening & discussion celebrates Women's History Month; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; 7:30, $6-$10.
NONSENSE & SENSIBILITY
The Films of Steve Martin. Today, The Jerk preceded by The Absent-Minded Ed Waiter (2) & Pennies From Heaven starring Christopher Walken (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c.
The Films of Steve Martin. Today, Carl Reiner's 1981 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (2) & The Man With Two Brains starring Kathleen Turner (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c.
Love story explores racial prejudice Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, preceded by "2 or 3 Things But Nothing For Sure;" Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
Documentary From the Vault: Chronicle of a Summer; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 8:30, $5.
YIDDISH FILM FESTIVAL
Rebecca Amato curates month-long LES festival. Tonight's program incl. Romance of a Jewess & Yiddle With His Fiddle; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 8:30, $6.
CINEMA & LITERATURE
Film series feat. La verdad sobre el caso Sabolta, based upon novel by Eduardo Mendoza (4) & El Sur based upon Adelaida G. Morales' novel (6)?all films in Spanish; Institute Cevantes, 122 E. 42nd St., Su. 807 (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 689-4232; call for price.
New York's DIY film festival in conjunction with Nouveaux Films pres. "The Nouveaux Show: A Festival of Fine Short Films." Filmmakers are encouraged to share their shorts (under 15 mins.) for public viewing; Siberia Bar, 250 W. 50th St. (B'way), 333-4141; 9, free.
Pink Flamingos on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Pedro Almodgos on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdownnder 15 mins.) for public viPolyester (7) & Almodgos on What Have I Done to Deserve This? (8:45); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-1414; $8, $7 s.c., price incl. both films [through 4/25].