News and Events

News and upcoming events from the Department of Cinematic Arts

Sunday Night Movie in CERIA

Please note that this week's movie (and all Sunday night movies going forward) will take place in CERIA 365, not at Mesa Del Sol.  Enter through the front door of CERIA, near the elevator. The Crimson Kimono (1959 / dir. by Samuel Fuller / 98 minutes)...

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An Evening with Michael McCormick

Join us Tuesday November 28th at 7pm at the Mesa Del Sol theater for an evening with Michael McCormick, master puppeteer and creature creator!  He will discuss his work on such films as The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth and Return of the Jedi.   We will watch...

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Film Talk

A New Audio Podcast for UNM Filmmakers. Are you interested in the current filmmaking culture and community at the University of New Mexico? Are you interested in the creative process of other student filmmakers and UNM Alumni? Join the conversation! This...

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2017 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase Winnerst

Congratulations to 2017 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase winners from UNM. Strange Love, directed by Mikel Cruz, won in the Student Film category. Great Eggs, directed by Sam Roberts, won in the Wild Card category. Alums Justin Golightly and Justin Holtzen...

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UNM College of Fine Arts presents Snapshot

The UNM College of Fine Arts is pleased to present Snapshot, an artistic collaboration in Popejoy Hall on November 9th, 2017 at 7:30pm. We cordially invite you to be our guest at an enthralling and diverse evening of art, music, drama, dance, and film....

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Cinematic Arts Sunday Night Movie

Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985 / dir. by Gisaburō Sugii / 113 minutes) Sunday, November 12, 7:00 pm / Mesa Del Sol Adapted from Japanese poet Kenji Miyazawa's beloved 1927 novel, Night on the Galactic Railroad tells the story of two friends who...

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Cinematic Arts Sunday Night Movie

The Fog   (1980 / dir. by John Carpenter / 91 minutes)   Sunday, October 22, 7:00 pm / Mesa Del Sol   Dean Cundey was John Carpenter’s cinematographer for the best movies Carpenter ever made. Their collaboration began with Halloween in 1978 and included...

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FORUM with Guest Lecturer & Director/Writer/Producer Brian Levant

In his fifth decade in the entertainment industry, Director/Writer/Producer Brian Levant has been at the creative helm of some of the biggest franchises in family entertainment. Among Levant’s more than 400 television credits include multiple seasons as the showrunner of “Happy Days,” Robin Williams’ first starring vehicle, “Mork & Mindy,” and the “Bad News Bears” series.

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