VERHOEVEN'S JESUS—This you did not know: Director Paul Verhoeven (Showgirls, RoboCop) is also a biblical scholar who separates fact from fiction in the gospels. Tonight he reads from his new biography of Christianity's favorite son, Jesus of Nazareth, which paints the "son of God" as a child born from rape, a practicing exorcist, and revolutionary. Yipes. WSH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE
DANGER—Daniel Ellsberg was called The Most Dangerous Man in America after he leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers, revealing the truth about America's role in the Vietnam War. Unfortunately courage in the government is rare enough to warrant a documentary on one of the exceptions to the rule. MS
Opens Fri, Ellsberg in attendance Fri & Sat, 4:30 & 7 pm screenings, Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st, see Film Times for complete showtimes
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