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The incredible story of Roky Erickson, lead singer for the 13th Floor Elevators, who suffered a mental collapse that threatened to derail his musical career. Erickson pressed on, and today, he is working through his issues and performing live again. An incredible and inspiring story. OC Catholic Worker, 316 Cypress Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 835-6304. Sat., 9:30 a.m. Free.
With its lack of polish, its surplus of attitude, the crackling personalities of rising stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, and its anything-goes crime narrative, Jean Luc-Godard’s debut was a simultaneous homage to and critique of the American film genres that influenced him. Presented by the UCI Film and Video Center. Humanities Instructional Building 100, UC Irvine, Campus & W. Peltason drs., Irvine, (949) 824-7418; www.filmandvideocenter.com. Fri., 7 p.m. $3-$5.
David Fincher’s commentary on the alienation of modern society divided audiences but has since become a beloved cult classic. Bring a strong stomach: Some of those fight scenes are brutal. Regency South Coast Village, 1561 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 557-5701; www.regencymovies.com. Wed., 7:30 p.m. $6.50.
Bing Crosby and W.C. Fields find trouble on a Mississippi riverboat, while Joe E. Brown and Bela Lugosi create trouble on a coast-to-coast road trip. Long Beach School for Adults, 3701 E. Willow St., Long Beach, (562) 997-8000. Fri., 7 p.m. $1.
This film showcases today’s most progressive surfing while considering humankind’s impact on the world’s oceans, beaches and waves. Lido Theatre, 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, (949) 673-8350; www.newportbeachfilmfest.com. Tues., 7 p.m. $12.
Zach’s life turns upside-down when his best friend’s brother comes back to town and he is faced with a hard decision: follow his heart, or continue to sacrifice his own desires for the good of his family. Laguna South Coast Cinemas, 162 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, (949) 497-1711; www.regencymovies.com. Sat.-Sun., 10:30 a.m. $6-$8.50.
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