Showcase gives indie filmmakers exposure

November 2, 2013 • Local News

A Weeping Angel blocks the entrance to Dr. Who’s TARDIS at the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo)

It was hard to miss the frozen stone statue of a Weeping Angel—actually a person in costume—or the large TARDIS standing amid unnatural fog. It was even harder to miss people clamoring in and out of the blue police box, feigning fear of the angel, all for the sake of pictures.

But the Doctor Who marathon and 50th anniversary celebration were only part of the festivities. The more prominent focus was showcasing local films, as the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest took place for the majority of Saturday at the Roswell Convention Center.

Nine winners of the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase have been traveling around the state and their third stop was here in Roswell.

One judge for each category watched all the films to choose the winners, but the original 35 or so films were shown in a theatre in Santa Fe, which Login to read more

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