“The Master” - A 2012 American drama film starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Laura Dern. The film’s central relationship – and riddle – concerns a troubled World War II vet named Freddie Quell (Phoenix), who’s struggling to adjust to a post-war society, and a charismatic sect leader named Lancaster Dodd (Hoffman), whose friends and followers call him Master. He’s the leader of a philosophical movement known as “The Cause” who sees something in Quell and accepts him into the movement. Quell takes a liking to The Cause and begins traveling with Dodd along the East Coast to spread the teachings. Shows today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Global Cinema Café series. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191.
“180 South: Conquerors of the Useless” - Jeff Johnson retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes, Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins, to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life and prepares for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. His life takes a turn when he meets up with Chouinard and Tompkins, who – once driven purely by a love of climbing and surfing, but now value above all the experience of raw nature – have come to Patagonia to spend their fortunes to protect it. 4 p.m. Thursday. Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. (509) 368-9378.
“Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead,” Screening - Free coupons and juice sample for attendees. Runtime is 97 minutes. 6 p.m. Thursday. Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.
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