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OPENING NIGHT PARTY
September 16, 9:00 pm
Start off the 2005 Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival with a bang! Once the screening of Wilby Wonderful is over, the place to be is Laru Ni Hati, our week-long festival hub. The evening will feature grooves by DJ Yon and guest DJs as well as projections from Basement Films throughout the night. Fun, dancing and plenty of scrumptious Cuban cuisine courtesy of Laru Ni Hati / Café Cubano! Don’t miss out!
LARU NI HATI • CAFE CUBANO
3413 CENTRAL AVENUE NE
Tickets: $6.00 general public • $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and Wilby Wonderful ticket stub holders

FIRE WOMYN PARTY
September 17, 8:00 pm
After the screening of Show Me, SWGLFF and FIRE present the hottest party in town at the new place to be, Harlow’s on the Hill. Las Gitanas will enchant your evening with a Fusion belly dance performance and breaking beats by DJs Boston, LM_ent, and Darby—as well as other guest DJs on our smoke-free dance floor. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by Yummy’s Catering. This will be one party not to be missed! For more information, check out www.fi rewomyn.com
HARLOW’S ON THE HILL
3523 CENTRAL AVENUE NE
Tickets: $5.00 before 10pm and $10.00 after 10 pm.
Free for film festival pass holders.

MUCHA MUCHACHAS
September 18, 6:00 pm
After a fun day of watching women on screen, come on down to Backroad Pizza to relax, mingle, and reminisce about your favorite film. Shoot some pool and fill up on the best pizza in Santa Fe. But don’t eat too much—because then its time to get your feet moving to the beats of DJ Philly as we say so long to our first all-women day of film! What a perfect way to close out our opening weekend!
BACKROAD PIZZA
1807 2ND ST #1
Tickets: $5.00 - $15.00 sliding scale donation to benefit the 2005 Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
September 22, 9:00 pm
Is it already over? Swing by and saddle up to our closing-night bash! Get served a outhwatering Rainbow Margarita by your favorite Cowgirl’s cowboy and shake your moneymaker to the beats of DJs Eve and William Alberque! With pool, fabulous food, and special surprises throughout the night, this closing night party will be talked about for years to come!
COWGIRL HALL OF FAME
319 S. GUADALUPE
Tickets: $6.00 general public $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and Unveiled ticket stub holders

QUEER BRUNCH
September 18, 11:30-1:00 pm
Welcome to the Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s first-ever Queer Brunch, held at festival hub Laru Ni Hati. It wouldn’t be brunch without some of Café Cubano’s French toast and refreshing mimosas! Drink yourself silly and race over to the Guild Cinema for the screening of Race You To The Bottom, a film about tormented bisexuals and endless wine tasting. See you there!
LARU NI HATI • CAFE CUBANO
3413 CENTRAL AVENUE NE
Tickets: $6.00 general public $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and Unveiled ticket stub holders

FESTIVAL LOUNGE
September 16-22
Come to where the action is! Throughout the 2005 SWGLFF, the fine folks at LARU NI HATI / CAFÉ CUBANO will be opening their doors to all! Between screenings, sit and chat while you enjoy an espresso or your favorite beer or wine. Peruse the festival guide to plan your next queer flick. Or you could shoot some pool or get your hair cut before heading out to one of our fabulous parties. During the festival, Laru Ni Hati / Café Cubano will be hosting HAPPY HOURS FROM 6-8PM, to get you ready for the evening’s screenings. There will also be surprises for ticket holders and special privileges for pass holders. So make Laru Ni Hati / Café Cubano the place to be throughout this year’s festivities!

Saddle up and see a movie!