Wal-Mart: the High Cost of Low Price
Dir. Robert Greenwald (2005)
Compiled from footage from three continents, Greenwald’s documentary chronicles small-town businesses and minimum-wage workers as they fight to keep their communities Wal-Mart free. The film, which also features interviews with former Wal-Mart managers, will have its San Antonio premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 17, at the Scenic Loop Playground Clubhouse, 18249 Sherwood Trail. Admission is free. For more info, call 695-2785, or visit walmartmovie.com. To read about Helotes’ battle with the retail behemoth, see Party Lines, May 19-25, 2005, and August 18-24, 2005.
Copy Cat Trio sings Johnny Cash
Walk the Line
Dir. James Mangold (2005)
In honor of the new Johnny Cash biopic, Walk the Line, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, the Copy Cat Trio will give a free concert in the lobby of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 1255 SW Loop 410, at 9:20 p.m November 18 and 19. For info on showtimes and ticket prices, visit alamodrafthouse.com/westlakes.