Viva Cinema: Las Acacias

Viva Cinema: Las Acacias

Las Acacias, a film by Pablo Giorgelli

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, 7:00pm

Reception at 6:00pm; Seating at 6:30pm.

Q&A following film.

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

Synopsis: Reluctantly, a dour long-distance truck driver agrees to give a lift to a Paraguayan single mother and her 8-month-old daughter to Buenos Aires. Can the palpable silence soften up the taciturn trucker's sullen heart?

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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Community Cinema: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Community Cinema: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora and the Lost City of Gold, a film by James Bobin

Join Cine Las Americas for an evening of Community Cinema, hosted by Mobile Loaves & Fishes at the Community First! Cinema & Amphitheater.

Friday, November 22nd, 2019, 7:30 PM

Movie night at the Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First! Village. The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated. "Doors" at 6:30pm, with events to participate in, followed by screening at 7:30pm.

Community First! Village Amphitheater
9301 Hog Eye Rd, Austin, TX 78724

Synopsis: Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.

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CineClub México: La sombra del Caudillo (The Shadow of the Tyrant)

CineClub México: La sombra del Caudillo (The Shadow of the Tyrant)

La sombra del Caudillo (The Shadow of the Tyrant), directed by Julio Bracho

Thursday, November 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: A fierce portrayal of Mexican political power struggles during the 1920s — with darkly etched scenes of death and betrayal — THE SHADOW OF THE TYRANT was banned from public screening until 1990.

Our special guest will be Dr. Samuel Schmidt, political scientist and author..

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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Viva Cinema: The River and the Wall

Viva Cinema: The River and the Wall

The River and the Wall, a film by Ben Masters

Thursday, November 7th, 2019, 7:00pm

Reception at 6:00pm; Seating at 6:30pm.

Q&A following film.

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

Synopsis: Five friends venture into the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands to document the environment before structural changes are made.

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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CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Collisions

CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Collisions

Collisions, a film by Richard Levien

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, 7:00pm
Sunday, November 10th, 2019, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Itan’s promising life in San Francisco is turned upside down when she comes home from school, with her younger brother, to find their apartment ransacked and her mother missing. Suddenly she must rely on her estranged uncle, a big rig truck driver. Itan manipulates him into taking them across the country in his truck, trying to find her mother and stop her deportation.

The film will be preceded by the short film PLANE PRETEND directed by Sharon Arteaga.

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

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AJFF: The Unorthodox

AJFF: The Unorthodox

Austin Jewish Film Festival presents: The Unorthodox, a film by Eliran Malka

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, 7:30pm
Regal Arbor Cinemas
9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin TX 78759

Synopsis: Tired of being pushed around, a disenfranchised Sephardic father whose daughter is expelled from a school for her ethnicity, launches the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party.

The feature film will be preceded by the short film A THOUSAND KISSES, directed by Richard Goldgewicht. 

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this film as a supporter of the AJFF.

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