Today seems to be a “golden age” for the New Mexico film industry. Certainly film production in the state is doing well.
But perhaps a look-back at the earlier years of New Mexico’s participation in filmmaking would be informative.
Jeff Berg - 1897 to Present - 90m approx - No Matinees The motion picture business in New Mexico is booming.
Almost every week articles in newspapers or reports on radio and T. boast of the new movies that are in production in the Land of Enchantment.
In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation.
Nevertheless, women invariably end up on the bottom rung of the social order.
The wife of an imprisoned drug addict is denied the divorce she needs in order to live independently.
Left alone grappling with the consequences of her husband's imprisonment, Hannah begins to unravel. S., Mind Game, the landmark debut from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa!!Three aliens travel to Earth on a reconnaissance mission in preparation for a mass invasion.Having taken possession of human bodies, the visitors rob the hosts of their essence – good, evil, property, family, belonging – leaving only hollow shells, which are all but unrecognizable to their loved ones.“A beautifully rotoscoped drama with intertwining stories set against the cognitively dissonant clash of Iran’s strict, theocratic society and the every-day realities of sex, drugs and corruption.” – Michael Ordona, Los Angeles Times“Visually striking.This wily account of 20-something Iranians negotiating an assault course of laws and prohibitions to get their kicks fizzes with energy and bad behaviour.” – Wendy Ide, Screen International Dir.The isolated location, the unraveling of their relationship, and the biome itself begin to lead them down a path of doom where primeval forces threaten to consume them. A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth! Ali Soozandeh - 2017 - 96m - Germany, Austria - Farsi with English Subtitles In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect.is excited to present the sci-fi action film (with a fabulous QUEEN soundtrack! You know you can't resist the 80s ultra camp cheese fest! Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law.Ziad Doueiri - 2017 - 112m - Lebanon / Belgium - In Arabic with English subtitles - No Matinees In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court.As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, Tony and Yasser reconsider their values and beliefs.Through the exploration of her fractured sense of identity and loss of self-control, the film investigates modern day alienation, the struggle to connect, and the dividing lines between individual identity, personal relationships, and societal pressures. Masaaki Yuasa - 2004 - 103m - Japan - In Japanese with English subtitles - AN ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS SPECIAL - Gen. The film's title says it all — this is a head trip like no other.Combining a wide array of techniques from traditional hand-drawn animation to rotoscoping to collage, Yuasa creates a genre-bending adventure that cannot be described, only experienced.