“Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas” Film Screening and Discussion

Tue Nov 30 2021 at 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm UTC-06:00

Motion Media Arts Center | Austin

Texas Folklife
Publisher/HostTexas Folklife
\u201cSanta Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas\u201d Film Screening and Discussion
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Celebrate #GivingTuesdy by joining Texas Folklife & Austin School of Film for a screening of our Santa Muerte Doc with Dr. González-Martin.
About this Event

Event Description

Celebrate the largest day of international stewardship by joining Texas Folklife at the Austin School of Film's Motion Media Arts Center for a screening of our “Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas” Documentary. Folklorist and University of Texas Associate Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, Dr. Rachel González-Martin will discuss folk saints, resistive social narratives, and where the Santa Muerte fits in. There will be drinks generously provided by Austin Beerworks and other light refreshments.


Tickets

Your entry ticket includes two free raffle tickets for a special gift basket (additional raffle tickets will be available to purchase at the event) as well as a complimentary drinks wristband. (Must be 21+ and present at the drawing to win).

  • $15 for General Admission
  • $10 for Texas Folklife Members (please enter the code you received by email)
  • $5 for those with student/military ID.
  • All tickets will be $15 at the door

About Dr. Rachel González-Martin

Rachel González-Martín is a folklorist and associate professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at UT Austin. She teaches courses on supernatural Legends, Latinx Spirituality, and other forms of Latinx cultural productions. She is currently working on a new book project on the monstrous feminine in the Latinx folklore.


Support Texas Folklife during #GivingTuesday:

Help us to finish the film and begin distribution! Texas Folklife supports the exploration of cultural phenomena, including topics such as the Santa Muerte. When you support Texas Folklife during #GivingTuesday2021, you will receive a code to view "Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas" until December 14th.

https://texasfolklife.app.neoncrm.com/donation.jsp?campaign=132&


Become a Texas Folklife Member: https://texasfolklife.org/info/annual-memberships


Sponsored by: Austin School of Film / Austin Cinemaker Space


Texas Folklife is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible. Learn more at www.texasfolklife.org.


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Motion Media Arts Center, 2200 Tillery Street, Austin, United States

Tickets

USD 5.00 to USD 20.00

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