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Viola A film by Matías Piñeiro

Argentina, Adventure/Drama, 201265 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Sunday, April 27 - 1:45PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3

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Uvanga A film by Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Piujuq Ivalu

Canada, Drama, 201386 min, HD, ColorInuktitut, English with English subtitles

Saturday, April 26th 4:30PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

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Heli A film by Amat Escalante

Mexico/Germany/Netherlands/France, Political Drama, 2013105 min, HD, ColorIn Spanish with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24th 9:45PM

Marchesa Hall & Theatre

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Germán, últimas viñetas / German, Last Vignettes A film by Cristian Bernard

Argentina, Biography/Comedy/Drama, 2013131 min, Full HD, ColorIn Spanish with English subtitles

Friday, April 25 - 9:15PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

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El verano de los peces voladores / The Summer of Flying Fish A film by Marcela Said

Chile/France, Coming of Age/Drama/Comedy, 201387 min, HD, ColorIn Spanish with English subtitles

Saturday, April 26 - 6:30PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3

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El limpiador / The Cleaner A film by Adrián Saba

Peru, Drama, 201295 min, RED, ColorIn Spanish with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 7pm

Marchesa Hall & Theatre

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Pelo malo / Bad Hair A film by Mariana Rondón

Starring: Samuel Lange, Samantha Castillo2013, Venezuela/Argentina/Peru/Germany, Drama 93 min, HD, ColorIn Spanish with English subtitles

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Sunday, April 27, 8PMMarchesa Hall & Theatre - BUY TICKETS

6226 Middle Fiskville Rd Austin, TX 78752 (512) 454-2000 [Map]

"Mariana Rondon's impressively multilayered drama brings a powerful specificity to the story of a boy and his embittered single mother." - Jay Weissberg, VARIETY

Amor chicano es para siempre/ Chicano Love is Forever A film by Efraín Gutiérrez

USA, Drama, 1977101 min, 16mm, ColorSpanglishDirector Efraín Gutiérrez in attendance

Thursday, April 24 - 4PM

Marchesa

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Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! / ¡Por favor, no me entierren vivo! A film by Efraín Gutiérrez

USA, Crime/Drama, 197681 min, 16mm, ColorSpanglishDirector Efraín Gutiérrez in attendance

Wednesday, April 23 - 4PM

Marchesa

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Run, Tecato, Run A film by Efraín Gutiérrez

USA, Drama, 197986 min, 16mm, Black & WhiteSpanglishTo be followed by a conversation with director Efraín Gutiérrez and author Gregg Barrios

Saturday, April 26 - 4PM

Marchesa

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La espera desespera / Hopeful Hopeless A film by Coraly Santaliz

Puerto Rico, Comedy/Drama, 201397 min, DVCPro HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Wednesday, April 23 - 3:30 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Friday, April 25 - 9:45 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

O Menino e o Mundo / The Boy and the World A film by Alê Abreu

Brazil, Animation/Drama/Fantasy, 201380 min, Digital, ColorNo dialogue

Wednesday, April 23 - 4PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 1:30 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Jirafas / Giraffes A film by Kiki Álvarez

Panama/Cuba/Colombia, Drama, 201293 min, Full HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 9:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy TicketsFriday, April 25 - 1:00 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Bobô A film by Inês Oliveira

Portugal, Drama/Family Drama, 201380 min, Digital, ColorPortuguese with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 4PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 11:30 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Las niñas Quispe / The Quispe Girls A film by Sebastián Sepúlveda

Chile/France/Argentina, Drama, 201383 min, Digital HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitlesDirector Sebastián Sepúlveda in attendance

Wednesday, April 23 - 7PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 2PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Calloused Hands A film by Jesse Quinones

USA/UK, Drama/Coming of Age, 201395 min, RED, ColorEnglish

Friday, April 25 - 3:30 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 11AMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Amaneceres oxidados / Rusted Dawns A film by Diego Cohen

Mexico, Comedy/Drama/Coming of Age, 2013101 min, RED, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 6:30Alamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy TicketsSunday, April 27 11:30Alamo  Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Rincón de Darwin / Darwin’s Corner A film by Diego Fernández Pujol

Uruguay/Portugal, Road Movie/Comedy/Drama, 201378 min, Digital 4K, ColorSpanish, English with English, Spanish subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 1 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 9 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Buy Tickets

Mateo A film by María Gamboa

Colombia/France, Drama/Social Issue, 201486 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 12:30PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Saturday, April 26 - 7PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Buy Tickets

Micha A film by Eugene Martin

USA, Coming of Age/Drama, 201375 min, RED, ColorEnglishDirector Eugene Martin in attendance

Sunday, April 27th  5:00PM

Marchesa Hall & Theatre

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Sex, Love & Salsa A film by Adrian Manzano

USA, Comedy/Docu-Drama, 201292 min, HDV, Color/Black & WhiteSpanish, English with English subtitles

Thursday, April 24 - 7PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3

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Teresa la novia del Libertador / Teresa, the Liberator's Fiancée A film by Rocío Lladó

Peru, Drama/Romance, 201399 min, RED, ColorSpanish with English subtitlesActress/producer Ana María Estrada and actor Luis Galli in attendance

Wednesday, April 23 - 9:45 PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3

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Memorias de un soldado / A Soldier’s Memories A film by Caupolicán Ovalles

Venezuela, Drama/Romance/History, 201297 min, HDCAM, ColorSpanish with English subtitlesDirector/producer Caupolicán Ovalles in attendance

Sunday, April 27 - 2:15 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

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Habla Women A film by Alberto Fererras

USA, Comedy/Drama/Documentary, 201358 min, HD, ColorEnglish, Spanish with English subtitles

Friday, April 25 - 6:30 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

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Tercera llamada / Last Call A film by Francisco Franco

Starring: Irene Azuela, Ricardo Blume, Anabel Ferreira, Kristyan Ferrer, Karina Gidi, Rebecca Jones, Fernando Luján, Jorge Poza, Cecilia Suárez, Mariana Treviño, and Silvia Pinal2013, Mexico, Comedy/Drama, 92 minIn Spanish with English subtitles

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Tuesday, April 22, 7PMMarchesa Hall & TheatreMexican star Rebecca Jones in attendance!

6226 Middle Fiskville Rd Austin, TX 78752. Phone (512) 454-2000 [Map]

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“Last Call is the kind of character-driven comedy that recalls the early films of Almodóvar." - PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM SOCIETY

  Xico + Xana

Francisco Morgado

Austria/Portugal, Comedy/Drama/Coming of Age, 201213 min, RED, ColorPortuguese with English subtitles

 

Xico is a lonely 9 year old kid who just lost his father. He tries to cope with the loss with his mother but unfortunately a passion for an older neighbor, Xana, throws things out of balance. This is a tale about the loss of innocence we have all experienced and those unique moments that are forever engraved in our childhood memory.

 

US Premierewww.facebook.com/xicoexana 

Print Source: Francisco Morgado, fakano@gmail.com

 

 

 

   
  Un mundo para RaúlA World for Raul

Mauro Mueller

Mexico/Switzerland/USA, Drama/Coming of Age, 201215 min, HDV/HDCAM, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

When thirteen-year-old Raúl is asked to entertain the local landowner's son, a game of power and pride starts between the two boys.

 

Regional Premierewww.unmundopararaul.com

Print Source: Mauro Mueller, maumueller@gmail.com

 

 

 

   
  Rodri

Franco Lolli

Colombia/France, Drama, 201224 min, VHS/RED/35mm, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Rodrigo hasn't worked in eight years. Soon, he'll be forty-seven.

 

North American Premierewww.lesfilmsduworso.com 

Print Source: Christophe Barral - Les Films du Worso, cbarral@worso.com

 

 

 

   
  Quince añosFifteen years

Liliana Torres

Mexico, Drama, 20127 min, 35mm, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

On her fifteenth birthday, life reminds Vianney that it isn’t easy being different.

 

Regional Premierewww.imcine.gob.mx/peliculas/4429 

Print Source: Ivan Gutierrez - IMCINE, difuinte@imcine.gob.mx

 

 

 

   
  Porno Star

Yashim Bahamonde, Nelson Mendoza

Peru/Saint Lucia, Urban Drama, 201120 min, RED, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Luca is a jobless guy forced to earn money fast when he is faced with the threat of being evicted from his house.

 

North American Premierewww.quechuafilms.com 

Print Source: Sergio García Locatelli - Quechua Films, sales@quechuafilms.com

 

 

 

   
  Medio minutoHalf a Minute

David Norris

Puerto Rico, Drama/Romance, 201216 min, RED, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Angel and Rafaela only have one battered and burned photo of their wedding after a fire consumed most of their belongings. Angel plans to give a wonderful gift to Rafaela for their wedding anniversary but, to achieve it, he will have to ask for help from Marcela, his former lover, and a close friend of Rafaela's. Rafaela finds out about Angel's encounter with Marcela and, before the old man can explain the reason for the visit, something terrible happens. Now Rafaela will have to learn the truth about the meeting between Angel and Marcela.

 

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Print Source: David Norris, davidnorrispr@yahoo.com

 

 

 

   
  Las Mañanitas

Gabriella Moses

USA, Coming of Age/Drama/Comedy, 201219 min, 35mm, ColorEnglish, Spanish with English subtitles

 

A coming of age fairy tale set in 1960s New York City. Ana Isabel is a young lady on the cusp of womanhood, and finds herself tempted to lose her virginity on the night of her Quinceañera, until the unexpected visit from the Virgin Mary in a frying pan makes her think twice.

 

Regional Premierewww.lasmananitasfilm.com, www.facebook.com/lasmananitasfilm 

Print Source: Gabriella A. Moses, gabriella.a.moses@gmail.com

  

 

 

   
  Don Sabás

Juan Manuel Zuñiga

Mexico, Drama, 201217 min, 35mm, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Don Sabás is the story of a lonely old man waiting for his days to come to an end. Suddenly his boring routine changes when he is left to care for a young boy.

 

US Premierewww.facebook.com/donsabas.cortometraje 

Print Source: Boris Miramontes - CCC, boris@elccc.com.mx

 

 

 

   
  DespiertaWake Up

Fran Moreno

Spain, Fantasy/Drama/Horror, 201219 min, Digital, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

A child with a perfect life suffers a repetitive nightmare in which he recognizes neither his parents nor his own surroundings.

 

Regional Premierewww.sites.google.com/site/offecam/cortometrajes/despierta  

Print Source: OFF ecam, info@offecam.com

 

 

 

   
  Pude ver un pumaCould See a Puma

Eduardo “Teddy” Williams

Argentina, Experimental/Drama, 201217 min, 16mm, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

“The accident” leads a group of young boys from their neighborhood rooftops through devastation and the depths of the earth.

 

Regional Premierewww.alexan.com.ar/pudeverunpuma 

Print Source: FiGa Films, contact@figafilms.com

 

 

 

 

   
  La noche anuncia la auroraNight Announces Dawn

Gerard Uzcategui

Venezuela, Drama, 201223 min, 35mm, ColorNo dialogue

 

Over the delta of the Catatumbo river, in a structure build on stilts, a woman makes her home. Facing the death of her husband, she spends time on the water, navigating the streams of solitude. Reality intermingles with her thoughts, her dreams, her fears, her desires, her memory. Until one day, she decides to seek the unknown. She thus reveals, briefly, an intricate reality, submerging us in the inner world of that mysterious being.

 

US Premierewww.gerarduzcategui.com/aurora 

Print Source: Gerard Uzcategui, gwuc@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

   
  El Salto de la PrincesaPrincess Falls

Joy Penroz

Chile, Fantasy/Magical Realism, 2012

20 min, HD, Color

Spanish, French with English subtitles

 

Eleonore travels to the south of Chile with her boyfriend Martin, looking for her roots. They walk into a dense forest, and begin to take pictures. Suddenly, they meet Lincoyan and he offers to guide them through the forest. The deeper they get, the stranger Eleonore begins to act. Will she make it out of the forest alive?

 

North American Premierewww.elsaltodelaprincesa.cl

Print Source: Joy Penroz, goproducciones@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

   
  CebúCebu

Pablo Belaubre

Cuba/France, Erotic Drama/Horror, 201212 min, Digital, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Ivan receives a visit from Marushka in his butcher shop. He is having an affair with her. Between the back room and the freezer room, they have an erotic ritual that mixes fantasy with Siberian evocation. When they reach the climax, Susana, Ivan’s wife discovers them, unchaining a sequence of violence between them, leaving only one of the three alive.

 

North American Premierewww.eictv.org 

Print Source: Promoción Internacional - EICTV, promocioninternacional@eictv.co.cu

 

 

 

 

   
  A Red Girl's Reasoning

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Canada, Thriller/Social Issue Drama, 201211 min, RED, Color/Black & WhiteEnglish, Cree

 

After the justice system fails, a the survivor of a brutal, racially-driven sexual assault takes matters into her own hands. She becomes a motorcycle-riding, ass-kicking vigilante who takes on attackers of other women who've suffered the same fate.

 

Texas Premierewww.facebook.com/ARedGirlsReasoning 

Print Source:  Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, maija.tailfeathers@gmail.com

  

 

 

   
  La dama y el caballo The Horse Bride

Simon Quiroz

USA, Drama/Supernatural, 201213 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Director Simon Quiroz in attendance 

After Alfredo Jimenez receives a phone call indicating that the woman he abandoned on the day of their wedding has been kidnapped, he decides to return to his hometown in Northern Mexico in hopes of finding her. Before he reaches his final destination, he will have to confront the dangers of a road dominated by drug cartels and a ghost whose own marriage never took place. Based on the myth of La Llorona, LA DAMA Y EL CABALLO was a part of the Official Selection at the 2012 Oaxaca FilmFest.

 

Texas Premierewww.vimeo.com/42563190

Print Source: Simon Quiroz, horsebrideproject@gmail.com

Saturday, April 26th 7:30PMMarchesa Hall & TheatreScreens before the feature film LAS MARTHASBUY TICKETS

 

 

 
  The Good Kind

Ofelia Yanez

USA, Comedy/Drama/Coming of Age, 201313 min, RED, ColorEnglish

 Writer/director Ofelia Yanez in attendance

THE GOOD KIND is a story about new love between two young Latinas living in a repressed southern town. When Bianca and Natalia decide to skip class and head to the local gay bar, they meet a quirky drag queen bartender who is quick to pry. In the safety of this bar, the girls allow themselves to be immersed in their feelings for each other, until the dream is abruptly shattered by an unexpected incident. This everyday love story reminds us why continued dialogue and acceptance within our culture is necessary and imperative for the well-being of our youth.

 

World Premiere 

Print Source: Ofelia Yanez, thegoodkindmovie@gmail.com

Sunday, April 27th  5:00PMMarchesa Hall & TheatreScreens before the feature film MICHABUY TICKETS

 

 

 
  Alma y Esperanza Alma & Esperanza

Itandehui Jansen

Mexico, Family Drama, 201217 min, HD, ColorSpanish, Mixtec with English subtitles

 

ALMA & ESPERANZA is the story of a girl and her grandmother who meet in a moment of grief. Alma is a ten-year old girl living in the US. Esperanza is her 75-year old grandmother living in an indigenous community in the Mexican mountains. They have never met, but with one devastating phone call, Alma will have to travel to her grandmother's village. The girl and her grandmother have no common language, yet they find closeness without words. The film garnered coveted spots in imagineNATIVE and the Cannes International Film Festival’s Short Film Corner in 2013.

 

Regional Premierewww.listacalistafilms.com 

Print Source: Armando Bautista Garcia, armando@listacalistafilms.com

Wednesday, April 23 - 9:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Screens before the feature filmLA DESPEDIDABuy TicketsFriday, April 25 - 12:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Screens before the feature filmLA DESPEDIDABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  As Rosas Brancas The White Roses

Diogo Costa Amarante

USA/Portugal, Family Drama, 201320 min, HD, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

Siblings take flowers to a grave in the deep snow. Their father directs them. Their mother is dead--how will they fill the void she left behind? Each family member tries to find their way and must redefine their course. “There are times, when all the world's asleep, the questions run too deep for such a simple man, won't you please, please tell me what we've learned, I know it sounds absurd, but please tell me who I am” -Suptertramp. AS ROSAS BRANCAS has enjoyed success on the festival circuit, including screenings at Berlinale and IndieLisboa.

 

Texas Premierewww.diogocostaamarante.com 

Print Source: FiGa Films, contact@figafilms.com

Thursday, April 24 - 4:00 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmBOBÔBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 11:30 amAlamo Drafthouse Village 2

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  Diário do Não Ver Diary of Not Seeing

Cristina Maure, Joana Oliveira

Brazil, Drama/Romance, 201221 min, 8mm/HD, ColorPortuguese with English subtitles

 

DIARIO DE NAO VER tells the story of Lina, an architect, who at age 37, is becoming blind. When she is told of her prognosis, she must prepare herself for this future.  As she moves toward darkness, she deals with her emotions and her new condition through her dreams. The short film bowed at the 40th Festival of Gramado and has gone on to win the Audience Award at the 12th Annual Goiana Short Film Exhibition.

 

North American Premierewww.sitiodavaca.com 

Print Source: Cristina Maure - Vaca Amarela, contacto@sitiodavaca.com, maure.cristina@gmail.com

Thursday, April 24 - 12:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2

Screens before the feature filmMATEOBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 7:00 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2

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  Huyhuy Trade

Sky Hopinka

USA, Drama, 20135 min, Digital, ColorChinuk Wawa with English subtitles

 

A deal between two men threatens to unravel as tensions rise in this contemporary look at indigenous language and culture. One man comes from a lower, working class, and is at the beck and call of the other man, who lives in more privileged comfort. HUYHUY premiered at imagineNATIVE 2013, where it received an Honorable Mention for Best Indigenous Language Production.

 

Regional Premierewww.skyhopinka.wordpress.com 

Print Source: Sky Hopinka, skyhopinka@gmail.com

Friday, April 25 - 3:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Screens before the feature filmCALLOUSED HANDSBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 11:00 amAlamo Drafthouse Village 3

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  Interstate

Camille Stochitch

USA, Drama/Social Issue, 201320 min, 35mm, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

Joaquin is a driving instructor who has been living and working in East Los Angeles for years. On the side, he also teaches illegal immigrants how to drive. Yet, one day, after a driving lesson with Nayeli, a new student whose dreams particularly catch Joaquin's attention, Vazquez, a HSI agent who has been on his trail for some time, shows up at Joaquin's door. He must help Vazquez arrest Lalo during their next drop-off, or else he will be locked away for good. Joaquin must decide whether to save himself or give up the immigrants he has been helping, including Nayeli, whom he cares about more than he thought he would. This AFI thesis film has screened in Latino festivals around the country, including the San Diego and Chicago Latino Film Festivals.

 

Texas Premierewww.interstatethefilm.com 

Print Source: Camille Stochitch, stochitch.camille@gmail.com

Thursday, April 24 - 1:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature film RINCON DE DARWINBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 9:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3

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  Padre Father

Santiago 'Bou' Grasso

Argentina/France, Animation/Historical/Drama, 201312 min, Digital, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Day by day, a woman nurses her bedridden military father. The dictatorship in Argentina may be over, but not for this army daughter, who is lost to the world. PADRE has won numerous awards, was nominated for Best Argentine Short in 2013 at the Cóndor de Plata Awards, and has been selected to screen at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

 

Regional Premierewww.opusbou.com.ar 

Print Source: Santiago 'Bou' Grasso, info@opusbou.com.ar

Wednesday, April 23 - 4:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmO MENINO E O MUNDOBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 1:30PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmO MENINO E O MUNDOBuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Rojo Red

Carlos Alejandro Molina M.

Venezuela, Drama/Coming of Age, 201320 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

Jesse is an adolescent addicted to chatting. One day an unknown gay “friend” proposes a blind date in a public place, but the boy, not having seen his face, insists he uses a “red” shirt so he can recognize him. What Jesse never imagined was that with that meeting some of his worst fears would come true, beyond anything he could imagine. Along with a stop at the Havana Film Festival, ROJO won both Best Screenplay and Best Short Film at the Entre Largos y Cortos Film Festival.

 

North American Premierewww.tempanofilms.com 

Print Source: Témpano Films & Arts, tempanodifusion@gmail.com, contacto@tempanofilms.com

Friday, April 25 - 7:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmPOR LAS PLUMASBuy TicketsSunday, April 27 - 11:00AMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3

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  Watita

Alonso Llosa

Peru, Drama/Sci-Fi/Mystery, 201311 min, HDCAM, ColorQuechua with English subtitles

 

WATITA tells the story of a Quechua couple, Katy and Victor, who are on their way to the ominous Mining City above the mountains. The couple meets Watita, a young girl who helps her grandfather run an old hostel. After the couple decides to spend the night there, Katy discovers Victor's true reasons for wanting to take this sudden trip. Now she must weigh the importance of her various loyalties—to her husband, her tradition and her own principles—under a new light. In the director’s native Peru, WATITA had a successful screening at the 18th Lima Film Festival and received an Honorable Mention at Filmocorto 2013.

 

International Premierewww.watitajournal.tumblr.com 

Print Source: Alonso Llosa, allosa@gmail.com

Wednesday, April 23 - 7:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmLAS NIÑAS QUISPEBuy TicketsSaturday, April 26 - 2:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 2Screens before the feature filmLAS NIÑAS QUISPEBuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Zugar Zombie

Alexander Quezada

Colombia, Drama/Fantasy/Horror, 2014  20 min, Red One, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Beginning with the end and moving backward in time, ZUGAR ZOMBIE weaves the story of how a zombie holocaust came to pass. In a small city in southwest Colombia, things unravel into chaos just as the mayor’s reelection campaign heats up. The film travels back 12 years to the origin of these events, revealing not just the domino effect but how things work in a small Latin American community. After winning the Colombian Cinematographic Development Award for 2012, ZUGAR ZOMBIE has been delighting festival audiences internationally.  

Regional Premierewww.quevilfilms.com

Print Source: Alexander Quezada, alexquezada@quevilfilms.com

Wednesday, April 23rd 9:45PM

Marchesa Hall & TheatreScreens before the feature filmMUJER CONEJO

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  Zero Hour

Dan Carrillo Levy

Mexico/USA, Drama/Suspense, 20137 min, Digital, ColorEnglish

 

Lorenzo and Paula are traveling on a straight road that seems to lead nowhere through a vast, empty desert. Their own personal paths instantaneously split, but they are still intertwined by this sudden and resounding event. What happens as they stall on this lonely highway will not only challenge the lovers’ relationship, but it will also create a moral struggle within that could change them forever. ZERO HOUR, written by Guillermo Arriaga, screened to enthusiastic audiences at the Cannes Short Film Corner and the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

 

Texas Premierewww.zerohourfilm.com

Print Source: Zero Hour Film, info@zerohourfilm.com

Sunday, April 27th 5:00PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

Screens before the feature filmLA CASA DEL RITMO:A FILM ABOUT LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLESBuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Universal VIP

Ken White, Gyasi Ross

USA, Comedy/Satire/Drama, 2013  4 min, Digital, ColorEnglish

 

Thelma takes care of everyone’s children but can no longer have one of her own - her greatest desire. She questions why Creator has cursed her. Creator has something to say about that himself. Based on the short story UNWORTHY by Gyasi Ross, UNIVERSAL VIP is a short film written, produced, directed by Natives with an all-Native cast. It recently screened at the American Indian Film Festival and the 10th Annual Indigenous World Film Festival.

 

Regional Premiere

Print Source: Michelle Waits, michelle@cutbankcreekpress.com

Wednesday, April 23rd 7:00PM

Marchesa Hall & TheatreScreens before the feature filmLOS INSOLITOS PECES GATO

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  O Pacote  The Package

Rafael Aidar

Brazil, Drama, 2013 18 min, Digital, ColorPortuguese with English subtitles 

In a school on the outskirts of São Paulo, the young Leandro meets Jefferson and his friends. The two boys grow intimate and decide to stick together. But Jeff has something irreversible to tell: he's HIV positive. O PACOTE has begun a whirlwind festival tour, winning Best Film, Best Photography, and Best Score at WILDsound in Toronto, and an Honorable Mention at Promofest.

 

Texas Premierewww.aurorafilmes.com.br

Print Source: Beatriz Carvalho - Klaxon Cultura Audiovisual, beatriz@klaxon.art.br

Saturday, April 26 - 4:30PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 2

Screens before the feature filmUVANGABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  No hay pan No Bread

Macarena Monrós

Chile, Drama, 201220 min, HD, Color Spanish with English subtitles

 

Luis (72) is the owner of a little grocery store that suffers a sudden downturn when a supermarket sets up in his neighborhood and he is told that he'll no longer be provided with bread. The man faces a crossroads: close the store, or find another bread supplier to keep his business open. NO HAY PAN has charmed audiences throughout Chile and internationally, winning Best Directing at the 9th Rengo International Film Festival and the Jury Prize for National Short Film at FEMCINE.

 

Texas Premierewww.nobreadfilm.com 

Print Source: Iván Nakouzi - Luminaria, ivan@luminaria.in

Sunday, April 27 - 1:45PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3

Screens before the feature filmVIOLABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Náufrago Shipwreck

Andrew Vargas

Cuba/USA, Drama/Fantasy, 2013 15 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 Saúl is 7 years old and lives locked away in a crumbling house with his mother and gravely-ill father. One day, a mysterious man offers him a way out, but with a condition that will change the destiny of his family and send him forth into an uncertain future. NAUFRAGO has enjoyed success all over the world, including in the Guadalajara International Film Festival in March. 

US Premierewww.eictv.org

Print Source: Marcela Arenas Rosas - EICTV, promocioninternacional@eictv.co.cu

Saturday, April 26 - 6:30PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3

Screens before the feature filmEL VERANO DE LOS PECES VOLADORESBuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Ñanz   Grandfather Volcano

Carlos Gomez, Geodiel Chindicue

Colombia/USA, Documentary/Fiction, 201343 min, MiniDV, ColorNasa Yuwe with English subtitles

 

Deep in the Colombian Andes, a Nasa indigenous community lives amidst the foothills of a snow-capped volcano. When the volcano becomes active, disaster threatens. ÑANZ is the story of a boy in search of meaning through his dreams, and of his community's struggle to find a safe land in which to live.

 

North American Premierewww.cineminga.org

Print Source: Cineminga International, info@cineminga.org

Friday, April 25th 6:00PM

St. Edward's University

Screens with the filmINUIT CREE RECONCILIATIONFree Screening

 

 

 
  Milk and Honey 

Daniel Pfeffer

USA, Coming of Age/Suspense/Family Drama, 2013  23 min, RED/HDCAM/Super 8mm, ColorEnglish

 

On her fifteenth birthday, Maya Rivera makes the ultimate decision to run away from her abusive foster home. She confesses her escape plans to her loyal boyfriend, Josiah, but little does she know her crazed and jealous stepbrother, Johnny, is hot on their trail.

 

World Premierewww.onelovepictureclassics.tumblr.com, www.facebook.com/INTHELANDOFMILKANDHONEY

Print Source: Daniel F. Pfeffer, dpfeffy@gmail.com

Saturday, April 26 - 4:00PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3 

Screens before the feature filmDISRUPTIONBuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Juan Night Stand Adrián Schwarz

Puerto Rico, Romance/Magical Realism, 201313 min, RED, Color Spanish with English subtitles

Director Adrián Schwarz and composer Ricardo Nazario in attendance Juan has lived all of his life in the mountains of Puerto Rico. Keila moved to the island in search of the paradise her grandmother talked about. Eventually, she is led to Juan's house, where he realizes she is the granddaughter of his first love. When Keila invites him back, Juan is faced with the same decision he had in his past; to follow or to stay. JUAN NIGHT STAND was chosen as part of the Official Selection at the International Puerto Rican Heritage Festival and FIC Hermosillo, among others.

 

Regional Premierewww.juan-night-stand.com

Print Source: Adrián E. Schwarz, adrian.e.schwarz@gmail.com

Thursday, April 24 - 7:00PM 

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmSEX, LOVE & SALSABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Electrodoméstico Home Appliance

Erik de Luna

Mexico, Animation/Comedy/Drama, 201313 min, Digital 2K, ColorNo dialogue

 

Prudencio and Esther's life reflects a civilization plunged into the maelstrom of technology. In an attempt to get their relationship back on track, the couple uses objects to substitute aspects of their own relationship. And now, the sound of the doorbell announces the arrival of a new device, after which, things will never be the same. ELECTRODOMESTICO has entertained audiences worldwide, and has recently won the Rigo Mora Prize for Best Animation Short at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. 

Regional Premierewww.facebook.com/electrodomestico.corto

Print Source: Erik de Luna, erik@electrodomestico.com.mx

Sunday, April 27 - 4:00PMAlamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmANINABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  Cristales Crystals

Juan Ferro

Spain, Drama/Romance, 201319 min, HDV, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

 

The day is cold and grey. A car drives on a deserted road. Lucas and Natalia travel in silence. They do not even look at each other as their story shatters into pieces of crystal. The short film premiered at the 15th Madrid Short Film Week and later won the award for Best Fiction Short at the 3rd Corto y Creo Festival in Santander.

 

International Premierewww.shortfilmagency.com

Print Source: Freak Independent Film Agency, internacional@agenciafreak.com

Thrusday, April 24th 9:45PM 

Alamo Drafthouse Village 3Screens before the feature filmMAPABuy Tickets

 

 

 
  A Mão que AfagaThe Comforting Hand

Gabriela Amaral Almeida

Brazil, Drama/Black Comedy, 201120 min, 35mm, ColorPortuguese with English subtitles

 

For her son's bithday, Estela, a telemarketing operator, plans a party that has minimal chances of success.

 

Regional Premierewww.facebook.com/amaoqueafaga 

Print Source: ACERE FC, acere@acere.com.br

  

 

 

   
  Trapitos SuciosDirty Laundry

Sharon Arteaga

USA, Drama/Secret Comedy, 201210 min, HD, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

A stay-at-home wife finds a suspicious note while doing laundry.

 

World Premiere

Print Source: Sharon Arteaga, sharonaarteaga@gmail.com

  

 

 

   
  Route 22

Malina Panovich

USA, Drama/Coming of Age/Reality, 201210 min, HDV, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

Ana, a quiet, gay teenager, encounters resistance and acceptance from different women in her life. She tries to connect with her opinionated Hispanic mother Mercedes, Jessica, a tall blond from school, and an intriguing girl named Olive she sees at the bus station, all in the course of single day.

 

Regional Premierewww.facebook.com/pages/Route-22/337629839606883  

Print Source: Malina Panovich, mpanovich@utexas.edu

 

  

 

 

   
  Para mi hermanoFor My Brother

Kevin Burke

USA, Drama/Crime, 20118 min, HDCAM, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

PARA MI HERMANO contrasts extreme commitment and violence with the mundane activities of everyday life. The film follows a man who makes the ultimate sacrifice for his brother. We watch as the man chooses how to live his life in the face of the consequences of his courageous choice.

 

Austin Premierewww.facebook.com/ParaMiHermano  

Print Source: Cordelaine Kline, cordelaine.kline@gmail.com

 

  

 

 

   
  Lovelocked

Rebecca Rodriguez

USA, Drama/Fantasy, 2012 13 min, HDCAM, Color English

 

Caught up in a moment of nostalgia, a young woman recalls her fondest relationships by uncorking her collection of antique bottles. She escapes into a joyful wall of sonic memories, but slowly becomes entrapped by their illusions. When night falls, circumstances beyond her control force her to face a new reality.

 

World Premiere

Print Source: Rebecca Rodriguez, bleak.umbrella@gmail.com

 

 

   
  Flutter

Sam Lerma

USA, Drama, 20128 min, HDV/HDCAM, ColorEnglish

 

A father takes his daughter on a bike ride through the heart of the city's green space to get to a birthday party.  The day does not end as expected.

 

Austin Premiere

Print Source: Sam Lerma, samuellerma@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

   
  Bordando la fronteraThe Border

Rene Rhi

Mexico/USA, Social Issue Drama, 201223 min, Super 16mm, ColorSpanish, English with English subtitles

 

Miguel Canales learns that his young daughter has a brain tumor and needs surgery. Running out of options, he decides that his only choice to pay for the operation is to work in the United States. After receipt of a considerable fee, a smuggler agrees to guide him through the desert. As they attempt the perilous desert crossing, they come across Tammy, a disoriented 9-year old girl. Tammy leads them to the sight of a grizzly car accident where her mother is pinned inside the vehicle. Miguel wants to help the girl and her mother, but is threatened at gunpoint by his companion. Miguel must make the choice: continue his journey or stay with the girl and lose the chance of helping his family.

 

Austin Premierewww.bordandolafrontera.com Print Source: Rene Rhi, rhi@usc.edu

 

   
¿Alguien ha visto a Lupita? Have You Seen Lupita?

Gonzalo Justiniano

Mexico/Chile/Argentina/Germany/USA, Comedy/Drama, 2011 86 min, RED, Color Spanish, English with English, Spanish subtitles

Lupita, a young Mexican girl, runs away from her family who want to commit her into a hospital. She will start a journey that will take us into a world that seems crazier than she is. With her sensuality, innocence and romanticism, Lupita invites us to think that the world can be experienced in other ways. This film, shot partially in Austin, has delighted audiences at the Los Angeles International Film Festival and the Guadalajara International Film Festival.

Regional Premiere

Gonzalo Justiniano is a director, writer and producer from Chile. He studied at the University of Paris and the Louis Lumière Film School. His work explores the world of economically marginalized characters. The festivals of Trieste, Damascus, Havana, Montevideo, Brussels, New York, Berlin and Cartagena have awarded his work.

Producer: Gonzalo Justiniano, Daniel de la VegaScreenwriter: Gonzalo Justiniano, Marina StavenhagenCinematographer: Miguel BunsterEditor: Carolina QuevedoSound Design: Zoo FilmsMusic: Jorge ArriagadaCast: Dulce María, Carmen Salinas, Cristián de La Fuente, Schlomit Baytelman, Angélica Castro

Print Source: Sahara Films, gjusti@sahara.cl, danieldelavega@sahara.cl

Tuesday, April 24 

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

With actress Dulce María and producer Daniel de la Vega in attendance

7:00 PM - SOLD OUT

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Aquí entre nosBetween Us

Patricia Martínez de Velasco

Mexico, Family/Romantic Comedy, 201195 min, 16mm Super, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Rodolfo and Miriam move into a new house, which Rodolfo gives Miriam as a token of his love. Seventeen years later, although they have three lovely daughters, their relationship completely loses its charm. Rodolfo and Miriam are inconsiderate with each other, and Rodolfo is treated solely as the provider of the family.  One day, Rodolfo decides not to go to work. During the one day when the family routine is broken, Rodolfo realizes that he is a perfect stranger in his own family. This award-winning film has captivated audiences and juries around the world.

Regional Premiere

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Patricia Martínez de Velasco was born in Mexico City. She graduated with honors from the Universidad Iberoamericana and the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, where she studied film production. Patricia's first feature film, Aquí entre nos, has already won the Best Actor Award at the Guadalajara International Film Festival, Mexico; the Bronze Zenith Award for First Feature Film at the World Film Festival in Montreal, Canada; and many other awards as well.

Producer: Roberto SneiderProduction Companies: Cuévano Films, La Banda FilmsScreenwriter: Patricia Martínez de VelascoCinematographer: Paula HuidroboEditor: Óscar FigueroaSound Design: Santiago NuñezMusic: Victor Hernandez StumpfhauserCast: Jesús Ochoa, Carmen Beato, Giovana Fuentes, Diana García, Camila  Risser, Giovanna Zacarías

Print Source: La Banda Films, info@labandafilms.com

Saturday, April 28 - 7:15 PM

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

With director Patricia Martínez de Velasco and producer Roberto Sneider in attendance

SOLD OUT

BonsáiBonsai

Cristián Jiménez

Chile/France/Argentina/Portugal, Drama/Comedy, 201195 min, 35mm, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

This charming debut celebrates love, literature and botany in the portrayal of a struggling writer, who, in order to keep up a lie that he has told his current lover, finds himself writing a book about his very first experience with love. Nostalgic and moving, Jiménez captures the essence of first love, and the loss of innocence that occurs when it disappears. This film has played all over the world, including in Un Certain Regard at Cannes and at the Toronto International Film Festival; winner of the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film at Havana Film Festival, and both the Grand Jury Prize (Ibero-American Competition) and the Jordan Alexander Kressler Screenwriting Award at Miami Film Festival.

Co-presented by Austin Film Society

Austin Premiere

Cristián Jiménez was born in Valdivia, Chile in 1975. Before becoming a filmmaker, he wrote short stories and studied sociology in Santiago de Chile, Heidelberg and London. His first feature film, Ilusiones ópticas, a deadpan dramatic comedy where different lives intersect during a grey winter in Valdivia, premiered in San Sebastián in 2009. He wrote and directed several short films, among them El Tesoro de los Caracoles and XX, co-wrote the feature films 199 Recetas para ser Feliz and Los Debutantes, and worked as a TV producer in the UK during 3 years.

Producer: Bruno Bettati, Julie Gayet, Nadia TurincevScreenwriter: Cristián JiménezCinematographer: Inti BrionesEditor: Soledad SalfateSound Design: Manuel RoblesMusic: Caroline Chaspoul, Eduardo HenríquezCast: Diego Noguera, Natalia Galgani, Gabriela Arancibia, Trinidad González, Hugo Medina

Print Source: Brandon Peters - Strand Releasing, Brandon@strandreleasing.com

Thursday, April 26 - 7:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

Screening followed by Skype Q&A with director Cristián Jiménez

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El estudianteThe Student

Santiago Mitre

Argentina, Drama/Thriller, 2011110 min, HD, ColorSpanish with English subtitles

Roque is a handsome young Argentinian just arrived from the provinces to start his studies at the University of Buenos Aires. One of his many sexual conquests is Paola, a pretty but tough young adjunct professor who leads him into the thick of the school's vibrant political life. Soon he meets Alberto, a retired politician who becomes his mentor; Roque quickly learns the ropes and uses his charisma to rise through the ranks and become a student leader and organizer, navigating idealism and betrayals, propelled by his driving ambition. This film has enjoyed success from BAFICI to Toronto International Film Festival, and many places in between, including being honored with numerous accolades by Argentina's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Texas Premiere

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Santiago Mitre was born in Buenos Aires. Known for co-writing the feature films Lion's Den and Carancho with Pablo Trapero, he has also written and directed the short film El Escondite. He co-wrote and co-directed the 2010 feature El amor (primera parte). El estudiante is his solo feature debut.

Producer: Agustina Llambi Campbell, Santiago Mitre, Fernando BromScreenwriter: Santiago MitreCinematographer: Gustavo Biazzi, Soledad Rodríguez, Federico Cantini, Alejo MaglioEditor: Delfina Castagnino Music: Los NatasCast: Esteban Lamothe, Romina Paula, Ricardo Félix, Valeria Correa

Print Source: Agustina Llambi Campbell, launiondelosrios@gmail.com

Friday, April 27 - 7:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

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