Film events

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012

“The New Indians” - “A Visit with Erik” film series. Amid the destruction and despair of his people more than a century ago, the great Oglala Sioux holy man, Black Elk, had a vision. The fifth generation, he prophesied, would bring back the strength and the pride of the Indian people. When Erik Daarstad photographed this film in the mid-’70s, it was the era of that generation. It tells the stories of a young Navajo attorney, a young rock musician and artist, a tribal chief and a young education counselor who are trying to revive their ancient heritage and help their people look forward to a more rewarding future. Shows at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Panida Theater, Little Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $6/adults, $5/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191.

“Sperm Donor X: A Different Conception” - Director Deirdre Fishel takes an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at her own experiences and that of three other women as they opt for a life they never imagined – to try to have children solo using donor sperm. Sponsored by the EWU Women’s Studies Center. Sunday, noon-1 p.m. Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.

Video Production Spring Break Camp - April 2-6. Middle school students are invited to spend spring break at Tincan creating a short film using professional equipment and editing software. Team up with others to learn the techniques of telling a story through film and showcase it at the end of the week. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Free. (509) 744-0972.

Bing Crosby Theater Classic Movies - Spring film series presented by the Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater. Tuesday at 7 p.m.: “The Birds,” a 1963 Alfred Hitchcock suspense/horror tale of a San Francisco socialite who follows a potential beau to a small town that comes under increasing attack by flocks of birds. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5; (509) 993-1732.

Moving Books Series - Showing movies based on books. Thursday, animated family film “Tangled.” 6 p.m. Free popcorn. Proceeds will be used to enhance the library’s DVD collection. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $5. (208) 769-2315.

“The Descendants” - April 5-7. Starring George Clooney. Shows nightly at 7:30 p.m. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191.


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