FRIDAY (Feb. 10): The San Francisco Independent Film Festival screens here this weekend. Today, a program of "Cartoons, etc."2:15 p.m.Gambling (Allen) 4:30 p.m.Turntable (Patton-Spruill) 7 p.m. Flamethrowing and other excitements from the Survival Research Laboratories, SRL Loves L.A. (Scardina and Pauline), with survivors in person 9:30 p.m.
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.
SUNDAY (Feb. 12): San Francisco Cinematheque presents a program of "Sound Works by Stan Brakhage," films that employ sound made by this usually silent experimental filmmaker. Titles include Boulder Blues and Pearls and ... (1992), The Stars Are Beautiful (1974), Passage Through (A Ritual) (1990), and more 7:30 p.m.