CineNoche: Tony Manero

CineNoche: Tony Manero

Tony Manero, a film by Pablo Larraín


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, 7:00pm
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 11:00am

Violet Crown Cinema
434 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 495-9600

Synopsis: Raul, a psychopathic, middle-aged thug in 1970s Chile, becomes obsessed with the disco king immortalized by John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. Dreaming of winning a Tony Manero look-and-dance-alike contest, Raul devotes most of his time to perfecting his act, and the rest of the time wreaking shocking violence and murder in this award winning thriller from acclaimed Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain.

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.


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CLAIFF20 Season Launch Party

CLAIFF20 Season Launch Party

The 20th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is in just a few months (May 3rd-7th) so let’s party over light apps and drink specials at ProductionFor! Come mingle with staff, board members, and fans of Cine Las Americas, and take advantage of exclusive one-night-only CLAIFF20 discounts and giveaways!

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
ProductionFor
3019 Alvin Devane Suite 500
Austin, TX 78741
7pm - 10pm

The event is free and open to the public (21+), so BRING ALL YOUR AMIG@S!!!


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AFS: Aquarius

AFS: Aquarius

Aquarius, directed by Kleber Mondonça Filho

Monday, January 30th, 2017, 7:00 PM

Texas Spirit Theater at The Bullock
1800 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 936-8746

Advance Ticket Sales HERE.

Synopsis: One of the best foreign language films of 2016, AQUARIUS grapples with the tensions wrought between memory and legacy, in a virtuosic tale set on the beaches of Brazil. Sonia Braga (THE KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN) depicts Clara, a retired music critic whose past as a writer, mother, wife and cancer survivor have defined her. Residing in the aging apartment building that has belonged to her family for years, Clara defies the developers whose final step to take over the building is to purchase her apartment.

Sponsored by Cine Las Americas


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AFS: Ixcanul

AFS: Ixcanul

Ixcanul, directed by Jayro Bustamante

Friday, November 18th, 2016, 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 5:00 PM

AFS Cinema
6226 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, TX 78752
Tel: (512) 454-2000

Advance ticket sales HERE.

Synopsis: A New York Times Critic's Pick. In the Guatemalan highlands, a coffee plantation lies on the slopes of a smoking volcano. Here, a Mayan couple preparing their teenage daughter for marriage are met with a betrayal that will change their lives. This thrilling and gorgeously shot tale of a poor farming family, isolated from the rest of their country by geography, language and tradition, is a cinematic ode to indigenous culture and the many untold stories of women around the world.

Sponsored by Cine Las Americas


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AAAFF: Mele Murals

AAAFF: Mele Murals

Mele Murals, a film by Tadashi Nakamura

Saturday, November 5th, 12:30 pm
Blanton Auditorium
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tel: (512) 471-5482

Synopsis: Through the personal stories of these two renowned Hawaiian graffiti artists and their joint quest to uphold Hawaiian culture through mural-making, MELE MURALS shows how public art rooted in underground graffiti combines with Native Hawaiian traditions and contemporary life to impact the students, the town of Waimea, and most of all the artists.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the Austin Asian American Film Festival.


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CineNoche: H.O.M.E.

CineNoche: H.O.M.E.

H.O.M.E., a film by Daniel Maldonado


Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, 7:00pm
Sunday, October 30th, 2016, 11:00am

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Violet Crown Cinema
434 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 495-9600

Synopsis: Inspired by actual events, the first story is a lyrical portrait of a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome who leaves home and journeys through NYC’s labyrinth-like subway system. The second story focuses intimately on the rare emotional connections we make and their importance. The story involves Gabriel, an older and lonely Ecuadorian livery car driver from Queens, and his random encounter with Sze Wun, a young Chinese mother who is stranded. While listening to a soccer match that Gabriel has bet “his life” upon, he offers Sze Wun a ride home to her sick child, setting the stage for the events that follow in which their bonds become revealed despite linguistic and cultural barriers. Along their journeys through the city, they each discover the deeper value of their intimate connections.

CineNoche is a film series presented in partnership with Violet Crown Cinema.


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