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In the town of Merced, CA, a commune of activist nuns run an illegal cannabis farm. They use it to make medicine for everything from epilepsy to cancer, fighting against the authorities, the sheriff and local cartels. This is the story of Sister Kate, the Weed-Growing Nun.

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Budding genius Aoyama is only in the 4th grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he finds the source of the penguins is a woman from his dentist’s office, they team up for an unforgettable summer adventure!

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In North Dakota, two estranged sisters are driven to extremes when their mother dies, leaving them with one week to pay back her mortgage.

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NMSA Parent Association Movie Night “Snows”

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The Jean Cocteau Cinema is proud to support the NMSA Parent Association! Come help us raise funds that support otherwise unfunded educational activities and events at NMSA. We will be showing “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”, starring Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner. (1952)

Showing on Tuesday April 23 2019 7:00 PM (114 Minutes)

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he “Juan” Cocteau Presents Carlos Medina’s All Fierce Comedy Show!

Hosted with live music by Carlos Medina

Running time 90 minutes

(30 Minutes music in the bar & 60 minutes comedy show)

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Following both screenings, a very special audience Q&A will take place with Producer/Director/Writer Douglass M. Stewart, Jr. and one of the film’s Co-Producers, Melvin Schuetz who is also a Bonestell historian and author of “A Chesley Bonestell Space Art Chronology.” Mr. Schuetz, along with renowned space artist and author of more than fifty books about art, science and space, co-producer Ron Miller, collaborated with Frederick C. Durant III to produce the Hugo Award-winning book, “The Art of Chesley Bonestell.”

The Jean Cocteau Cinema will also be featuring an impressive mini-exhibition of Mr. Miller’s space art in their lobby/gallery area for both screening events.

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‘Service Industry Saturday’ Monday April 29th, Wayward Comedy presents standup headlined by Albuquerque’s own Joel Bryant. Discounts offered for our folks in the service industry. Featuring some of the funniest local talent! This show is put on in collaboration with Sick Son Production and Wayward Comedy.

**For Service Industry workers please purchase tickets at box office to redeem your discount.**

Showing on Monday April 29 2019 8:00 PM (90 Minutes)

Jean Cocteau Cinema – Main Screen

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The Era of Megafires is a 60-minute multi-media presentation that combines the research of Dr. Paul Hessburg (Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service) with the visual storytelling of award-winning film company, North 40 Productions. It’s presented in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and animations.

The movie will be followed by a panel discussion with local experts to talk about the risk of wildfire here in Santa Fe, the impacts fire could have and what the Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition partners are doing to prepare.

Panelists include:

Porfirio Chavarria, Wildland Urban Interface Specialist with City of Santa Fe Fire Department

Jens Stevens, Fire ecologist and researcher with USGS. More panelists TBD

Please visit www.santafefireshed.org for more information.

Showing on Wednesday May 1 2019 6:00 PM (120 Minutes)

Featured Books

What I’m Watching and Reading

The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
LoTR J.R.R. Tolkien
Watership Down. Richard Adams
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Lord of Light Roger Zelzany
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin
The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

Favorite Music - Grateful Dead, Janis Ian

Favorite TV: (short list- he loves TV) Rome, Deadwood, The Expanse, Boardwalk Empire, Big Bang Theory

Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies: Aliens, The Princess Bride, Blade Runner, LOTR, Dark City, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy

 

What I’m Watching

Not a Blog George R.R. Martin

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    by grrm on April 22, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Here’s the latest from Walter Jon Williams and the Taos Toolbox, his advanced “graduate level” SF writer’s workshop (which is actually in Eagle’s Nest now, not Taos, but never mind): The Terran Prize for 2019, sponsored by George RR Martin and consisting of a scholarship for a foreign writer to this year’s Taos Toolbox Workshop, […]

  • Denver Beware!
    by grrm on April 20, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Today’s the day.   You ready, Denver?   Meow Wolf has arrived! No, no, not the BIG Meow Wolf, the massive installation three times the size of Santa Fe’s House of Eternal Return that is going in downtown, just south of I-25 and a mile or so from Mile High.   That one will be mindblowing, but it’s […]

  • STAR TALKING with Tyson
    by grrmminion on April 18, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s STARTALK season 4 is premiering on Today and George will be featured as a special guest.  Stay tuned on the National Geographic Channel to catch George’s episode! MESSAGE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE MINIONS OF FEVRE RIVER […]

Recent Releases

Mississippi Roll
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The Book of Swords
(Anthology)
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Upcoming Publications

NIGHTFLYERS
(Novella)
May 29, 2018

NIGHTFLYERS and OTHER STORIES
(Anthology)
May 29, 2018

WINDHAVEN
(Graphic Novel)
July 10, 2018

Low Chicago
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July 15, 2018

TEXAS HOLD’EM
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October 16, 2018

 

Appearances

July 13-14 2018
ThrillerFest XIII- held at the Grand Hyatt, New York City- details TBA

August 16-20, 2018
76th World Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention: ConJose II Sijn, in San Jose