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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APFF: The Wall of Mexico

APFF: The Wall of Mexico

Austin Polish Film Festival presents: The Wall of Mexico, a film by Eliran Malka

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, 2:00pm
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: A Mexican family decides to build a wall around their property to deter the intrusion of poor white people in the vicinity.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival co-presents this film as a community partner of the APFF.

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AFF: Macabro (Macabre)

AFF: Macabro (Macabre)

Austin Film Festival presents: Macabro (Macabre), a film by Marcos Prado

Friday, October 25th, 2019, 9:30pm
Galaxy Highland
6700 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Monday, October 28th, 2019, 9:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse Village
2700 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757

Synopsis: Inspired by a true story of brutal murders in the 90s, a police sergeant is caught between a broken justice system and his own past as he hunts down a pair of homicidal brothers through the forests of Brazil. Screenwriters: Lucas Paraizo & Rita Gloria Curvo.

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

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CineClub México: Calabacitas tiernas (Tender Pumpkins)

CineClub México: Calabacitas tiernas (Tender Pumpkins)

Calabacitas tiernas (Tender Pumpkins), directed by Gilberto Martínez Solares

Thursday, October 17th, 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: CALABACITAS TIERNAS (TENDER PUMPKINS) is a 1949 Mexican comedy film directed by Gilberto Martínez Solares and starring one of Mexico's most renowned actors, Germán Valdés "Tin Tan."

Our special guest will be the Consul General of Mexico in Austin Pablo Marentes.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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