Join us on Friday, October 25 for a free screening of “Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire,” followed by a discussion with the co-director and executive producer Elsa Almaraz Flores.
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Written by urban15 on Oct 4 2018 - 11:15am
In 2018, the Josiah Media Festival celebrates its 12th consecutive year as one of the world’s longest-running film festivals exclusively for young filmmakers 21 years old and under. Each year, this festival has received increased international attention and participation. During the 2018 call for entries, we received over 2,000 films, adjudicated 254 entries, and selected 12 winners from around the world—including here in San Antonio, Texas!
Written by urban15 on Aug 23 2018 - 11:44am
On Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m., URBAN-15 will host a film screening of independent filmmaker Anne Lewis’s documentary A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas). The film is an experimental documentary based in the telling of two events: the San Antonio pecan shellers’ strike of 1938 and the Jobs with Justice march led by Nacogdoches cafeteria workers, groundskeepers, and housekeepers in 1987.
Written by urban15 on Apr 16 2018 - 11:46am
What: March 2018 “Hidden Histories” episode Who: URBAN-15 When: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7pm Where: Live at 2500 S. Presa 78204; Online at urban15.org/live-stream Contact: Marisol Cortez at 210-736-1500 or email@example.com Cost: FREE URBAN-15’s Hidden Histories Presents “Fiesta Noche del Rio: A Historical and Cultural Treasure”
Written by urban15 on Dec 15 2017 - 2:06pm
As part of the city’s calendar of Tricentennial arts activities, URBAN-15 in 2018 will debut “Hidden Histories,” a new monthly, magazine-format video series that pursues and preserves the stories, lives, and places that make San Antonio an inspiring cultural treasure.
Written by urban15 on Aug 31 2017 - 11:00am
During the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 8, filmgoers in San Antonio will unite with over 100,000 film lovers across the world to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers. The immensely popular Manhattan Short Film Festival will return to URBAN-15 for two consecutive weekends (Sept. 29 to Sept. 30 and Oct. 6 to Oct. 7) at 8 p.m., for a total of four screenings.
Written by SAYSi_SA on Aug 9 2017 - 11:41am
On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, SAY Sí presents its annual showcase of film projects by youth-filmmakers in its Media Arts Studio. In SAY Sí’s Media Arts Studio, student artists [ranging from 15-18 years old] are given first hand experience with filmmaking. Students use industry-standard equipment and software to complete their projects, with the finished films sent to film festivals nationwide. For many, this experience is their first step toward a professional career.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 31 2017 - 5:14pm
The Linda Pace Foundation will host an evening of live reading in collaboration with Gemini Ink. Performances will include the theme of love and chance. The event will also premiere the movie Love Lettering by Rivane Neuenschwander. There will be literary poetry and spoken word performances by Alexandra van de Kamp and Diamond Mason.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Jan 20 2017 - 2:52pm
The H-E-B Read 3 and Bexar County’s all-digital public library will host San Antonio’s second annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. The festival was created by children’s author James Kennedy to encourage kid filmmakers to adapt a Newbery Award-winning book into a 90-second film. Of the 88 submissions received, 20 will be screened and the top four films will be awarded cash prizes to be used toward a literacy initiative towards the libraries of the sponsoring organizations.
Written by urban15 on Sep 1 2016 - 1:54pm
During the week of September 23 – October 2, filmgoers in San Antonio will unite with over 100,000 film lovers across the world to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers. The immensely popular Manhattan Short Film Festival will return to URBAN-15 for two consecutive weekends (September 23-24 and September 30-October 1) at 8 p.m., for a total of four screenings.