17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival


Board of Directors

As a local non-profit organization, Cine Las Americas' programs and operations depend on the involvment of talented individuals who volunteer time and resources to fulfill its mission. The organization's programs are supported by the invaluable work of community leaders, industry professionals, and talented artists who serve in its Board of Directors and Advisory Board.


Hector Silva – President


Gabriel Ornelas – Secretary


Denise Garza Steusloff – Treasurer


Advisory Board

Sergio Alcocer
Latinworks

Marcy Garriott
La Sonrisa Productions

Bennie Klain
Trickster Films

Paco Link
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Peter Marai
Condor Media

Chale Nafus
Austin Film Society

Charles Ramirez-Berg
The University of Texas at Austin

David Rice
Author, Lecturer, Film Producer


Staff

Eugenio del Bosque Gómez – Executive Director

Jean Anne Lauer – Film Program Director

Keeley Steenson - Outreach and Operations Manager


Film Festival Team

Elena Bessire – Film Programming Associate

Afsheen Nomai - Technical Director

Juan Cuspinera – Print Traffic Coordinator

Megan Coxe – Publications Manager

Drew Saplin - Production Manager

Sharon Arteaga - Registration and Hospitality Coordinator

Rich Vázquez – Webmaster

Shelby Wilson – Technical Assistant

Monica Zarate - Film Programming Intern

Victoria Chapa - Festival Intern

Kambiz Shabankare - Media Intern

Farah Tary - Communications Intern

Christian D. Nelson - Emergencia Youth Jury Coordinator


Art Director - Keith Etter, Latinworks

Film Selection Committee

Andrea Zarate, Araceli Irigoyen, Brad Dusing, Chris Green, Cynthia Corral, Dana Archip, Daniel Brown, Daniel Garcia, Daniel Taylor, Daniella Ramos, Eugenio del Bosque, Elena Bessire, Florencia Choto, Francisco Garcia, Jean Lauer, Joan Tuttle Vargas, Maribel Falcon, Monica Zarate, Miguel Hinojosa, Rodrigo Nunes, Sam Lopez, Selene Arrazolo, Sonia Cartaxo, Steven Mines, Sugeyli Garcia