DAILY: Continuous-loop screenings of three DVDs, part of the visual arts exhibition "Time After Time: Asia and Our Moment," run through July 13 -- From China, Chinese Utopia and Living Elsewhere, plus Haunted Houses, on Thai soap operas 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WEDNESDAY (May 7): The Goethe-Institut screens Part 1 of Heinrich Breloer's miniseries The Manns -- Novel of a Century (Germany, 2001), about those battling brothers Thomas and Heinrich Mann, their friends and relations 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (May 8): The S.F. Cinematheque sponsors "Fresh Eyes," a program of new work by young artists "utilizing often hybridized forms of both cutting-edge and primitive techniques," meaning I guess that they're edited with a sharp flint. Films include Disneywood by Brian Traylor and 3 Ways to Remember Xanadu the Cat aka Sweet Peaby Rivkah Beth Medow. $7 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (May 9): "On Fire," a monthlong series of recent Korean films, screens a double bill of two pictures by Park Ki-hyung, Memento Mori (1999), about the aftereffects of a schoolgirl's suicide, and Secret Tears (2000), about a teen with psychic abilities 7 p.m.
TUESDAY (May 13): The Cinemayaat/Arab Film Festival presents Mohamed Lakhdar-Hamina's three-hour epic of a peasant's life from World War II through the Algerian revolt against France, Chronicle of the Years of Embers (Algeria, 1975). $7 7:30 p.m.