Film Festivals


Film Festival submitted by M. C. Jonet

Dates: June 28 and June 29
Time: 9am-6pm
Location: NMSU University Art Museum

Information: Everybody is welcome to join us for the 9th Annual Feminist Border Arts Film Festival and the Inaugural Feminist Border Arts Zine Fest, happening June 28 and 29 during International Pride Weekend at the University Art Museum on the New Mexico State University campus. This event is free and open to the public.

This year's festival features a lineup of shorts and full-length films from NMSU, Las Cruces, the Borderlands region, the US, and around the world. Categories include documentary, animation, digital storytelling, performance, and narrative, along with experimental pieces that will keep you thinking for days. Festival selections focus on themes of social importance and change. Please note, these films are not rated by the MPAA; viewer discretion is advised. For more information, visit fba.nmsu.edu and check the festival program to plan your viewing.

We have a broad range of programming to support various interests, viewerships, identities, and age ranges. Films will be screened simultaneously in three different locations within the museum building throughout the two days. In addition to the screenings, we will host guest speakers, participating filmmakers, refreshments, and an OutsmART workshop, as well as a concurrent zine fest on June 29. Zine makers from the area, across the US, and from Juarez will exhibit and sell their self-published works.

Since this is a festival, we encourage you to explore the different spaces and immerse yourself in the range of film, media, and speaker presentations. Enjoy refreshments and engage in conversations with filmmakers, media artists, and fellow attendees.

Be at the UAM this June 28 and 29 for the 9th Annual Feminist Border Arts Film Festival and the Inaugural Feminist Border Arts Zine Fest—where creativity, community, and curiosity come alive. #FBAFZF - Remember, admission is free.

Contact Name: M. C. Jonet
Contact Email: mjonet@nmsu.edu
Contact Phone: (575)-646-2545

Film Festival submitted by Santa Fe International Film Festival

Dates: October 16-20, 2024
Time: 10am-11:30PM
Location: Santa Fe

Information: The Santa Fe International Film Festival (SFiFF) takes place October 16th-20th, 2024 for five days and nights of over 160 premiere film screenings, daily industry events, panel discussions with visiting experts, and special programming for both filmmakers and audiences. 

Dubbed “Toronto, but on a much smaller scale ” by Deadline Hollywood and “a young Sundance” by indieWire, SFiFF is a creative center for film in Santa Fe. SFiFF promotes the art and business of filmmaking by connecting filmmakers with industry members and distributors and promoting local emerging film talent. SFiFF’s events take place at theaters, art galleries, restaurants, hotels, and museums throughout downtown Santa Fe.

SFiFF is presented by the nonprofit Santa Fe Film Institute, which provides filmmaker grants, film student scholarships, and year-round programming to enrich New Mexico’s cinematic arts community.

Please visit www.santafe.film for more information.

Contact Name: Santa Fe International Film Festival
Contact Email: contact@santafe.film
Contact Phone: (505) 397-0371

Film Festival submitted by Andrew Wice

Dates: September 13-15
Time: 7 pm - 10 pm
Location: Madrid, New Mexico

Information: Madrid Film Festival

The screening of the seventh annual Madrid Film Festival will be at the historic Engine House Theater in Madrid, New Mexico, over the weekend of September 13-15, 2024. The single program runs from 7 pm - 10 pm with an intermission.

For tickets and details, visit https://madridfilmfest.org/

Contact Name: Andrew Wice
Contact Email: adw@madridfilmfest.org
Contact Phone: 5054241065

Film Festival submitted by Kira Sipler

Dates: September 25-29, 2024
Time: 10am - 11pm
Location: Historic Lobo Theater & Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, NM

Information: The AFME Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, which produces the annual Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX).

AFMX brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film + music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery, and the sharing of impactful stories.

Our vision is to enhance cultural richness by integrating film + music programs that provide entertainment and education for the community, contribute to the creative economy, and support Albuquerque as an epicenter for film, music, and the arts.

With a focus on networking, film screenings, working with industry professionals, career development, and furthering education, AFMX offers a unique and valuable experience for individuals looking to advance their careers in the entertainment industry.

AFMX is not just a festival, it's a celebration of stories that matter.

Please visit www.afmxnm.com for ticketing, volunteer and film submission information.

Contact Name: Kira Sipler
Contact Email: Kira Sipler
Contact Phone: 505-265-7866

Dark Red Film Fest

Dates: October 25-27th, 2024
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Information: Dark Red Film Fest is created by filmmakers for filmmakers and is dedicated to fostering a vibrant community that embraces and cultivates both indie filmmaking and a shared passion for horror.

Featuring a selection of eerie, bizarre, and undeniably creepy short and feature films from around the globe, it provides an environment for creativity and community to thrive.

Save the date for October 2024 as the Dark Red Film Fest returns for its third edition! Over three days, the festival will showcase a bone-chilling array of short and feature horror films from New Mexico and beyond. It's an event that filmmakers and horror enthusiasts alike won't want to miss!

darkredhorror.com/film-fest

Submit your films on Film Freeway through August. filmfreeway.com/darkredfilmfest

Contact Name: Tabitha McDonald
Contact Email: Tabitha McDonald
Contact Phone: 405.248.1041

Roswell Daily Record Film Festival

Dates: July 5 & 6
Time: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: Roswell

Information: https://rdrfilmfestival.com/
We are very happy to announce the new edition of the Roswell Daily Record Film Festival. We are preparing an unprecedented event in the city of Roswell.
This year fiction and reality will meet at the festival. Entertainment stars and the most important researchers of the UFO/UAP phenomenon and the paranormal world will be present.
International showrunners, producers and directors will be part of the jury.
The call for entries is open at FilmFreeWay and Festhome.

Our event will hold 10 COMPETITIONS.
We proudly announce our MAIN COMPETITIONS:
*UFO Feature Film
*Paranormal Feature Film
*UFO Documentary
*Paranormal Documentary
*UFO Short Film
*Paranormal Short Film
*UFO Web Series/Podcast
*Paranormal Web Series/Podcast
*UFO TV Series/Shows
*Paranormal TV Series/Shows

$1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded.

Contact Name: Toby Martinez
Contact Email: Toby Martinez
Contact Phone: 575-622-7710

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience

Dates: September 25-29, 2024
Time: 9am to 11pm daily
Location: The Historic Lobo Theater and The Guild Cinema

Information: The AFME Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, which produces the annual Albuquerque Film & Music Experience.

Mission
AFMX brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film + music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery, and the sharing of impactful stories.

Vision
To enhance cultural richness by integrating film + music programs that provide entertainment and education for the community, contribute to the creative economy, and support Albuquerque as an epicenter for film, music, and the arts.

Please visit www.afmxnm.com for a full overview of the experience and past attendees.

Contact Name: Kira Sipler
Contact Email: Kira Sipler
Contact Phone: 505-265-7866