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CLIMAS, POWER AND IMPOTENCE: A DRAMA IN 3 ACTS Win Top Awards at 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

CLIMAS, POWER AND IMPOTENCE: A DRAMA IN 3 ACTS Win Top Awards at 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

The 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival wrapped on Sunday, April 26th with the screening of the closing night film Mr. Kaplan directed by Alvaro Brechner of Uruguay, and the awards ceremony. The festival awarded CLIMAS directed by Enrica Pérez of Peru (pictured above) the winner of the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature, and POWER AND IMPOTENCE: A DRAMA IN 3 ACTS (PODER E IMPOTENCIA, UN DRAMA EN 3 ACTOS) directed by Anna Recalde Miranda, won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature. “It is always such a pleasure to wrap the […]

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Announces 2015 Film Lineup

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Announces 2015 Film Lineup

  Cine Las Americas International Film Festival announced  its 2015 program, including the Hecho en Tejas showcases. All films are presented in English or with English subtitles (if English is not the original language). The 18th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is scheduled for April 22-26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The full festival lineup includes 41 feature films, 49 short films, and 5 music videos, in representation of 18 countries’ participation in production and […]

Ambulante to Showcase Mexican Documentary Films at 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

Ambulante to Showcase Mexican Documentary Films at 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

  Cine Las Americas is partnering with Ambulante to present a special series of three documentary films at the 18th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, taking place April 22-26, 2015. The Ambulante Showcase screenings will take place at 8pm on three consecutive evenings, Thursday April 23rd, Friday April 24th, and Saturday April 25th, in the Jones Auditorium at the Ragsdale Center, located on the campus of St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. The screenings are […]

Award Winners Announced For 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

Award Winners Announced For 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

MATEO directed by María GamboaMATEO directed by María Gamboa

Cine Las Americas announced  the award winners for the 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, which took place April 22 to 27 in Austin, Texas. The festival grants jury awards in the categories of Narrative Feature Film, Documentary Feature Film, Narrative Short Film, and Documentary Short Film. The Hecho en Tejas Jury Award is presented in partnership with the Texas Archive for the Moving Image (TAMI). In addition, four audience awards are recognized: Audience Award for Narrative Feature, Audience Award for Documentary Feature, Audience Award for Best Hecho en Tejas Film and the Emergencia Audience Award, granted to the most popular youth film.  MATEO directed by María Gamboa swept the major awards winning both the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature and the Audience Award for Narrative Feature.

2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Unveils Films Selected to Screen in ‘Hecho en Tejas’ Program

2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Unveils Films Selected to Screen in ‘Hecho en Tejas’ Program

Chateles del campo (Country Kids)Chateles del campo (Country Kids)

Following an announcement earlier this week of their official Opening/Closing night films, Cine Las Americas announced today the list of titles selected for participation in the Hecho en Tejas program at the 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, which runs April 22-27, 2014.

For this year, the Hecho en Tejas program showcases 14 films representing work by filmmakers from around the state, including Austin, Arlington, Corinth, Edinburg, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, and San Marcos. While some of these films are indeed made by upcoming talent, bringing diverse content and maturing, local voices that can reach universal audiences, the selection also includes the works of veteran filmmakers. As a whole, these films add to Cine Las America’s level of diversity and artistic excellence, and compliment the festival’s international lineup, which includes more than 140 films from over 30 different countries.

LAST CALL(TERCERA LLAMADA) to Open and BAD HAIR (PELO MALO) to Close 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

LAST CALL(TERCERA LLAMADA) to Open and BAD HAIR (PELO MALO) to Close 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

 TERCERA LLAMADA (LAST CALL)TERCERA LLAMADA (LAST CALL)

The 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, which runs April 22-27, 2014, will open with Francisco Franco’s TERCERA LLAMADA (LAST CALL), Winner of Audience Awards in Lima and Guadalajara, Best Editing at the Havana Film Festival and the award for the entire female cast at the Guadalajara International Film Festival in 2013. TERCERA LLAMADA stars Irene Azuela, Ricardo Blume, Anabel Ferreira, Kristyan Ferrer, Karina Gidi, Rebecca Jones, Fernando Luján, Jorge Poza, Cecilia Suárez, Mariana Treviño, and Silvia Pinal in her first film role in 20 years.

PELO MALO (BAD HAIR) PELO MALO (BAD HAIR)

Closing the festival is PELO MALO (BAD HAIR), directed by Mariana Rondón, PELO MALO, which has enjoyed great international success, including acclaimed premieres in Toronto and Cartagena, and the prestigious Concha de Oro award for best film at the 2013 San Sebastián International Film Festival.  

Porcelain Horse and Young Lakota Among Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2013 Winners

Porcelain Horse and Young Lakota Among Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2013 Winners

MEJOR NO HABLAR DE CIERTAS COSAS (PORCELAIN HORSE)

Cine Las Americas announced the award winners for the 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, which took place on April 16 to 21, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The Ecuadorian film MEJOR NO HABLAR DE CIERTAS COSAS (PORCELAIN HORSE) won the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature and YOUNG LAKOTA won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature. YOUNG LAKOTA also won the Audience Award for Documentary Feature.

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Full Film Festival Lineup Released for 2013 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival in Austin, Texas

Full Film Festival Lineup Released for 2013 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival in Austin, Texas

A Última Vez que Vi Macau (The Last Time I Saw Macao)

The 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival to run from April 16 to 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas, will screen 54 feature films and 66 short films in 10 program sections

The festival will feature a selection of new films from North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean and the Iberian Peninsula. Films made by or about Latinos in the U.S. or the rest of the world, and films by or about indigenous groups of the Americas are also included in the program.

BLANCANIEVES to Open 2013 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and 7 BOXES to Close The Festival

BLANCANIEVES to Open 2013 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and 7 BOXES to Close The Festival

Pablo Berger’s BLANCANIEVES will open the 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, on Tuesday, April 16 at the Stateside Theatre. Winner of multiple awards and chosen to represent Spain at the 2012 Academy Awards, the film stars Maribel Verdú, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Angela Molina and newcomer Macarena García.

Closing the festival is 7 CAJAS (7 BOXES) on Sunday, April 21 also at the Stateside Theatre. A cunningly plotted action thriller, the film shows a rarely seen Paraguay on the cinematic map, bringing an inventive, lo-fi ingenuity to the traditional crime thriller. 

HAVE YOU SEEN LUPITA? to Open 2012 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival in Austin Texas

HAVE YOU SEEN LUPITA? to Open 2012 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival in Austin Texas

Gonzalo Justiniano’s ¿ALGUIEN HA VISTO A LUPITA? (HAVE YOU SEEN LUPITA?) will open the 15th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival on Tuesday, April 24 at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin. Partially shot in Austin, the film stars Dulce María, Carmen Salinas, and Cristián de la Fuente. Scheduled to attend the opening night screening are actress Carmen Salinas, Director Gonzalo Justiniano, and Producer Daniel de la Vega. Closing the festival is Selton Mello’s […]