THURSDAY: Cochise County, Ariz., is the site of a wave of illegal immigration, documented in Cries From the Border (Mercedes Maharis, 2005). Filmmaker in person 7, 8:45 p.m.
STARTS FRIDAY: Call theater for program.
SAN FRANCISCO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
1800 Market (at Octavia), 865-5555; www.frameline.org for this program. "Frameline at the Center," a free monthly film series, continues.
THURSDAY (Oct. 13): Dr. Evelyn Hooker, who campaigned successfully to have the American Psychiatric Association remove homosexuality from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is profiled in Changing Our Minds (Richard Schmiechen, 1992) 7:30 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
MONDAY & TUESDAY: What's in the box? An interactive presentation of The Magical Worlds of Joseph Cornell starts this week 2:30 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin (at Grove), 557-4400, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. A weekly video program screens on Thursdays and occasional other days. Free.
WEDNESDAY (Oct. 12): San Francisco's American Institute of Architects' continuing "Architecture and the City" series screens Nathaniel Kahn's My Architect (2003), a profile of his famous father, Louis 6 p.m.
2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576, www.victoriatheatre.org. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings. $6.
SUNDAY (Oct. 16): The Foggy Eye Film Festival screens short films and music videos including Tesla, Baby Oil, and Exposing Headshots: Hip Hop Below Zero. Plus live music by Foreign Telegram. See www.epiproductions.com for more 7 p.m.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
WEDNESDAY (Oct. 12): California Newsreel begins a new series, "African Metropolis," with a double bill of excellent short features by the late Senegalese master Djibril Diop Mambety, Le Franc (1994) and a lovely film about a crippled news vendor, The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999). $7 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY (Oct. 13): A program of recent works by photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank includes Paper Route (2002), a portrait of artist Sam Yu (2000), and a film about aging, True Story (2003) 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY (Oct. 14): S.F. Cinematheque presents the first of two programs by avant-garde humorist Owen Land with screenings of his 1970s shorts Remedial Reading Comprehension, Film in Which There Appear Edge Lettering, Sprocket Holes, Dirt Particles, Etc., and more 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (Oct. 16): More recent works by Owen Land -- The Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter, New Improved Institutional Quality, and others, including his work in progress, Undesirables 7:30 p.m.
TUESDAY (Oct. 18): Marie Chouinard's Cantique #1 is a highlight of this program of "Innovative Canadian Dance Films." $7 7 p.m.
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