3/26: Star Maps:  A constellation of contemporary Latinx science fiction

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Arthouse at Blue Star

3/26: Star Maps: A constellation of contemporary Latinx science fiction

Guest programmer Manuel Solis curates cosmic infused selections from MonteVideo’s inaugural Raza Cósmica film series and the 7th Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival.

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Time & Location

Mar 26, 7:00 PM

Arthouse at Blue Star, 134 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204, USA

About the Event

Retain

Grace Goen, 2019, USA, 5 min

A low-ranking civilian attends her final interview with the hope of fulfilling her only shot

at happiness.

Time

Adam Gonzalez, 2020, USA, 5 min

When the artificial becomes real.

RECuerdo

Alfonso M. Rodriguez, 2020, USA 7 min

Hit with the realization that things are spiraling out of his control, a widowed father

rushes to keep his memories alive.

In Search of Aliens

Susan Aparicio, 2021, USA, 13 min

In Search of Aliens is a collaboration across time between daughter and father in finding

a connection within the greater universe and each other.

Luminous

Than Niles, 2021, USA, 11 min

In Luminous, a restless security guard, Lou, is forced to decide between his job at the

research facility and the fate of humanity when he is confronted by the mysterious Dr.

Sharp and the truth of what he is guarding.

Nuevo Rico

Kristian Mercado, 2021, Puerto Rico/USA, 16 min

A brother and sister stumble upon a celestial secret that changes their lives forever and

propels them into Reggaetón stardom, but they soon discover that their newfound fame

comes at a deep price.

La luna y el colibri (The Moon and the Hummingbird)

Luis Fernando Puente, 2020, USA, 15 min

Alex lives in a bunker surrounded by an uninhabitable world, but in order to reunite

with Beto, the love of her life, she will have to come face to face with the dangers of the

outside.

Chicana Stardust

Benjamin Huerta and Itamar Lilienthal, 2019, USA/Mexico, 25 min

English with Spanish Subtitles

Civil war has begun on Planet Jaba. General Oz has gained enough support to destroy all

cultural artifacts that have kept the people of Jaba connected to their past. In a final act

of resistance, Fela has stolen the Amulet - the most important of all artifacts - and

escaped to their ancient homeland of California. Now, Akyra, Generals Oz’s right-hand

woman, has taken her best warriors and gone after Fela to destroy the Amulet and bring

her back to give her the justice she deserves.

Seating at our indoor Blue Star location is limited and tickets are required. All sales are final.

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