Amplify Cine Las Americas


This year for Amplify Austin (March 4-5), Cine Las Americas is fundraising for programming costs associated with the 23rd annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF23).

Special Event: OUTsider

A transmedia LGBTQ+ festival based in Austin, TX. Virtual & world-wide in 2021.

Saturday, March 6th, 2021, 7:00 PM

Featuring: XMAP: In Plain Sight, a coalition of 80 artists united to create an artwork dedicated to the abolition of immigrant detention and the United States culture of incarceration. AND Jesús Valles, a queer Mexican immigrant, educator, storyteller, and performer based in Austin, Texas, originally from Cd. Juarez, Mexico.

Special Event: Identifying Features


A film by Fernanda Valadez

Now Playing in US Virtual Cinemas

Synopsis: Magdalena has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend from their town of Guanajuato to cross the border into the U.S., hopeful to find work. She embarks on an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous journey to discover the truth.