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!!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.