Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Star Trek, Patricia Vonne and Killin' Fellas: A Guide To The 2015 Alamo City Film Festival

Posted By on Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 3:57 PM

click image Featured film Star Trek: Renegades - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Featured film Star Trek: Renegades

San Antonio's first annual Alamo City Film Festival, occurring next month during Alamo City Comic Con, will host a wide variety of indie films, ranging from thought-provoking documentaries, quirky dramas, high-intensity action films, all the way to Star Trek. From Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13, catch the action at the Lila Cockrell Theatre,  200 E. Market St., (210) 920-1223. Get your tickets at eventbrite.com.

Feature Documentaries 

11:15am – 1pm,
 Friday, September 11
Poverty, Inc. (USA)



With a whopping 200 interviews conducted by director/producer Michael Matheson Miller in 20 countries, the award-winning Poverty, Inc takes a multi-cultured, in-depth looks at the big business behind charities. So take a closer look at your TOMs slip-ons, because the documentary asks the consumer's ultimate question. Could I be part of the problem? 
11:30am – 1pm, Saturday, September 12
Kingdom of Shadows (Mexico)

Directed by Bernardo Ruiz, Kingdom of Shadows takes a humane approach toward the U.S.-Mexican drug trade. A staggering number of Mexicans have vanished in the conflict, and only now has the general public showed concern, the documentary expresses. Kingdom of Shadows follows a activist nun, a U.S. Federal agent and a former Texas smuggler as it explores the crisis in the form of storytelling. 


Short Films


Short Block A
2pm – 3:30pm, Friday, September 11

Omelette, Hunger Pains, UnConventional, Drifting Cloud, Knock, Knock, Bandito, This is Joe, The Autumn of Zao


Short Block B
3:30pm – 4:45pm, Friday, September 11


Zorro Girl in Dead Man’s Alley (feat. SA native Patricia Vonne), Children of the River, X, With the Mouth Closed, Volta, Guest Room


Tags: , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation