Amplify Cine

Amplify Cine

Kick-Off Party
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6pm-8:30pm
Please RSVP on Facebook (and share widely!)

Join us online or in person to Amplify Cine! Amplify Austin is a city-wide 24-hour giving day that offers a fun and exciting way to show support for the causes you care about. All giving is online from 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5 – 6 p.m. Friday, March 6.

You don’t have to live in Austin to participate!

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CineNoche: Solo

CineNoche: Solo

SOLO, a film by Guillermo Rocamora

Wednesday, February 25th, 7:30 PM
Violet Crown Cinema

Synopsis: Nelson is a 45-year-old musician in Uruguay’s Air Force band, and has played the trumpet for more than 20 years. After his wife leaves him, Nelson falls into a depression, believing he has not achieved anything of significance in his life. A music contest in town presents Nelson with the opportunity he has been longing for – to showcase his abilities and possibly achieve his dreams of stardom. At the same time, the Air Force presents Nelson with the possibility of an impending promotion but he would have to travel to Antarctica on the exact date of the contest’s finale. Nelson must choose between his military career and the pursuit of a life-long dream.

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

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Drunktown’s Finest

Drunktown’s Finest

A film by Sydney Freeland

Saturday, February 21st, 5:30pm
Salvage Vanguard Theater

Co-presented by Cine Las Americas as part of the 2015 OUTsider Film & Arts Festival

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Synopsis: Three Native American teenagers—a rebellious father-to-be, a devout Christian girl, and a promiscuous transwoman— resolve to live on their own terms. Sydney Freeland’s funny, deeply felt feature debut, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Festival and went on to win multiple awards on the festival circuit, takes an unflinching look at contemporary life on the Navajo reservation. Featuring a standout performance by newcomer Carmen Moore, as an aspiring transgender model.

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Esquina Tango Film and Milonga

Esquina Tango Film and Milonga

Esquina Tango presents an evening of Tango Film, Milonga and Performance

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
The Marchesa Hall & Theatre

Doors 6:30pm

Cine Las Americas is a Community Supporting Sponsor of Austin’s premiere of Oliver Kolker’s feature film Fermin: Glorias del Tango (Spanish with English subtitles), director’s Q&A, milonga and Tango performance by Oliver Kolker and Michelle Lamb.

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La Jaula De Oro

La Jaula De Oro

A film by Diego Quemada-Díez

Wednesday, December 17th,  7:30 PM
Violet Crown Cinema

Synopsis: Juan, Sara, and Samuel, three teenagers from the slums of Guatemala, travel to the United States in search of a better life. On their journey through Mexico, they meet Chauk, an Indian from Chiapas who doesn’t speak Spanish. Traveling together in freight trains and walking on railroad tracks, they soon have to face a harsh reality. Screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where filmmaker Diego Quemada-Diez won the A Certain Talent award for his directing work and the ensemble cast.

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