SUNDAY: Indie Fest Pile into the Mojave Phone Booth (Putch) noon. A Ripple in the World 2:15 p.m. "Special (Creepy) Talents" (shorts) 4:30 p.m. Love meets technology LOL (Swanberg) 7 p.m. Who watches horror films? Ask S & Man (Petty) 9:30 p.m.
YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.YerbaBuenaArts.org. $8 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts.
THURSDAY (Feb. 15): "Lolita in Full Bloom," a series on 1980s Japanese teen heroines, screens Typhoon Club (Shinji Somao, 1985), "a Japanese Breakfast Club" 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (Feb. 18): S.F. Cinematheque presents "Oppositional and Stigmatized" a program of 1960s taboo-busters including Christmas on Earth (Barbara Rubin), Blow Job (Andy Warhol), Hermes Bird (James Broughton) and more 7:30 p.m.
A launch party for the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival is this Thursday, Feb. 15, at 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Three bands, live music, $5... Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum offers a Mid-Winter Comedy Festival this weekend, Feb. 16-18, with many great programs. See www.nilesfilmmuseum.org for the schedule... New York film maker Jem Cohen lectures at the San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., San Francisco, on Monday Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
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