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Tonight’s Washington Psychotronic Film Society presentation, “Jess Franco Night,” is long overdue. After all, the man has made hundreds—that’s hundreds—of films since the late ’50s. Distinctive works such as Captive Women, Diary of a Nymphomaniac, Kiss Me Killer, The Man Hunter, Sadomania, Tender Flesh, and…you get the picture. The Spanish auteur’s twisted view of interpersonal relationships will never win him a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Thanks to a recent compilation of music from Vampyros Lesbos, She Kills in Ecstasy, and The Devil Came From Akasava, Franco has become more renowned for his soundtracks—which he often writes—than his cinematic feats. The music is wonderfully awful Eurodisco soft-core porn nonsense that does much to mitigate the mucho S&M action onscreen. After a brief tribute, the difficult-to-find and fathom Vampyros Lesbos will be shown. See it with someone you’d like to tie up and ravish. At 8 p.m. at the Lucky Bar, 1221 Connecticut Ave. NW. $2. (202) 331-3733. (Dave Nuttycombe)