Alibi V.26 No.33 • Aug 17-23, 2017
Film Review Shot Caller Prison drama succeeds in making life behind bars look bad—which isn’t much of a challenge, really Despite some committed acting and some gloomy cinematography, Shot Caller is far too melodramatic and drags its twisty story out far too long to have the solid, gut-punch impact it so desperately wants.
Reel World See Singin’ in the Rain at Civic Plaza, Smoke Signals and "The Best of 2017 48 Hour Film Project.” Crewmembers are wanted for Judgment .
Idiot Box Regularly Scheduled Networks lock new fall lineups The broadcast networks announced their fall schedules. Here's what we’ll be watching (or not) come September/October and what new shows have been sidelined until midseasons (January/February). There's an “unscripted docuseries" about a Beverly Hills erotic club, legendary warriors of light chosen by the Trump Kingdom to protect the world from evil desires and a “Countdown to Darkness .”
Film Sin Nombre Thursday, Aug 24: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
A young Honduran girl joins her father and uncle on a journey across the Latin American countryside to realize her dream of a new life in the U.S.
Film Finding Dory Friday, Aug 25: 8-10pm Railyard Community Room
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Film The Forgotten Plague Sunday, Aug 27: 1pm-2:30am Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Learn about the deadliest killer in human history, tuberculosis. Followed by a discussion with historian Richard Melzer on the social and economic impact of the disease.
Film The Age of Innocence Sunday, Aug 27: 2-4:30pm KiMo Theatre
Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May's unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska.
Film Zen and the Art of Dying Monday, Aug 28: 6:30-8:30pm Center for Spiritual Living
Documentary about educator Zenith Virago who spent 20 years going to Australia's Byron Bay to find a more communal, celebratory and creative engagement with death and dying.
Film What The Health Tuesday, Aug 29: 7:30-9:30pm KiMo Theatre
Learn about personal health and the impact the world has on it, followed by a question and answer session.
Film Neruda Thursday, Aug 31: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
In post-World War II Chile, a police prefect pursues Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, now a fugitive in his own country for joining the Communist Party.