Fri., Sept. 18, 2015
“The Hunting Ground” Documentary that examines universities’ response to sexual assault on their campuses. A panel of UI responders to sexual assault will follow the film to answer questions about the UI’s response and policies regarding sexual assault and Title IX. Today, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-4127.
“The Cherokee Word for Water” Starring Kimberly Norris Geurrero. After the film, Guerrero, whose heritage lies with the Colville, Salish-Kootenai and Cherokee tribes and who is a member of the Colville Tribe, will discuss her portrayal of the late Wilma Pearl Mankiller, the first woman to serve as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. Today, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, John J. Hemmingson Center Auditorium, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-5947.
Making Change Film Forum Brings together documentaries about farmworkers in Idaho and a rapper-led social movement in Senegal, West Africa. Through the screening of these two films and a discussion with people involved in their making, the forum audience will explore the common concerns of people working for a better life and a better society in two distinct parts of the world. 74 minutes. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $5/general, free/students. (208) 882-4127.
“Iron Jawed Angels” Alice Paul and the women of the 1917 women’s suffrage movement fight for future generations’ right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imprisoned and force fed after picketing and hunger-striking against president Woodrow Wilson; but survived to see the results of their efforts. 6 p.m.: Meet and Greet with appetizers and no-host bar catered by Gnosh. Preceded at 6:30 p.m. by “Why Your Vote Matters” panel discussion. Presented by the Moscow League of Women Voters with the University of Idaho Women’s Center. Monday, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. Free. Nonperishable food items will be accepted at the door on behalf of the Moscow Food Bank. (208) 882-4127.
“Symphony of the Soil: An Important Environmental Warning” This film explores the reasons soil is in danger and suggested changes that are needed. Viewings will be held Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet Ave.; and Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m., Centerplace, 2425 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet Ave. Free. (509) 477-2193.
Spokane Film Society Watch films, meet people and talk about ideas as they relate to film. Drink and food specials. Thursday, 9 p.m., Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $5. (509) 327-1050.
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