The Cheyenne International Film Festival opens up tonight at the Depot Museum with a free community event. Join Wyoming Community Media and Midas Mufflers at 5pm for great appetizers and beverages.
CIFF will be screening some movies from past festivals. All patrons will receive coupon for one CIFF screening!
The Giving Voice screening of “Bully” is SOLD OUT. There may be a few “rush” tickets available at the door. The screening is at the Frontier 9 at 1400 Del Range Road in North Cheyenne.
A community panel and audience “talk-back” happens before and after the movie with begins at 6:30pm. Passholders are seated first, so get there a bit early.
There are still tickets available for the Wyoming Showcase featuring films from around Wyoming and made by Wyoming people on Friday night May 18th at the Atlas Theatre.
Four films are scheduled – Wyoming Triumph by KGB Productions in Jackson; Bear Switch Project, the winner of The Shoot Out Cheyenne 24 hour filmmaking festival and Summer of 81 winner of the Wyoming Film Office $25000 short film contest. Appetizers by Nana’s House and music by Peat Bog Mysteries precede the film screenings.
Also screening is the winner of the Wyoming Student Film Festival in Casper.
Saturday morning opens with an encore screening of Cheyenne Autumn, the epic John Ford film which made its world premiere in Cheyenne back in 1963.
Actress Carroll Baker – sole surviving cast member will be making a live appearance via Skype following the film recounting her experiences in Cheyenne and with the film, as well as the changing role of women in film.
For more information and tickets for these and the rest of the program click on the image of Cafeteria Man screens at the Lincoln Theater following Cheyenne Autumn.