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Holiday time also bring out feelings of perversity. Not surprisingly, many Angelenos act on them. Vent your pent up frustrations and angst at the following somatic events:FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

Check out the "Sixth Nihilist International Film Festival," with films ranging from the antisocial to the amusing. Art Priestess Anna Homler will bless the televisions brought by the attendees fifteen minutes prior to the screening. 8 PM
Track 16 Gallery in the Bergamont Station art complex, 2525 Michigan Ave. $5.

Legendary film luminary Francois Truffant's "The 400 Blows" (1959) and "Jules and Jim" (1962). 7:30p.m. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. $6. (323) 938-4038.

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Anxiety Films presents its annual "Shock-A-Go-Go Film Festival," the annual 24-hour film festival of horror, sci-fi, arthouse, eurotrash, sexploitation, cannibal films, revenge films, midnight movies, rock and roll films, cult films, rebel films, and other over-the-top
perversions, plus performance art, burlesque, vaudeville, live bands, and more!

The Vine Theater
(6321 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA)

Starts at 7p.m. Friday and runs through 2a.m. Sunday. $25.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5
Catch a double feature of the high grossing man of horror Bob Kelljan's "Count Yorga Vampire" (1970) and "Return of Count Yorga" (1971). A discussion in between films with actors Robert Quarry, Frank Darabont and Tim Sullivan. 5p.m. The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. $9.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5
Get your rocks off at screenings of “End of the Century" (2003) and "Sid and Nancy" (1986). 3:15p.m. and 7:30p.m. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. $6. (323) 938-4038.

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9

Doug Harvey and his "merry pranksters" visit the Echo Park Film Center with a new selection of offbeat films. 7:30 p.m. Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado St. $5 donation.