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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...
Austin Polish Film Festival presents: The Wall of Mexico, a film by Eliran Malka
Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, 2:00pm
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. Read more...
Austin Film Festival presents: Macabro (Macabre), a film by Marcos Prado
Friday, October 25th, 2019, 9:30pm
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. Read more...
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 Read more...