CALL FOR ENTRIESi48 Film Festival--The deadline to register for the eighth annual 48-hour film festival is coming up. Participating teams have 48 hours to write, cast, shoot and edit an original short film. The late entry deadline is Friday, June 3, and will cost you $100 and must be hand delivered to The Flicks. Get the info you need and download a registration packet at thislovelymachine.com. Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.
Meek's Cutoff--Director Kelly Reichardt tells the true story of three couples who split off from the Oregon Trail to follow Stephen Meek's supposed shortcut. See review here. (PG) The Flicks
Potiche--When an umbrella factory owner has a heart attack, his pampered wife takes the helm of the family business. Based on the play by Jean-Pierre Gredy and Pierre Barilett, this comedy stars Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu. In French with English subtitles. (R) The Flicks
X-Men: First Class--The story of how the rift between Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr, who were once best friends, resulted in Magneto and Professor X becoming mortal enemies. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22