Viva Cinema: Tesoros

Viva Cinema: Tesoros

Tesoros, a film by María Novaro

Friday, November 2nd, 2018, 7:00pm

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

Synopsis: Siblings Dylan and Andrea set off with their new friends on a marvelous journey of discovery in search of long lost pirate loot.

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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Movies in the Wild: Coco

Movies in the Wild: Coco

Coco, a film by Lee Unkrich

Presented by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Cine Las Americas.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, gates at 6pm, film at dusk

Spread your blanket or set up chairs on the Play Lawn and enjoy “Coco,” a vibrant, adventurous family film from Pixar inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition. Costumes are welcome! Come early for crafts, treats and surprises.

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin, TX 78739
Tel: 512.232.0100

Synopsis: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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AFF: El vampiro del lago (The Lake Vampire)

AFF: El vampiro del lago (The Lake Vampire)

Austin Film Festival presents:El vampiro del lago (The Lake Vampire), a film by Carl Zitelmann

Sunday October 28th, 2018, 7:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse Village
2700 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, 6:15pm
Galaxy Highland
6700 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: Ernesto Navarro is an ambitious writer who has yet to achieve success in his career. Desperate to find a subject for his next novel, he follows the tracks of a mysterious killer who decapitates his victims without leaving a trace. The investigation leads him to Jeremias Morales, a retired police detective who came across a similar case back in the 1970s. Without realizing it, Navarro is dragged into a perverse game that began many years ago and from which Morales has never been able to escape.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the Austin Film Festival.

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AFF: Pecado original (Original Sin)

AFF: Pecado original (Original Sin)

Austin Film Festival presents: Pecado original (Original Sin), a film by Jean Lee

Thursday, October 25th, 2018, 9:45pm
Bethell Hall-St. David's Episcopal Church
301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018, 5:30pm
Galaxy Highland 
6700 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis:After moving to Spain for her husband, Eva, a Paraguayan woman of class and elegance who always behaves in an appropriate way, finds herself bored, unhappy, and sexually frustrated. After Eva compulsively buys a provocative and offensive piece of art the painter shows up to hand-deliver his work. Their sexual tension grows until they inevitably end up in bed. When Eva’s husband returns home early, an absurd battle of strengths and weaknesses among the three characters ensues.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this program in partnership with the Austin Film Festival.

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CineClub México: Rojo amanecer

CineClub México: Rojo amanecer

CineClub México presents: Rojo amanecer, directed by Jorge Fons
In Spanish, no subtitles due to technical difficulties [future CineClub presentations will be subtitled in English]

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 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!

Synopsis: "Red Dawn" is a 1989 film, directed by Jorge Fons, about the events that took place in Mexico City on October 2nd, 1968, when a group of protesting students were murdered in Tlatelolco, as part of a political oppression. This film won 9 Ariel Awards, presented by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Nada queda sino nuestra ternura (Nothing Is Left but Our Tenderness)

CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: Nada queda sino nuestra ternura (Nothing Is Left but Our Tenderness)

Nada queda sino nuestra ternura (Nothing Is Left but Our Tenderness), a film by Sébastien Jallade

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018, 7:00pm
Sunday, October 14th, 2018, 11:00am

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

Synopsis: The Andes has become a mirror reflecting a fragmented memory that is difficult to reconcile. NOTHING IS LEFT BUT OUR TENDERNESS accompanies men and women who confront the traces left along the way..

The film will be preceded by the music video NO REGRESO directed by Hugo Rubiano.

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

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