DAILY (Closed Wednesdays): "Photographers in Focus," a program of shorts 11 a.m.Richard Tuttle: Never Not an Artist (Chris Maybach, 2005) 1 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m. Episodes 236 and 365 of the vampire soap Dark Shadows (1967) 3 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY 4
Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays. Free.
THURSDAY (July 21): A Tibet series continues with an excellent documentary about Chinese encroachment on traditional culture, Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (Tom Piozet, 2003). A Q&A session with Topden Tsering, president of the Tibetan Youth Congress, follows noon.
WEDNESDAY: A battered car takes a pilgrimage to Mecca in Le Grand Voyage (Isma&emul;l Ferroukhi, France/Morocco, 2004) 5 p.m. Machuca (Andrés Wood, Chile, 2004) 7:15 p.m.
STARTS THURSDAY: Call for program.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.ybca.org. $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.
DAILY (Closed Mondays): "4 x 4," commissioned videos by Ellen Bruno, Bill Daniel, Sam Green, and Caveh Zahedi, screens daily through Sept. 25. Free with gallery admission of $6 3 p.m.
WEDNESDAY (July 20): A Film Arts Foundation screening of a new documentary, Romantico (Mark Becker, 2005), about a Mexican man who makes his living serenading diners in Mission taquerias. $7 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (July 21): Don Knotts' 81st birthday is celebrated with cake and a screening of Nat Sgt. Bilko Hiken's Playboy satire The Love God? (1969), with Knotts as a virginal bird-watcher swept up in a swinging lifestyle. I see William H. Macy in the remake! Get me Universal on the phone! 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (July 22-28): The rise and fall of the San Pedro punk band the Minutemen is documented in Tim Irwin's We Jam Econo (2005). See Opening for review 7, 9 p.m.