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The Washington Psychotronic Film Society has been without a home recently, following a bit of unpleasantness at its last venue—nothing new for the group’s plucky cineastes, who have wandered for most of their existence. Setting up shop in bars and clubs that cater to an eating and drinking clientele has meant that, at some point, the staff gets “tired of me yelling at people to shut up,” says WPFS honcho Carl Cephas. But yell he must at idiots who do not appreciate such gems as The Killer Shrews, with which the group will inaugurate its stay at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse in Arlington. Wonderfully awful, Shrews “stars” James Best, aka The Dukes of Hazzard’s Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane, and was the directorial debut of special-effects photographer Ray Kellogg, who used none of his skill to make marauding shag carpets come alive. Oddly enough, Kellogg went on to direct the shrewish John Wayne in The Green Berets. After that, it was back to second-unit director status, and then…nada. Yell at the screen at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. Free. (202) 736-1732. (Dave Nuttycombe)