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

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Motion Media Arts Center

2200 Tillery Street

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Austin, TX 78723

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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.

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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.

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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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Motion Media Arts Center

2200 Tillery Street

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Austin, TX 78723

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organizer Texas Folklife

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

Texas Folklife is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the diverse cultures and living heritage of the Lone Star State. Since 1984, Texas Folklife has honored the cultural traditions passed down within communities across Texas and explored their importance in contemporary society. 

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