CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten)

CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten)

Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten), a film by Sergio Umansky Brener

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, 7:00pm
Sunday, August 11th, 2019, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: In a country where the state has become a criminal enterprise, a socially reticent worker must take the law into his own hands to avenge the murder of his young son. Amid the horrors of his own actions, he finds unexpected refuge in jarring moments of unseemly intimacy.

The film will be preceded by the music video FANTASIA directed by Caitlin Díaz.

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

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CineClub México: Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten)

CineClub México: Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten)

Ocho de cada diez (Eight out of Ten), directed by Sergio Umansky Brener

Thursday, July 18th, 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: EIGHT OUT OF TEN is a 2018 film directed by Sergio Umansky. It won an Ariel Award for Best Actor at the 2019 Ariel Award Ceremony. The film was also recognized with the Guerrero Press Award for Best Film at Guadalajara's International Film Festival; the Mezcal Award for Best Actor and for Best Actress at the Guadalajara Festival; special mention by the jury at the Varsovia Film Festival; Best Narrative Feature (Jury Award) at Austin's Cine Las Americas International Film Festival; Best Screenplay at Calella, Spain International Festival, among others.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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AFS: Nuestro tiempo (Our Time)

AFS: Nuestro tiempo (Our Time)

Nuestro tiempo (Our Time), a film by Carlos Reygadas

Multiple Screenings:
Friday, June 28th through July 2nd, 2019

AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: In his latest uncompromising (nearly 3-hour!) film, the writer-director Carlos Reygadas and his real-life wife Natalia López play a married couple who own and operate a ranch for breeding fighting bulls in the rural Mexican countryside. They are cultured and literate people – he is also a well-known poet – and they have an open marriage. When the rules of this sexual arrangement begin to fray, so does the trust at the heart of their partnership.

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CineClub México: Ahí está el detalle (You’re Missing the Point)

CineClub México: Ahí está el detalle (You’re Missing the Point)

Ahí está el detalle (You’re Missing the Point), directed by Juan Bustillo Oro

Thursday, June 20th, 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: AHÍ ESTÁ EL DETALLE (YOU'RE MISSING THE POINT) is a 1940 film from Mexico's Golden Age of cinema, written and directed by Juan Bustillo Oro and starring one of Mexico's most renowned actors and comedians, Mario Moreno "Cantinflas". It is considered by critics as Cantinflas' best film, and the one which launched him into fame and recognition. It is also considered the pioneer of comedy genre in Mexico's film history.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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AFS Doc Days: Soleils Noirs (Dark Suns)

AFS Doc Days: Soleils Noirs (Dark Suns)

Soleils Noirs (Dark Suns), a film by Julien Elie

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, 6:00 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: A mystery, a horror story and a vital, comprehensively-researched epic, DARK SUNS chronicles the wave of femicides in northern Mexico that began in the second half of the twentieth century, and converged with the violence of the drug cartels beginning in the 1990s. This artfully-crafted, award-winning film points fingers at the forces at work behind the murders of thousands of innocent Mexican citizens.

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