Native Cinema Showcase 2021

Native Cinema Showcase 2021

Native Cinema Showcase 2021 Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian View the full line-up     The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian brings its annual Native Cinema Showcase to online audiences for Native... Read more...
AFS Doc Days 2021: Cuban Dancer

AFS Doc Days 2021: Cuban Dancer

CUBAN DANCER, a film by Roberto Salinas, is presented in partnership with Austin Film Society

Saturday, October 16, 2021 @ 4:15 PM CT

Featuring stunning dance sequences choreographed for the film by the characters, CUBAN DANCER embraces the narrative and expressive possibilities of dance on camera; and is an enduring portrait of the challenges of immigration for a family determined to follow their dreams.

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Hecho en Tejas: Las Marthas

Hecho en Tejas: Las Marthas

Las Marthas, a film by Cristina Ibarra

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, 7:00 PM CT

Screening for FREE on the ESB-MACC Facebook page and the event website.

Synopsis
LAS MARTHAS unravels the origins of the celebration and explores why a town like Laredo, with such deep Mexican roots, feels such affinity for America’s Founding Father, and how against all odds, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration has managed to persevere and even flourish, thanks to the Mexican American girls who continue to wear the gilded burden of tradition.

Co-presented with the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) at their annual womxn in the arts event- La Mujer (April 21 - 24, 2021).

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Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares)

Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares)

Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares), a film by Fernanda Valadez

US Virtual Cinema Premiere Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical.

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. Desperate to find out what happened to him—and to know whether or not he’s even alive—she embarks on an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous journey to discover the truth.

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Viva Cinema: La Soledad (The Solitude)

Viva Cinema: La Soledad (The Solitude)

La Soledad (The Solitude), a film by Jorge Thielen Armand

Thursday, January 14th, 2021, 1:00 PM CT

Virtual screening and Q&A with director.

Synopsis
A vivid and intimate account of the Venezuelan crisis told through the real-life struggle of a young father trying to save his family from the demolition of their home.

Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Bullock Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films in partnership with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language and Hispanic-heritage movie-making.

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