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Las Cruces International Film Festival kicks off with Richard Dreyfuss film

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

Richard Dreyfuss to appear at Plaza Classic Film Festival

Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss is scheduled to appear at the 10th anniversary edition of the El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival.

Dreyfuss, whose iconic career spans movies, TV and the stage, is scheduled to appear for an on-stage interview before a screening of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster Jaws at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 12 in El Paso’s historic Plaza Theatre.

He also is set for an on-stage interview before a screening of the inspirational 1995 movie Mr. Holland’s Opus at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 13 in the Plaza Theatre. Dreyfuss was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of music teacher Glenn Holland.

Dreyfuss also is scheduled to appear for an autograph signing from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 12 in the Foundation Room, 333 North Oregon Street, across from San Jacinto Plaza.

Richard Dreyfuss is considered one of the most talented and resourceful American actors of the last 50 years. Currently involved in three forthcoming movies, he has worked with some of the most influential directors of the day, including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Mike Nichols.

He has appeared in more than 50 movies. They include The Goodbye Girl (for which he became the youngest actor to win Best Actor Oscar at age 30), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, American Graffiti, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Stakeout, Stand by Me and Postcards From the Edge.

His lengthy list of television credits range from appearances on Bewitched, Gunsmoke and Gidget in the 1960s to roles in the recent Fox series Shots Fired and the title role of ABC’s 2016 mini-series Madoff.

Richard Dreyfuss joins actress Kathleen Turner and animation legends Don Bluth and Gary Goldman as special guests of this year’s 10th anniversary Plaza Classic Film Festival.  The full festival schedule is available at plazaclassic.com/schedule.

Tickets for the more than 90 Plaza Classic Film Festival movies go on sale Friday, July 7 at the Plaza Theatre box office, Ticketmaster outlets and 800-745-3000.

Festival passes and teen Film Club passes are available at plazaclassic.com/tickets an915-533-4020.

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