Take Five

Recommended at Cine las Americas

Niño Gallo
"Niño Gallo"

3) Master Classes at MACC

"Action! Comedy! Violence! Fantasy! Romance! Lust!" Okay, the exclamation points might have been our editorial add-on, but with that kind of a-little-something-for-everyone boast, it's hard not to get exclamatory. Sergio Carvajal's El Gallo is a locally produced miniseries in the making (a discrete short from the series, "Niño Gallo," screens on Friday), and the team behind the project will deliver one of four free and open-to-the-public Master Classes at the new Black Box Theatre at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Other participants include filmmaker Carmen Marron, who will discuss the journey of her narrative feature competition film Go For It! from conception to distribution deal (Lionsgate is releasing it theatrically in May); Andrés Martínez Ríos, founder and director of Aatomo Rentas/Chemistry Cine, who'll talk about the current state of international cooperation in production and post-production; and Trina Calderon, the co-writer and associate producer of the CLA film Down for Life, a narrative piece set in South Central Los Angeles about a 15-year-old gang leader's attempts to strike out on her own.

Carmen Marron: Monday, April 25, 4pm

Andrés Martínez Ríos: Tuesday, April 26, 4pm
Sergio Carvajal: Wednesday, April 27, 4pm
Trina Calderon: Thursday, April 28, 4pm

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 by Kimberley Jones
The 355
International crime-fighting with Jessica Chastain’s superspies

Jan. 14, 2022

We Have an Issue: What’s Next?
We Have an Issue: What’s Next?
Adapting to Omicron and everything else life throws our way

Jan. 14, 2022

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

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Behind the scenes at The Austin Chronicle

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