Alibi V.20 No.20 • May 19-25, 2011 
Directors Simon Cartwright & Jessica Cope’s “The Astronomer’s Sun” shows in Saturday’s animation block.
Reel World

Reel World

Off to See the Wizard

This Friday, May 20, the CCA Cinematheque and FanFare (the Santa Fe Symphony and Chorus’ community engagement committee), will host a benefit screening of The Wizard of Oz. The film will be subtitled, allowing audience members to sing along, karaoke-style. Costumes are encouraged. Tickets are $30 and proceeds will go to benefit the Music Education Mentoring program for Santa Fe Public Schools. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the CCA Cinematheque (1050 Old Pecos Trail). Reservations are strongly encouraged. You can reserve a seat by contacting ellyfrank@gmail.com or calling the CCA box office at (505) 982-1338.

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Directors Simon Cartwright & Jessica Cope’s “The Astronomer’s Sun” shows in Saturday’s animation block.

Festival Preview

Homegrown Hollywood

The 2011 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase

Starting Thursday night, the New Mexico Film Office will set up shop at the Guild Cinema to produce the seventh annual New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase. The event began in 2005 with an ambitious week-long program spotlighting more than 40 hours’ worth of homegrown shorts, features, films and videos. Since then, the showcase has evolved into a somewhat more manageable four-day affair. It is still, however, a nonjuried, first-come, first-served opportunity for up-and-coming New Mexico filmmakers to get their work screened in the public eye.

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Idiot Box

Ain’t Gonna Happen

Nets nix high-profile shows before they air

In the television biz, the third week of May is traditionally known as “upfront season.” It’s the time of year when broadcast networks try to sell their upcoming fall seasons to advertisers. It’s those advertising rates that determine how much the networks will make next season. No wonder then that ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and The CW try and put their best foot forward. Their second best foot? That gets swept under the rug and is never spoken of again.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.

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Las Patronas come to the NHCC

All of Me/Llévate mis Amores

Follow a group of women from the Mexican village of La Patrona who prepare food, bag and toss it to migrants traveling on top of the freight train known as La Bestia as it makes its way to the US.
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