CineNoche: La Familia

CineNoche: La Familia

La Familia, a film by Gustavo Rondón Córdova

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, 7:00pm
Sunday, March 8th, 2020, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: Andres (35) and his son Pedro (12) live in blue-collar neighborhood of Caracas and they hardly see each other. While Andres passes his time with his jobs, Pedro walks around the streets playing with his friends and learning from the violent place that surrounds him. Selection of the 56th Semaine de la Critique Cannes 2017.

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

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CLAIFF23 Season Launch Party

CLAIFF23 Season Launch Party

The 23rd Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is in just a few months (May 6th-10th). Come pre-party with board members, staff, volunteers, and the Cine Las Americas community. Take advantage of this exclusive one-night only opportunity to buy memberships and badges with a 10% DISCOUNT! The event is FREE and open to the public (21+), so BRING ALL YOUR AMIG@S!!!

Friday, February 21st, 2020, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Venue: Santa Cruz Theater
1805 East 7th St., Austin, TX 78702

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

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CineClub México: El lugar sin límites (The Place without Limits)

CineClub México: El lugar sin límites (The Place without Limits)

El lugar sin límites (The Place without Limits), directed by Arturo Ripstein

Thursday, February 20th, 2020, 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: EL LUGAR SIN LÍMITES (THE PLACE WITHOUT LIMITS) is a 1977 film by Mexican renowned director Arturo Ripstein. It is considered to be the first film to really address sexual diversity in Mexico. It is also considered to be one of the best film in Mexico's cinema history.

Our special guest will be Fidel García Reyes, writer, poet, and student at UT Austin.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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AFS: Y tu mamá también

AFS: Y tu mamá también

Y tu mamá también, a film by Alfonso Cuarón

Friday, February 7th, 2020, 7:00pm
Sunday, February 9th, 2020, 3:45pm
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020, 8:15pm

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

Synopsis: More a lust story than a love story, Alfonso Cuarón’s road movie about a carefree trio of young people (Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal, Maribel Verdú) having a wild sex-filled summer together is, as we might expect from Cuarón, deceptively deep and full of interesting subtext.

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CineNoche: Azul y no tan rosa

CineNoche: Azul y no tan rosa

Azul y no tan rosa (Blue and Not so Pink - "My Straight Son"), a film by Miguel Ferrari

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020, 7:00pm
Sunday, February 9th, 2020, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness, and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, Diego must take care of his son, Armando. Now, both of them have to adapt to each other — Armando to the unknown, homosexual world of his father, and Diego to the closed attitude of his teenage son. Winner of "Best Iberoamerican Film" at the 2014 Goya Awards.

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

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