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‘Special’ screening

Today: Eddie Cooper, ex-actor and Iraq war veteran, is haunted by his combat experience and other various life failures. In his new incarnation as a three-years-sober bus driver for special needs students, he searches for redemption while trying to get through to a disabled teenager who is too angry to accept his help. “Special Ed,” by Minneapolis writer/director Frank Anderson, features Twin Cities actors Peter Christian Hansen (as Eddie), Stacia Rice, Mo Perry, Kris Nelson and Wendy Lehr. (7 p.m. Fri., Parkway Theater, 4818 Chicago Av. S., Mpls. $9 in advance, $11 at the door. theparkwaytheater.com/all-events/special-ed)