DAILY (closed Wednesday): Gary Hill: Transcending the Senses (2001) Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues 2:30 p.m.; Sat & Sun 1 p.m. A 15-minute film, Artist at Work: Robert Bechtle (Spark, 2005), also screens throughout the day.
3543 18th St. (at Guerrero), 820-3907 and www.sfindie.com for S.F. Documentary Film Festival screenings. $9 save as noted.
FRIDAY (May 13): The San Francisco Documentary Film Festival screens here this weekend and next. Today, The Education of Shelby Knox (Lipschutz and Rosenblatt) 5:30 p.m.Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music? (Whinna and Hunter) 7:30 p.m.POPaganda (Carvala) 9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY (May 14): S.F. Doc Fest -- The Loss of Nameless Things (Rose) 1 p.m.In a Nutshell (Bernier) 3:15 p.m.A Whale of a Tale (Lynch, Canada) 5:30 p.m.Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party (Brinkmann) 7:30 p.m.Derailroaded (Rubin and Lubin) 9:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (May 15): S.F. Doc Fest -- Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party1 p.m.Trollywood (Farley, U.K.) 3 p.m.Awake Zion (Haim) 5 p.m.The Education of Shelby Knox7 p.m.Kaikohe Demolition (Habicht, New Zealand) and Ghetto Fabulous (Lilla) 9 p.m.
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.ybca.org. $7 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.
THURSDAY (May 12): Bill Basquin's triptych of films about "work, mortality, identity and the flesh" includes Martin, The Last Day of November, and Range. They screen with his The Ride, and three by Michelle Silva including the "more carnal" How the West Was Hung7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (May 13): A Fridays-in-May series of "Anarchists and Film" continues with Steven Soderbergh's heavy sophomore film, Kafka (1991; 7 p.m.), from an absurdly overvalued script by Lem Dobbs about the real Franz Kafka's supposed surreal experiences as a file clerk. Hector Olivera's Rebellion in Patagonia (Argentina, 1974; 8:45 p.m.) records the suppression of a farmers' strike in the 1920s. $8.
TUESDAY (May 17): The 20th anniversary of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is marked by videotapes of different versions of such works as Continuous Replay, with discussions by dancers present 7:30 p.m.