On The Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

May 14, 2018

Idaho primary elections arrive . . . Dr. Les Purce discusses his public service in Pocatello . . . Idaho filmmaker Greg Bayne talks noir . . . 

- The primary elections have arrived and Idaho Matters will do a final run-through of the ballot and check in with BSPR reporters in the field.

- In addition to an extensive academic career with Idaho State University, Washington State University and Evergreen State College, Dr. Thomas "Les" Purce served in Pocatello as the first black mayor in Idaho.  Dr. Purce joins Idaho Matters to discuss his career in both the public and private sectors.

- Boise filmmaker Greg Bayne produced and directed two documentary features, Jens Pulver | DRIVEN (2011), and Bloodsworth–An Innocent Man (2015) and was recognized as the  2012 Sundance New Frontier Storytelling Fellow and 2015 IFP Screen Forward Lab fellow.  His 2017 noir film, 6 Dynamic Laws for Success (In Life, Love & Money) was shown last weekend at The Flicks in Boise and has been extended for an additional weekend.  Bayne joins Idaho Matters to talk about bringing film noir back to the theater.