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Get Reel Film Series — The UTEP film
series is in the Union Cinema, Union Building
East, First Floor. Showings are 7 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays. Admission: $2 general
admission; $1 UTEP students, faculty, staff and
alumni members with valid ID. Combo tickets
(include hot dog, small soda and popcorn) are
$5. Tickets available in advance at the UTEP
Ticket Center or at the door. Season passes
available. Information/schedule: 747-5711 or on
Facebook at UTEP/Union.
• Jan. 29-30: The Book of Life
• Feb. 5-6: The Theory of Everything
• Feb. 12-13: Gone Girl
• Feb. 19-20: Big Hero 6
• Feb. 26-27: Mockingjay Part 1
• March 5-6: Boyhood
Short Film Showcase — Doña Ana Arts
Council will help kick off “For Love Of Art
Month” with a special screening of local films
produced and shot in southern New Mexico by
Las Cruces-based production company PRC
Productions at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Rio
Grande Theatre, 211, N. Main, Las Cruces
Downtown Mall. Included in the line-up are
trailers, webisodes and short films, including
Aron Hethcox’s mutant thriller “Quimera,”
Cody Dalton’s critically acclaimed “AntiMinute” and Troy Scoughton Jr’s directorial
debut “Last Night On Mars.” Tickets: $2.
Information: or
Film Salon — The Film Salon at Trinity First
United Methodist Church’s Resler Hall Chapel,
801 N. Mesa (at Yandell), begins continues its
series exploring on the cinema’s most dynamic
leading men, Steve McQueen, Saturday, Feb.
7, in Resler Hall. Admission is free. Information:
533-2674 or
Pax Christi Film Series — The series
presents the award-winning documentary “Let
The Fire Burn,” about the long-time feud
between the Black Panther Group, MOVE and
the city of Philadelphia at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
8, at Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services’
Mother Teresa Center, 2400 E. Yandell.
Discussion will follow. Hosted by Pax Christi El
Paso and the Peace & Justice Ministry of the
Catholic Diocese of El Paso. Admission is free,
donations accepted. Information: 740-3962.
The situation came to a deadly climax in 1985.
Filmmaker Jason Osder tells the story with
archival news coverage and interviews.
Jay’s Pix Presents — Film historian Jay
Duncan and the Sunset Film Society host the
monthly film series at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22,
at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino
Drive in Sunland Park. Admission is free; but
reservations strongly recommended; RVSP via
This month’s celebrates the month of love
with the 35th anniversary showing of
“Somewhere in Time.” Christopher Reeve portrays a contemporary playwright who falls in
love with a woman in a 70-year-old photograph, and sets out to find her. Through selfhypnosis, he travels back to 1912 to find love
with actress Elise McKenna (Jane Seymour).
Also showing is “Back to Somewhere in
Time” a 2000 documentary on the pre-production, casting and making of this film.
‘Truth’ World Premiere — The world
premiere of a feature film produced in southern New Mexico by Las Cruces-based PRC
Productions is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb.
27-28, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main
in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Written and
directed by Michael J. Cramer (“Weird
Science,” “Summer Camp Nightmare”) and
starring William McNamara (“Dream a Little
February 2015
Dream,” “Copycat”). Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $8.50. Information: (575) 523-6403 or
“Truth” is about a group of college students
who stumble into a top-secret facility deep in
the Gila Wilderness and become infected with a
deadly virus that could be a worldwide threat.
A question-and-answer session with the filmmakers follows the screening.
Additional screenings are 7 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, March 6-7, WNMU’s Light Hall
Auditorium, in Silver City. Tickets: $5 (free for
WNMU students with valid ID).
Fountain Theatre — 2469 Calle de
Guadalupe, Mesilla. The historic theater, operated by the Mesilla Valley Film Society, features
films at 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 1:30 p.m.
Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7
($6 seniors, military and students with ID; $5
children and society members); $5 on
Wednesday. Information, schedule: (575) 5248287 or
• Jan. 30-Feb. 5: “The Immigrant.” A romantic tale about a Polish nurse-turned-prostitute
for whom the symbolic promise of Ellis Island
presents only hardship. Starring Marion
Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Remmer.
• Feb. 6-12: Oscar Nominated Short Films
2015. Collective screening of the Academy
Award nominated short films from the
Animation and Live Action categories for 2014.
• Feb. 13-19: “Antarctica: A Year on Ice,” a
documentary by Anthony Powell. Rated PG.
• Feb. 20-26: “Two Days, One Night.”
Marion Cotillard plays a married woman with
children who returns to work at a factory after
a breakdown. Management is proposing to fire
her and make everyone else work harder, with
a 1,000-euro bonus as a sweetener. PG-13.
• Feb. 27-March 5: “Goodbye to All That.”
When his wife unexpectedly informs him that
she wants a divorce, the well-meaning but
oblivious husband searches for the real thing
amid a string of one night stands. Not rated,
but R-rated equivalent.
by Sam Taylor-Johnson.
• Kingsman: The Secret Service (20th CenturyFox) — Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Mark
Hamill. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.
• The Last Five Years (RADiUS-TWC) — Anna
Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Meg Hudson.
Directed by Richard LaGravenese.
• What We Do in the Shadows (Unison) —
Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan
Brugh. Directed by Clement and Waititi.
Feb. 20:
• The DUFF (Lionsgate) — Mae Whitman,
Bella Thorne, Allison Janney. Directed by Ari
• Gloria (Picturehouse) — Sofia Espinosa,.
Directed by Christian Keller. Based on the life
of Mexican pop/rock icon Gloria Trevi.
• Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (Paramount) —
Adam Scott, Gilliam Jacobs, Chevy Chase.
Directed by Steve Pink. Sequel to 2010 film.
• McFarland, USA (Disney) — Kevin Costner,
Maria Bello. Directed by Niki Caro.
• Wild Tales (Sony Classics) — Liliana
Ackerman. Directed by Damián Szifrón.
Feb. 27:
• Everly (Dimension) — Salma Hayek, Togo
Igawa, Jennifer Blanc. Directed by Joe Lynch.
• Focus (Warner Bros.) — Will Smith, Margot
NM Museum of Space History
Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater —
3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. Tickets: $6 ($5.50
for seniors and military; $4.50 ages 4-12). Ages
2 and under free. Museum/IMAX combo tickets available. Information: (877) 333-6589 or
(575) 437-2840 or
• “Journey Into Amazing Caves” is 10 a.m.,
noon, 2 and 4 p.m.
• “Tornado Alley” is 1 and 3 p.m.
Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro. Directed by Glenn
Ficarra and John Requa.
• The Lazarus Effect (Relativity) — Evan
Peters, Olivia Wilde, Sarah Bolger. Directed by
David Gelb. Postponed from Jan. 30.
• Little Boy (Open Road) — Kevin James,
Emily Watson, Michael Rapaport. Directed by
Alejandro Monteverde.
• Maps to the Stars (Focus World) — Julianne
Moore, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska.
Directed by David Cronenberg.
• My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
(Columbia) — Ryan Gosling, Nicolas Winding
Refn. Directed by Liv Corfixin. Portrait of filmmaker Refn during the filming and release of
“Only God Forgives” (2013).
• ‘71 (Roadside) — Jack O’Connell, Sam Reid,
Sean Harris. Directed by Yann Demange.
DVD Releases
Feb. 3:
• Dracula Untold / PG-13
• John Wick / R
Feb. 10:
• Nightcrawler / R
• Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No
Good Very Bad Day / PG
Feb. 17:
• Dumb and Dumber To / PG-13
Feb. 24:
• Big Hero 6 / PG
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Jay’s Film Forecast — Film historian Jay
Duncan prepared this list of top “Coming
Attractions.” Release dates subject to change.
Feb. 6:
• Ballet 422 (Magnolia) — Directed by Jody
Lee Lipes. Documentary.
• Jupiter Ascending (Warner Bros.) —
Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne.
Directed by Andy & Lana Wachowski.
• Seventh Son (Universal) — Ben Barnes,
Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges. Directed by
Sergey Bodrov.
• The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
(Paramount) — Voices of Clancy Brown,
Antonio Banderas, Seth Green. Directed by
Paul Tibbitt and Mike Mitchell.
Feb. 13:
• Fifty Shades of Grey (Universal) — Dakota
Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle. Directed
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