February 8, 2013 in Features

Film Events

 

“The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live in Texas” - Concert movie captures this world-famous band at the height of their musical career in 1978. It opens with a Mick Jagger interview filmed in August 2011 where he introduces the concert and offers an insight into its significance in the band’s history. Featuring many Stones classics including: “Honky Tonk Woman,” “Tumbling Dice,” “Brown Sugar,” “Jumpin Jack Flash,” “Miss You” and “Beast of Burden.” Running time: 100 minutes. Part of the Bing Cinema’s Music Legends series. Tickets available for purchase in advance or at the door. Shows at 5:30, 8 p.m. and midnight. Today, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (800) 325-SEAT.

Spokane International Film Festival - Continues through Sunday. This year’s festival offers films from around the globe and includes 15 narrative features, 14 documentary features and five short programs. These films represent more than 24 nations on six continents and have won dozens of awards. All films will be shown at the Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave., or the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Visit spokanefilmfestival.org. $170/festival pass; $8-$10/individual films; $5/student. (509) 720-7743.

“Hitchcock” - Today-Saturday. A love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, starring Anthony Hopkins as the famous director, Helen Mirren as his wife, and Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Global Cinema Cafe series. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191.

SpIFF Closing Party - Find out which of this year’s films from the Spokane International Film Festival will walk away with an award. There will be food provided by the Saranac Public House, and beverages provided by Stella Artois and Arbor Crest Winery. Admission requires any 2013 ticket stub or Festival Pass. Saturday, 9 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave.

“More Than a Month” Screening/Discussion – African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman discusses whether Black History Month should be ended and what the treatment of history tells us about race and power in contemporary America. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Gonzaga University, Jepson Center, Wolff Auditorium, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-4105.

“Abraham Lincoln” - This 1930 film on our 16th president is remarkable in that it was the first “talkie” made by one of the greatest directors of the silent film era, D.W. Griffith. Among the screenwriters for this homage to Lincoln was Spokane native John W. Considine Jr. Snacks provided. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667.

“Brooklyn Castle” - Thursday and Feb 16. Documentary on the best junior high chess team in the U.S. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Global Cinema Cafe series. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191.

“Jackie Robinson Story” - Starring Robinson in the title role about the black ballplayer who broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947. This film also has a Spokane connection that you’ll find hard to believe. Snacks provided. Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667.


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