Aug 282015
2nd Annual  Globalquerque! International Cinema Series begins Sept. 3!

Share It! Kick off ¡Globalquerque! month at the movies – and enjoy films all during September! 2nd Annual International Cinema Series presented by ¡Globalquerque! and NHCC Announces 2015 Selections Comedy, Drama, Documentaries From Around the Planet Come to New Mexico Throughout September beginning 9/3. Special workshop, panel and dinner to be paired with 3 films ¡Globalquerque! and the National Hispanic Cultural Center announced the 2015 selections for the 2nd Annual International Cinema Series, taking place throughout September at the NHCC in Albuquerque as part on month-long ¡Globalquerque! events, culminating in [Read More]

Jun 182014
Las Vegas, New Mexico - America's Oldest Film Location

Share It!Interested in the history of the old west and film? This is an older documentary but it is chock full of vintage photos and the history of Las Vegas, New Mexico all the way back to its location participation in the earliest silent westerns. According to the film, Las Vegas, New Mexico, was one of the roughest towns in the west with even more killings than Tombstone, Arizona. Rough-riders, gamblers, hangings and shoot-outs were raging in the 1800s in Las Vegas. Watch "Las Vegas, New Mexico – America's Oldest [Read More]

Aug 152013
A New Renaissance for the Old West

Share It!A New Renaissance for the Old West  “The Silver Screen Finds a New Silicon Valley” by J.R. Beardsley & Paula Devlin Photo from the short film,  "Earthship," filmed in Taos at the Pheonix in the Earthship community. New Mexico is fast becoming the high-profile state for film with 7 already in the can for 2013 and 31 productions completed in 2012.  Understandably, many states are competing for production revenues but, with the recent 30% tax rebate incentive, state-of-the-art studios, film locations that could be anywhere in the world and over [Read More]

Mar 212012
Las Cruces - Quimera Screening

Share It!THE RIO GRANDE THEATRE AND WIDE AWAKE PRODUCTIONS INVITE THE PUBLIC TO A FREE SCREENING OF QUIMERA INDEPENDENT STUDENT FILMMAKERS ALSO ON HAND, FILMING SCENES FROM THE MOVIE “THE HARP” Saturday, March 31, 2012 March 21, 2012 – Filmmaking in Southern New Mexico is alive and well. Or, to misquote Mark Twain, “the reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated.” Despite continued funding cuts and a questionable future for Hollywood involvement, the filmmakers and students of Las Cruces continue doing what they love best: making movies. On Saturday, [Read More]

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