Austin Film Society presents: Salón México, directed by Emilio Fernández
Sunday, June 18th, 2017, 6:00 PM
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752
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Synopsis: Directed by Emilio Fernández and stunningly photographed by the great Gabriel Figueroa, Salón México is a prime example of Mexico’s cabaretera genre. Mercedes (Marga López) works as a dance-hall b-girl to pay for her younger sister’s private school education. When Mercedes takes money owed her by her pimp (Rodolfo Acosta), his retaliation is swift and brutal.
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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
1213 Corona Dr.
Austin TX 78723
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Artist Javier Téllez speaks about his work and his video "Letter on the Blind," which is currently on view at the Blanton.
Thursday April 20th, 2017, 6:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 471-7324
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the Blanton Museum of Art. Read more...
Cinco días sin Nora (Nora's Will), a film by Mariana Chenillo
Saturday, April 15th, 2017, 7:00pm
Texas Spirit Theater, Bullock Museum
1800 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 78701
Tel: (512) 936 - 8746
Synopsis: Jose learns that his ex-wife, Nora, has committed suicide. With Passover looming, her body must be buried immediately according to tradition or the family will be forced to wait five days. In the ensuing chaos, secrets are revealed and love comes to light in unexpected ways.
Viva Cinema, a new, original film series at the Bullock Museum, celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films in partnership with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language movie-making.
No, a film by Pablo Larraín
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, 7:00pm
Sunday, April 9th, 2017, 11:00am
Violet Crown Cinema
434 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 495-9600
Synopsis: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the NO persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael García Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and under scrutiny by the despot's minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.
CineNoche is a film series presented in partnership with Violet Crown Cinema.
This screening is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin. Read more...