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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CineClub México: Hecho en China (Made in China)

CineClub México: Hecho en China (Made in China)

Hecho en China (Made in China), directed by Gabriel Guzmán Sánchez

Thursday, January 23rd, 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: MADE IN CHINA is a 2012 Mexican movie directed and written by Gabriel Guzmán Sánchez, and starring Odiseo Bichir. It was filmed in Mexico and first released on March 7th, 2012 at the Guadalajara International Film Festival.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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CineClub México: Santitos (Little Saints)

CineClub México: Santitos (Little Saints)

Santitos (Little Saints), directed by Alejandro Springall

Thursday, December 19th, 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: 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.

Our special guest will be the film's director, Alejandro Springall.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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