Kick off the millennium with Stanley Kubrick's cult classic; Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St. (6th Ave.), 727-8110; call for time & prices [through 1/6].
Song & dance extravaganzas shown during "The Hollywood Musical During the 1930s" series. Today, behind-the-scenes look at two Broadway chorus girls in Edmund Goulding's Blondie of the Follies; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
Last week to see one of three existing color versions of this 1960 classic starring Mary Martin at the Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 1 & 3, free w/mus. adm. [repeats Thurs.-Sun. at 1 & 3, through 1/9].
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].
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].
VIEWPOINT...BUT IS IT ART?
"Unconventional, Underappreciated & Controversial Creations" themed-screenings feat. "The Incredible San Francisco's Artist's Soapbox Derby" & "Money Man," followed by film & videos from the annual NY Expo of Short Film & Video at 6; Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; 2:30, free.
brooklyn babylon cinema
First Friday of every month super 8 mm screenings; Dumba, 57 Jay St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), 718-670-3719; 9 p.m., call for info.
EXPRESSIONISM: THE ART OF FRITZ LANG
Retrospective examines ten films by Austrian-born German Expressionism director, Fritz Lang. Today, screening of Spies, preceded by opening remarks by film critic Elliott Stein?all films shown in 16 mm with English subtitles; YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.) 735-9717; 4, $7 [repeats Sun. at 4, through 3/19].
REEL TO REAL
"What a Wonderful World" celebrates the 100th birthday of Louis Armstrong?film clips & jazz jam with Wynton Marsalis & Gully Low Jazz Band; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5370; 11:30 & 2, $12, $6 child.
Bertrand Blier's 1989 flick about temptation Trop belle pour toi (Too Beautiful for You)?with English subtitles; French Institute's Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59th St. (betw. Madison & Park Aves.), 355-6100; 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 & 9, $7, $5.50 st.
New York's weekly DIY film festival & "pot luck" cinema curated by Michael Williams. Tonight's film Teenage Angel Dance Invasion is about an angle who's sent to Manhattan to liberate the working class?filmmakers are encouraged to share their shorts (under 15 mins.) for public viewing; Siberia Bar, 250 W. 50th St. (B'way), 977-9203; 9, $2 contrib.