Sami Malik, "The Tiger Hunter" and Actor Jon Heder will be headlining the 2017 Las Cruces International Film Festival.

"The Tiger Hunter" is the story of Sami Malik, a young Indian who travels to 1970s America to become an engineer in order to impress his childhood crush and live up to the legacy of his father. And Napoleon Dynamite or Jon Heder will be in attendance at this year’s film fest. "The Tiger Hunter" will kick off the festival with a screening at 7 p.m. March 8th at Allen Theatres Cineport 10 inside Mesilla Valley Mall. Pudi, Heder, Mangi and David will attend the festival, as well as the film's writer and director, Lena Khan, and producer Megha Kadakia.

The festival will take place March 8th through the 12th  at various locations around Las Cruces. For tickets and information, visit the website.