“Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock” - Experience Hendrix’s unforgettable August 1969 Woodstock concert on the big screen and in surround sound. The concert is preceded by a fascinating road to Woodstock documentary that reveals the struggle to stage the legendary festival and secure Hendrix as its headline artist. It includes footage and interviews with his band members such as Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell, and Woodstock’s promoter Michael Lang. Running time: 99 minutes. Part of the Bing Cinema’s Music Legends series. Tickets available for purchase in advance or at the door. Shows at 3, 5:30, 8 and midnight. Friday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (800) 325-SEAT.
“Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor” - Former Marine Ken Rodgers who served with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment during the Siege of Khe Sanh tells his story of the Vietnam War in this documentary. A book signing precedes the showing. Friday, 6:30 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $7. (208) 882-8537.
“Whale Rider” – Family drama set in New Zealand about a 12-year-old girl who fights cultural beliefs to fulfill her destiny. Free snacks provided. Friday, 7 p.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667.
Japan Week Films - Saturday, 8:30 p.m., “Seven Samurai”; Sunday, 6 p.m., “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”; 8 p.m., “Rashomon”; Monday, 7 p.m., “Tokyo Story”; Tuesday, 7 p.m., “Akira”; Wednesday, 7 p.m., “Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters”; Thursday, 7 p.m., “The Hidden Fortress”; April 27, 9 p.m., “Audition”; April 28, 7 p.m., “13 Assassins.” Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $5/movie. (509) 209-2383.
Kid’s Earth Day - Pilgrim’s Market will host an Earth Day seed planting workshop and film screening for kids. Pilgrim’s will provide the seeds and dirt, you bring a container for planting. There will also be a free screening of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.” Reservations required at (208) 676-9730. Saturday, 2 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.
“Between the Folds” (Japan Week) - Movie and origami. Sunday, 4-6 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 768-8534.
“Trashed” - Documentary in honor of Earth Day. Monday, 5 p.m., Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $7. (509) 209-2383.
SFCC International Film Festival - Tuesday, “The Wave” (Germany) - A German high school teacher demonstrates to his students how easily a society could fall into fascism. The story is based on a seemingly innocent experience that was conducted at a high school in California. 7:15 p.m. Garland Theatre, 924 W. Garland Ave. $4.50. (509) 533-3222.
“The Invisible War” - From Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick comes a groundbreaking documentary about the prevalence of rape within the U.S. military. 93 minutes. This film screening is co-sponsored by EWU Women’s Studies Center and EWU Army ROTC Program and will be followed by a panel discussion. April 24, 1-3:20 p.m., Eastern Washington University, 207 Monroe Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.
“The Lorax” - Animated family film celebrating Earthweek. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $6/general, $2/age 12 and younger. (208) 882-8537.
“Teen Wolf” - 1985 comedy starring Michael J. Fox. A high-schooler discovers that he is a werewolf. Rated PG. Wednesday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 227-7638.
“Feminist Breeding: A Conduit to Radical Girlhood” - Alisha Larson, women’s and gender studies major, explores parenthood in relation to ruling hegemonic influence and idealistic views on child rearing. Thursday, noon-12:50 p.m., Eastern Washington University, 207 Monroe Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.
“Renewal” - Documentary film looks at the vitality and diversity of today’s religious-environmental activists. RSVPs appreciated, but not required. Thursday, 6 p.m., The Book Parlor, 1425 W. Broadway Ave. (509) 328-6527.
“The Fight for Wilderness in our Backyard” - Gonzaga University students advocating federal wilderness designation for the Scotchman Peaks of North Idaho and Montana will present a speaker and two films. A member of the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will discuss the proposed wilderness area and address what must be done for it to be designated as federal wilderness land. Two films (approximately 25 minutes each) about the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, “En Plein Air” and “Grass Routes,” will be shown. Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Gonzaga University, Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-4220.
“Joe Satriani: Satchurated, Live in Montreal” - Filmed live on “The Wormhole Tour” in support of Satriani’s new album “Black Swans And Wormhole Wizards” at the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada, on Dec. 12, 2010. Running time: 80 minutes. Rated PG. Part of the Bing Cinema’s Music Legends series. Tickets available for purchase in advance or at the door. Shows at 3, 5:30, 8 and midnight. April 26, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (800) 325-SEAT.
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