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September 2, 2014

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Lisa Strout, director of New Mexico's film office, says filmmakers love the state because of its weather, diverse locations, food and laid-back atmosphere. The industry has even given Albuquerque a new nickname: "Tamale-wood."

Leila Navidi

Lisa Strout, director of New Mexico's film office, says filmmakers love the state because of its weather, diverse locations, food and laid-back atmosphere. The industry has even given Albuquerque a new nickname: "Tamale-wood."