WEDNESDAY (Jan. 28): The S.F. Jewish Film Festival screens Adam Vardy's Mendy (2003), about a Brooklyn Hasid who falls for a Brazilian dancer. Screens on Beta video. $7 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (Jan. 30): "Unnatural Born Killers," a series devoted to serial killers, screens the uncut version of Richard Stanley's Dust Devils (South Africa, 1993; 7 p.m.), blending witchcraft and tribal ritual with a true story of murder. Stanley in person. Also, Nexxxt (aka Frau Plastic Chicken Show, Arpad Schilling, 2001; 9:15 p.m.), a spoof of reality TV presenting the "real Alex" from A Clockwork Orange. $7.