7:00 pm Film Screening, Q&A to immediately follow Thanks to incredible demand, the Center will host a second screening of the New Mexico thriller Coyote Cage! Coyote Cage is about a group of Latin American immigrants who find themselves in the middle of a human trafficking ring and seek shelter in a safe house…that is anything but. The screening will be followed by a Q&A Panel with the director. Free Community Event. Please register below.
7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. More than 500,000 people experience homelessness every night in America. Lead Me Home is a documentary short that tells a few of these real-life stories giving the audience a rare, in-depth look at the scale, scope, and diversity of what it means to be unsheltered today while calling into question uninformed attitudes and outmoded policies. Free Community Event Runtime: 40 minutes.
7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American woman in Detroit whose vision of revolution will surprise you. A writer, activist, and philosopher rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America’s past and its potentially radical future. The documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, plunges (more…)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Food Trucks, Cash Bar & Pop Fizz 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Music by Lindy Vision 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm: Rumble Screening Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history. Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, (more…)
5:00 – 7:00 pm: Reception & Cash Bar 6:00 pm: Levi Romero Pre-Film Talk 7:00 pm: Screening Rudolfo Anaya’s beloved and iconic Bless Me, Ultima returns to the NHCC with Carl Franklin’s screen adaptation. Bless Me, Ultima is set in the 1940s in rural New Mexico, and tells the story of a young boy and the mysterious healer who opens his eyes to the wonders of the spiritual realm. As the entire world is plunged into war and Antonio Marez grapples with the harsh realities all around him, his life is (more…)
5:00 pm: Private Reception 6:00 pm: Graduation, Performances, & Screening Note: This screening has been moved from the Bank of America Theatre to the Wells Fargo Auditorium. Due to the smaller venue, space will be limited. Please register below. Come celebrate the culmination of El Puente, an 8-week youth summer program that aims to develop and nurture the talents of young individuals, providing them with the tools and skills necessary to become future media creators and advocates for environmental justice. Through hands-on experiences and mentorship, youth are (more…)
6:00 pm: Doors open 7:00 pm: Film Screening Antigravity Films & Red on the Side present CINEMA RENDEZVOUS. Join us for an evening of local short films and stay for the world premiere of the fan film Star Wars: Rendezvous, followed by a Q&A with our featured local filmmakers. Hosted by Brent Peterson of Antigravity Films, and Crystal Thomas of Red on the Side Productions. Mix & Mingle with Star Wars Characters at 6:00 pm; screening begins at 7:00 pm, followed immediately by the Q&A. Seats are limited. Tickets (more…)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Food Trucks & Cash Bar 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Featuring a pre-show performance by Award-Winning Artist Micky Cruz 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Tabling 7:00 pm Film Screening Panel Discussion, Raffle & Q&A to immediately follow. The National Premiere of the Local Feature Film Coyote Cage. Coyote Cage is about a group of Latin American immigrants who find themselves in the middle of a human trafficking ring and seek shelter in a safe house, that is anything but. The screening will (more…)
7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political, and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide. Free Community Event