January 17, 2014 in Features

Film events

 

“Big Miracle” 2012 drama retells the true story of scientists, politicians, businesses and ordinary citizens working together in 1998 to save three gray whales trapped in Arctic ice. Starring Drew Barrymore and a cast of many local Alaskans. Free snacks provided. Friday, 7 p.m., Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Free. (509) 487-9667.

Backcountry Film Festival An evening of outdoor films highlighting the beauty and fun of the winter backcountry experience. Door and raffle prizes and no-host bar. Sponsored by the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness and the Idaho Conservation League. Friday, 7 p.m., Eagles Club, 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $7. (208) 265-9565.

Teen Movie Matinee “The Help” in the Gozzer Room. Snacks provided. Saturday, 1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

“Honor Flight: The Movie” Documentary about four World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Benefits the 2014 Inland Northwest Honor Flight. Saturday, 3 p.m., Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St., Fairwood. $5. (509) 467-5122.

“Inequality for All” Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich examines the widening wealth gap in America. A discussion about community action to resolve inequality issues will follow the screening. The Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund will match all proceeds raised by the event for the Second Harvest Food Bank to help feed the hungry in Spokane this winter. Monday, 6 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 993-5785.

Totally Tubular Tuesday $1 movies at the Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Tuesday, “Little Shop of Horrors”; Jan. 28, “Mean Girls”; Feb. 4, “Annie”; Feb. 11, “The Muppet Movie”; Feb. 18, “Clerks”; and Feb. 25, “Labyrinth.” Showings are tentatively scheduled in a 7 p.m. time slot.

“Rising From Ashes” Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in its six-year journey to compete in the Olympic Games in London. Executive produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker, this stunningly shot film follows Boyer (the first American to compete in the Tour de France) and his Rwandan riders as they slowly but steadily learn what it means to be professional cyclists. Proceeds benefit Healing Hearts Northwest’s surgical trip to Rwanda. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

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