El Paso Film Festival

October 15, 2021
11:00 AM
125 W Mills Ave, El Paso, TX 79901

Philanthropy Theatre
Single Tickets: $10; Film Pass: $50; VIP Badge: $125 Some Films may not be appropriate for young children. Parental discretion advised.
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The El Paso Film Festival is among the largest showcase of independently produced films on the far edge of Texas. There’s something for every film lover.

This year’s official El Paso Film Festival Lineup:

First Date
After being conned into buying a shady ‘65 Chrysler, Mike’s first date plans with girl-next-door Kelsey implode as he finds himself targeted by criminals, cops, and a crazy cat lady.

The Good The Bad The Indie
Jueves Afternoon | No Pasa Nada | Pawn | 5:04 | Saving Salvador | Time Capsule | Under the Desk | Wake Up | Dilemma | Homicidal Crimes | Instructions to let go | Oh Clem | Sisters | The Ultimate (by Lou Fescano)

Vinyl Nation
A deep dig into the crates of the vinyl record resurgence to discover what an old technology says about our relationship to music and each other in a divided time in America.

El Paso Filmmakers Showcase
Brown Eyes Light Skin Brown Hair | By the Tracks | Disrupted Borders | The Climbing Perch | The Kevorkian Effect | Cruzando La Frontera | Just Passing Through | My Way - The Life and Times of Frank Censale | The Fine Ones | Yazo: Ghoul of Mischief

Teri, a weary widow, faces the painful task of rebuilding her life as a single mother, following a traumatic encounter with an armed assailant. When her worst fears seemingly come true, Teri finds herself bedridden and trapped in a cat and mouse game of life and death.

Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase 2020 The Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase began as a celebration of films made by women filmmakers from the U.S.-Mexico border region. Since then, we have expanded to include powerful short films from around the world, whose stories challenge perceptions about women, border communities, immigrants, people of color, the LBGTQ+ community, and other underrepresented communities.

Los Anos de Otto
An eccentric Mexican painter, who was Diego Rivera’s assistant during the 1940s, returns to his city seeking to create an artistic scene, when a turbulent incident leads him to pay a sentence for almost eight years in prison, a fact that will define his life forever.

Cancion De Invierno | Wintersong
Two broken hearts, two friends, a road trip, and a new lover. Danielle, a young musician, sets off on a journey with Diego, her best friend, while both of them face the pain of a break-up with their partners.

Broken Gaiete
Lost in an unknown and timeless land, IDIR finds himself with KASHOU, a woman who claims to be his mother, crossing through a village that lives by absurd and maniacal rules.

Documentary Shorts
A Concerto is a Conversation | Aguilas/Eagles | Last Night at the Strip Club | Snowy | The Beauty President | The Rifleman | Joe Buffalo | Just a Guy | Sleeping with the Devil | Ten Leaves Dilated | The Unlikely Fan

Dirty Feathers
With two homeless lovers’ journey as the through-line, ‘Dirty Feathers’ weaves in and out of an overwhelmed shelter and a forsaken landscape with fervent echoes of the unheard and neglected.

Narrative Shorts
A Crying Doll | Amparo’s Offerings | Blue Moon | Changing Tides | Raspberry | Significant Other | White Wedding | BJ’s Mobile Gift Shop | Like the Ones I used to Know | The Thing That Ate The Birds

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