April 29, 2011 in Features

Film events

 

“Vincent Who?” - Documentary about the racially motivated 1982 murder of an Asian-American man in Detroit; post-film discussion with producer Curtis Chin. Part of WSU-Spokane’s Stand Against Racism Day. Today, noon-1:15 p.m., Riverpoint Campus, Classroom Phase I, Room 122 (auditorium). Free. (509) 358-7554

“Waiting for Superman” - A critical documentary examination of the U.S. educational system. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191

Benefit Movie Showings - For MercyCorps and its relief efforts in Japan. Films being screened include “Rio,” “Scream 4,” “Soul Surfer,” “Hop,” “Hanna,” “Your Highness” and “Arthur.” Donations also accepted online. Saturday, 10 a.m., Post Falls Theater, 1486 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls. $5/movie ($2 donated to MercyCorps). (208) 769-7741, www.mercy corps.org/fundraising/ northidahocollege

SFCC International Film Festival - “The Devil’s Miner,” German/U.S. documentary about a 14-year-old Bolivian miner who worships the devil for protection, moderated by Sandra Vargas, communications instructor. Tuesday, 7:15 p.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $3.50. (509) 533-3597

“The Country Girl” - Honoring Bing Crosby’s birthdate, a screening of the 1954 film starring Oscar nominee Crosby as a troubled singer with a drinking problem, co-starring Grace Kelly. Tuesday, doors open 6 p.m. for cake and punch, followed by Crosby film shorts at 6:30 and the feature at 7. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5/suggested donation. (509) 534-7728

“Memphis” - Filmed version of a Broadway performance of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., NorthTown 12, 4750 N. Division St., and Riverstone Stadium 14, 2416 N. Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. $20. www.fathomevents.com

“Lars and the Real Girl” - A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet. Sponsored by NAMI Far North. Thursday, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 597-2047

“Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” - Documentary exploration of the global bee crisis. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors, $4/children. (208) 265-9596

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