Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

October 18, 2016

Blackhorse Lowe Award-winning filmmaker. His new film is Chasing The Light


This is a cool, moody, black and white film with a strong visual art sense, about screenwriter living in Albuquerque who is trying to deal with heartbreak, art, and some pretty nutty friends.

Luis Garay and Khristaan Villela

May 4, 2016

Luis Garay Artist, illustrator, and author from Nicaragua
Khristaan Villela Professor of Art History at Santa Fe University of Art and Design
on the exhibition, Luis Garay, Creation Myths of Mesoamerica: Popol Vuh and Quetzalcoatl and their talk, “The Intersection of Mythology & Immigration” at the Santa Fe Art Institute

Khristaan & Luis

Dennis McKenna

April 11, 2016

Dennis McKenna Ethnopharmacologist, founding board member of the Heffter Research Institute;  assistant professor at the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota, and author of The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: My Life with Terrence McKenna.

Dennis McKenna

Bill deBuys

February 11, 2016

Bill deBuys Writer and conservationist, author of many award-winning books on the Southwest and the natural world. His 1985 book, Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range, has been reissued in a revised and expanded 30th anniversary edition by the Univ of NM Press.


Richard Frost

February 8, 2016

Richard Frost Retired profess or American History and Native American Studies at Colgate University. His new book is The Railroad and the Pueblo Indians: The Impact of the Atcheson, Topeka, and Santa Fe on the Pueblos of the Rio Grande, 1880-1930, published by the University of Utah Press

Richard Frost