aGLIFF: Esto no es Berlín (This Is not Berlin)

aGLIFF: Esto no es Berlín (This Is not Berlin)

Esto no es Berlín (This Is not Berlin), a film by Hari Sama

Sunday, August 25th, 2019, 3:45 pm
S. Lamar Alamo Drafthouse
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Tel: (512)861-7040

Synopsis: 1986. Mexico City. Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn't fit in anywhere: not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: post punk, sexual liberty, and drugs that challenges the relationship with his best friend Gera and lets him find his passion for art.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities International Film Festival.

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aGLIFF: Fin de siglo (End of the Century)

aGLIFF: Fin de siglo (End of the Century)

Fin de siglo (End of the Century), a film by Lucio Castro

Saturday, August 24th, 2019, 6:45 pm
S. Lamar Alamo Drafthouse
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Tel: (512)861-7040

Synopsis: In his assured feature debut, director Lucio Castro uses a brief encounter between two men, Javi and Ocho, as they begin to explore the nature of sex within a complicated relationship. Shifting forward and backward in time, this narrative slowly unfolds to reveal itself to be a portrait of a relationship that looks very different with each change and the ways relationships can evolve over time.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities International Film Festival.

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CineClub México: Danzón

CineClub México: Danzón

Danzón, directed by María Novaro

Thursday, August 15th, 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: DANZÓN is a 1991 film directed by the renowned Mexican director María Novaro and starring María Rojo. It was nominated by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences to the Ariel Award for Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Score. It was considered in the number 45 spot among the 100 best Mexican films of all time by "Somos" magazine. Currently, María Novaro serves as the general director of the Mexican Film Institute director (IMCINE).

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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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, 6:30 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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