I wasn't around for Hunter S. Thompson's 2003 CineVegas appearance supporting the world premiere of Breakfast With Hunter, but Saturday's sole 2008 showing of Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson offered a certain party atmosphere in its own right. The theater was packed with an audience that leaned forward in anticipation and frequently broke into generous, applauding laughter, but it was the seemingly tipsy woman toward the back who shouted out in delight when the documentary triggered particularly fond memories and the dude sporting a white fishing hat and cigarette holder who solidified the gone-but-not-forgotten vibe.
Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.
CineVegas 2009 wrapped up last night with girls on rollerskates, a drive-in and a filmmaker family reunion in the heart of Las Vegas.
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