The Stinson Beach Doc Fest
returns for a second year. The opening night film, Meru
, is a breathtaking adventure preceded by the Tastes of West Marin dinner and music event hosted by Jeff Castro and Michael Knowlton. Other docs on the schedule are Best of Enemies
, about the 1968 debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, and Batkid Begins
, chronicling the greatest Make-A-Wish event ever. Proceeds will benefit the community center. The Doc Fest screens from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 6–8, at the Stinson Beach Community Center, 32 Belvedere Ave., Stinson Beach. $6–$8 and up. stinsondocfest.org.