CineNoche: Allende mi abuelo Allende (Beyond my Grandfather Allende)

CineNoche: Allende mi abuelo Allende (Beyond my Grandfather Allende)

Allende mi abuelo Allende (Beyond my Grandfather Allende), a film by Marcia Tambutti Allende

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, 7:00pm
Sunday, February 25th, 2018, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: Almost 42 years have passed since a military coup in Chile deposed the democratically elected government of President Salvador Allende. In BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE, his granddaughter Marcia Tambutti Allende goes in search of Salvador Allende the man. She attempts to reconstruct the past through informal interviews with her family, quickly discovering that they don’t talk about “Chico,” as he was affectionately known.

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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Viva Cinema: 600 Millas (600 Miles)

Viva Cinema: 600 Millas (600 Miles)

600 Millas (600 Miles), a film by Gabriel Ripstein

Saturday, February 17th, 2018, 7:00pm

Texas Spirit Theater, Bullock Museum
1800 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 78701
Tel: (512) 936 - 8746

Synopsis: Two young men are earning money by running weapons across the Arizona-Mexico border, but they are discovered by an ATF agent who attempts to apprehend them. 600 MILLAS (600 MILES)

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 movie-making.

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AFS: ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!)

AFS: ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!)

Austin Film Society presents: ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!), directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Saturday, February 10th, 2018, 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 11th, 2018, 4:00 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: Antonio Banderas and Victoria Abril shine in Pedro Almodovar’s funny and twisted “romantic fairy tale.” Banderas plays a man newly released from a psychiatric hospital who lusts after a movie scream queen (Abril). The courtship does not proceed along normal lines.

Presented in Partnership with Cine Las Americas

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CLAIFF21 Season Launch Party

CLAIFF21 Season Launch Party

The 21st Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is in just a few months (May 2nd-6th) so let’s celebrate together with a whole day of discounts and an evening party with free food & drinks and more! Come mingle with staff, board members, and fans of Cine Las Americas, and take advantage of exclusive one-night only opportunity to buy memberships and badges with a 20% DISCOUNT!

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Venue: ProductionFor (studio offices)
3019 Alvin Devane Suite 500
Austin, TX 78741
7pm - 10pm

The event is free and open to the public (21+), so BRING ALL YOUR AMIG@S!!!

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AFS: El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent)

AFS: El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent)

Austin Film Society presents: El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent), directed by Ciro Guerra

Monday, February 5th, 2018, 7:30 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: Director Ciro Guerra used diaries of actual Amazon expeditions to inform his film, which depicts a pair of such trips, and the river guide who led both, first as a young warrior, and finally as an old man. Visually astonishing; a major work.

Presented in Partnership with Cine Las Americas

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