Dark Room Theater.The Nutcracker (2010): The classic children's tale becomes "a CGI abomination." Part of the "Bad Movie Night" series. Sun., Dec. 4, 8 p.m. $5. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.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), 864-1558, www.feminapotens.org.
SFMOMA Museum Store. Paul Clipson Presents Design Shorts: A program of commercial and experimental shorts which touch on ideas about consumerism, product, and design. Tue., Dec. 6. free. 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.
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. Through Jan. 17. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, www.ybca.org.