ACTIVIST WOMEN IN FILMS
Screen & discuss Joanne Grant's doc. about civil rights leader Ella Baker; Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 817-8215; 4:15, free.
the german anti fascist resistance
Doc. chronicles role of socialist & communist movements in Germany; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201 7:30, $6.
Stephen Frears' flick stars Angelica Houston, John Cusack & Henry Jones; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 638-8148; 8:30, free.
new filmmakers short program
Enjoy free wine, beer & assorted surprises & screen three shorts w/filmmakers; Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 505-5181; 5:30, call for price.
DANCERS & THE DANCE
Series continues w/Watching Ballet, The Four Temperaments & Dancing for Mr. B; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
ZERO & WASTE SILK
Two short films on India by Ervashi; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8, free.
Film set during Berlin's darkest hours of economic & social depression, focuses on desperate owner of chocolate factory; Goethe Institut, 1014 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 439-8700; 7, $3.
out at work
Screen & discuss Kelley Anderson & Tami Gold's doc. on queer harassment in workplace; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; Tues. at 7:30, $6.
vistas nuevas: recent video from cuba
Exhibit of new video work by Cuban-based artists, Juan Carlos Alom, Tania Bruguera, Raul Cordera & Cirenaica Moreira; Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 255-5793; 2, free.
Akira Kurosawa's spaghetti western about freelance bodyguard; Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; 6:30, $8.
All about my mother
Pedro Almodovar's valentine to women & transexuals, stars Cecilia Roth & Penelope Cruz; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 6:30, $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c.
the english sheikh & the Yemeni gentleman
Subtitled Arabic documentary depicts unique life in Yemen; NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St. (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 998-8816; 5:30, $8.
short attention span film festival
Film & video festival showcases 70 films, all two minutes or less; Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 505-5110; 7 & 9:30, free.
the surreal world of luis bunuel
Series cont. w/Susana, subtitled flick about sultry temptress who wreaks havoc on respectable family; YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.), 755-9717; 4, $7.
Enjoy light meal over video screenings by photographer/videomaker William Wegman; Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 255-5793; 1, $10.
women Film pioneers
Series celebrates women filmmakers from silent era, feat. Back To God's Country, Something New & Light On Lookout; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 2, $8, $5 st./s.c.
Slide show feat. images of strange sex acts by fat admirers/feeders & robots; Toys in Babeland, 94 Rivington St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 375-1701; 7:30, free.
Series continues w/A Sister To Carmen, The Grub Stake & Trail of the Northwind; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 2, $8, $5 st./s.c.
Series feat. Nicholas Roeg's The Man Who Fell To Earth; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
FILM SERIES AT TONIC
Series focuses on improvisation in music. Today, Passing It On & The Movements in Time; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 9, $5.
The ebony screen
Series celebrates Africa with eulogy to veterans who struggled for independence from Portugal, Mortu Negu; Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-5400; 7, $8.
New York's weekly DIY film festival feat. Michael D. Moore's Dika: Murder City. 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.
Series pres. array of works from 15 countries. Tonight's topic is Israeli & international animation; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1000; 7:30, $8.