'Boys with Broken Ears'

"Boys with Broken Ears" follows young Iranian wrestlers as they prepare for the junior world championships.

Here are Saturday's highlights from the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in downtown Missoula.


Films all day and evening at the Wilma and Crystal theaters.

John Cohen retrospective begins: Films from the legendary musician, photographer and documentarian on display at the Wilma and Crystal theaters, including "Visions of Mary Frank" (2013), Cohen’s most recent film, screening with "Roscoe Holcomb from Daisy, Kentucky" at the Wilma Theatre, 5:30 p.m.

Made in Montana shorts program: Ever-popular screenings of short films from Montana’s most skilled filmmakers. Wilma Theatre, 3:30 p.m.


Q&A following screenings:

"Mountain Music of Peru," Wilma, 10 a.m., John Cohen, director.

"Boys With Broken Ears," Crystal, 10:15 a.m. Nima Shayeghi, director.

"Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz," Top Hat, 12 p.m. Kay Ray, director.

"Gypsies Sing Long Ballads/Dancing With the Incas," Crystal, 12:15 p.m. John Cohen, director.

"Growing Home" (short) Wilma, 1:30 p.m., Faisal Attrache, director.

"Broken Landscape" (short) Wilma, 1:30 p.m. Sean Peoples, producer.

"Out of Deepwood" (short) Wilma, 1:30 p.m. Craig Weflen, director.

"Siblings Are Forever Crystal," 2:30 p.m. Frode Fimland, director.

"20/Nothing" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Rachel Stevens, director.

"Badger Creek" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Jonathan Skurnik and Randy Vasquez, co-directors.

"Bill Ohrmann: Looking for the Truth" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Rob Norton, director.

"Junk Studio" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Keir Atherton, director.

"The Tyler Lane Story" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Tyler Pfiffner, Kimberly Kozub, co-directors.

"Tongue River Home" (short) Wilma, 3:30 p.m. Eliza Goode, director.

"Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound," Top Hat, 4 p.m., Joe Saunders, director.

"Roscoe Holcomb from Daisy, Kentucky," "Visions of Mary Frank Wilma," 5:30 p.m. John Cohen, director.


Ongoing: John Cohen photography exhibit. Cohen is a legendary musician (New Lost City Ramblers), photographer (Bob Dylan, Jack Kerouac) and documentary filmmaker ("That High Lonesome Sound"). Brink Gallery.

Full schedule of films and events: bigskyfilmfest.org.

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