National award-winning documentarian, cinematographer, artist, and Las Cruces resident Ed Breeding will offer his second free film festival at First Christian Church on 1809 El Paseo Rd. (across from the High School) Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on January 23, 30, and February 6 and 13.
Besides painting, Ed Breeding is greatly involved in writing, filming, and producing documentary films with messages about our need to honor, respect, and live in harmony and balance with Earth Mother. His films are very personal messages of love, compassion, and conflicts for issues facing our world today. Some of his films are distributed globally and are being shown nationally on PBS affiliate stations.
• Monday, January 23, 6:30 p.m., 57 minutes
Prescription For Addiction exposes the dangerous side of pharmaceutical companies that are thriving financially in the United States. This film includes multiple interviews with people who have been negatively affected by pharmaceuticals, and they share their stories.
• Monday, January 30, 6:30 p.m., 58 minutes
Holders Of Wisdom explorers the minds and wisdom of elder women grandmothers to see what they have to share and offer, a very troubled world that has been too long controlled and often abused by outof-balance men. Along with theses amazing women. The animal and plant nations give us clues as to how everyone can get back in balance and harmony with our selves, our environment, all living things and Earth Mother, the star of this film. The grandmothers, animal and plant nations share their wisdom with an out of balance humanity.
• Monday, February 6, 6:30 p.m., 48 minutes
Genius Sky — A Journey Into the Heavens: This film features photographer Michael C. Gutierrez capturing the animals, people, and spirits in the clouds of southern New Mexico.
• Monday, February 13, 6:30 p.m., double feature
Echoes From The Ancestors, 29 minutes. Twenty-four famous Native American quotes spoken by some Native Americans, with spectacular scenic landscapes of the West where they lived.
Wilderness Backpacking In Montana, 30 minutes. Breeding, along with friends from Michigan, backpack into the Absaroka Beartooth Primitive Wilderness of Montana, giving the viewer an example of what wilderness backpacking is all about; living basically on trout they catch in glacier-fed lakes and streams in the high country.