Director Jeff Orlowski teamed up with Boulder producers and chronicled photographer James Balog's documentation of the melting ice caps in the exquisite and harrowing "Chasing Ice" film a few years back. Now Orlowski has turned his lens to the oceans in the new doc "Chasing Coral." Orlowski will be on hand for a Q&A, 7:30 p.m., University of Colorado, Muenzinger Auditorium, 1905 Colorado Ave., Boulder; free; internationalfilmseries.com.

COMMUNITY

Doctors Without Borders Presents "Forced From Home" Presented by Doctors Without Borders, Forced From Home is an interactive exhibition that takes visitors beyond the headlines of the global refugee crisis. With an experienced aid worker as their guide, visitors navigate a 10,000-square-foot, outdoor installation designed to convey some of the challenges confronting a person forced to flee, 9 a.m., Courthouse Plaza/ Pearl St., 1325 Pearl St., Boulder; free; forcedfromhome.com/locations/courthouse-plaza.


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FILM

"Under the Stars Film Nights at the A-Lodge" Outdoor film festival along the banks of Fourmile Creek at the Boulder Adventure Lodge (A-Lodge). Live music, beer, food, and the best short adventure films will be shown on a 24 foot outdoor projector screen under the stars, 6 p.m., A-Lodge, 91 Fourmile Canyon Drive, Boulder; free; 303-444-0882 or facebook.com/events/1724095101216874.

"Letters from Baghdad" Gertrude Lowthian Bell, sometimes called the "female" Lawrence of Arabia was a British adventurer, archaeologist and political powerhouse, who helped shape the modern Middle East after World War I. Voiced and executive produced by Tilda Swinton, the film chronicles Bell's journey into the uncharted Arabian desert and all-male halls of colonial power with never-seen-before archival footage of the region shot a century ago. The film takes us into a past that is eerily current, 5 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $8-$11; 303-444-7328.

"The Trip to Spain" After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country's gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it means to settle into middle age. As always, the locales are breathtaking, the cuisine to die for, and the humor delightfully devilish, 7 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $8-$11; 303-444-7328.

LITERARY ARTS

"Mixed Messages" by Stefanie Mollborn Teenagers in the United States hear conflicting messages about sex from everyone around them. In "Mixed Messages," Stefanie Mollborn examines how social norms and social control work through in-depth interviews. By showing that the norms existing today around teen sex are ineffective, and are instead punishing teens that violate them, Mollborn calls for a more thoughtful and consistent dialogue between teens and adults, emphasizing messages that will lead to more positive health outcomes, 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074 or boulderbookstore.net/event/stefanie-mollborn-mixed-messages.

TALKS & LECTURES

Travel Show: Packing Light Clinic Never quite mastered the art of travelling light? Do the constantly evolving and ever stricter airline policies trouble you? Join us for our fun clinic on how to consolidate your trip essentials and cut out stress. We can teach you about packable fabrics, different packing methods, and travel accessories that really do make all the difference, 7 p.m., Changes in Latitude Travel Store, 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free; 303-786-8406 or cil.com/travelshows.