Cine Las Americas 18: Full Schedule

Cine Las Americas Announces

the CLAIFF18 Full Festival Schedule including “Hecho en Tejas” Showcases

The full festival lineup includes 41 feature films, 49 short films, and 5 music videos, in representation of 18 countries’ participation in production and co-production of the films. Together, they highlight a diversity of themes, genres and styles characteristic of contemporary national and international cinema trends.

Click here to see the full schedule of films.

Hecho en Tejas films are shot and/or produced in Texas and showcase the wide variety of work by filmmakers with varied backgrounds and experience. This year, the Hecho en Tejas program includes two feature films, six short films, and two music videos. The Hecho en Tejas film presentations will take place during the festival on Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre.

About the Hecho en Tejas Films


Agave is Life

Dir. David Brown, Meredith Dreiss

Historical/Cultural Documentary, 2014

What’s the Use?

Dir. Nicole Elmer

Alternative/Comedy/Drama, 2014



¿Por qué el recuerdo? (The Solitude of Memory), Dir. Juan Pablo González

El fuego detrás (The Fire Behind), Dir. Leo Aguirre

Jornaleras (Women Workers), Dir. Marcela Moran

Morgan Robyn Collado, Dir. Danea Johnson

Sunrise, Dir. Diego Rico

Yo soy Juan (I am Juan), Dir. Patrick Rangel


Music Videos

El marinero y la sirena (The Sailor and the Mermaid), Dir. Patricia Vonne

Whispers and Dreams, Dir. Sharon Arteaga


Ambulante Showcase at CLAIFF18
Cine Las Americas is proudly partnering with Ambulante to present a special series of three documentary films on three consecutive evenings in the Jones Auditorium at the Ragsdale Center, located on the campus of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. The screenings are free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00pm
Friday, April 24th at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 25th at 8:00pm


About Ambulante

Ambulante was founded in 2005 by Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Pablo Cruz and Elena Fortes, and is a Mexico based non-profit organization that annually organizes an internationaldocumentary film festival, touring Mexico for three months. Through the presentation of films, workshops, talks, seminars, networking panels, and documentary theater, Ambulante opens up different ways of experiencing and understanding documentary film. The Ambulante festival is currently holding its 10th edition, which will be closing in the state of Oaxaca next May 3 after 92 days on tour.




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