UNM Valencia film festival

The fourth annual New Mexico Film Festival hosted by University of New Mexi­co Valencia Campus is set for Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Community Center on the south side of the campus.

All film screenings and panel discussions are free of charge and open to the public. A list of films can be found on the UNM Valencia website.

Organized and curated by UNM Valencia instructor Bill Nevins, the film festival focuses on movies which bear close ties to New Mexico. The two day festival will be screened on UNM Valen­cia’s state of the art projection and sound system.

There will be a panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. that will include Española-based film­maker Mateo Frasier; Ann Lerner of the Albuquerque Film Office; Dirk Norris of the New Mexico Film Foun­dation; UNM Valencia film program professor Justin R. Romine; Jason Sedillo, CEO/president of Dream To Achieve Entertainment, Albuquerque; UNM main campus professor and experimental filmmaker Bryan Konefsky; and best-selling Albuquerque author, Alisa Valdes.

An audience feedback and discussion session hosted by Nevins will be held on Thursday Feb. 5 at 2 p.m.

For more information or questions, call (505) 925-8970.