CineNoche: Amores Urbanos (Restless Love)

CineNoche: Amores Urbanos (Restless Love)

Amores Urbanos (Restless Love), a film by Vera Egito


Tuesday, August 16th, 2016, 7:00pm
Sunday, August 21st, 2016, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: Julia, Micaela and Diego are best friends in their 30s and living in São Paulo. Julia (Maria Laura Nogueira) is navigating life after a breakup with her boyfriend and unplanned pregnancy, Diego (Thiago Pethit) parties hard and neglects his boyfriend, and Micaela (Renata Gaspar) is dating an actress who will not present her as her girlfriend. As the sibling-like friends navigate their personal struggles together, their closeness will be strained as they console but also criticize each other.

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


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AFS: Distinto Amanecer (Another Dawn)

AFS: Distinto Amanecer (Another Dawn)

Austin Film Society presents: Distinto Amanecer (Another Dawn), directed by Julio Bracho

Sunday, August 7th, 2016, 5:00 PM
AFS Cinema (formerly the Marchesa Hall & Theatre)
6226 Middle Fiskville Rd. Austin,TX 78752
Tel: (512) 454-2000

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Synopsis: A movie that is often considered the first Mexican film noir, and, in fact, one of the first noirs made anywhere. Gabriel Figueroa’s extraordinary cinematography lights the way for this savage, political tale set in Mexico City.

Sponsored by Cine Las Americas


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CineNoche: Rosa Chumbe

CineNoche: Rosa Chumbe

Rosa Chumbe, a film by Jonatan Relayze Chiang


Tuesday, July 19th, 2016, 7:00pm
Sunday, July 24th, 2016, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: It is the middle of October in the city of Lima, Peru. “The purple month” is a time for processions to commemorate the Lord of Miracles, the most widely venerated image of Christ in the city. Rosa Chumbe is a middle-aged police officer with both a gambling and drinking problem. She lives with her daughter, Sheyla, who has a little baby. One day, after a big fight between them, Sheyla steals her mother’s savings and storms out of the house, leaving her baby behind. Sheyla chooses to confront her own troubles alone, leaving Rosa to spend time with her grandson. This interaction provokes a change in Rosa’s hardened heart. But everything takes a wrong turn one night, and only a miracle can save her.

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


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AFF: El Destierro (The Exile)

AFF: El Destierro (The Exile)

Austin Film Festival presents: El Destierro (The Exile), a film by Arturo Ruiz

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, 7:00pm
Violet Crown Cinema
434 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 495-9600
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Synopsis: During the Spanish Civil War, Teo is destined to a minuscule fort of vigilance, located in a cold and inhospitable place in the mountains. There he meets Silverio, his new companion, with whom he will have to coexist for six long months. The different personalities of these two men provoke many tensions, accentuated by the limited space. The fragile coexistence breaks up with the arrival of Zolska, a young militiawoman whom they find wounded in the surroundings. 

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


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Blanton: La Teta Asustada (The Milk of Sorrow)

Blanton: La Teta Asustada (The Milk of Sorrow)

La Teta Asustada (The Milk of Sorrow), a film by Claudia Llosa

Free and open to the public!

Thursday June 16th, 2016, 6:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78701 
Tel: (512) 471-7324

Synopsis: Fausta (Magaly Solier) suffers from “The Milk of Sorrow”, an illness transmitted through mother’s milk by women who’ve been raped during Peru’s Civil Wars. Stricken with the fear that she’s contracted the illness from her mother’s breast milk — Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother’s sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom and wholeness. 

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with Blanton Museum of Art.


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AFF: El Jeremías (Jeremy)

AFF: El Jeremías (Jeremy)

Austin Film Festival presents: El Jeremías (Jeremy), a film by Anwar Safa

Monday, June 13th, 2016, 7:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse Village
2700 West Anderson Lane, Austin TX 78757 
Tel: 1-512-861-7030
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Synopsis: El Jeremías tells the story of a precociously bright 8-year-old boy, ostracized by his peers and labeled a misfit for his intellectual and often pedantic tendencies. 

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


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