September 14, 2012 in Features

Film events

 

Wild and Scenic Film Festival - Today-Saturday. Largest environmental and adventure film festival in North America. Presented by Pend Oreille-Clark Fork Conservancy. Shows 7 p.m. nightly at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/advance, $12/door. (208) 263-9191.

“The Avengers” - Today-Saturday. This comic book turned film tells the story of a superhero team featuring Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and Black Widow, who are faced with an enemy that threatens global security. A peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD calls upon The Avengers in hopes of saving the world from total disaster. Free and open to the public. Part of the ASUI and Vandal Entertainment’s film series “Blockbuster in the Borah.” Showing today, 7 and 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., at University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, Borah Theatre, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.

Tournees French Film Festival 2012 - Third annual event put on by the UI and WSU language departments. The featured film will be “Les Femmes Du 6eme Etage” or “The Women on the 6th Floor.” It is a social comedy that tells the story of an encounter between a middle class French family and a group of Spanish maids who work in their apartment building. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $4. (208) 882-8537.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Film Fundraiser - Proceeds will go to the making of “Remember Me, Life of an MCS Sufferer,” and remaining funds will be distributed equally to Resheler.org and League Foundation. Please avoid the following while attending the event: scented laundry detergent, dryer sheets, cologne and perfume. Wednesday, 6-10 p.m., Spokane Community College, Sasquatch, Bigfoot Room, 1810 N. Greene St. $25. (509) 290-8924.

“State of the Union” - A 1948 Frank Capra film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. It’s the story of an industrialist who is having an affair with a newspaperwoman and who is asked to run for president. It’s filled with lots of back-room politics. The Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater presents its fall film series “Best of the Political Movie Classics.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 993-1732.

“Tapped” - An unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water. Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? From the producers of the film “Who Killed the Electric Car?” this poignant documentary is a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of an industry that aims to privatize and sell back the one resource that ought never to become a commodity: our water. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St. $6. (208) 882-8537.

“Journey of the Universe” - An epic story of cosmic, Earth and human transformation. A collaboration between evolutionary philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme and historian of religions Mary Evelyn Tucker, who weave a tapestry that draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, and biology with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the universe and where we might be headed. Thursday, 4-5:15 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. (509) 368-9378.

“The Lucky One” - Sept. 21-22. A romantic drama, inspired by a Nicholas Sparks novel, this film follows the story of U.S. Marine Sgt. Logan Thibault, who travels to Louisiana to find a girl he believes to have been his good luck charm during his three tours in Iraq. Part of the “Blockbuster in the Borah” series. Open to the public. Shows 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly at University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, Borah Theatre, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.


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