The Santa Fe Film Festival
February 12 – 16, 2020

The Santa Fe Film Festival celebrates all facets of cinematic arts – here in New Mexico, regionally and globally.

Our annual event honors everyone working both on and off screen to bring the best of film creation, production and showings to the public. We constantly seek improvement in our line of respective crafts and provide filmmakers with resources to pursue their dreams further.

The Santa Fe Film Festival focuses on bringing together distinguished industry specialists and all movie lovers through accessible screenings, panels, workshops and parties!

The Festival will continue to grow as the leading exhibition and portal for all things cinematic in New Mexico.

The 20th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival

FEBRUARY 12 – 16, 2020 Award Winners

Best NM Short : “Perps
Best NM Film : “Caffeine & Gasoline: Evolution of the American Rocker
Best NM Documentary : “Cancer; The Integrative Perspective
Best Film : “Laugh or Die
Best of Afro Cinema : “The Second
Best of Latin Ciné : “The Terms of Us
Best of LGBTQ+ : “Touchscreen
Best of Native Cinema : “Kama’āina (Child of the Land)
Best Cinematography : “Show Me What You Got
Best Documentary : “Whitewashed
Best Short : “Love from Santiago
Best Story : “Sudden Change
Best Music in Film : “Dirty Paws
Sisters of Cinema Award : “PRAYERS of a SAINT
Social Justice Award : “Broken Feathers
Spotlight on New Mexico Filmmaker : “The Hard Up
Best Film Experience : “Final Cutz
Lifetime Achievement Award ~ Matthew Modine



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New Mexico Spotlight

When:August 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where:Ballon Fiesta Drive-In, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque

Caffeine & Gasoline: Evolution of the American Rocker Award winning film industry art director and graphic artist, Steven “Fenix” Maes embarks on his first feature documentary as director and writer. Taking us on a journey across the country…

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Scottish Rite: Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

When:February 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where:Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501

A celebration of the talented individuals who have contributed to New Mexico’s success as an established leader in the film and television industry.

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CCA Pipe Dream / Fransisco / Penny Girl

When:February 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trl, Santa Fe NM 87505

Located at Center for Contemporary Arts   Pipe Dreams follows 5 organists as they compete in Canada’s International Organ Competition. Held every 3 years in Montreal, this competition for organists under the age of 35, is one of…

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JCC Anna / Patrick

When:February 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where:Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave Sante Fe NM 87105

Located at Jean Cocteau Cinema   * ANNA – 14:59 mins:   Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. She works in a meat processing plant, lives in a rundown…

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