AFS: Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba) – Newly Restored

AFS: Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba) – Newly Restored

Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba), a film by Mikhail Kalatozov

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 31st, 2019, 4:30 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: With I AM CUBA, legendary Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Kalatozov gives himself the lofty objective to illustrate each aspect of the Cuban Communist Revolution through cinematic language and somehow, with the help of Sergei Urusevky’s visionary cinematography, he achieves this goal.

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CineClub México: La pasión según Berenice (The Passion of Berenice)

CineClub México: La pasión según Berenice (The Passion of Berenice)

La pasión según Berenice (The Passion of Berenice), directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo

Thursday, February 21st, 2019, 7:00 PM
Consulate General of Mexico in Austin
5202 E. Ben White Blvd., Suite 150
Austin TX 78741

FREE and open to the public!

About the Film: THE PASSION OF BERENICE is a 1976 film written and directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo. José Emilio Pacheco, one of Mexico's most distinguished and prolific writers of all time, collaborated in the script. The film won five Ariel Awards, including best film, best director, and best lead actress.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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CineNoche: La sombra del caminante (Wandering Shadows)

CineNoche: La sombra del caminante (Wandering Shadows)

La sombra del caminante (Wandering Shadows), a film by Ciro Guerra

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, 7:00pm
Sunday, February 24th, 2019, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: Mañe is facing a tough economic situation. He’s lost a leg; as a consequence he is unable to find a job, he’s behind on rent, and finds himself at the mercy of bullies. One day he encounters a “silletero,” a man who charges people 500 pesos to carry them around Bogotá… on a chair on his back. A complicated bond forms between them as they both try to come to terms with the past and forge new paths. Nominated by Colombia to the 2006 Academy Awards.

A rare opportunity to view the feature film debut of one of Colombia's most celebrated filmmakers.

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

This screening is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin.

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