The Albuquerque Film & Media Experience Presents: "Drunktown's Finest"

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The Albuquerque Film & Media Experience Presents: "Drunktown's Finest"

Time: June 4, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: KiMo Theatre
Street: 423 Central Ave. NW
City/Town: Albuquerque
Website or Map: http://www.abqfilmx.com/
Phone: 505-261-4444
Event Type: film, screening
Organized By: AFME
Latest Activity: May 22, 2014

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Drunktown’s Finest is Sydney Freeland’s feature film debut and her response to a news story that characterized her hometown of Gallup, New Mexico, as “Drunktown, USA.  Nizhoni was adopted and raised as a Christian by a white family, transsexual Felixxia dreams of becoming a model, and Sickboy is headed to basic training so he can take care of his soon-to-be-born child. We observe the Navajo Nation from the inside out through the eyes of these three unlikely characters. At first our preconceptions are reinforced, but slowly, as each of their lives unfolds, we confront the reality of living in this community, and we see these three aspiring to leave their town behind. “Drunktown’s Finest” will screen Wednesday, June 4th at 8 p.m. at the KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Avenue, NW in Albuquerque.

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