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A Quick Look At The Films Screening At The 37th Annual CineFestival 

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Children of Giant

Children of Giant is a documentary film that takes place in the small West Texas town of Marfa, before, during and after the month-long production of George Stevens’ 1956 feature film, Giant. 7pm Sat.

Retratos de una Busqueda (Portraits of a Search)

A documentary about mothers seeking their missing children during the drug war in Mexico. 2:30pm Sun.

Now en Español

This independent feauture-length documentary follows the lives of six Latina actresses who dub television and radio into Spanish for millions of American viewers. 2:30pm Sunday

The Betrayal

A docudrama based on the massacre of Comanche Indians by the Texas Rangers at the Council House in San Antonio in 1840. 6pm Sun.

Book of Ruth

A film about a young woman losing her father and embarking on a journey across the desolate US - Mexican border while becoming lost in the desert. 7pm Tue.

Squeezebox

A film about Manuel Casillas and the South Texas music world. After he disappeared from the scene for two decades, the 65-year-old has reemerged with a new passion for music and life. 7pm Wed.

Recommended by Enrique

A lonely Cowboy, a delusional Actress and a gang of "Phantom Guards" in Del Rio, Texas. This film is based on real events. 8pm Wed.

Imperial Dreams

A reformed gangster's devotion to his family and future is put to the test when he's released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts. 6pm Thu.

Fugly!

This anti-romantic comedy follows the journey of a Bronx born 70s era nerd, though his struggles in the early days as an actor, and with women. 8pm Thu.

A Place To Stand

A Place to Stand is a feature length documentary about Jimmy Santiago Baca’s transformation from an illiterate convict to an award-winning poet and novelist. 7pm Fri
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What It Was

A woman returns to her New York home after a failed marriage which leads her to reunite with an old lover and meeting a college student, waking up issues of desire and longing. 9pm Sat.

Shorts Program

Five short films curated by Christine Davila. 1pm Sat.

UT Austin Latino Film Student Selections

An eclectic mix of short documentaries and fiction pieces by Latino film students from the University of Texas at Austin. 2:30pm Sat

La Guapa

A woman is forced to become a hired killer by her ex-husband in order to gain custody of her daughter. 4pm Sat.

Güeros

Set during the Three bored college students go in search of a legendary folk singer who is said to have made Bob Dylan cry. 7pm Sat
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Children of Giant

Children of Giant is a documentary film that takes place in the small West Texas town of Marfa, before, during and after the month-long production of George Stevens’ 1956 feature film, Giant. 7pm Sat.

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