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March 2019
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“Best of the Fest” Spokane Festival

March 1 - March 3
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

March 1-3 at the Magic Lantern Theater.  Admission is free! March 1, 7 PM - The Providers Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. Screen with "Mexico: Looking for Lost Migrants" March 2, 4 PM - Go Penguins! Go Penguins! is a documentary that follows a theatre troupe’s inspiring journey to produce a Broadway-style musical featuring children and young adults with developmental disabilities in lead…

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Best of the Fest – The Providers

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a group of safety-net clinics that offer care to all who walk through the doors, regardless of ability to pay. Amidst personal struggles that reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare…

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Best of the Fest – Go Penguins!

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

Go Penguins! is a documentary that follows a theatre troupe’s inspiring journey to produce a Broadway-style musical featuring children and young adults with developmental disabilities in lead and ensemble roles. The film follows these artists, their peer mentors, parents and theatre professionals as they journey through the intense process of preparing for their big show at the local high school. Artists with disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, and visual impairment, are showcased as they navigate their challenges, gain social…

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Best of the Fest – waałšiʔaƛin (Coming Home)

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

Seattle’s Duwamish tribe welcomes you to the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center to view three short films and feature film waałšiʔaƛin (Coming Home), followed by a post-film Q&A. In these films, native voices and film tell the stories of reclaiming identity, land, and dignity. Watch Hope and Democracy in action as native peoples stand together in search of healing and a way home. waałšiʔaƛin explores the modern story of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, a self-governing nation on the west coast of…

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Best of the Fest – The Guardians

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

When Rudy and Rennie North retired in Las Vegas, the couple looked forward to their golden years in their own home. They didn't expect a state-appointed guardian to control their life savings and separate them from their daughter. Kidnapped from their home and drugged, they immediately lost their freedom to a stranger. Director Billie Mintz exposes a shockingly corrupt system, fueled by greed, that has targeted Baby Boomer wealth. His relentless investigation makes him an advocate and ally, following numerous…

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Best of the Fest – Side by Side and Sincerely, the Black Kids

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Magic Lantern Theatre,
25 W Main Ave #125
Spokane, WA 99201 United States

Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and into the World In a series of intensely intimate, first-person narratives filmed around the world, Side by Side explores the South Korean adoptee experience through stories of abandonment, relinquishment, and reunification. (Glenn Morey and Julie Morey, USA, 39 min) Sincerely, the Black Kids Follow the stories of black student leaders from colleges around the country that are becoming battlegrounds for racial politics and agendas. Sometimes, they say, it IS because…

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