Boofy's Best for Pets proudly presents the inaugural Furry Burque Film Festival, showcasing short films about our furry friends! The festival is a benefit for Second Chance Animal Rescue, a New Mexico-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping displaced animals have a second chance at happiness. Twelve short films from all over the world are featured in the festival, and winners will be determined by audience vote.
Furry Burque Film Festival takes place at 1 pm on Saturday, November 17th, 2018, at the Guild Cinema. General admission tickets are $8 at the door. The Guild Cinema is located at 3405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; tel: 505-255-1848. Donations of pet food, pet supplies, and funds are welcome and appreciated!
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS OF THE 2018 FURRY BURQUE FILM FESTIVAL:
Cooking With Dog Food (Nathan Ceddia, Australia)
Crazy Cat Lady: A Documentary About Rhonda (Edward Loupe, Ohio, USA)
Depression Nap (Michelle Belmont, New Mexico, USA)
Dog Meet Dog (Joaquin Rivera, New Mexico, USA)
Escamol (Silvia Santoyo, Mexico)
Fairy Tale Endings (Desiree Cawley, New Mexico, USA)
Feline Paralysis (Annie Laurie Medonis, Massachusetts, USA)
Jack (Daniele Nicolosi, Italy)
The Heather Project (Gina Davies, Canada)
The shelter/El albergue (David Norris, Puerto Rico)
Will Work for Hot Dogs (Bob Deaver, New Mexico, USA)
Zeus the Service Dog (Alejandro Medina, New Mexico, USA)
Certificates and nominal prizes will be awarded to 1st ($100 Visa gift card), 2nd ($75 Visa gift card), and 3rd ($50 Visa gift card) place films as decided by audience vote. Special thanks to Weruva for sponsoring the prizes!
November 12, 2018: Lisa McKitrick (Boofy's Best for Pets), Susan Renick (Second Chance Animal Rescue), and Keif Henley (Guild Cinema) appeared on KOB's "Good Day New Mexico" to discuss the Furry Burque Film Festival. Watch here: https://www.kob.com/lifestyle/furry-burque-film-festival/5142040/
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