FASSBINDER: THE LATE SEVENTIES
Fassbinder retrospective feat. Lili Marleen; Goethe Institut, 1014 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 439-8700; 7, $3 contrib.
Russian film series cont. w/subtitled film Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
new filmmakers SHORT program
Weekly filmmakers reception w/free wine, beer & assorted surprises (5:30) followed by four shorts, "Telemarketer," "Under the Influence," "The Bottomless Cup," "Knuckleface Jones"; Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 505-5181; 7, $8.
EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO FROM PARIS
Day-long exploration of video works by up & coming filmmakers, part of Outer Limits Film & Video Series; Den of Cin beneath Two Boots, 44 Ave. A (betw. 3rd & 4th Sts.), 479-7742 or www.videolounge.org; 7, $6.
THE PINK PANTHER
Classic screened at 58th St. Library, 127 E. 58th St. (betw. Lexington & Park Aves.), 221-7676; 2, free.
VIEWPOINT...BALLET: DANCERS & THE DANCE
Series continues w/Margot Fonteyn & A Portrait of Giselle; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
THE EYE OF RUDRA
Timothy Speed Levitch makes an appearance for Burning Mad opera festival doc., screening preceded by Mr. Levitch's band, seating limited to 100; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), rsvp 941-6492; 8, $10 [repeats Sat.].
Three-week festival of lesbian cult films incl. Madchen In Uniform about being a lesbian at an all-female boarding school; Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St. (6th Ave.), 727-8110; Fri. & Sat. at 1:35, 5:30 & 9:25 [through 6/15].
african film festival
New & classic films from Africa & the Diaspora; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5610; call for schedule & prices [through 6/1].
Retrospective feat. the films of Alan Rudolph, incl. premiere of Trixie (6/13) w/appearance by filmmaker & cast members. Today, 1988 The Moderns w/Keith Carradine & Linda Fiorentino (2); Matthew Modine stars in Equinox (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50 $5.50 st./s.c.
Series feat. John Cassavetes' 1974 A Woman Under the Influence; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5 [repeats Mon. at 8:30].
See 5/27 listing. Today, Sony Pictures Classics pres. Afterglow w/Julie Christie & Nick Nolte (2); Bruce Willis stars in adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel with same name, Breakfast of Champions (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50 $5.50 st./s.c.
FILM SERIES AT TONIC
Series focuses on improvisation in music. Today, A Liberating Thing & Nothin' Premeditated; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 9, $5.
the EBONY SCREEN: FILMS OF MANY AFRICAS
All films in 35 mm, in color & original language w/English subtitles. Today, Macadam Tribu flick about friends searching for identity & a boxing match; Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-5400; 7, $8, $7 s.c.
FILM IN VOID
Film screenings in the cyberlounge. This week, Void's monthly "Imagenation" program feat. performance & screenings in African American Diaspora realm; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8-10, $7 contrib.
New York's weekly DIY film festival feat. Erica Jordan's Walls of Sound. Filmmakers are encouraged to share their shorts (under 15 mins.) for public viewing; Siberia Bar, 250 W. 50th St. (B'way), 714-3575; 9, free.
RUSSIAN NECROREALIST FILM
Shorts by Russian filmmaker Yevgeniy Yufit incl. "Werewolf Orderlies," "Woodcutter," "Spring," "Suicide Monsters," "Fortitude" & "Knights of Heaven," part of Outer Limits Film & Video Series; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 479-7742 or www.videolounge.org; 9, $5.