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“Hugo” – Martin Scorsese’s magical story of a wide-eyed orphan boy (Asa Butterfield), living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. Global Cinema Cafe. 7:30 p.m. tonight. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors/students, $4/children. (208) 263-9191.

Backcountry Film Festival - Includes no-host bar, door prizes and raffle. Sponsored by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness and the Idaho Conservation League. Doors open at 6 p.m., films begin at 7. Today, Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St., Bonners Ferry. $5/at the door. (208) 265-9565.

Bing Crosby Theater Classic Movies - Spring film series presented by the Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater. 7 p.m. Wednesday: “Double Indemnity,” a 1944 classic suspense tale tells the story of an insurance salesman who is drawn into a murder scheme arousing the suspicion of an insurance investigator. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane. Suggested donation $5. (509) 993-1732.

“The Harvest/La Cosecha” - Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. Moscow Food Co-op Good Food film series. 7 p.m. Wednesday Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. $6/adults. (208) 882-8537.

“JIG” - The remarkable story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, held in 2010 in Glasgow. 7 p.m. Wednesday, University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, Borah Theater, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-7251.

“The Artist” - Through March 24. Modern-day homage to The Silents. Global Cinema Cafe. Shows at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors/students, $4/children. (208) 263-9191.

10th Annual Sapatq’ayn Cinema - Thursday-March 24. UI’s Native American Film Festival. This year’s festival features diverse genres, including documentary, mockumentary, short feature and full-length feature films. 7 p.m. Thursday, Ceremonial Opening with Nez Perce tribal elder Horace Axtell and the Vandal Nation drum group. Short film, “Search for the World’s Best Indian Taco,” with writer/director Steven Judd. Feature length mockumentary, “More Than Frybread,” with writer/director/producer Travis Hamilton. 7 p.m. Friday, “Shouting Secrets,” winner of Best Picture at the 2012 San Francisco American Indian Film Festival, introduced by director Korinna Sehringer. 7 p.m. Saturday, “Horse Tribe,” with writer/director Janet Kern and a panel of Nez Perce tribal members from the film. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-0109.

“Bag It!” - What started as a documentary film about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. This event will include a potluck, co-hosted with Kootenai Environmental Alliance. 6 p.m. Thursday, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.