Song & dance extravaganzas shown during "The Hollywood Musical During the 1930s" series. Today, William Keighley's 1937 Variety Show; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
Shorts from France?from youth culture to science fiction; French Institute's Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59th St. (betw. Madison & Park Aves.), 355-6100; 7, $7, $5.50 st.
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
The Jewish Museum's ninth annual festival; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5600 or www.filmlinc.com; call for schedule, $8.50, $4.50 s.c. [repeats Thurs.].
THE ANDY KAUFMAN SPECIAL
Last week to see Andy's Funhouse & segments from his television work at the Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 1, free w/mus. adm. [repeats Thurs. at 6, Fri. at 7, Sat. & Sun. at 1, through 1/30].
JOE SCHMO, LIVING IN OBLIVION
Double feature with filmmaker Greg Feldman; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1000; 7:30 & 9:30, $8.
SUPER BOWL: SUPER SHOWCASE FOR COMMERCIALS
Screening documents advertising throughout Super Bowl history incl. the memorable Victoria Secret & Budweiser commercials; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 1 & 4, free w/mus. adm. [repeats Thurs.-Sun. & Tues. at 1 & 4, through 2/13].
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; 12:30, 3 & 7, free w/mus. adm. [continues Thurs.-Sun. & Tues., through 3/5].
AFTER A FEW DRINKS
Eight hipster bars in Manhattan in Brooklyn show shorts/video art by 17 local artists every Friday & Saturday night through Jan. 31. Video compilations address the bar scene, dating tactics & social interaction at the bar?60s & 70s commercials strewed between clips. Participating bars incl. The Abbey, Bar 4, The Knitting Factory, Korova Milk Bar, Max Fish, Parkside Lounge, The Village Idiot & Yogi's; 760-4971 for info; 10-12 a.m. [repeats Fri., through 1/28].
RETURN OF THE IDIOT
Screening of film that was inspired by Dostoyevsky's The Idiot; Czech Center, 1109 Madison Ave., 2nd fl. (83rd St.), 288-0830 ext.100; 6 & 8, free.
VIEWPOINT...BUT IS IT ART?
"Unconventional, Underappreciated & Controversial Creations" themed-screenings feat. shorts "Super-Artist" & "America's Pop Collector," followed by selections from "New York Expo of Short Film & Video" at 6; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619 or 621-0629; 2:30, free.
NEW FILMS FROM JAPAN 2000
Video & discussion of Canal Street: First Stop in America; Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; 6:30, $8, $5 st./s.c.
EXPRESSIONISM: THE ART OF FRITZ LANG
Retrospective examines ten films by Austrian-born German Expressionism director, Fritz Lang. Today, Lang's 1924 silent b&w Kriemhild's Revenge; YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.) 735-9717; 4, $7 [repeats Sun. at 4, through 3/19].
MEET THE MAKER
Series sponsored by the New York State Council for the Arts. Today, Mauritz Stiller's Hotel Imperial with music accompaniment by pianist & composer Philip Carli; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
New York Film Critics Circle
Look at the 1990s?screenings, discussions & introductions. Today, Manny Farber portrait, Negative Space (1:30); Panel discussion of "The Future of Film Criticism" with John Anderson, Stuart Klawans & John Simon (2:30); Tom Kalin's Swoon starring Craig Chester (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 2/20].
Look at the 1990s?screenings, discussions & introductions. Today, New York Press' Godfrey Cheshire introduces A Brighter Summer Day by Edward Yang; American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; 2, $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 2/20].
Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange; Ocularis, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5 [repeats Mon. at 8:30].
Sunday night Free movie series
Michael York stars in Logan's Run, film about sex craved youth, set in a huge shopping mall; Different Light, 151 W. 19th St. (7th Ave.), 989-2158; 7, free.
THE BODY OF THE LINE: EISENSTEIN'S DRAWINGS
Movie screenings & discussions in conjunction with exhibition at The Drawing Center. Today, Annette Michelson & Naum Kleiman curate Bezhin Meadow screening which was banned & confiscated by the Soviet government in 1937; The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster St. (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 219-2166; 7, $15, $10 st.
Jacques Rivette's 1998 thriller Secret défense; French Institute's Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59th St. (betw. Madison & Park Aves.), 355-6100; 12:30 & 7:30, $7, $5.50 st.
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES
Vernon Reid curates January screening series. Tonight's double feature incl. The Thing From Another World & The Thing; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 9:30, $4.
VIVA LA DIVA: JEWISH SUPERSTARS OF SONG
Video screening & lecture; Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave. (92nd St.), 423-3224; 6:30, free w/mus. adm.