The Las Cruces International Film Festival

2019/02/19 19:00:00

Cinema in the City of Crosses  |  February 19 – 24 , 2019

The 2019 Las Cruces International Film Festival features the best of the best in independent cinema, workshops, panels, celebrity appearances and VIP parties. This year’s celebrities include George Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Kathleen Quinlan, and Don Foster (writer/producer of The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men).

The Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF) is a public event, presented by New Mexico State University. Programs, workshops, films, lectures, and events held from February 19th – 24th, 2019 are presented for LCIFF public ticket holders, invited sponsors, Filmmakers, VIP Pass holders and guests for the entertainment and education of attendees.

Schedule Overview

FEBRUARY 19

Screening of the Ballad of Gregorio Cortez at the Rio Grande Theatre. Edward James Olmos to receive the Mark Medoff Humanitarian Award. Special guests include Edward, Kathleen Quinlan and Director Robert M. Young.

KICK OFF

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Cost: $30

Rio Grande Theatre

211 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 541-2290

FEBRUARY 20

Opening Night Film RIVER RUNS RED followed by Q&A with Actors, Director, and Producers Allen Theatres Cineport 10 (Mesilla Valley Mall).

OPENING NIGHT FILM: “RIVER RUNS RED”

Theatre 1  7:00 – 8:15 pm

Theatre 2  7:30 – 8:45 pm

Cost: $30

Cineport 10

700 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001

FEBRUARY 21

Special Screening of “Spare Parts” followed by Q&A with George Lopez.

SPECIAL SCREENING OF “SPARE PARTS”

9:00 – 10:00 pm

Cost: $30

Cineport 10

700 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001

FEBRUARY 22

Day four of the 2019 film festival is another full-day lineup of films and workshops hosted at Allen Theatre’s Cineport 10. An emphasis has been worked into this event day’s schedule with a complete list to showcase animations, music videos, narrative, documentary, and student shorts.

CELEBRATING FILMMAKERS

Various. See full schedule below.

Cineport 10

700 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001

FEBRUARY 23

Details to be determined.

AWARDS CEREMONY

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Rio Grande Theatre

211 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 541-2290

Stay and Save

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton is a proud sponsor of the Las Cruces International Film Festival and we have worked with them to offer special Film Festival Hotel Package rates listed below.  For packages and reservations call (575) 527-8777 Film Festival Rate code LCF

Hampton Inn & Suites Las Cruces I-25

+1-575-527-8777

2350 East Griggs Avenue

Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88001

3 Night Stay & 2 VIP Tickets

$395 Double Occupant

4 Night Stay & 2 VIP Tickets 

$460

5 Night Stay & 2 VIP Tickets 

$525

Room Only Festival Rate 

$65 / night

(no tickets)

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