Behind the scenes

From inside his darkened hotel room, Peter Halter, a revisionist and projectionist with Durango Film, the town’s independent film festival, reviews tapes and DVDs Monday for some of the 102 films that will be shown during this year’s festival, which begins Wednesday. Halter checks each film to ensure it plays and is queued correctly. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

From inside his darkened hotel room, Peter Halter, a revisionist and projectionist with Durango Film, the town’s independent film festival, reviews tapes and DVDs Monday for some of the 102 films that will be shown during this year’s festival, which begins Wednesday. Halter checks each film to ensure it plays and is queued correctly.