OUTsider: Kuniklo

OUTsider: Kuniklo

OUTsider presents: Kuniklo, a video and performance program by Luis Gabriel Sanabria, José Luis Sanabria, Sebastian Turner and Olivia Warner, and co-presented by Cine Las Americas.

KUNIKLO, including videos and performance, is the first of two programs in a Joint Showcase.

Sunday, February 19th, 2016, 5:00pm
The VORTEX
2307 Manor Rd., Austin TX 78722
Tel. (512) 474-7886

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program as a community partner of the 3rd annual OUTsider Fest.


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Viva Cinema: Güeros

Viva Cinema: Güeros

Güeros, a film by Alonso Ruizpalacios

Saturday, February 18th, 2017, 7:00pm

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

Synopsis: GÜEROS is the latest film from Ariel Award-winning director Alonso Ruizpalacios. Sombra and Santos are two Mexico City slackers whose drifting is interrupted by the arrival of Tomas, Sombra's little brother. Tomas convinces the two older boys to find an ailing folk singer in the city, and the group sets out on a darkly comic journey that leads them to places none of them ever expected.

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.

 


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OUTsider: Queer Rebels: Transgressors

OUTsider: Queer Rebels: Transgressors

OUTsider presents: Transgressors, a short video program curated by Queer Rebels and co-presented by Cine Las Americas.

Queer Rebels return with "Transgressors," a raised fist of QTPOC experimentations with a mission to transgress, to cross, to border, to aggress and to deviate.

Thursday, February 16th, 2016, 6:30pm
The VORTEX
2307 Manor Rd., Austin TX 78722
Tel. (512) 474-7886

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program, curated by Queer Rebels, as a community partner of the 3rd annual OUTsider Fest.


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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 Larraín.

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
Venue: 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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