Guild Cinema (3405 Central NE) will have its annual poster sale this Saturday, Dec. 3 from 12 to 3pm. Drop by and peruse the venue’s selection of indie, foreign and cult film posters. Hundreds of movie posters are up for grabs, some of them recent, some as old as eight years ago. Prices vary, but the owners of the Guild promise things will go cheap! Among the titles Guild is teasing artwork for are: High Rise, Belladonna of Sadness, Forbidden Room, Heart of a Dog, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Therapy for a Vampire, Wiener-Dog, Lucha Mexico and more.
Do you live in Santa Fe? Are you curious about jobs in the burgeoning local film industry? Santa Fe County in partnership with the Northern Local Area Workforce Development Board and Santa Fe Community College will be offering a free education training program to Santa Fe County residents interested in learning more about what it might take to work in the local film and media industries. The PROTEC program includes 100 intensive, hands-on classroom and on-the-job training hours. Possible career fields include grip/electric, camera, editing and social media marketing. A maximum number of 25 participants will be accepted into this program. SFCC has already hosted a couple of information sessions about the program, but you still have time to apply. Applications are due Monday, Dec. 5. To download an application or to get more information, go to sfcc.edu/PROTEC.
The historic KiMo Theatre (423 Central NW) continues its “Comics in Disguise” film series highlighting well-known comedians in dramatic roles this Friday, Dec. 2. At 6pm and 8:30pm, the theater will screen Terry Gilliam’s 1991 psychological-fantasy The Fisher King. Robin Williams stars as a delusional homeless man who recruits a suicidal radio shock jock (Jeff Bridges) on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Tickets are $8 general admission and $6 students/seniors. They can be purchased in advance by going to kimotickets.com.
Act On It
The New Mexico Film Foundation will begin taking submissions for the 2017 New Mexico Actors Showcase starting this Monday, Dec. 5. The deadline for this third annual event is Feb. 20, 2017. The finalists will be showcased on March 17 at the South Broadway Cultural Center, performing live on stage in front of professional directors, producers and casting agents. The competition has added a new category this year, actors 55 and over. Now actors can put themselves in one of five categories: age 17 and under, beginner (0 to 10 roles), intermediate (11 to 20 roles), professional (more than 20 roles) and age 55 and older. Background acting does not count toward roles. For a complete rundown of the rules, go to nmfilmfoundation.org/nmff-actor-showcase.