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Kiki Alvarez

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Efraín Gutiérrez - Director in attendance

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Adrián Saba

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Patrícia Nogueira - Director in attendance

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Amat Escalante

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Inês Oliveira

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Las Movies: The Films of Efraín Gutiérrez

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Meet This Year's Jury Members

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Full Festival Program

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How to Attend the Film Festival

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Buy a Film Pass

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Festival Venues



 
 
 

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Become a Film Festival Volunteer!


The Call for Volunteers for the 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is open! Now is your chance to get involved in an international event that unites amazing films, talented filmmakers and passionate audiences in Austin, Texas. Volunteer with Cine Las Americas and do your part to support diversity and artistic excellence!


Cine Las Americas offers a range of volunteer opportunities for qualified individuals. From helping at the box office, to assisting with production, operations and much more, volunteers are a major part of the festival.

 

Get Involved, become a volunteer in 4 easy steps!


  1. Create a personal GivePulse account https://www.givepulse.com/ 

  2. Volunteer Registration for the 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival: please bookmark this link! It will be your shortcut to the 2014 volunteer page! https://www.givepulse.com/group/4118

  3. Join a Volunteer Crew and Make Your Schedule Once you register as a volunteer, you will have access to all of the volunteer crew pages and schedules. Please remember that all shifts are subject to changes, and more shifts will be added as we get closer to the festival.

  4. Attend the mandatory Volunteer Meeting on Thursday April 10 at 6 p.m. at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC, 600 River Street, Austin TX 78701).

Volunteer Benefits

Twelve (12) total hours of work = 1 all access film pass
- Twenty (20) total hours of work = 1 all access film pass + *1 additional all access pass to share with a friend or family member.


NO EXCEPTIONS will be made for volunteers working less than the number of hours needed to earn a film pass. If you are a few hours short of earning a pass, we have several very short shifts (less than 3 hours) that are available.

 

Read more: 2014 Film Festival volunteer opportunities

 

16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

April 16-21, 2013

 

The 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF16) took place on April 16 to 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas. With 2,100 audience members in attendance, the festival screened a total of 52 feature films and 68 short films, representing 30 countries including Argentina, Aruba, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Macao, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela.

 

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candy-dark-blue Photo galleries:

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Read more: 2013 Film Festival Summary

 

 

15th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

April 24-29, 2012

 

The 15th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival took place on April 24 to 29, 2012 in Austin, Texas. With 2,000 audience members in attendance, the festival screened a total of 51 feature films and 50 short films, representing 24 countries including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, UK, USA, and Venezuela.

 

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Photo galleries:

2012 Festival Awards

2012 Full Festival Program

 

2012 Festival Sponsors

2012 Festival Jury

 

 

Read more: 2012 Film Festival Summary

 

14th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

April 21-28, 2011

 

The 14th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival took place from April 21 to 28, 2011 in Austin, Texas. With 2,700 audience members in attendance, the festival screened a total of 66 feature films and 64 short films, representing 26 countries including Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela.

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Photo galleries:

2011 Festival Awards

2011 Festival Sponsors

2011 Master Classes

 

Read more: 2011 Film Festival Summary

 

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Cine Las Americas 2010 Poster

April 20 - 28, 2010

 

Awards

Jury Members

Films by Program Section

Films by Country

Pictures

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About the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

 

Cine Las Americas’ headline event, the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, is a one week long annual event that traditionally takes place during the month of April, showcasing new films from Latin America (North, Central, South America, and 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 invited to participate.

Founded in 1998, Cine Las Americas is the only Latino and indigenous film festival in Austin, Texas. Every year, Cine Las Americas invites filmmakers, producers and distributors to bring their work to Austin and participate in this important international event. All the films screened at the festival are subtitled in English. A close connection between the public and festival guests makes the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival a unique environment in which to nurture cultural exchange, promote artistic excellence, and have lots of fun enjoying the best Latino and indigenous films.

The festival program offers a wide variety of entertainment, cultural, and educational choices for diverse audiences, from the latest narrative films made by breakthrough directors, established studio releases, challenging documentaries, short films, entertaining animation series, and the always surprising youth films, honoring the culture and identity of the fastest growing population segment in the state of Texas and the United States, while focusing on building a nationally and internationally recognized film program that highlights artistic excellence in filmmaking, as well as diverse and typically underrepresented cultural perspectives.