Cine Las Americas
Announces Special Guests for the
13th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival



AUSTIN, TX (April 20, 2010) - Cine Las Americas will host over 30 international filmmakers and industry members for the 13th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, kicking off this Wednesday, April 21 at the Alamo Drafthouse South.

This year's festival will showcase more than 100 feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental films from over 20 countries. 

Cine Las Americas is honored to bring these international filmmakers to Austin. Filmmakers in attendance include:

Chamaco (The Kid)
Alamo South Lamar - Thursday, April 29,  7:00 PM
Director Miguel Necoechea and Producer Don Franken in attendance.

The Red Queen
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24, 2:00PM
Director David Carren and actor Valente Rodriguez in attendance.

La profecía de los justos (The Last of The Just)
Alamo South Lamar - Monday, April 26  7:00 PM
Amor, dolor y viceversa (Love, Pain, and Vice Versa)
Alamo South Lamar - Wednesday, April 28  9:45 PM
Fernando Rovzar and Daniel Rovzar, Lemon Films in attendance.

Sincronía (Synchronicity)
Regal Metropolitan - Wednesday, April 28 6:00PM
Director Jorge Iván Morales in attendance.

Mal día para pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing)
Regal Metropolitan - Friday, April 23  8:00 PM
Director Alvaro Brechner in attendance.

O Areal (The Sandpit)
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 6:00PM
Director Sebastian Sepuveda in attendance.

Tercer mundo (Third World)
*Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24  8:00 PM
Director César Caro Cruz in attendance.
*Regal Metropolitan - Monday, April 26  4:00 PM
Director César Caro Cruz in attendance.

Paul Hudson, Founder Outsider Pictures
Distributor Mundo Alas, El vuelco del cangrejo (Crab Trap), Ser y no ser (To Be and Not to Be)

Sandro Fiorin, Vice-President FiGa Films
Our Beloved Month of August, Paulista, I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You
...and four films by Nicolás Pereda
All Things Were Overtaken by Silence, Interview with the Earth, Juntos, Where Are Their Stories?

Amateur
*Regal Metropolitan - Thursday, April 22 6:00PM
(preceding Ser y no ser)
Director Daniel Treviño and Assist. Director Marisol Medrano in attendance.
*Hecho en Tejas Shorts Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 12:00PM
Director Daniel Treviño and Assist. Director Marisol Medrano in attendance.

Stages
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Sunday, April 25 7:00PM
Filmmakers Co-directors Sally Bergom, Brian John and Jay Arthur Sterrenberg in attendance.

Artzainak: Shepherds and Sheep
*Regal Metropolitan - Friday, April 23 8:00PM
(preceding Which Way Home)
Directors Jacob Griswold and Javi Zubizarreta in attendance.
*Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 6:00PM
(preceding O Areal)
Directors Jacob Griswold and Javi Zubizarreta in attendance.

Taco! Taco! Taco!
Hecho en Tejas Shorts Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 12:00PM
Director John Estrada in attendance.

Mnemosyne Rising
*Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 8:00PM
(preceding Tercer mundo)
Director Miguel Alvarez in attendance.
*Narrative Shorts Competition Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Sunday, April 25 4:00PM
Director Miguel Alvarez in attendance.

Shades of the Border
Hecho en Tejas Shorts Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24 12:00PM
Director Patrick William Smith in attendance.

My Father's Son
*Narrative Shorts Competition Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Sunday, April 25 4:00PM
Producer Vicky Westover in attendance.
*Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Monday, April 26 7:00PM
(preceding Adopción)
Producer Vicky Westover in attendance.

¿De qué color es el cielo? (What Color Is the Sky?)
Panorama Narrative Shorts Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Sunday, April 25  12:00PM
Director Juan Pablo Richter in attendance.

Skye
Emergencia Youth Film Competition
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Thursday, April 22  4:00PM
Director/Writer Yoomi Park in attendance

Whales of Gold
Hecho en Tejas Shorts Showcase
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Tuesday, April 27  5:00PM
(preceding Rehje)
Director Lucia Duncan in attendance.

When I Grow Up
Hecho en Tejas Showcase
Regal Metropolitan - Saturday, April 24  12:00PM 
Director Sharon Arteaga, Student Filmmaker Monserrat Martinez and Actress Milabella Vasquez in attendance.

Give Up Now
Emergencia Youth Film Competition
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Thursday, April 22  4:00PM
Director/Writer Yoomi Park, in attendance.

March Point
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Tuesday, April 27  7:00PM
Producers/Directors Annie Silverstein and Tracy Rector in attendance.

Sowing the Seeds of Justice
Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Sunday, April 25  3:00PM
Director Abby Ginzberg in attendance.