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.
THURSDAY (May 22): The S.F. Cinematheque sponsors "Haptic Refractions," an evening of films made sans camera, including a live performance of silt's triptych Untitled, "a continuation of their investigations of film emulsion as a microcosmic peering into the earth's crust." Also, Rock Ross' Psycho Porpoise, Saul Levine's Light Lick: Only Sunshine, Alexis Bravos' The World's Dry Lever, Steve Polta's A Glimpse of Soviet Science, and Phil Solomon and Stan Brakhage's ... (The Seasons), plus more. $7 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (May 23): "On Fire," a monthlong series of recent Korean films, screens Lee Chang-dong's Memento-style look at a middle-aged man's loss of hope, dreams, and love, Peppermint Candy (2000). There remains to be made a film about a middle-aged man's loss of sex drive and gain of weight 7:30 p.m.