“Coral: Rekindling Venus” at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History
By Devin D. O’Leary
The world-famous Sundance Film Festival takes over Park City, Utah, Jan. 17 through 27. Drive fast, and you can still catch the tail end. Most years, though, the average person has no chance of seeing any of the films being screened in this rarified setting. Movie houses are jam-packed with celebrity guests and studio executives looking for the next indie hit. That leaves little room for average Joes. But this year, you’ve got a chance to see a Sundance premiere. And you don’t even have to go to Utah to catch it.
UNM’s Rodey Hall premieres the award-winning documentary feature Bicycle Dreams this Thursday, Jan. 24. Starting at 7 p.m. Professional, New Mexico-based stuntman Kurly Tlapoyawa—who appears in the just-released Arnold Schwarzenegger movie The Last Stand —will be teaching a “Film Fighter Stunt Workshop” on Saturday, Jan. 26. The 11th season of “Project Runway” gets underway this Thursday, Jan. 24 on the Lifetime Network. KNME is continuing its Community Cinema series Wednesday, Jan. 30 with a free screening of Soul Food Junkies at the KiMo Theatre from 7 to 9 p.m.