May 2, 2014 in Features

Film events

 

“More Than Frybread” Award-winning Native American film that has audiences across the West laughing. Frybread makers compete for the first state of Arizona Frybread Championship. The film takes a turn in the final round as the four finalists battle for pride, prize money and a trip to the National World Wide Frybread Association Championship in New York City. The event is a benefit fundraiser for the nonprofit educational organization, The Idaho Mythweaver, for its work with the Kalispel Tribe and its ongoing educational project in Bonner County elementary schools. 93 minutes. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10, includes frybread. (208) 263-9191.

“Moulin Rouge” Performed by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th-century sources. Sunday, 7 p.m., Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $8. (509) 209-2383.

SFCC International Film Festival Spokane Falls Community College brings a diverse, intriguing selection of films to Spokane on Tuesday evenings through May 20 during its annual film festival. Introduced by SFCC faculty members, all films begin at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday: “Lucky” (South Africa) Following the death of his mother, Lucky leaves his Zulu village to fulfill his dream of going to school. In the city, he meets an elderly Indian woman whose concept of caste does not allow her to touch black people or anything they have touched. Their relationship is complicated because Lucky only speaks Zulu and old woman, only Hindi. Introduced by film instructor Mary Hyatt. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $4.50. (509) 533-3472.

“The Health Care Movie” Health Care for All-Spokane presents a film that examines the health care systems in Canada and the United States. The filmmakers, Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg, will introduce the film and a panel discussion will follow. Tickets are available through www.ticketswest.com. Proceeds benefit Health Care for All-Spokane. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 227-7638.

“Courage For The Journey” Cheyenne elder and storyteller Grandmother Margaret Behan will speak on the importance of story in our cultural experience, and particularly in women’s experience. She will also share excerpts from her documentary film “The Ride Home.” Presented by Women’s Studies Center. Wednesday, noon-2 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Tawanka Hall, Room 215, Cheney. Free. (509) 447-2693. She’ll also speak at 7 p.m. May 9, at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 263-9191.

“Super Duper Alice Cooper” 2014 documentary tells the tale of Vincent Furnier, preacher’s son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. The is the first ever “doc opera” – a dizzying blend of documentary archive footage, animation and rock opera that will cement forever the legend of Alice Cooper. Thursday and May 11, both at 7:30 p.m. Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $8. (509) 209-2383.

“The American Nurse” Shows May 9-12 and 14-15 at 5:30 p.m. and May 13 at 3:30 p.m. Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. $8. (509) 209-2383.

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