film festival director,
Cine Las Americas
International Film Festival
The Cine Las Americas International Film Festival turns 20 this year. The festival will run May 3-7 at the Blanton Museum of Art, the Mexican American Cultural Center, and the Santa Cruz Studio Theater. The festival will open May 3 with the Gael Garcia Bernal dramedy You’re Killing Me Susana and close May 7 with the Ernesto Contreras-directed I Dream in Another Language. The festival includes the narrative feature competition entries Mara’akame’s Dream, On the Roof, Road of Iniquity, The Sound of Things and Wastelands and the documentary features competition entries Delicate Balance, A Family Love Story, Jonas and the Backyard Circus, The Lost City and Rolling Strong. The Hecho en Tejas sidebar includes the documentary After Fire and the Austin-made shorts Even with Their Nails: Women Filmmakers in Nicaragua, The History of Magic: Ensueño, Mosca, and This is What We Do. The festival also will screen narrative and documentary competition and non-competition feature and shows. There also will be a showcase of socially and culturally conscious films programmed in partnership with Ambulante, the Emergencia Youth Film Festival, and a selection of Cuban video art programmed in partnership with the Austin-based Experimental Response Cinema.
Aired: April 27, 2017
Web site: http://www.cinelasamericas.org/