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Last week at the KiMo Theatre, the annual 48 Hour Film Project unveiled all 41 short films that were shot earlier this month in Albuquerque as part of the international guerilla filmmaking event. If you missed out, you’ve got another chance to see what Albuquerque was able to write, shoot and edit in just two days with the Best of 2016 48 Hour Film Project screening. It will take place Thursday, July 28, at KiMo Theater (423 Central NW) starting at 7pm. This two-hour screening of seven-minute masterpieces will conclude with an award ceremony in which the top films will be announced. Winners will go on to be compete in the international leg of the 48 Hour Film Project. Tickets are available now for $11 (general admission) or $10 (students/seniors) through kimotickets.com.
Free summer movies continue around Albuquerque. On Friday, July 29, Movies on the Plaza returns to Civic Plaza Downtown with a screening of Marvel’s The Avengers. Show up early and grab dinner from one of Albuquerque’s favorite food vendors as part of ABQ Food Fridays. This week’s featured restaurant is Pasion Latin Fusion. On Saturday, July 30, you and the family can head on over to Los Duranes Park (2904 Leopoldo NW) for an outdoor airing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. No alcohol or glass. Both movies begin at dusk (8:30pm) and are subject to cancellation due to weather.
The New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe has partnered with Link TV for a special screening of the Emmy Award-winning arts and culture series “Artbound,” which will showcase the new documentary Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West. This event is free and open to the public and will take place Friday, July 29, starting at 6pm. Lummis was an avid collector and preservationist, founder of LA’s first museum (the Southwest Museum of the American Indian) and a well-known writer/editor at the Los Angeles Times. Lummis had a profound effect on the Santa Fe region, having lived on the Isleta Pueblo where he was a strong advocate for American Indian rights. Following the screening will be a conversation with Andrew Wulf, director of the History Museum/Palace of the Governors and Juan Devis, KCETLink Media Group’s senior vice president of content development. Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West will eventually be telecast on Link TV on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 6pm. But this is a great chance to catch it early. The New Mexico History Museum is located on the historic Santa Fe Plaza at 113 Lincoln Ave.