ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state is asking its filmmakers to teach the public on how the industry works.

The Albuquerque Journal reports ( that the New Mexico State Film Office is expanding its New Mexico Filmmakers Program and will host regular screenings and panel discussions about the filmmaking experience.

Panel discussions will take place on the third Sunday of each month from February to June.

Dirk Norris, outreach manager at the film office, says the first outreach event is scheduled Sunday at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe. The event will feature the experience of black filmmakers in honor of Black History Month.