THE GREEN FIELDS OF AMERICA
Doc. dealing w/cultural influences of traditional Irish musicians & dancers in America; NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St., #102 (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 998-8816; 7:30, free.
sid & nancy
Alex Cox directs screen flick starring Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, Debbie Bishop & David Hayman; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8, free.
queer filmmakers 2000
Beer, wine & assorted surprises served at monthly gay & lesbian series feat. Dyke Rat, Sink or Swim & Isle of Lesbos; Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 505-5110; 5:30, $5.
BLACK RENAISSANCE FILM SOCIETY
Series feat. subtitled Portuguese films A Luta Continua & O Povo Organizado; NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St., #102 (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 998-8816; 6:30, free.
DANCERS & THE DANCE
Series cont. w/Young & Just Beginning, Ballet w/Edward Villella & Don Quixote; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
WOMEN IN INDEPENDENT FILM
Series feat. I'll Take You There, romantic comedy about falling in love & stalking; Cineplex Odeon, 340 W. 50th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 334-3200; 8, $25.
Italian comedy set in Monte Carlo during economic boom period; Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9480; 2, free w/adm.
VIsion & modernity
Series revisits Fritz Lang's Contempt & The Dinosaur & the Baby: A Dialog in Eight Parts Between Fritz Lang & Jean-Luc Godard; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 6, $8.50, $5 st./s.c.
arab world film society
Screen Lebanon...Imprisoned Splendour by Daizy Gedeon & Tango of Hope by Mohamad Soueid; NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St. (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 998-8816; 5:30, $8.
the surreal world of luis bunuel
Opening night of series kicks off w/lecture by Yvette Biro & Bunuel's subtitled films Un Chien Andalou & Viridiana; YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.), 755-9717; 4, $7.
Series revisits Ranchos Notorious, Fritz Lang's western about an aging dance hall girl & her gunfire companion; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 2, $8.50, $5 st./s.c.
danger in the work place
Labor Festival cont. w/Ric Burns' New York: A Documentary Film followed by discussion w/filmmaker & historians; Museum of the City of NY, 1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 534-1672; 3, free.
freaks & geeks
Marathon screening of six unaired episodes of tv sitcom about ugly melodramatic teens; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6800; 12:30, free w/adm.
Series feat. Lucia, epic about a woman intervening in her own destiny at key points in modern Cuban history; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
Series feat. Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 2, $8.50, $5 st./s.c.
FILM FORUM MONDAY
Tribute to Hollywood's first sex symbol Clara Bow feat. Mantrap & Call Her Savage; Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St. (Varick St.), 727-8110; call for info.
Italian film about Mozart's visit to Italy & the friendship he develops w/a group of boys; Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9480; 2:30, free w/adm.
New York's weekly DIY film festival feat. Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin. 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.
Holocaust film chronicles life of Fred Leuchter, engineer of execution devices & Holocaust denier; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1000; 7:30 & 9:30, call for price.
on tainted soil
Memorial service in honor of Holocaust victims followed by debut of video installation On Tainted Soil: The Holocaust Narrative of Gela Percal; Civic Center Synagogue, 49 White St. (betw. Church & B'way), 966-7141; 6:15, free.