Governor to judge film festival

Freedom New Mexico staff

Gov. Bill Richardson will serve as a judge in the Eastern New Mexico University High Plains Film Festival, according to a press release from ENMU.

Richardson joins a panel of award winning and established actors, directors and screenwriters, the release said.

As a result of Richardson’s addition to the panel, the deadline for postmarked submissions has been extended to April 9. The screening will take place May 4.

For more information, including entry requirements, visit the festival Web site at or call 562-2373.