Cinemás Series Tracks Current Events

Our first ever Cinemás Film Series has been planned for months, but Georgia headlines confirm that this weekend's Latin American Heritage Month cinema celebration has its finger on the pulse.


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Vandals struck the Atlanta Streetcars overnight, spray painting them with giant graffiti tags. According to a report from CBS46, three of the streetcars were vandalized as they sat in the maintenance barn on Auburn Avenue underneath the Downtown Connector.
— Atlanta INtown Paper

Watch the trailer for "Los Hongos," a drama about two young street artists in Cali, Colombia playing Saturday, October 10th at 5pm:


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On Monday, Here to Serve Restaurants (Noche, Twist, Coast, Prime, Shucks, Smash) made a brief announcement via its website confirming reports that its multiple Atlanta concepts were closing en masse.
— Atlanta Journal Constitution

Watch the trailer for "Finding Gaston"—a documentary about the Chef who created and popularized Peruvian cuisine, playing Saturday, October 10th at 7:30pm:


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After more than a thousand performances by a total of more than 40 musicians, Cuba’s legendary Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® is bidding the road farewell. One of the Rialto’s all-time most popular groups will fill the venue with their native Havana’s joyful, rhythmic, brassy Latin jazz sounds – son montunos, danzon, cha cha cha, and boleros – once again, one last time.
— Atlanta Downtown

Watch the trailer for "Buena Vista Social Club"—a documentary about the conception of a renowned Cuban musician collective, playing Sunday, October 11th at 5:30pm:


And there you have it! Georgia State University's Rialto Center for the Arts has all these and more this weekend—and tickets are only $6.50.