Film events

Sapatq’ayn Cinema - Today, “Two Spirits,” a film about traditional Native American sex and gender roles prior to European colonization, as well as the murder of a gay Navajo teenager; scholar and activist Richard LaFortune will lead a discussion following the screening. Saturday, “The Return of Navajo Boy,” a documentary about a family reconnecting, the poisoning of Navajo lands from uranium mining and the Navajos’ campaign to pressure Congress to appropriate funds for the cleanup; Elsie Begay, instrumental in the cleanup campaign, will be on hand to talk about the film. 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-7251

“The Miracle Worker”- The 1962 film story of Helen Keller stars Patty Duke, now of Coeur d’Alene, who will discuss her role in the movie and how its success has affected her. Presented by Gonzaga University’s Multicultural Education Center in recognition of Women’s History Month. Today, 7 p.m., GU’s Jepson Center, Wolff Auditorium, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-5835

“Bird by Bird with Annie” and “Old Young Man” - Two documentary portraits by Oscar-winning cinematographer and Sandpoint resident Erik Darstad, of author Anne Lamott and former New York Knicks basketball player Bill Bradley. Saturday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $6/adults, $5/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191

“American Experience: My Lai” - PBS documentary examines the Vietnam War incident through the memories of American soldiers and Vietnamese villagers who were in My Lai that day, followed by a panel discussion. Part of the Big Read Film Series. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 359-6977

“The Wizard of Oz” - 1939 screen classic starring Judy Garland. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 534-7728

“Canyonlands: Edward Abbey and the Great American Desert” - A documentary about the environmental activist’s work in the deserts of Utah and Arizona, part of the University of Idaho President’s Sustainability Symposium. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., UI Student Union Building, Borah Theater, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6113

“Black Swan” - Oscar winner Natalie Portman plays a fiercely disciplined prima ballerina struggling with the dual roles of “Swan Lake,” and with a newly recruited dancer (Mila Kunis) threatening to steal her part. Thursday and April 1, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191


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