Emergencia


Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Program begins at 11:30am, screening order below

Watch the films then join us for
1:30pm Emergencia Youth Film Festival Pizza Party

FREE and OPEN to the Public!

Cine Las Americas and Latinitas Present: “Latinas We Admire”

LATINAS WE ADMIRE
Latinitas Clubs
Latinitas Magazine
Education, 2 min, Austin, TX, USA, 2019

Latinitas from two Austin, TX elementary schools are interviewed about what famous Latina they look up to as they research info about that person. www.latinitasmagazine.org

 

Emergencia Youth Film Competition, Part One (Audience: All Ages) / Screening Order
Dear_Introvert

DEAR INTROVERT
Karla Mejia
Real to Reel
Experimental, 4 min, Lynn, MA, USA, 2018

Introverts become friends in the end.

THE PHOTOGRAPH
John Cannizzo, Joaquin Gonzalez, Hannah Wilder
SAY Sí
Drama, 4 min, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018

A single photograph can tell 1000 stories.

My_Black_Is...

MY BLACK IS…
Miguel Valdez, Eunice Beato
Real to Reel
Social Justice, 6 min, Lynn, MA, USA, 2018

Young women of color set out to redefine what black is to them.

Dreaming

DREAMING
Sage Nelsen
SpyHop
Social Justice, 5 min, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2018

An intimate look at one undocumented family living in Utah and how DACA has impacted their lives.

Elote_Empire

ELOTE EMPIRE
Nicole Ramon, Sean Padin, Giana Rios, Lilian Martinez
SAY Sí
Animation, 1 min, San Antonio,TX, USA, 2018

A short animation based on the Legend of Maize.

Lilly_and_the_Baby

LILLY AND THE BABY
The Bum Family
Animation, 7 min, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2018

Lilly, a 10-foot tall orange monster, babysits a human baby. The mom leaves a long list of what not to do. What could go wrong?

The_Loved_Ones

THE LOVED ONES
Joaquin Gonzalez, Olivia Garces, Jake Cortez
SAY Sí
Animation, 2 min, San Antonio,TX, USA, 2018

A short animation based on the Legend of Xunaan and the Young Warrior.

Separados

SEPARADOS (SEPARATED)
Aylin Martinez Barrera
Drama, 2 min, Austin, TX, USA, 2018

A collection of black and white stills that depict the isolation faced by a young boy as a result of his separation from his family.

God_of_Cocoa

GOD OF COCOA
Maddie Toland, Marcelo Salas, Bacla Siptak, Bjorgvin Arnarson
SAY Sí
Animation, 1 min, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018

A short animation based on the Legend of Cocoa.

Piece_of_Mind

PIECE OF MIND
Noel Pichardo
Real to Reel
Experimental, 3 min, Lynn, MA, USA, 2018

A film about the parallels between dance and imagery.

 

Cine Las Americas and E4 Youth Present: “Internship Opportunities with E4 Youth?

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH E4 YOUTH
E4 Youth Team
E4 Youth
Education, 2 min, Austin, TX, USA, 2018

High school and college students experience internships at creative spaces such as at GSD&M working for client John Deere. www.e4youth.org

 

Emergencia Youth Film Competition, Part Two (Recommended Audience: 14+) / Screening Order
Diegesis

DIEGESIS
Gabriel Ricardo, Angulo Vizcarra
Thriller, 7 min, Lima, Peru, 2017

What will you do once the movie is over… and you know it’s coming?

My_Heart_Cant_Speak_The_Way_I_Want_It_To

MY HEART CAN’T SPEAK THE WAY I WANT IT TO
Angel Saenz
Creative Action Youth Cinema Collective
Drama, 5min, Austin, TX, USA, 2019

A frank and moving story about a young man coming to grips with his bisexuality.

Im_Human_Too

I’M HUMAN TOO
Jonathan Landeros
SpyHop
Social Justice, 9 min, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2018

Explore the challenges and harsh realities of immigration and racism from the perspective of two Utah families.

Still_Love

STILL LOVE
Alexander Puga, Monica Matute
Drama, 5 min, Miami, FL, USA, 2017

After attending constant unsuccessful therapy sessions, Sarah struggles to understand why she would be forced by her parents to get help over a relationship her sister had.

Abstinencia

ABSTINENCIA (ABSTINENCE)
Exe Thawne
Thriller, 7 min, Cordoba, Argentina, 2018

An addict joins a self-help center, where he ends up eating another member alive.

South_Central_State_of_Mind

SOUTH CENTRAL STATE OF MIND
Timur Bootzin
Music Video, 5 min, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2019

This film takes you on a journey through the South Central State of Mind.

Sweet_Vengeance

SWEET VENGEANCE
Quinn Wilson
SAY Sí
Thriller, 17 min, San Antonio,TX, USA, 2018

Two women take sweet vengeance against a man who did bad things to one of their friends.