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Fronteras Micro-Film Festival

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - June 4 @ 5:00 pm MDT


The Fronteras Micro-film Festival will feature films of three-minutes-or-less that address themes of borders, enforcement, and surveillance for a one-of-a-kind short film festival. Selected films will be exhibited within interactive video installations to provoke conversation and reflection. Admission to the festival is free to the public.

Event times: June 2-4, The Cell Theater at FUSION — Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 12-5pm



In 2020, amidst a global pandemic, the Dust Wave collective was founded to house our creative filmmaking pursuits, even though none of us at the time were part of the film or TV industry. In the interim, we’ve created web content, podcasts, and award-winning short films. We create films in a way where anyone can participate freely, in stark contrast to the industry standard 12+ hour day schedule, specialized roles, and exploitative conditions. Each project is democratically selected, and roles are interchanged to allow for exploration in all of the different interlinked skills and talents essential to filmmaking. We endeavor to create a sustainable space where filmmakers can still express themselves fully in a medium they love, while also being able to raise a family, sustain a relationship, or cook homemade meals in the evening. We integrate our families and friends into our films, and lean on our community for help and counsel. We are a diverse group of several dozen core members, with a majority Latinx background, all living and working in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area.


June 2 @ 5:00 pm MDT
June 4 @ 5:00 pm MDT
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The Cell Theatre
700 1st St NW
Albuquerque, 87102 United States
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