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As part of the Art Show at Albuquerque Pride Fest, sponsored by Century 21 UNICA Real Estate, the documentary Let The Record Show will be screening at the Expo New Mexico fine arts building from Friday, June 10, through Sunday, June 12. The documentary, offering a poetic perspective of art and activism, has been shown at multiple film festivals including the Santa Fe Film Fest in 2014. Beginning as a conversation, the documentary progressed into a collaboration of New York City artist’s powerful voices sharing their stories, compassion, pain and strength in the face of AIDS in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Enjoy all that the 2016 Albuquerque Pride Fest has to offer and be sure to stop by and see this artful production, screening continuously for free from 7-10pm on Friday, 11am-5pm on Saturday, and 10am-3pm on Sunday.
For those of you who get a thrill out of classic flicks, be prepared for an exciting month at the KiMo Theatre in the heart of downtown Albuquerque. Each Friday the historic theater will screen one of Alfred Hitchcock’s hits from the ‘40s, this week presenting the 1941 film Suspicion. The exciting movie, based on the the novel Before the Fact by Francis Iles (aka Anthony Berkeley), stars Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine with supporting actor Cedric Hardwicke. Be prepared for nail-biting and seat-clutching during this suspenseful adventure in which a handsome gambler woos a shy woman, only to show his true colors after their marriage. The film will screen on June 10 at both 6 and 8:30pm and tickets cost between $6 and $8.
This week for Bernalillo County’s Movies in the Park summer series stop by Twin Parks (4300 Avenida Manana NE) for a free screening of the popular 2015 movie Inside Out. Produced by Pixar and released by Disney, Inside Out tells the story of 11-year-old Riley, exploring her complex and antrhopomorphized emotions when she must move to a new home across the country. The computer-animated comedy-drama starring voices by Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler and more will begin at 8pm on Saturday, June 11. Food vendors will be available at the park to satisfy any movie munchies but be sure to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets.
On Saturday, June 11, the KiMo Theatre will show the 1950 film noir Sunset Boulevard at both 2 and 6pm. Directed by Billy Wilder and starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson and Eric von Stroheim, the classic comedy-drama film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards when first released, including nominations in all four acting categories, and won three. The story focuses on reclusive Norma Desmond who dreams of making a comeback in Hollywood and begins a relationship with small-time writer Joe Gillis. Quickly turning south, the story ends in murder and madness. Tickets cost $6-$8.
Head over to the South Broadway Cultural Center on Friday, June 10, to see a free screening of the 2012 movie The Avengers. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson and more, the exciting action-adventure tells the story of Earth’s mightiest heroes working together to save humanity. The film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles from 2-4pm, and free water and popcorn will be available.