Deadline Approaching: Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

Cine Las Americas announces the 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, to take place on April 16 to 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The festival brings a selection of the newest Ibero-American cinema and American Indigenous films, showcasing films and filmmakers through its world-renowned programs. The deadline for sending entries is January 31, 2013. All information can be found at

Cine Las Americas is the only Latino and indigenous festival in Austin, Texas, offering audiences the opportunity to view works of artistic excellence, cultural diversity and relevance in contemporary cinema. The festival program includes feature length and short films of all genres, including narrative, documentary, experimental, and animation.

Cine Las Americas invites filmmakers, producers and distributors to participate in the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, now in its sixteenth consecutive year. The festival showcases contemporary 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.
To be submitted for consideration, projects must have been completed after January 1, 2011. For all works where the spoken language is not English, English subtitles and/or narration are required. Preference is given to regional or national premieres, as well as to films that have not screened theatrically in Austin or on national television in the USA prior to the festival.
Deadline: January 15, 2013 at 5:00pm (Non-refundable entry fee US$20)
Late Deadline: January 31, 2013 at 5:00pm (Late entry fee US$40)
Emergencia Youth Films Deadline: January 31, 2013 at 5:00PM (Youth Films pay no entry fee)

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