FASSBINDER: THE LATE SEVENTIES
Fassbinder retrospective feat. 1976 twisted tale of fate & buying love, I Only Want You to Love Me; Goethe Institut, 1014 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 439-8700; 7, $3 contrib. [through 5/24].
FEATURING...LET'S GET LOST
Series focuses on extraordinary & risky cinematic expeditions. Today, Werner Herzog's German Aguirre, the Wrath of God with English subtitles; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
The fountain of youth
First authorized public screening in 40 years of Orson Welles' television pilot; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; call for times, free w/mus. adm. [through 5/7].
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: SONDHEIM TONIGHT
Retrospective celebrates composer's 70th birthday; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; call for times, free w/mus. adm. [through 4/9].
NOW & AGAIN
Part of CBS series, followed by seminar with producers & actors from show; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 7, $10.
JEAN ROUCH: CHRONICLES OF AFRICAN MODERNITY
NYU's three-day retrospective for French anthropologist & filmmaker, in collaboration with Jean Rouch: Photographer exhibition at La Masion Française; 998-3759 for locations & times [through 4/8].
VIEWPOINT...BALLET: DANCES & THE DANCE
Series explores documented performances on film incl. short, "In a Rehearsal Room" & Frederick Wiseman's Ballet, starring The American Ballet Theater; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619 or 621-0629; 2:30, free.
BROOKLYN BABYLON CINEMA
Monthly film series feat. experimental shorts on "Anti-religious! Sacreligious! Blasphemous! Impious, too!"; Dumba, 57 Jay St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), 718-670-3719; 9, contrib.
Filmmaker Mike Figgis (Leaving Los Vegas) pres. film for preview screening at American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-4520; 7, $16.
FILM IN VOID
Film screenings in the cyberlounge; this week: Hal Ashby's Harold & Maude; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8, free.
4 WOMEN + FILM = RAYNAL/ROMAND/SONTAG/VARDA
Series focuses on women filmmakers?call for schedule; YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.), 755-9717; 4, $7 [repeats Sun. at 4, through 4/16].
VIsion & modernity
Series revisits Fritz Lang's 1931 doc. M about Berlin serial killer, preceded by lecture (2); Tom Gunning introduces Paramount's 1938 You & Me feat. the music of Kurt Weill (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5 st./s.c. [through 4/30].
Madness breaks out when small German town loses their ability to produce Ruby glass, Heart of Glass, Werner Herzog directs; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
Series revisits Fritz Lang's silent film Destiny starring Lil Dagover & Walter Janssen (2); Lang's last film in German, banned by the Nazis, The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5 st./s.c. [through 4/30].
MONDAY NIGHTS AT TONIC
Weekly screenings at 9, call for info.; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 8:15, $4.
Luther Price's Super8 film about psychosexual adventures entitled A; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 8:30, $5.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL 2000
Today kicks off week-long festival of films, digital efforts & screenplays by upcoming filmmakers. Opening night is Screenwriters Night at Lighthouse, 111 E. 59th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 854-1547 or www.newworksfestival.com for schedule; $8-$12 [through 4/18].
New York's weekly DIY film festival feat. British cult favorite "The Wicker Man" about investigating pagan rituals. 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 viewing; Live Flesh (7) & Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (9); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-1414; $8, $7 s.c., price incl. both films [through 4/25].