A still from “The Wild Boys.”

Thursday, January 31 

Writer/director Bertrand Mandico’s first feature film, The Wild Boys, is a 16mm mind-bender about a group of adolescents males (all played by women) who commit a terrible crime and are taken on a surreal journey to a lush island by a task-master captain. It screens at The Apohadion Theater (107 Hanover St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $8. 831-9569. theapohadiontheater.com. And at Portland House of Music (25 Temple St.), prog-funk voyagers TAUK lay down knotty grooves at 9 p.m. Tix: $13-$15 (18+). 805-0134. portlandhouseofmusic.com.