Las Vegas film events from Nov. 18 to 24, 2011, happen in a number of diverse locations, including regular and art-house theaters and other alternative venues.
These events feature everything from special screenings of feature films to charity projects. Most of these offerings are scheduled during the weekend. To get updates on any possible change in screening time, date, or location, visit each event’s official website or contact the organizer or venue directly.
Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
The Vegas Independent Film Festival (VIFF) screens “Hollywood to Dollywood,” “Venus vs. Mars,” and “Henry and Anthony” at Theatre7 starting at 7:00 p.m. Ticket costs $7.00.
Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011
The VIFF showcases local and international short films in a competitive festival program at Theatre7 starting at 1:00 p.m. These films include “Cold Feet,” “Guitar Man,” “Love on Saturday,” “Meeting Point,” “Side Effect,” “Walter Was Here,” and “Zombie Chick.” Each ticket costs $7.00.
The Native Voices Film Festival screens the feature film “Trudell” and the short films “American Indian Actors,” “Reel Injun,” and ” Fry Bread Babes ” at the Main Theater of the Clark County Library. The first film starts at 2:00 p.m. The final screening is scheduled to end at 5:45 p.m.
The VIFF screens “Agent Mx-Z3RO” and “Boxed Up” at Theater7. This free event starts at 4:00 p.m. The final program for the night follows at 7:00 p.m. with the feature film “Somewhere West” and the short film “Meeting Point.” Each ticket costs $7.00.
Dream Vision Studios holds “Rai$e for Reason,” a red carpet 21-plus event benefiting the non-profit organizations Students for Future Students (SFS) and Women in Film (WIF). The SFS conducts programs to send Ethiopian street kids to school while the WIF is an empowerment organization for women working in the entertainment and media industries. This fundraising event features live reggae performances from the younger generation of the Marley family. Ticket costs $20.00 on pre-sale and $30.00 at the red carpet.
The Springs Preserve Big Springs Theater hosts the screening of the short movie “From Poop to Profits” on Nov. 19 and 20. The first showing starts at 2:00 p.m. and the second showing starts at 4:00 p.m. Springs Preserve members get free admission to both the park and the movie. Non-members only pay general admission fees and can watch the movie for free. As of 2011, residents pay general admission fees anywhere between $4.95 to $9.95, with adults paying regular fees and seniors, students, and children getting lower rates. Non-residents pay anywhere between $10.95 to $18.95.
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011
The VIFF closing program features the short film “The Adventures of Loop and Rhett” at 12:30 p.m., the short films “Bright” and “2 Scoops of Love” at 1:00 p.m., and the feature film “Bubblegum and Broken Fingers” at 3:00 p.m. at the Century Orleans 18. Each programmed screening costs $10.00.
Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
Theatre7 offers a one-week screening of the film “40 West” from Nov. 21-27. Each screening starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $7.00.
Venue Addresses and Contact Details:
Century Orleans 18 is located at 4500 Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89103. For inquiries, call (702) 889-1220.
Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3459.
Dream Vision Studios is located at 4544 W. Russell Rd. Suite H Las Vegas, NV 89118. For inquiries, call (702) 448-1600 or (702) 339-5764.
Springs Preserve is located at 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89107. For inquiries, call (702) 822-7700.
Theatre7 is located at 1406 S. 3rd St. Las Vegas, NV 89104. For inquiries, call (702) 568-9663.