The 13th annual Omak Film Festival, a partnership of the Wenatchee Valley College college student government and the Omak Theatre, begins on Feb. 18 and continues through March 10. Featured films include Spotlight, Brooklyn, The Big Short, Trumbo, The Danish Girl and Room. The lineup:
• Spotlight, Feb. 18 – 20 — Boston Globe reporters explore allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church.
• Brooklyn (PG-13), Feb. 21 – 24 — An Irish immigrant falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
• The Big Short (R), Feb. 25 – 27 — The housing collapse of the mid-2000s and how four denizens in the world of high finance predicted the collapse and decided to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
• Trumbo (R), Feb. 28 – March 2 — Biography of Dalton Trumbo, who, in 1947, was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
• The Danish Girl (R), March 3 – 5. A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Elbe and Wegener, and how their marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey.
• Room (R), March 10 — Drama based on the novel by Emma Donoghue.
Admission is $9 for adults and $6.40 for children under 11. Discount matinees are $6.50 for all ages. A festival season pass is $36 and is good for one admission to each of the six films. To determine which theater the films will be shown in, visit www.omaktheater.com or call the Omak Theater, (509) 826‑0860 or the Mirage Theater, (509) 826‑1615.
DATE: Feb 18-March 10 COST: $9/adults, $6.40/children, $6.50/matinee, $36/season pass LOCATION: Omak Theater & Mirage Theater CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org