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.