Kasey White, featured in the Chicago-based documentary “The Homestretch,” was awarded with the Windy City Times’ 30 Under 30 Award for her outstanding work as a homeless youth activist. (Bullfrog Films)

Kasey White, featured in the Chicago-based documentary “The Homestretch,” was awarded with the Windy City Times’ 30 Under 30 Award for her outstanding work as a homeless youth activist. (Bullfrog Films)

Schedule of special film screenings around Snohomish County

The listings include Edmonds Center for the Arts, Historic Everett Theatre and Whidbey Island Center for the Arts showings.

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Events may be canceled or postponed. Check with each venue for the latest information.

Edmonds Diversity Film Series: The fourth season continues with a virtual screening of “The Homestretch” at 4 p.m. April 18 via Zoom. Free. The 2014 film follows three homeless teens in Chicago as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. Audiences are asked to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as the teenagers face the trauma of being alone and abandoned. The documentary also looks at the connected issues of poverty, race, juvenile justice, immigration, foster care and LGBTQ rights. More at www.diversity.edmondswa.gov.

Whidbey Island Film Festival: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Avenue, Langley, will be screening the Whidbey Island Film Festival’s “Legends” May 20-23. Festival passes are $135-$150. It’s a four-day celebration of Hollywood icons in career-defining roles. The festival includes screenings of cinematic favorites, lectures, guest speakers and special events. Call 360-221-8262 or go to www.wicaonline.org.

The Banff Film Festival: Historic Everett Theatre presents 2020’s virtual Banff Film Festival, an annual presentation of short films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports and the environment. There are two film programs (each two hours long) available for streaming via Now! — Amber and Onyx. Tickets are $15 for one, or $28 for both programs. You have three days to watch one program; 14 days if you sign up for both. The festival is streamable through Oct. 21. Register at filmfest.banffcentre.ca/?campaign=WT-152515. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Blue Oyster Cult’s “True Confessions”: In celebration of the 40th anniversary of “Agents of Fortune,” Blue Oyster Cult performed the album in its entirety at a show at Red Studios in Hollywood in 2016. The performance was recorded by an army of cameramen for a DirectTV special. Now you watch it (and dance to it!) 7 p.m. July 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $60-$70. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Email information for this calendar with the subject “Film” to features@heraldnet.com.

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