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Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

The International Asian American Film Festival heads south to San Jose through March 20, paving the way for next week's return of the Disposable Film Festival, a four-day celebration of do-it-yourself filmmaking kicking off at the Castro on Thursday. Looking for more immediate gratification? Try tonight's debut of The Lincoln Lawyer – a must-see for fans of law, order and Matthew McConaughey's down-home Southern drawl – at the Sundance Kabuki.

1. The Disposable Film Festival's Competitive Shorts Night

Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

With roughly 120 films to complement its delectable menu of musical performances and interactive-art exhibits, the 29th International Asian American Film Festival is now underway, through March 20, in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. For tickets, click here. Elsewhere:

1. Dazed and Confused

Where: Red Vic Movie House, 1727 Haight St., 415-668-3994
When: March 15-16

Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

Exposed on Film, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's ongoing film series presented in conjunction with Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera Since 1870, returns to the Castro this weekend with Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool, a cinema verité-style exploration of social tension in America during the 1960s, and David Lynch's macabre fantasy Lost Highway. Elsewhere:

1. The Found Footage Festival

Where: Red Vic Movie House, 1727 Haight St., 415-668-3994
When: March 4-5

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