Schedule

The 21st Annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
May 2 – 6, 2018

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Wednesday, May 2
AFS Cinema
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Wednesday, May 2, 7:00PM El último traje The
Last Suit
Pablo Solarz Spain/ Argentina 92 min New Releases
Thursday, May 3
AFS Cinema
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Tengo talento Dance with Your Heart Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi Cuba/ USA 10 min Panorama Short Films
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Gringo Rojo Red Gringo Miguel Ángel Vidaurre Chile 68 min New Releases
Thursday, May 3, 6:00PM 2 Spirit Dreamcatcher Dot Com 2 Spirit Dreamcatcher Dot Com Thirza Cuthand Canada 5 min Panorama Short Films
Thursday, May 3, 6:00PM Estiu 1993 Summer 1993 Carla Simón Spain 96 min New Releases
Thursday, May 3, 8:00PM Zama Zama Lucrecia Martel Argentina/ Brazil/ Spain/ France/ The Netherlands/ Mexico/ Portugal/ USA 115 min New Releases
MASS Gallery
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Sigo
acá
I’m
Still Here
Tana Gilbert Chile 15 min Documentary Shorts Competition
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Nada
queda sino nuestra ternura
Nothing Is Left but Our Tenderness Sébastien Jallade Peru 69 min Documentary Feature Competition
Thursday, May 3, 6:00PM Umunhum Umunhum Andy Miller, Robin Moore USA 12 min Documentary Shorts Competition
Thursday, May 3, 6:00PM 52 Segundos 52 Seconds Javier Andrade Ecuador 93 min Documentary Feature Competition
Thursday, May 3, 8:00PM Macanao Macanao Clarissa Duque Venezuela 12 min Narrative Shorts Competition
Thursday, May 3, 8:00PM Jovens
Infelizes ou Um Homem que Grita Não é Um Urso que Dança
Young
and Miserable or a Man Screaming Is Not a Dancing Bear
Thiago B. Mendonça Brazil 127 min Narrative Feature Competition
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Thursday, May 3, 2:00PM Gifts of Silver Gifts of Silver Eddie Frost Chile/ UK 17 min Panorama Short Films / Shorts Program 1
Thursday, May 3, 2:00PM Kitci Nehirowiskwew The Great Atikamekw Lady Sipi Flamand Canada 5 min Panorama Short Films / Shorts Program 1
Thursday, May 3, 2:00PM Mariah ¡qué baile! Dance, Mariah! Anita Abbasi, Martin Baena Canada 13 min Panorama Short Films / Shorts Program 1
Thursday, May 3, 2:00PM Taller protegido nº19 Protected Workshop #19 Danielle Hebscher, Fernando De Negro Canada/ Argentina 48 min Panorama Short Films / Shorts Program 1
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Marea
de Lumbre
Tide
of the Flame
Luis Horacio Pineda USA 4 min Music Video Official Selection
Thursday, May 3, 4:00PM Olancho Olancho Chris Valdes, Ted Griswold Honduras/ USA 70 min Panorama Feature Films
Thursday, May 3, 6:00PM Mi
vida dentro
My
Life Inside
Lucía Gajá Mexico 120
min
Ambulante
Feature Documentary
Thursday, May 3, 8:00PM Nan Isht Aiokpachi The Gift Steven Paul Judd USA 7
min
Panorama
Short Films
Thursday, May 3, 8:00PM El
reino de la Sirena
The
Mermaid Kingdom
Luis
Rincón
Mexico/ Nicaragua 75
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Friday, May 4
AFS Cinema
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Kat Waj I Love You Teresa Jiménez Guatemala 18
min
Panorama
Short Films
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Nadie Nobody Miguel Coyula Cuba 70
min
New Releases
Friday, May 4, 4:00PM Mi
mejor amigo
My
Best Friend
Martín Deus Argentina 90
min
New
Releases
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Gospel
No. 1
Gospel
No. 1
Shireen Alihaji, Brandy Young USA 5
min
Music Video Official Selection
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Los
versos del olvido
Oblivion
Verses
Alireza
Khatami
France/
The Netherlands/ Germany/ Chile
92
min
New Releases
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Make
It Right (Dile)
Make
It Right (Dile)
Olmeca USA 4
min
Music Video Official Selection
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Pariente Guilty
Men
Iván
D. Gaona
Colombia 115
min
New Releases
MASS Gallery
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Friday, May 4, 4:00PM Den
Himmel Berühren
Touch
the Sky
Rosa Baches Spain/ Germany 25 min Documentary Shorts Competition
Friday, May 4, 4:00PM El
proyecto
The
Project
Alejandro Alonso Cuba 60 min Documentary
Feature Competition
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Abigail Abigail Isabel Penoni, Valentina Homem Brazil 17 min Documentary
Shorts Competition
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Estado
de Exceção
State
of Exception
Jason O’Hara Brazil/
Canada
89 min Documentary
Feature Competition
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Capacocha Capacocha Tomás Pernich Argentina 15 min Narrative
Shorts Competition
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Vigilia Being
Awake
Julieta Noemí Ledesma Argentina/ Uruguay 109 min Narrative
Feature Competition
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Nacimientos Giving Birth Analicia López Canada/ Panama 8
min
Panorama
Short Films / Shorts Program 2
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Ni una sola línea Not Even a Line Víctor E.D. Somoza Spain 17
min
Panorama
Short Films / Shorts Program 2
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Lecciones de vuelo Flying Lessons Patricio Pino Hernández Chile 27
min
Panorama
Short Films / Shorts Program 2
Friday, May 4, 2:00PM Detroit’s Rivera Detroit’s Rivera Julio Ramos USA 35
min
Panorama
Short Films / Shorts Program 2
Friday, May 4, 4:00PM Si 
yo muero primero
If I Die First Rodolfo Muñoz Ecuador 107
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Nos
faltan
Missing Lucía Gajá, Emilio Ramos Mexico 5
min
Ambulante
Short Documentary
Friday, May 4, 6:00PM Batallas
íntimas
Intimate
Battles
Lucía Gajá Mexico 87
min
Ambulante
Feature Documentary
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Merê Merê Urânia Munzanzu Brazil 17 min Panorama Short Films
Friday, May 4, 8:00PM Out
of State
Out
of State
Ciara
Lacy
USA 82
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Saturday, May 5
AFS Cinema
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM Hacia
el sol
Towards
the Sun
Monica
Santis
UK/
USA
20
min
Hecho
en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM Retornados The
Returned
Sarah
M Kuck, Meredith Hoffman
Honduras/
USA
17
min
Hecho
en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM Calling Calling Artemis
Anastasiadou
USA 16
min
Hecho
en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM Hakla Stammer Tania
Romero
USA 20
min
Hecho
en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM Autopista
Norte
North
Highway
Andrés F. Torres USA 12 min Hecho en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 12:00PM The
Allied King
The
Allied King
Jason Outenreath Mexico/ USA 7 min Hecho en Tejas (Shorts Program 1)
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM Atmahaú
Pakmát
Atmahaú
Pakmát
Cameron G. Quevedo USA 25 min Hecho en Tejas (Program 2)
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM A
Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)
A
Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)
Anne Lewis USA 66 min Hecho en Tejas (Program 2)
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM All
Nations Rise
All
Nations Rise
Lyla June Johnston USA 5
min
Music
Video Official Selection
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM El
vendedor de orquídeas
The
Orchid Seller
Lorenzo Vigas Venezuela/ Mexico 75
min
New
Releases
Saturday, May 5, 6:00PM Poliangular Poliangular Alexandra Castellanos Solís Mexico 8
min
Panorama
Short Films
Saturday, May 5, 6:00PM La
memoria de mi padre
My
Father’s Memory
Rodrigo Bacigalupe Lazo Chile 87
min
New
Releases
Saturday, May 5, 8:00PM Las
hijas de Abril
April’s
Daughter
Michel Franco Mexico 103
min
New
Releases
MASS Gallery
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM My
Soul is Old
My
Soul is Old
Claudia González-Rubio Mexico 19
min
Narrative
Shorts Competition
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM Tourments
d’amour
Torments
of Love
Caroline Jules France/
Guadeloupe/ French West Indies
54
min
Narrative
Feature Competition
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM La
suerte del salao
Unlucky’s
Luck
Felipe Holguín Caro Colombia 16
min
Narrative
Shorts Competition
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM El
vigilante
The
Night Guard
Diego Ros Mexico 75
min
Narrative
Feature Competition
Saturday, May 5, 6:00PM Palenque Palenque Sebastián Pinzón Silva Colombia 26
min
Documentary
Shorts Competition
Saturday, May 5, 6:00PM My
Bolivia, Remembering What I Never Knew
My
Bolivia, Remembering What I Never Knew
Rick Tejada-Flores USA/
Bolivia
58
min
Documentary
Feature Competition
Saturday, May 5, 8:00PM La
hora de la merienda
Teatime Alba González de Molina Spain 18
min
Narrative
Shorts Competition
Saturday, May 5, 8:00PM Marisa
en los bosques
Marisa
in the Woods
Antonio Morales Spain 83
min
Narrative
Feature Competition
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Latinitas
Promo Video
Latinitas
Promo Video
Latinitas USA 1.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Latinitas
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM
tienes el poder

tienes el poder
Jovane,
Jaqueline, Datne, Lizbeth, Michael, Gabriela, Jaydon, Adrian, and Justin
USA 15
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Watch Watch Cris,
Alexa, and Carlos
USA 30
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Voting
Rights
Voting
Rights
Alexa, Cris, and Carlos USA 60
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Hart
Immigration Movie
Hart
Immigration Movie
Hart Elementary Students USA 5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM A
Tale of Four Sisters
A
Tale of Four Sisters
Emily Silva USA 2
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Blanche’s
Bichon Buzz
Blanche’s
Bichon Buzz
Isabella Caroline Sharp USA 2
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Re-Painting
the Mission
Re-Painting
the Mission
Akil Carillo USA 3.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Celestial
Anomaly
Celestial
Anomaly
Jose Miranda, Abraham Serrano USA 3
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM White
Noise
White
Noise
Say
Sí Middle School Group Project
USA 0.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Find
a Way
Find
a Way
Akil Carrillo, Ellie Aronica USA 4.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Lilly
Hits the Road
Lilly
Hits the Road
The Bum Family Canada 5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM The
Rich Man
The
Rich Man
Say Sí Middle School Group Project USA 3
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM They
Said, But.
They
Said, But.
Marie Lambiase, Rauliz Paez, Rebecca Unubun, Rebecca Vu, Sophia Quigley, Tiffany Cespedes, Yeison DeLeon USA 1
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (All Ages)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM A
World in Motion
A
World in Motion
Khue Tran, Makayla Moore, An Nguyen USA 3
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / PHS Productions
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM The
Trail
The
Trail
YCC Group Project USA 5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Creative Action Youth Cinema Collective
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Tip
the Scale
Tip
the Scale
Brian, Cameron, Joel, Edgar, Henry, Sierra, and Alex USA 15
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM No
dejas que el miedo gane
No
dejas que el miedo gane
Alex, Dhruv, Evan, and Nikki USA 30
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM You
Betta Votar
You
Betta Votar
Joseph, Jose, Khile, and Anthony USA 60
sec
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / YouthCam PSAs
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Alone Alone Sara Eustaquio USA/
Portugal
1.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Still
Love
Still
Love
Alexander Puga, Monica Matute USA 5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Desconectada Disconnected Matheus Bosco Brazil 5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Enjoy
the Show
Enjoy
the Show
Gabby Fiszman, Dina Katgara USA 4
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Carhop Carhop Alexander Puga, Monica Matute, Gabriella Gonzalez, Jewel Berrios USA 6.5
min
Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Memoria
de los revolucionarios
Memories
of the Revolution
Miguel Salazar USA 1.5 min Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM Calavera Calavera Adele Rankin USA 5 min Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 11:30AM What
Now?
What
Now?
Gregory Aragon USA 3 min Emergencia
Youth Film Festival / Competition (Recommended Ages 14+)
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM Never
Been Alone
Never
Been Alone
Giovany Revelle USA 3 min Music
Video Official Selection
Saturday, May 5, 2:00PM Por
los camiones del sur
On
Southern Buses
Sven Kirschlager, Sirio Magnabosco Germany/ Mexico 93 min Panorama
Feature Films
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM DACAmented DACAmented St. Clair Detrick-Jules USA 17 min Panorama
Short Films
Saturday, May 5, 4:00PM Ceux
qui viendront, l’entendront
Those
Who Come, Will Hear
Simon Plouffe Canada 77 min Panorama
Feature Films
Saturday, May 5, 6:00PM El
sembrador
The
Sower
Melissa Elizondo Mexico 86 min Ambulante Feature Documentary
Saturday, May 5, 8:00PM Beneath the Trees Beneath the Trees Crystal Avila USA 20 min Panorama Short Films
Saturday, May 5, 8:00PM Ukamau
y Ké
That’s
how It Is, and What!
Andrés Ramírez Ecuador/
Bolivia
86 min Panorama Feature Films
Nomad Bar
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Saturday, May 5, 10:30PM Black Lipstick Black Lipstick Bernabé Bolaños USA 4 min Music Video Competition
Saturday, May 5, 10:30PM Campesino Campesino Shireen Alihaji USA 3 min Music Video Competition
Saturday, May 5, 10:30PM Sobrenatural Supernatural Vadim Lasca Venezuela 4 min Music Video Competition
Saturday, May 5, 10:30PM Barlovento Barlovento Juanchi González Puerto Rico 4 min Music Video Competition
Saturday, May 5, 10:30PM No
Regreso
No Regreso Hugo Rubiano USA/
Colombia
6 min Music Video Competition
Saturday, May 5, 11:00PM Vía
Láctea
Vía Láctea Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante, Stacy Perskie Mexico 3 min @stereosonico’s
Co-presented Music Video
Saturday, May 5, 11:00PM Blueboy Blueboy Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante, Stacy Perskie Mexico 3 min @stereosonico’s
Co-presented Music Video
Saturday, May 5, 11:00PM Como quisiera Como quisiera Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante USA 4
min
@stereosonico’s
Co-presented Music Video
Saturday, May 5, 11:00PM Todavía Todavía Andres
Ibañez Diaz Infante
Mexico 3
min
@stereosonico’s
Co-presented Music Video
Saturday, May 5, 11:00PM Back Again Back Again Andres
Ibañez Diaz Infante
Mexico 3
min
@stereosonico’s
Co-presented Music Video
Sunday, May 6
AFS Cinema
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Sunday, May 6, 12:00PM Niñas
araña
Spider
Thieves
Guillermo
Helo
Chile 94
min
New
Releases
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Cocote Cocote Nelson
Carlo De Los Santos Arias
Dominican
Republic
106
min
New
Releases
Sunday, May 6, 4:00PM Polvo de estrellas Stardust Aldo
Sotelo Lázaro
Mexico 14
min
Panorama
Short Films
Sunday, May 6, 4:00PM Arábia Araby João
Dumans, Affonso Uchoa
Brazil 98
min
New
Releases
Sunday, May 6, 7:00PM Kayak
to Klemtu
Kayak
to Klemtu
Zoe
Hopkins
Canada 90
min
New
Releases
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Sunday, May 6, 12:00PM Abrazos
imborrables
Unforgettable
Hugs
Pablo Hadis Argentina 93
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Porgies & Bass Porgies & Bass Thomas Barnes USA 15
min
Panorama
Short Films
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM La
selva negra
The
Modern Jungle
Charles Fairbanks, Saul Kak Mexico/
USA
71
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Sunday, May 6, 4:00PM Casting in Jaguey Grande Casting in Jaguey Grande Thomas Winston Cuba/
USA
15
min
Panorama
Short Films
Sunday, May 6, 4:00PM Jeffrey Jeffrey Yanillys Perez Dominican
Republic/  France
78
min
Panorama
Feature Films
Mexic-Arte
Start time Original
Title
English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Windows Windows Maru Buendia-Senties USA 13
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria Stephanie Sinclair, Nichole Sobecki Nigeria 10
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Filip Filip Nathalie Alvarez Mesen Sweden 11
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Do not Come to Europe Do not Come to Europe Minna Lundberg, Hanna Pousette, Pontus Joneström Sweden/
Uganda
13
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM We Did not Fall from the Sky We Did not Fall from the Sky Tabs Breese, Georgia Oakley India/
UK
26
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM Raven Raven Razelle Benally USA 11
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Sunday, May 6, 2:00PM That Day Will Come That Day Will Come Sarah Hope USA 7
min
Femme
Frontera Screening
Originator Studios
Start time Original Title English Title Director Country Runtime Program Section
Sunday, May 6, 1:00PM – 4:00PM Open Walk-in Latinx Culture in East Austin Latinx Culture in East Austin VR Cine Chicas Cohort USA Latinitas
360/VR