Multiple San Francisco locations. Call for Submissions: Iranian Film Festival: Fest seeks films by and about Iranians; see website for details. Through Aug. 1. free. www.iranianfilmfestival.org. multiple addresses.
Oddball Film and Video. "Pop Goes the Classroom": Educational films including Crash, Bang, Boom (1970), Left Right Movie (1973), Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus (1981), and Perc, Pop, Sprinkle (1969). Fri., May 20, 8:30 p.m. $10. "CineMusic: Expanding Boundaries in Art and Music": Titles include the World of Karell Arpel, Begone Dull Care, A Chairy Tale, Tanka, and Frank Film. Sat., May 21, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.
Robert Berman/E6 Gallery. "Judgment Day": Film screening. Sat., May 21, 10 p.m. free. 1632 Market (at Rose), 558-9975, www.robertbermangallery.com.
Roxie Theater. I Wake Up Dreaming 2011: The Legendary and the Lost: Festival screening rarely seen noir films from Hollywood. Through May 26. I Am: A documentary by Hollywood comedian, director, screenwriter, and producer Tom Shadyac that poses two questions: What's wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better? Through May 19. $10. Stake Land: A small group of people fights vampires who've taken over cities and towns in the U.S. heartland. Through May 18. $6-$10. Meek's Cutoff: Three families get lost on the Oregon Trail in 1845 and must choose between their hired guide and a Native American stranger. May 21-26. $10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
The Vortex Room. "Beauty Is in the Eye of the Vortex": Features are Blow-Up (1966) and Baba Yaga (1973); plus shorts and trailers. Thu., May 19, 9 p.m. $5. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), www.myspace.com/thevortexroom.
VIZ Cinema.eatrip: Yuri Nomura's documentary about Japanese food culture. Sat., May 21, 3, 5 & 7 p.m. $10-$25. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8600, www.newpeopleworld.com.