May 20, 2011 in Features

Film events

 

“McLintock” - Rollicking comical Western follow-up to “The Quiet Man.” Today, 7 p.m. Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free admission and snacks. (509) 487-9667

“Ride the Divide” - A small group of adventurous mountain bikers attempt to race the longest mountain bike route in the world, traversing more than 2,700 miles along the Rocky Mountains from Banff, Alberta, to the Mexican border. Part of Sandpoint Bike Week Film Festival, presented by Pend Oreille Pedalers. Saturday. 7:30 p.m. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-9191.

“In Transition” - Documentary about the Transition movement, in which communities around the world respond to peak oil and climate change with creativity, imagination and humor. Sunday, 3-5 p.m. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. Free admission and organic popcorn. (509) 368-9378

Veterans’ Voices Project - Film compilation of oral histories by Vietnam War veterans, produced by local high school students. Monday, 7 p.m., Magic Lantern Theatre, 25 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 744-0972

SFCC International Film Festival - Hosted by Spokane Falls Community College faculty. “The Italian,” following the life of a Russian child who is adopted into a wealthy family but is intent on finding his biological family. Moderated by Mary Hyatt, communications instructor. Tuesday, 7:15 p.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $3.50. (509) 533-3597.

“Of Gods and Men”- Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay in this French film that won the Grand Prix award at the Cannes Film Festival. Thursday-May 27, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191

Backyard Food Production Film - Learn food production techniques to become more self-reliant and sustainable. Co-sponsored by East Bonner County Public Library and Sandpoint Transition Initiative. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Sandpoint Library, Cedar and Division, Sandpoint. Free admission; bring your own beverage. www.sandpointtransition initiative.org

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