CineNoche: Frágil equilibrio (Delicate Balance)

CineNoche: Frágil equilibrio (Delicate Balance)

Frágil equilibrio (Delicate Balance), a film by Guillermo García López

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, 7:00pm
Sunday, September 24th, 2017, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: FRÁGIL EQUILIBRIO is a journey across the world, highlighting our common dreams, hopes, and humanity. It focuses on three stories in Africa, Spain, and Japan, each of which addresses modern day issues. Winner, 2017 Premio Goya for Best Documentary Feature.

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

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aGLIFF: Chavela

aGLIFF: Chavela

Chavela, a film by Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi

Sunday, September 10th, 2017, 1:15 pm
S. Lamar Alamo Drafthouse
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 
Tel: (512) 861-7040

Synopsis: Winning the Audience Award for Best Documentary at Frameline and the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at Outfest, CHAVELA is a thought-provoking, bittersweet tribute to one of best unknown treasures in music history.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and Mercury Mambo co-present this program in partnership with the Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.

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aGLIFF: Etiqueta no rigurosa (No Dress Code Required)

aGLIFF: Etiqueta no rigurosa (No Dress Code Required)

Etiqueta no rigurosa (No Dress Code Required), a film by Cristina Herrera Bórquez

Sunday, September 10th, 2017, 10:15 am
S. Lamar Alamo Drafthouse
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 
Tel: (512) 861-7040

Synopsis: Marriage equality continues to be a battle that the gay community is engaged in around the world. The obstacles to overcome are different in each nation. For Victor Manuel Aguirre and Victor Fernando Urias, getting married in their hometown of Mexicali in the Mexican state of Baja California is a battle fraught with exasperating tricks and bureaucratic hurdles from their opponents.

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

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aGLIFF: Extra Terrestres

aGLIFF: Extra Terrestres

Extra Terrestres, a film by Carla Cavina

Friday, September 8th, 2017, 11:30 am
S. Lamar Alamo Drafthouse
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 
Tel: (512) 861-7040

Synopsis: A family, 100,000 chickens with a death sentence, a secret that will unveil all family secrets, and a star 2,500 million light years away that will make them understand that we all are metaphorically ExtraTerrestrials.

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

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CineNoche: El techo (On the Roof)

CineNoche: El techo (On the Roof)

El techo (On the Roof), a film by Patricia Ramos

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, 7:00pm
Sunday, August 27th, 2017, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: In Havana, three young friends gather on a roof every day to tell stories and share their dreams, trying to make time go by without noticing. In the midst of their boredom, without money and dreaming about success, they decide to set up their own business. The cost of this dream will finally lead them to personal maturity, but with some difficulty.

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

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AFS: Salón México

AFS: Salón México

Austin Film Society presents: Salón México, directed by Emilio Fernández

Sunday, June 18th, 2017, 6:00 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Advance Ticket Sales HERE.

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.

Sponsored by Cine Las Americas

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