Cinemaker Co-op M.A.F.I.A

NR Directed by Various.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Tue., March 13, 2001

Make a Film in a Weekend (M.A.F.I.A.) Festival consists of screenings of the film projects that were sponsored two weekends ago by the Cinemaker Co-op in which more than 50 participants had a two-day deadline in which to make three-minute-long, one-reel, in-camera-edited Super-8 films ­ which also had to feature an unidentified mystery prop. These screenings are the culmination of that project. No one ­ not even the filmmakers ­ has seen these films. The films screen in two separate programs. Films will be split into two programs that will screen once a night.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Various Films
New French Shorts
Queer and immigrant stories, satire and romance give new perspectives on French culture

Richard Whittaker, May 15, 2020

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animated
This year's Academy-loved cartoons push the boundaries of the medium

Richard Whittaker, Jan. 31, 2020

More by Marjorie Baumgarten
The Way I See It
Portrait of presidential photographer Pete Souza has depth but lacks focus

Sept. 18, 2020

Our Time Machine
Stunning documentary about puppetry, art, Alzhiemer's, and a son's love

Sept. 11, 2020

KEYWORDS FOR THIS FILM

Cinemaker Co-op M.A.F.I.A, Various

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle