Posts Tagged ‘CLAIFF 20’

Cine Las Americas 20: Recap And Award Winners

By Mark Saldana Source: CineLasAmericas.org The twentieth annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival concluded Sunday night (May 8) with a reception, awards ceremony and screening of the film Sueño En Otro Idioma at the Blanton Museum of Art.  After presenting a total of 172 films (both short and feature length) in six different Austin venues, […]

Cine Las Americas 20 Review: DE CHICA EN CHICA

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) On Friday night of the festival, I enjoyed this zany LGBT comedy from Spain.  De Chica en Chica (Girl Gets Girl) follows the comic misadventures of Inés (Celia Freijeiro), a lesbian philanderer who has burned too many bridges in Miami, Florida.  She decides to escape the wrath […]

Cine Las Americas 20 Review: EL CIUDADANO ILUSTRE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) My Cine Las Americas film festival continued the next night with this hilarious gem from Argentina.  El Cidudano Ilustre/The Distinguished Citizen tells a rather amusing tale about Daniel Mantovani, a man who left his humble small town in Argentina to achieve both critical and financial success as […]

Cine Las Americas 20 Review: ME ESTAS MATANDO SUSANA

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) On Wednesday, May 3, Austin’s 20th annual, Cine Las Americas International Film Festival began with this hilarious relationship comedy from Mexico.  Every year, the film festival highlights mostly Spanish language films from Mexico, Spain, the United States, and nations of Latin America.  The festival also features […]