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Fri., May 17, 2013, midnight

Kootenai County Community Library Network Adult Programs Post Falls Library, Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. “Bullying: It’s Time to Take a Stand” movie screening and discussion. Free, no registration necessary. Rated PG-13 for intense thematic material, disturbing content and strong language. Saturday, 1-2 p.m.”Curiouser and Curiouser, an Adult Wonderland Tea.” Music performance by Post Falls High School Chorus. Bring your own teacup and wear a wonderful hat (optional). Free, registration required. Post Falls Library, 812 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. Free. (208) 773-1506.

An Evening Honoring Sgt. John Basilone Basilone was a WWII hero who was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor, the Navy Cross and a Purple Heart. Watch a short film about Basilone and visit with Jim Proser, author of “I’m Staying with My Boys,” a book about Basilone. Friday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy, high school multipurpose room, 4904 N. Duncan Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-1667.

Bike Film Festival Celebrating the sixth annual Bike Week, presented by Pend Oreille Peddlers. May 18, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-9191.

SFCC International Film Festival Tuesday, “Even the Rain” (Spain/Mexico). As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, they encounter local people rising up against plans to privatize the water supply. The uprising closely documents the true events of 2000 when local Bolivians fought for water rights. The title of this epic film refers to a law that made it illegal for anyone to access water, “even the rain.” The story, a movie inside a movie, reveals parallels between indigenous resistance 500 years ago and today. Through many stunning, powerful scenes, this film becomes a keen observation of how history repeats itself. Gael Garcia Bernal, well known for his social and political activism, stars in this film. Presented by Bonnie Brunt, SFCC Dean of Visual and Performing Arts. 7:15 p.m. Garland Theatre, 924 W. Garland Ave. $4.50. (509) 533-3222.

“Red Gold” Documentary of proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Presented by Trout Unlimited. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, Little Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-9191.


 

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