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OPENING NIGHT GALA
September 29, 9:00 pm
Start off the 2006 southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival with a bang! Once the screening of Queens is over, the place to be is our new location in Nob Hill. The evening will feature grooves by DJs Christ and Eve as well as projections from Basement Films throughout the night. Fun, dancing and plenty of scrumptious cuisine courtesy of Albuquerque’s top restaurants! Don’t miss out!
Call the Hotline for location information (505) 243-1870
Tickets: $6.00 general public • $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and QUEENS ticket stub holders

FIRE WOMYN PARTY
September 30, 8:00 pm
After the screening of Loving Annabelle, SWGLFF and FIRE present the hottest party in town at the new place to be, Martini Grille. Las Gitanas will enchant your evening with a Fusion belly dance performance and breaking beats by DJs Anita, Cali, and Boston — as well as other guest DJs on our smoke-free dance floor. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be provided from 8pm-10pm. This will be one party not to be missed! For more information, check out www.firewomyn.com.
MARTINI GRILLE
4200 CENTRAL AVENUE SE
Tickets: $5.00 before 10pm and $10.00 after 10 pm.
Free for film festival pass holders.

MUCHA MUCHACHAS
October 1, 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 tte beats of santa Fe’s top DJs, as we say so long to our 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

GEORGE MICHAEL HAPPY HOUR
October 3, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scalo Northern Italian Grill
3500 Central Avenue SE
Free food and drink specials. Sponsored by Local IQ

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
October 5, 9pm
Is it already over? swing by and saddle up to our closing-night bash at the swanky Martini Grille! Dining, dancing and the announcement of SWGLFF first ever audience award-winners will bring the film festival to an unforgettable finish!
MARTINI GRILLE
4200 CENTRAL AVENUE SE
Tickets: $6.00 general public $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and PUCCINI FOR BEGINNERS ticket stub holders

QUEER BRUNCH
October 1, 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Welcome to the southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s popular Queer brunch, held at Zinc Wine Bar and Bistro. Try some of the best food in town with a complimentary refreshing mimosa! Afterwards race over to the Guild cinema for the screening of Desert Bloom, a series of shorts made by New Mexico’s home grown filmmakers. see you there!
ZINC WINE BAR AND BISTRO
3009 CENTRAL AVENUE NE
Tickets: $6.00 general public $5.00 Closet Cinema members, free for film festival pass holders and DESERT BLOOM ticket stub holders

FESTIVAL LOUNGE AND HAPPY HOUR
September 29 - October 5
Come to where the action is! Throughout the 2006 SWGLFF, the fine folks at SCALO Northern Italian Grill will be opening their doors to all! Between screenings, sit and chat while you enjoy your favorite beer or wine. Peruse the festival guide to plan your next queer flick. During the festival, SCALO Northern Italian Grill will be hosting HAPPY HOUR FROM 6-8PM, to get you ready for the evening’s screenings. So make SCALO Northern Italian Grill the place to be throughout this year’s festivities!
SCALO NORTHERN ITALIAN GRILL
3500 Central Avenue SE

Saddle up and see a movie!