ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of the 2015 Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME), the organization presented awards to individuals whose achievements and talents have made notable impact on the entertainment industry. This year's recipients are Actor Joaquim de Almeida, Musician Harry Wayne Casey, and Film Liaison for the City of Albuquerque Ann Lerner.
"This year's festival features an undeniably high-caliber cast of entertainers, and we want to honor those who have left such a lasting impact on the industry," said Ivan Wiener, Executive Producer of AFME. "Joaquim and Harry are both incredibly talented entertainers, and Ann has made such a difference in the New Mexico film industry. This is our way of saying 'thank you' to them and recognizing them for their great work."
Joaquim de Almeida, known for roles in Clear and Present Danger, Fast Five, Desperado and appearances on TV shows such as 24, Revenge, Bones, Once Upon a Time and more, will be awarded the 2015 Robert & Sibylle Redford Creative Achievement Award, following the showing of the movie, Una Vida: A Fable of Music and Mind, in which he stars, on Sunday, June 7, 5pm at the historic KiMo Theatre.
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