Artists' Television Access. The Treatment: Documentary about the world of live performance art. Wed., Sept. 19, 8 p.m. $6. Dirty Hearts (Corações Sujos): Part of the 2012 Latino Film Festival. Thu., Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. $12. Under My Nails: Part of the 2012 Latino Film Festival. Fri., Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. $12. Critical Mass @ 20: An evening of film/video. Tue., Sept. 25, 7 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, atasite.org.
The Castro Theatre. double features Risky Business and Election: Wed., Sept. 19. $8.50-$11. Office Space and Secretary: Thu., Sept. 20. $8.50-$11. About Cherry: Film debut by local author Stephen Elliott about the Bay Area adult film world. Includes a Q&A with Elliott and co-writer Lorelei Lee. Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m. $8.50-$11. Inglorious Basterds and There Will Be Blood: Sun., Sept. 23. $8.50-$11. Pina and Crazy Horse: Sept. 25-26. $8.50-$11. 3rd i's South Asian Film Festival: Bollywood and Beyond: Includes Noon Alms for a Blind Horse, The World Before Her, Lucky, and Decoding Deepak. Sat., Sept. 22.; thirdi.org/festival. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, castrotheatre.com.
Dark Room Theater. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Part 1): Part of Bad Movie Night. Sun., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, darkroomsf.com.
San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema. Love Me Not: Two gay friends' friendship becomes complicated when one announces his arranged marriage. Sept. 21-22. $8-$11. Nightfall: A thriller about the murder of an opera singer. Fri., Sept. 21, 9:45 p.m. $8-$11. Love in the Buff: The mismatched lovers from Love in a Puff return in this romantic drama from Pang Ho-Cheung. Saturdays. Through Sept. 23. $8-$11. Made in Hong Kong: A low-level gangster attempts to make his mark. Sat., Sept. 22, 1:30 p.m. $8-$11. Comrades, Almost a Love Story: Two Hong Kong immigrants pursue their dreams. Sat., Sept. 22, 3:45 p.m. $8-$11. The Great Magician: Vaudeville, magic, and ruthless political gamesmanshipin 1920s China. Sat., Sept. 22, 6:15 p.m. $8-$11. 1746 Post (at Webster), 525-8630, sffs.org.
Oddball Films. Dinky Hocker: A Special Evening With the ABC Afterschool Special: Includes: Dinky Hocker, Too Many People, and Pantry Panic. Thu., Sept. 20, 8 p.m. $10. Strange Sinema 56: Includes Very Nice, Very Nice, Laughing Gas, and Mouse Activated Candle Lighter. Fri., Sept. 21, 8 p.m. $10. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, oddballfilms.com.
Roxie Theater. Beauty Is Embarrassing: The life and times of artist Wayne White. Through Sept. 20. $6.50-$10. S.F. International South Asian Film Festival: Features art-house classics, documentaries, experimental visions, and next-level Bollywood. Wednesdays-Fridays, Sundays. Through Sept. 23. thirdi.org/festival. Other Minds Film Festival: John Cage and Friends: Rare films and videos about composer John Cage. Sat., Sept. 22. $6.50-$10. Pirkle Jones and Child of Giants: Double feature celebrating American art icons. Filmmakers Tom Ropelewski and Jane Levy Reed appear in person. Mon., Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. The Rise and Fall of The Clash: Filmmakers appear in person. Tue., Sept. 25. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, roxie.com.
Satellite 66. Road House: Part of SOMA B.A.G.'s Bad Movie Playhouse. Wed., Sept. 19, 8 p.m. free. 66 Sixth St. (at Jessie), satellite66.org.
The Vortex Room. Storytelling Movie Night: With guest Jack Stevenson. Fri., Sept. 21, 9 p.m. $7. 1082 Howard (at Seventh St.), myspace.com/thevortexroom.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Celine and Julie Go Boating: Sept. 20-23. $8-$10. 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787, ybca.org.