Film Screening: Bless Me Ultima

5:00 pm: Food Truck & Cash Bar 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 forever changed by (more…)

Film Premiere: After Orange

5:00 pm: Photo Booth & Cash Bar 6:30 pm: Doors 7:00 pm: Screening Q&A immediately following. Rapture Productions presents After Orange, a documentary that explores the stigma of being an ex-con. The day-to-day struggle is both external — trying to do everyday essentials like finding a job, caring for their families, and paying the bills — and internal — increasing their self-worth, dealing with the guilt of betraying their loyalties, and finding the confidence to strive for a better future. Following the lives of ex-gang leader Jeffrey (more…)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: FanCineQueer. Infancias (June 2024)

The FanCineQueer. Infancias films in this series will be available on the Cervantes Institute’s Vimeo channel, link below, for 96 hours, starting at 2:00 am. Cervantes Institute’s Vimeo HERE The Cervantes Institute joins the celebration of LGTBIQ+ culture by presenting a program of short films co-organized with the Extremadura festival FanCineQueer. FanCineQueer. Infancias Screening: Cocodrilo– Thursday, June 6, 2024 Elsa – Monday, June 10, 2024 El rey de las flores – Thursday, June 13 17 minutos con Nora – Monday, June 17: Cristiano – Thursday, June 20 (more…)

Afro Mundo: Film Screening: All the World is Sleeping

6:00 pm: Screening 8:00 pm: Panel Discussion, immediately after screening. NHCC | Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium Afro Mundo presents All the World is Sleeping. Fighting for her own life and the ones she loves, a Chicana in New Mexico sinks deeper into her addiction while struggling to surface for her daughter. This incredible film was created by Bold Futures and seven system-impacted women: we bring light to complexities of trauma, substance use, and parenting in this raw and riveting story. In (more…)

Free Summer Series Film Screening: Stand and Deliver (1998) with Special Guests Lone Piñon

5:00 pm: Food Truck & Cash Bar 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Lone Piñon Live Performance 7:00 pm: Screening NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Edward James Olmos stars as Jaime Escalante in this inspirational true story about a teacher and the unmotivated East Los Angeles high school students who he inspires, badgers, threatens and humors into learning the most demanding of all math sciences–calculus. But the accomplishment is so utterly fantastic that the students are accused of cheating. Given a choice to accept the allegation or (more…)

Free Summer Series Film Screening: Utama (2022)

5:00 pm: Food Truck & Cash Bar 5:30 pm -6:30 pm: Lindy Vision Live Performance 7:00 pm: Screening Q&A immediately following NHCC | Bank of America Theatre In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living a tranquil life for years. While he takes their small herd of llamas out to graze, she keeps house and walks for miles with the other local women to fetch precious water. When an uncommonly long drought threatens everything, they know, Virginio and Sisa must decide whether to (more…)

Free Summer Series Film Screening: The First Rainbow Coalition (2019)

6:00 pm: Food Trucks & Cash Bar 7:00 pm: Screening 8:00 pm: Director’s Talk & Q&A to immediately following screening. NHCC | Wells Fargo Auditorium Join us for a panel discussion with Filmmaker Ray Santisteban and Black Panther activist Aaron Dixon. The First Rainbow Coalition, Directed & Produced by Ray Santisteban, charts the history and legacy of a groundbreaking multi-ethnic coalition that rocked Chicago in the 1960s. Comprised of activists from the Black Panthers, the Young Patriots (southern whites), and the Young Lords (a former Puerto Rican street (more…)

Free Summer Series Film Screening: Street Heroines (2021)

5:00 pm: Food Trucks & Cash Bar 6:00 pm: Breaking Hearts 7:00 pm: Screening Director’s Talk & Q&A to follow immediately after screening. NHCC | Bank of America Theatre STREET HEROINES  is an award-winning feature-length documentary celebrating the courage and creativity of women who despite their lack of recognition have been an integral part of the graffiti and street art movement since the beginning. With authentic vérité storytelling woven between an interview-driven narrative, STREET HEROINES  juxtaposes the personal experiences of three emerging Latina artists from New York City, (more…)

Free Summer Series Film Screening: To The End (2022)

5:00 pm: Food trucks & cash bar 6:00 pm: La Nina: Nina Otero-Warren Presented by Deborah Blanche 7:00 pm: Film Screening NHCC | Bank of America Theatre The world is in crisis as it misses target after target to stop climate change. The Green New Deal has captured the imagination of millions with its visionary promise for systemic economic and environmental change that will build a better and more just world. In this moment of political upheaval with clashes in the streets and the halls of Congress, (more…)

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