Artists' Television Access. Maggots and Men: Tells the story of the 1921 rebellion of the Kronstadt sailors against the Bolshevik government. Wed., Dec. 19, 8 p.m. $6. Shorts from SFSU Cinema Department: Students from Greta Snider's Experimental Documentary Workshop at SFSU screen their work. Thu., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, atasite.org.
The Castro Theatre. Noir City X-Mas: Holiday Affair and The Lady in the Lake..Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. $8.50-$11. The Apartment and Three days of the Condor: Thu., Dec. 20. $8.50-$11. They Live and Miracle Mile: Fri., Dec. 21. $8.50-$11. 'Twas The Night Before Sketchfest: Details on page 14. Sat., Dec. 22, 12:30 p.m. $10-$40. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, castrotheatre.com.
Dark Room Theater. Christmas Evil: The original killer Santa film. Part of Bad Movie Night. Sun., Dec. 23, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, darkroomsf.com.
Oddball Films. Merriment, Mayhem and Moviedom: A Jolly Filmic Folly: Featuring Big Business (1929), Two (1970), and Dough for the Do-Do (1949). Thu., Dec. 20, 8 p.m. $10. Strange Sinema 59: Strange Christmas: Including Mickey Plays Santa Claus (1931), Santa and the Fairy Snow Queen (1951), and Christmas in Oaxaca (1971). Fri., Dec. 21, 8 p.m. $10. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, oddballfilm.com.
Roxie Theater. Holy Motors: A man journeys through Paris, transforming into multiple characters for mysterious "appointments." Through Dec. 20. $6.50-$10. Black Christmas: A killer stalks a sorority house. Starring Margot Kidder (who appears in person). Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. $10. In the Family: When his partner, Cody, dies in a car accident, Joey learns that their son has been willed to Cody's sister. Thu., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. New Jerusalem: Sean, an Irish immigrant to America, returning from military service in Afghanistan, finds his heart and mind in disarray. Dec. 21-27. $6.50-$10. Citadel: A father teams up with a priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. Starting Dec. 21. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Dec. 27. $6.50-$10. Richard Gutierrez's Documentaries: Films about San Francisco store clerks, heroes, and artists. Fri., Dec. 21, 6 p.m. $10-$15. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, roxie.com.
The Vortex Room. Five and Six Hundred and Sixty-Six: Thu., Dec. 20, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), myspace.com/thevortexroom.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Honk If You're Horny: Retro Sex Musicals: A triple feature of sexploitation films from the '70s. Thu., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. $8-$10. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, ybca.org.