CineClub México: Santitos (Little Saints)
CineClub México presents: Santitos (Little Saints), directed by Alejandro Springall
Starring: Dolores Heredia, Demián Bichir, Alberto Estrella
Thursday, December 19th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Consulate General of Mexico in Austin
5202 E. Ben White Blvd., Suite 150
Austin TX 78741
Doors at 6:30pm; Feature film presentation at 7:00pm.
Our special guest will be the film’s director, Alejandro Springall, who will join us via Skype to introduce and discuss his film.
Free and open to the public (RSVP)
About the Film
SANTITOS (LITTLE SAINTS) is a 1999 film by Mexican film director, Alejandro Springall, the first film he directed. The LA Times described the film as “pure enchantment, a beguiling tale of love, faith and self-discovery told in a colorful, effortless folkloric style by Alejandro Springall.” It is based on the novel SANTITOS, by María Amparo Escandón. LITTLE SAINTS won the Best Latin American Film award at the Sundance Film Festival and Best Film Award at the Los Angeles Latino Films Festival, among other accolades, and has been widely distributed.
Copresented by Cine Las Americas