Austin Premiere: Nosotros Las Piedras (We the Stones)

Austin Premiere: Nosotros Las Piedras (We the Stones)

Nosotros Las Piedras (We the Stones), a film by Álvaro Torres Crespo

Craig Campbell and PJ Raval, UT Austin, present the Austin premiere screening of the award winning documentary film NOSOTROS LAS PIEDRAS (WE THE STONES), followed by a Q&A with the director, Alvaro Torres-Crespo.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Mueller
1911 Aldrich Street, Suite 120 , Austin, TX 78723

Tickets will be $5 each; on sale soon.

Synopsis: Even though the Government expelled them from their lands in the name of ecologic preservation 40 years ago, a group of panners keep searching the rivers for gold, in Costa Rica's jungle. Their living as modern pariahs shows their fight for survivance, and questions the country's conservationist fame.

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CineClub México: Roma

CineClub México: Roma

Roma, directed by Alfonso Cuarón

Note change in date and location for this Special Presentation of CineClub México and the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, 6:30 PM
Texas Union Theatre
UT's Texas Union Building
2247 Guadalupe St, Austin TX 78712

FREE and open to the public!

About the Film: ROMA, the 2018 film by renowned award-winning Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón, portrays a vivid and emotional description of domestic life throughout Mexico's turbulent 70s decade.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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CineNoche: El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent)

CineNoche: El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent)

El abrazo de la serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent), a film by Ciro Guerra

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019, 7:00pm
Sunday, April 21st, 2019, 11:00am

Violet Crown Cinema
434 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 495-9600

Synopsis: At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, the third feature by Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning black and white, SERPENT centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. Nominated, Best Foreign Language Film of the Year by the 88th Academy Awards.

CineNoche is a film series presented in partnership with Violet Crown Cinema.

This screening is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin.

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AFS: Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba) – Newly Restored

AFS: Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba) – Newly Restored

Soy Cuba (I Am Cuba), a film by Mikhail Kalatozov

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 31st, 2019, 4:30 PM
AFS Cinema
6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

Synopsis: With I AM CUBA, legendary Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Kalatozov gives himself the lofty objective to illustrate each aspect of the Cuban Communist Revolution through cinematic language and somehow, with the help of Sergei Urusevky’s visionary cinematography, he achieves this goal.

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CineClub México: Vidas errantes (Wandering Lives)

CineClub México: Vidas errantes (Wandering Lives)

Vidas errantes (Wandering Lives), directed by Juan Antonio de la Riva

Thursday, March 21st, 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: WANDERING LIVES is a 1985 film directed by Juan Antonio de la Riva. It won three Ariel awards, including best film, best lead actor, and best original screenplay. It also received awards at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the Bogotá film biennial and at La Habana, Cuba, International Film Festival of New Latin American Cinema.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas

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