The annual Las Cruces International Film Festival returns this week, kicking off with a screening of Richard Dreyfuss’ film and a special Q and A with the star.
The festival, presented by New Mexico State University and Visit Las Cruces runs from March 4th through the 8th at the Cineport 10- Allen Theatres at Mesilla Valley Mall.
Festival officials share that attendees will see a wide variety of films including documentaries, short subjects, animation and foreign films in all genres.
In addition to the films, well-known industry professionals and celebrities will be on hand, with many participating in question-and-answer sessions after some of the films, as well as participate in workshops and panel discussions throughout the week.
For more information on the festival, screening times and more, visit their website.
WHAT: Las Cruces Film Festival film screenings and workshops
WHO: This year’s guests and honorees include Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, Academy Award nominee Graham Green, Krista Bridges, Bella Heathcote, Judge Reinhold, and Tom Schulman.
WHEN: 7 p.m. March 4 the festival’s opening night film “Astronaut” starring Richard Dreyfuss will screen, followed by a Q&A with Dreyfuss, actor Kristen Bridges, director Shelagh McLeod and producer Jessica Adams.
WHERE: Cineport 10 – Allen Theatres in Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 South Telshor Boulevard
Author: Minerva Baumann – NMSU