Artists' Television Access. Worlds Within Worlds: Remembering Owen Land: A mini-retrospective memorial, through film, of George Landow/Owen Land. Fri., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. $10. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), San Francisco, 824-3890, www.atasite.org.
The Castro Theatre. Rebel Without a Cause and Bigger Than Life: Nicolas Ray Double feature. Wed., Nov. 2. $7.50-$10. In a Lonely Place and Party Girl: Nicolas Ray Double feature. Thu., Nov. 3. $7.50-$10. Like There's No Tomorrow: Winter sports film. Fri., Nov. 4. $7.50-$10. The Scary Cow 15th Indie Film Festival: Short works from members of a co-op who stand to win money for future films based on audience vote. Sat., Nov. 5, 3 p.m. $15-$49. www.scarycow.com. Beyond This Place: Kaleo La Belle's documentary about a father-son reunion during a 500-mile bicycle trip; live musical accompaniment by Sufjan Stevens and Raymond Raposa. Sun., Nov. 6. $7.50-$10. 429 Castro (at Market), San Francisco, 621-6120, www.castrotheatre.com.
CounterPULSE. The Transgender Film Festival: With contributions from around the world. Thu., Nov. 3; Fri., Nov. 4; Sat., Nov. 5. $12-$15. www.sftff.org. 1310 Mission (at Ninth St.), San Francisco, 626-2060, www.counterpulse.org.
Embarcadero Center Cinema. Oranges and Sunshine: Through Nov. 3. $8.25-$10.50. 36th annual American Indian Film Festival: Premiering over 100 films from American Indian and Canada First Nation communities. Fri., Nov. 4, 7 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 12, noon. $6-$20. www.aifisf.com. 1 Embarcadero Center (at Davis), San Francisco, 267-4893, www.landmarktheatres.com.
Femina Potens. "Open Eyes: Queer Film Friday": Local film series; screenings are followed by wine and vegan cookie receptions including Q+A sessions with the filmmakers. Also features a visual open mike: Submit short (five minutes or less) films or video pieces at 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month. 2199 Market (at Sanchez), San Francisco, 864-1558, www.feminapotens.org.
San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. I Think It's Raining: Opening night film. Part of Cinema By The Bay. Thu., Nov. 3, 7 p.m. $13. www.sffs.org/. Baywatch!: Part of Cinema By The Bay. Fri., Nov. 4, 7 p.m. $13. Ava Mendoza with The Bat: Part of Cinema By The Bay. Fri., Nov. 4, 9:30 p.m. $13. We Own TV: Freetown in the Bay: Part of Cinema By The Bay. Sat., Nov. 5, 2 p.m. $13. The Price of Sex: A documentary on the stories of women enslaved by poverty and prostitution. Part of Cinema by the Bay. Sat., Nov. 5, 6:45 p.m. $13. Where's My Stuff?: Part of Cinema by the Bay. Sat., Nov. 5, 9 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 6, 4:15 p.m. $13. Reel SF: Part of Cinema by the Bay. Sun., Nov. 6, 2 p.m. $13. 1746 Post (at Webster), San Francisco, 525-8630, www.sffs.org.
Oddball Film and Video. "Mex/LA: 'Mexican' Modernisms": Guest curator Jesse Lerner screens film and video associated with an exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art including The Day of the Dead, Chicano of the Southwest, and California Impressions. Fri., Nov. 4, 8:30 p.m. $10. "Art on Film/Film on Art": Guest curator Kat Shuchter screens works, excerpts, and trailers including The Art Talent Test, The Lady From Sands Point, The Magic Horse, Harold and the Purple Crayon, and The Day the Colors Went Away. Sat., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. $10. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), San Francisco, 558-8112, www.oddballfilm.com.
Halloween 2011: Mindglow: Surreal comedy; musical performance by Bronze and Limosine; DJs. Wed., Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., $10. A Hard Day's Nightmare: Band fights flesh-eating monsters; director and cast members appear in person. Thu., Nov. 3, $5. Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), San Francisco, 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
Roxie Theater. Gainsbourg: The Man Who Loved Women : A film dedicated to Serge Gainsbourg by director Pascal Forneri. Through Nov. 10. $6.50-$10. The Killers and Play Misty for Me: Part of the Not Necessarily Noir II series. Fri., Nov. 4. $11. Brainstorm and Blow Out: Part of the Not Necessarily Noir II series. Sat., Nov. 5. $11. Johnny Guitar and Female on the Beach: Part of the Not Necessarily Noir II series. Sun., Nov. 6. $11. Teenage Gang Debs and Girl Gang: Part of the Not Necessarily Noir II series. Mon., Nov. 7. $11. Edward D. Wood Jr. Triple Feature: Part of the Not Necessarily Noir II series; includes Jail Bait, Glen or Glenda?, and Plan 9 from Outer Space. Tue., Nov. 8. $11. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), San Francisco, 863-1087, www.roxie.com.
SFSU Campus/Knuth Hall. In the Wrong Body: documentary film about Mavi Susel, the first person in Cuba to receive a sex reassignment operation. Susel and director Marilyn Solaya will be at the premiere. Thu., Nov. 3, 7 p.m. $5-$10. 1600 Holloway (at 19th Ave.), San Francisco, 338-2580, www.sfsu.edu.
The Vortex Room. The Vortex Incarnate: Satan-themed films include Asylum of Satan (1975) and The Devil and Max Devlin (1981). Thu., Nov. 3, 8 p.m. $6.66. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), San Francisco, myspace.com/thevortexroom.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Imagecity: Selections from Video Cubano: Recent video works from The 8th Floor featuring artists based in Cuba. Thursdays-Sundays; First Tuesday of every month. Continues through Jan. 17. Urbanized: A documentary on the design of major cities. Nov. 4-10. $10. 978-2787. 701 Mission (at Third St.), San Francisco, 978-2787, www.ybca.org.
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