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Fly fishing film fest April 19-20 at Sandpoint

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FISHING — The 2013 Fly Fishing Film Tour plus a second night of more festival films is coming to Sandpoint April 19-20.

 

The F3T is coming to Sandpoint April 19 at 7 p.m. at the Panida Theater followed by a different show  — The International Fly Fishing Film Festival — on April 20.

Click here for a list and trailers of most films edited into this year's F3T road show.

See the Outdoors story about Fly Fishing Guide Hank Patterson, a spoof that's getting raves for fly fishing comedy videos

All proceeds from both Sandpoint shows go to the Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Pend Oreille Water Festival (classroom and field trip event for all 5th graders in Bonner County where they are taught about fisheries and water quality!).

Viggo To Screen Movie In Sandpoint

“A Dangerous Method” is something of a change of pace for actor Viggo Mortensen (pictured, in AP file photo) and director David Cronenberg. In their previous collaborations, the two created a pair of organized crime stories noted for their moral complexity and explosive kinetic energy. However, their third film, which explores the relationships between Sigmund Feud, Carl Jung and Sabina Spielrein that gave birth to psychoanalysis, draws the tension back into the power of the human intellect. Residents have a chance to check the film out for themselves Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Panida Theater, complete with an introduction and a Q&A session hosted by Mortensen himself. The screening will benefit both the Panida Theater and KRFY Community Radio. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Pedro's, Pack River Potions, Eichardt's Pub and at the box office on the evening of the showing, if any remain. Doors open at 6:30 p.m./Cameron Rasmusson, Bonner Daily Bee. More here.

Question: Is it worth a trip to Sandpoint and $12 to you to sit in on a Q-and-A with Viggo Mortensen re: his latest movie?

Reel Paddling Film Festival in Sandpoint June 9

PADDLING —Edited highlights of 27 films will be presented Saturday (June 9) during the 7th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint, sponsored by the Eureka Institute

The Reel Paddling Film Festival is an international film tour presenting some of the world’s best whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP and kayak fishing action and paddling lifestyle films of the year on screens in 100-plus cities across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe.

The World Tour includes the 10 festival category winners (see clips above) involving stand-up paddle surfing, hairy whitewater action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, headwaters canoe expeditions, international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries, grueling kayak fishing battles and hilarious short films capturing the lighter side of paddling life.

Local guides will be at the showing, gear and prizes will be awarded, including a paddle board and a Eureka Institute full-day kayak trip for a group of 10 on Lake Pend Oreille.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., shows at 7:30.

Advance tickets $12 at Eichardt’s, Evans Bros. & Outdoor Experience in Sandpoint.

Proceeds support the Eureka Institute’s Youth Recreation and Education Programs. 

Read on for details about some of the top flicks in the tour.