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NMJC Museum to Host Film Festival

NMJC Museum to Host Film Festival photo 10/24/2007 9:41:59 a.m. - Hobbs, NM. On Saturday, October 27, at 7 pm, the Western Heritage Museum and the Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame will show The Rounders as part of the Lea County Film Festival, which features movies from Lea County writer, actor, director, and producer Max Evans.

As part of Saturday's show, Frances Levine, Director of the Palace of the Governors, will introduce Max Evans for a discussion session about the book and film, The Rounders.

The Lea County Film Festival showcases the life and works of Evans in a four-part series, showing three of Evans' classic western movies, including, Hi Lo Country, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, and The Rounders.

The festival will begin in Lovington at the Lea Theater on Thursday, October 25, showing Hi Lo Country and conclude in Jal at the Woolworth Center on Sunday, October 28, ending with The Rounders. The Ballad of Cable Hogue will show on Friday, October 26, at the Lea Theatre in Lovington, and The Rounders will show on Saturday, October 27, at the Western Heritage Museum in Hobbs.

All show times will be at 7 pm with the exception of Sunday's show, which will be a matinee at 2 pm. The Rounders is not a rated film and Hi Lo Country and Ballad of Cable Hogue are rated R. All movie showings are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 396.4805 or 392.6730.

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