Helping a star
The animated tale "Laura’s Star," about a 7-year-old girl who helps a star that has fallen from the sky.
When » Today, 4 p.m.
Where » Kamas Theater, 30 N. Main St., Kamas.
Tickets » Free.
Also » Saturday, 3 p.m.; Price City Auditorium, 185 E. Main St., Price; free.
"Crimes of Police" is a documentary on police brutality in American from the point of view of victims who have been racially profiled. Following the film, a panel of city officials, community members and the film’s director/producer will discuss the film.
When » Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Where » University of Utah College of Social Work , 395 S. 1500 East #111, Salt Lake City.
Tickets » Free.
It’s time to dust off the skis, pull on your parka, grab your ski buddies, and celebrate the fun and beauty of winter at the 9th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival. The 10 films included in this year’s festival will inspire you to embrace the UP. Come early for beers, food and a killer raffle.
When » Thursday, doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m.
Where » Brewvies Cinema & Pub, 677 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City.
Tickets » $10, via brownpapertickets.com.
Early Chaplin shorts
The Organ Loft celebrates the centennial of Charlie Chaplin’s movie debut with "The Chaplin Mutual Specials," a trio of short films Chaplin shot for Mutual Film Corporation: "The Floorwalker," "The Fireman" and "The Vagabond." Blaine Gale accompanies on the mighty Wurlitzer organ, with guest accompanist Michelle Howells on violin.
When » Thursday and Friday, Jan. 24,7:30 p.m.
Where » The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., South Salt Lake.
Tickets » $6 for adults, $5 for children.
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