The second-annual Albuquerque Film Festival runs from Wednesday, Aug. 25, through Sunday, Aug. 29. Features, documentaries, short films, workshops, panel discussions and parties are just some of the many festivities. Things kick off on Wednesday night with special guest filmmaker Monte Hellman and his existential 1971 action film Two-Lane Blacktop at Guild Cinema. The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Aux Dog Theatre, Guild Cinema, the Southwest Film Center at UNM and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino are just some of the venues. Go to abqfilmfestival.com for a complete schedule.