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 V.13 No.50 | December 9 - 15, 2004 

Reel World

Reel World

Anarchy for the U.S.A.—On Thursday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m., the Peace and Justice Center (202 Harvard SE) will screen A Peace of the Anarchy. This new documentary is described as a quick summary of 20th Century American radical activism. The film focusses on vegetarian Christian pacifist anarchist (wow!) Ammon Hennacy. The film also spotlights other radical activists preaching the anarchy and peace mantra and the belief that goodness will overcome evil. For more info about the film, log on to movies.lovarchy.org/POA.

SFFF Crowns Winners—Judging by the crowded theaters I was sitting in, this last weekend's fifth annual Santa Fe Film Festival was a smashing success. In addition to all the great independent films, documentaries and foreign features, this year's SFFF featured the finals of the Governor's Cup Film Challenge. Sponsored by the governor and the State Film Office, the Governor's Cup oversaw five film festivals in five different regions of New Mexico. These regional festivals were held over the summer, and chose the best local short films in three categories: Narrative, Documentary and Student. Statewide more than 150 films were submitted by aspiring New Mexico filmmakers. The best films from each of the five regions were sent to Santa Fe, and were put into a trio of film programs. There, a group of judges chose the three best films overall. Albuquerque filmmaker Jeff Drew captured First Place for his narrative short “Allison.” Drew was awarded the Governor's Cup trophy, a $500 cash prize and an editing package at two local production companies. Second place went to Chris Kientz from Las Cruces for his computer-animated short “Raven Tales.” Third Place went to the documentary “Nuestras Acequias” by Doug Crawford of Arroyo Seco. Alibi extends its heartiest congratulations to these enterprising filmmakers. We hope to see more from you in years to come.

Birth of a Documentary—UNM's College of Nursing's Nurse-Midwifery Education Program will present the world premiere of El Espiritu de las Parteras on Sunday, Dec. 12. The film, a documentary film celebrating the work of traditional New Mexican midwives and healers, was directed by Felina Ortiz, a 2003 graduate of the UNM nursing program. The screening will take place at 4 p.m. at the College of Nursing Auditorium at 2502 Marble NE. Donations to the ABQ Kapulli Izakalli House will be gratefully accepted.


Wednesday

The Good Shepherd (2006) at KiMo Theatre

Film stars Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and Robert De Niro. Part of the De Niro Done Right film series.

Friday

Christmas with the Dead at Guild Cinema

Saturday

International Film Presentation Series Debut at Loma Colorado Main Library Auditorium

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