Actors Robert Redford and Wes Studi, Sibylle Szaggars Redford; Musician Thomas Dolby and Director Leslie Zemeckis headline Albuquerque Film and Media Experience Festival. The event runs through June 9.
The event celebrates film, music, arts and entertainment with world premiere movies, domestic and international films, actor/director panels, art exhibits and concerts.
There is more than 80 domestic and international film screenings, panel discussions and “intimate conversations” with notable filmmakers and actors from throughout the world.
The films are scheduled to run at various venues along the historic Route 66 in Nob Hill and downtown.
Some notable persons on the panels are Robert Redford, Wes Studi, Giancarlo Esposito, Elizabeth Peña, Giancarlo Esposito, Steven Michael Quezada and Leslie Zemeckis, among others.
Redford will engage in a night of conversations, insights, laughter and memories. Accompanied by Robert Lynch, CEO and President of Americans for the Arts, they will share their love for filmmaking, art and living in the Land of Enchantment.
The Honorable Richard J. Berry will be making the evening’s introduction. An Evening with Robert Redford, will take place 6 p.m., Friday, at the Hiland Theater.