The Cheyenne International Film Festival program features “Saving Face” by Cheyenne native and Oscar-winning producer Daniel Junge.
A reception on the Plains Hotel mezzanine begins at 6:30pm with the films and Daniel Junge interview happening at 7:30 across the street at the Lincoln Theater.
The Cheyenne East High School graduate won the Academy Award for his film “Saving Face” about domestic violence victims in Pakistan and the British physician who gives disfigured women a new life.
A reception, film screening and question and answer session happens at the Lincoln Theater on Saturday May 19th.
Academy Award nominated actress Carroll Baker will also be in attendance. She starred in John Ford’s epic western “Cheyenne Autumn” which had its world premiere in Cheyenne back in 1964. The film will screen on Saturday morning. Miss Baker will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Tribute on Friday night May 18th at the Lincoln Theater.
There are nine programs with a variety of movies from documentaries to shorts produced by filmmakers from Iceland, Germany, and Cheyenne.