Reel World: Filmmaker Mixer, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Comic Book Movies

Mix It Up

Devin D. O'Leary
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The New Mexico Film Foundation is hosting another “filmmaker mixer” in Santa Fe on Friday, May 13, from 6 to 8pm. The event will take place at the Inn at Santa Fe (8376 Cerrillos). It’s a chance for people in the local film industry—both pro and amateur—to meet and circulate. Find out what other filmmakers are doing. Discuss your latest projects. Hunt for a job. Locate a good sound mixer. Network like crazy. Or just hang out with a bunch of other movie-minded people. For more info go to

Reel World: Racism On The Gridiron? Racism On The Gridiron?

Institute of American Indian Arts professor and activist Charlene Teters will be present for a screening of the documentary In Whose Honor? at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center this Saturday, May 14, from 2 to 3:30pm. The film traces Teters’ campaign against the University of Illinois’ controversial team mascot, Chief Illiniwek, as well as her evolution into a leading voice against the merchandising of Native American images. A Q&A with Teters will follow the screening. Admission is free. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is located at 2401 12th Street NW.

Reel World: Cuckoo For Cinema Cuckoo For Cinema

The historic KiMo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque is launching another classic film series. This time around, they’re digging into the American Film Institute’s list of “The 100 Greatest Films Ever Made.” No word on how many of these films KiMo is trying to program, but they’re starting out with the 1975 Oscar winner One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Jack Nicholson stars as rule-breaking counterculture icon Randle P. McMurphy in director Milos Forman’s adaptation of Ken Kesey’s famed novel. The film starts at 2pm and 6pm on Saturday, May 14. It screens again at 2pm on Sunday, May 15. Admission is $6 students/seniors and $8 general admission. You can score tickets in advance by going to Future AFI 100 screenings include 1974’s Chinatown (May 28 and 29) and 1950’s Sunset Boulevard (June 11).

Reel World: Shooting Comics Shooting Comics

A film festival for comic book and superhero fans will be held at the Santa Fe Comic Con in October and at the Albuquerque Comic Con in January. Judged by a “panel of industry luminaries,” the Comics in Film Festival is looking for genre-related films in the following categories: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comics-Oriented, Documentary (Pop Culture-Related), Horror/Suspense, Humor and Science Fiction/Fantasy. Awards and prizes will be given out at Comic-Con with film screenings all three days of the event. Winners of the official selections at Santa Fe Comic Con will be screened at the Albuquerque Comic Con in January of 2017. This Wednesday, May 18, is the regular deadline to submit your films. Shorts (under 30 minutes) cost $20 to submit. Features (over 30 minutes) cost $30. After May 18, prices go up for the “extended deadline,” June 18. Interested filmmakers can submit their work at
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