Former Mexican Federale Machete plays by his own rules. After a harrowing encounter with drug lord Torrez, the shadowy Booth offers Machete the opportunity to assassinate the unscrupulous Senator McLaughlin. When Machete discovers he’s been set up, he turns to fierce taco queen Luz, armed holy man Padre, and socialite April to go after Booth, but before they can get to him, Machete’s gang will have to face blade-wielding ICE agent Sartana, who never met a man she couldn’t flay.
On 17-year-old Kate’s last weekend in town, she and her friends plan to spend it together at SpaceCON– the local science fiction convention they attend every year. At the convention Kate meets Paul, a recently turned teen-vampire (who is also dressed as one). But when Kate tries to make a move on him, he accidentally bites her in the neck. Kate and her friends soon discover Paul is not the only vampire at the convention, and it is up to them to stop the vampires and find a way to turn Kate back before it is too late.
“Yakona” is a visual experience through the crystal clear waters of the San Marcos River and its headwaters at Spring Lake. Follow the river on an impressionistic journey from its point of view as it flows from source to sea, through the changing seasons, through time and memory. Experience its relationship with the natural world and its interactions with humankind. Through “Yakona”, the voice of the river calls on humanity’s higher nature, inspiring its protection by revealing its beauty and life-giving spirit. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW]