The first in a series of programs about the Austrian avant-garde cinema between 1955 and 1993, this introductory selection, titled “Overview: Film Material and Sensation,” will include works by Peter Kubelka, Kurt Kren, Ernst Schmidt Jr., Hans Scheugl, Valie Export, Peter Tscherkassky, Mara Mattuschka, Dietmar Brehm, and Martin Arnold. Steve Anker, artistic director of the San Francisco Cinematheque, who curated this touring show, will introduce the program, and Scheugl will be present to answer questions.