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“Blancanieves” Screening Launches the 16th Cine Las Americas Film Festival

Blancanieves, a film by Pablo Berger, will be screening at the Stateside Theatre at the Paramount on Tuesday, April 16 at 8 PM, and will be followed by a reception.
The Spanish film stars Maribel Verdú, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ángela Molina, Pere Ponce and Macarena García.

The Cine Las Americas Festival runs April 16-21.
To purchase tickets and view the full festival schedule, please visit http://cinelasamericas.org/

Cine Las Americas Film Fest Runs April 21-28, 2011

OPENING AND CLOSING NIGHT FILMS ANNOUNCED, FREE SCREENINGS AT THE MACC

The 14th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival runs April 21-28, 2011. This year’s lineup includes over 100 films, of which 62 are feature films and include many World, North American and Regional Premieres, both independent and bigger budget films from all over the world including Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Spain, Portugal.

Julio Hernandez Cordon’s Marimbas del Infierno (Marimbas from Hell) will open the fest at 7pm on Thursday, April 21 at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin. Produced in Guatemala, this film boldly explores the boundaries of fiction and documentary. Closing the festival is Matias Bize’s La Vida de los Peces (Life of Fish) at 9:45 pm on Thursday, April 28 also at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. The film was Chile’s foreign-language Oscar submission in 2011 and features actors Santiago Cabrera and Blanca Lewin.

Marimbas del Infierno (Marimbas from Hell) is a comical documentary following three unlikely characters from Guatemala city as they attempt to fuse improbable music styles, marimba and heavy metal. La Vida de los Peces (Life of Fish) is a Chilean drama that follows the life of Andrés, a 30ish travel writer based in Berlin who returns home to Chile for a reunion that could change Andrés’ life forever.

In addition to a full lineup at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, Cine Las Americas will be showcasing many free screenings at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) as well as providing the local austin community with the opportunity to attend free Master Classes with industry professionals.

To view full lineup, please visit: www.cinelasamericas.org.

Volunteer Opportunities with Cine Las Americas Festival

The 13th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival will screen over 100 films at three different venues in Austin, April 21-29, 2010.

Program Schedule: http://cinelasamericas.org/
Call for Volunteers: http://cinelasamericas.org/volunteer/festival-volunteers/221-2010-film-festival-volunteer-opportunities

Film Screening: CRUZ REYNOSO: SOWING THE SEEDS OF JUSTICE

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival presents the Southwest premiere of:
CRUZ REYNOSO: SOWING THE SEEDS OF JUSTICE
a film by Abby Ginzberg
Sunday, April 25th –3 pm
Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street, Austin

Free screening, open to the public

During his extraordinary life, Cruz Reynoso, the son of farm workers who became the first Latino to be appointed to the California Supreme Court, has been one of those rare individuals who are not only shaped by history-they make history. Sowing the Seeds of Justice paints a portrait of Cruz Reynoso, a man who felt the sting of injustice as a child and later, as a lawyer, judge and teacher, fought for over five decades to eradicate discrimination and inequality for all.
For more information, go to http://www.cinelasamericas.org/film-festival
For more information about the film go to http://www.reynosofilm.org
Cruz Reynoso

Cine Las Americas is seeking film reviewers

Are you interested in helping Cine Las Americas choose the films for the 13th Annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival? If so, please email festival@cinelasamericas.org with your name, why you are interested and what qualifies you to be on the Cine Las Americas Film Selection Committee.

Other volunteer opportunities are also available. From helping at the box office, to assisting with production operations and much more, volunteers are major part of the Cine Las Americas Festival. If you are interested in volunteering, or would like to know more information, please contact volunteers(@)cinelasamericas.org

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS FOR CINE LAS AMERICAS

CINE LAS AMERICAS
Communications and Community Liaison: February 2 – May 29
Provides general support to the Public Relations Specialist and the Executive Director, including answering telephones, general inquiry emails, and ensuring a timely information exchange with festival sponsors, the community, and the media. Provides support to the Public Relations Specialist in designing and executing community relations and grassroots promotion campaigns. Coordinates the distribution of printed materials and other promotional materials throughout Austin, and fosters relationships with student unions, other non-profits, community organizations, and groups of interest. Must have knowledge is Public Relations and communications. Spanish is a plus. Please email resume to admin@cinelasamericas.org

CINE LAS AMERICAS
Non-Profit Administrative Assistant: February 2 – May 29
Provides general assistance to the Executive Director, including grant writing, administration, and reporting; support in relations with donors and sponsors, board services; and general non-profit administrative assistance. Must have knowledge in non-profit administration and development. Please email resume to admin@cinelasamericas.org

CINE LAS AMERICAS
Web Content Editor: February 2 – May 29
In the run up to and during the festival the web content editor will provide content for http://www.cinelasamericas.org, the Amigos de Cine Las Americas Newsletter, and other partner’s web sites. Must have previous experience of web content provision, copywriting, editing, interviewing, processing still images and video for the web. Must be able to meet deadlines. Spanish a plus. Please email resume to admin@cinelasamericas.org

CINE LAS AMERICAS
Film Program Catalogue Editor Assistant: February 2 – May 14
Will work with the Programming Department in writing and editing the official catalogue for the 12th Cine Las Americas Film Festival. This is not so much a marketing tool but a highly respected industry publication. Must have previous experience of writing, editing, proofing and print production. Spanish is a plus. Please email resume to admin@cinelasamericas.org

Ten films about the revolution in Mexico at Austin MACC

SE BUSCA: LA REVOLUCION MEXICANA
A film series about the Mexican Revolution will be presented from September 24 to October 20 at the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC, 600 River Street). The series SE BUSCA: LA REVOLUCION MEXICANA, presented by the MACC and Cine Las Americas portrays an event that forever transformed the landscape of Mexican politics and its social and cultural life. In many ways, Mexico is still coming to terms with a revolution that shook the political foundations of the country from 1910-1920, and continued as a civil war through 1929. This series of 10 feature films and documentaries serve as a cinematic legacy of the characters and events of an unconcluded revolution.
All screenings at the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
600 River Street, Austin, Texas 78701 MAP
All films in Spanish with English subtitles
Free
More info: http://www.cinelasamericas.org/yearound/sebusca/