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Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

Ever wanted to rub elbows with a TV icon? I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden, who wore the Miss San Francisco crown in 1951, will receive a homecoming fit for a queen this Sunday at the Castro. The evening's entertainment will include an on-stage interview with Eden, a Jeannie Look-A-Like Contest, a career highlight reel, performances by the Garden of Eden Belly Dancing Superstars, and a special screen surprise. Following those festivities, Eden will host an autograph and book signing. For tickets, click here. Elsewhere:

1. The Big Uneasy
Where:
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., 415-863-1087

SF IndieFest: 7 Movies to See at the Festival

With the Super Bowl and its accompanying media hype behind us – sorry, Steelers – there is no better time to turn our attention to San Francisco's ongoing IndieFest, running now through Feb. 17 at the Roxie. The following is a list of the festival's most intriguing first-week options.

1. The Happy Poet

Where:
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., 415-863-1087
When: Feb. 10

Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

The weather outside is frightful, the fiery resurgence of Mike Singletary's 49ers so delightful, but if you've no place to go, check out one of these fine films at the city's venerable collection of indie theaters.

1. Gremlins

Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., 415-621-6120
When: Dec. 9

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