The Wilma Hosts Additional Big Sky Doc Films

After the unfortunate collapse of the Silver Theater, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has added 3 full days of films to The Wilma lineup February 18, 21 & 22. Full schedule and individual tickets for the added dates can be found below.

The 2017 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will kick off with a free screening of the suddenly timely documentary Bright Lights starring the late Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds this Friday, February 17. More information on this screening can be found here.

Additional information on festival passes, punch cards, film schedule and more can be found at bigskyfilmfest.org.

 

Saturday, February 18

Whose Streets?

Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis, 2017, USA, Northwest Premiere
9:30am Door, 10:00am Show
Tickets available here
(113 minutes)

A nonfiction account of the Ferguson Uprising told by the people who lived it, WHOSE STREETS? is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year- old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.

Short Blocks 1 

12:00pm Door, 12:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(87 minutes total)

Freedom for Liberland! (13 minutes)
Nobody Dies Here (24 minutes)
The Horn (50 minutes)

Short Blocks 3

2:15pm Door, 2:45pm Show
Tickets available here
(90 minutes total)

In The Shadow of Coal Series (12 minutes)
Riding Grace (7 minutes)
Telling the Story of Slavery (12 minutes)
The Hanging (15 minutes)
The Barber of Augusta (20 minutes)
Soul City (24 minutes)

Walk With Me: The Trials of Damon J. Keith

4:30pm Door, 5:00pm Show
Tickets available here
(104 minutes)

He was an ordinary “colored” janitor from Detroit. He became a controversial federal judge who would shape civil rights law and challenge a sitting president. Decades later, his rulings resonate in a nation still arguing about “which lives matter.” It may be the greatest story you never heard.

Short Blocks 5

7:00pm Door, 7:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(108 minutes total)

Crawford Bros. Band – Living In Two Worlds (2 minutes)
The Function of Music (4 minutes)
They Call Me Crazy (8 minutes)
Kill Me, Heal Me (9 minutes)
Tav Falco: Make Me Know You’re Mine (13 minutes)
Arctic Superstar (72 minutes)

The Function of Music, Falconry: The Thrill of the Chase, SHU-DE! 

9:30pm Door, 10:00pm Show
Tickets available here
(95 minutes total)

The Function of Music (4 minutes
Falconry: The Thrill of the Chase (6 minutes)
SHU-DE! (85 minutes)

 

Sunday, February 19

Short Block 8

12:15pm Door, 12:45pm Show
Tickets available here
(77 min total)

IN THE SHADOW OF COAL: A STRIP MINE IS FOREVER (3 min)
THE POACHER (12 min)
ALTIMIR (17 min)
THE LONER’S GAME(22 min)
BABA USTA: WHERE WE ALL END UP (22 min)

 

Badger Creek & 100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice

2:15pm Door, 2:45pm Show
Tickets available here
(103 min total)

BADGER CREEK (27 min)
100 YEARS: ONE WOMAN’S FIGHT FOR JUSTICE (76 min)

 

Cradle of Champions

5:00pm Door, 5:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(100 min total)

CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS (100 min)

 

Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story

7:30pm Door, 8:00pm Show
Tickets available here
(111 min total)

CHASING EVEL: THE ROBBIE KNIEVEL STORY (111 min)

Tuesday, February 21

Fault Line, Oklahoma City 

1:00pm Door, 1:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(106 minutes total)

Fault Line (4 minutes)
Oklahoma City (102 minutes)

Schoolhouse Docs 

3:30pm Door, 4:00pm Show
Tickets available here
(90 minutes total)

In Search Of Tzotz (10 minutes)
Being Hear (10 minutes)
Learning To See: The World of Insects (70 minutes)

Tribal Justice

6:00pm Door, 6:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(91 minutes)

John Isaiah Pepion: Native American Ledger Artist (2 minutes)
Crawford Bros. Band: Living in Two Worlds (2 minutes)
Tribal Justice (87 minutes)

Off the Rails

8:15pm Door, 8:45pm Show
Tickets available here
(89 minutes)

The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome, whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes.

Wednesday, February 22

Deprogrammed 

1:00pm Door, 1:30pm Show
Mia Donovan, 2015, Canada, Montana Premiere
Tickets available here
(87 minutes)

DEPROGRAMMED is about the rise of Ted “Black Lightning” Patrick’s deprogramming technique and anti-cult crusade. Deprogramming, as a form of cult intervention, started in 1971 and quickly snowballed into a vast underground movement composed of concerned parents, ex-cultist-turned-deprogrammers and some sympathetic law-enforcers whose mission was to physically and mentally remove individuals from groups referred to as “cults”.

Schoolhouse Docs: Sweet Dillard

3:30pm Door, 4:00pm Show
Tickets available here
(98 minutes total)

The Poacher (12 minutes)
In This World (15 minutes)
Soy Cubana (17 minutes)
Sweet Dillard (54 minutes)

The Islands and The Whales

6:00pm Door, 6:30pm Show
Tickets available here
(85 minutes total)

Property (4 minutes)
The Islands and The Whales (81 minutes)

100 Years: One Woman’s Fight For Justice

8:15pm Door, 8:45pm Show
Tickets available here
(93 minutes total)

Crawford Bros. Band: Living in Two Worlds (2 minutes)
Raising The Words (15 minutes)
100 Years: One Woman’s Fight For Justice (76 minutes)