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Pass the Remote: Two recommendations for Black History Month, four for Valentine’s season

Fresh from opening-night screenings at the 24th San Francisco Independent Film Festival, both the provocative conversation-generator “The Sleeping Negro” and the fierce/tough “Catch the Fair One” will be screening/streaming this week for longer than just one night only. Each top our Pass the Remote must-sees this week, along with the Pittsburg-set date movie “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers,” HBO Max’s relationship game show “About Last Night” with those charming Bay Area hosts Ayesha and Stephen Curry, a Valentine’s Day rom-com on Amazon Prime starring a Monterey native and a revisit of the 1983 coming-of-age classic “The Outsiders.”