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GivingTuesday 2021

Celebrate the largest day of international giving with Texas Folklife! This year, our Giving Tuesday Campaign is centered around our documentary project "Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas."

Help us to meet our goal to raise $4,000 this GivingTuesday to finalize and distribute this educational film when you support our GivingTuesday Campaign!


Ways to Get Involved!


GivingTuesday 2021: "Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas" Film Screening with Dr. Rachel González-Martin

November 30, 2021 at 7 PM

Motion Media Arts Center

2200 Tillery St #A

Austin, TX 78723


Online ticket sales have ended, but tickets are still available for $5 at the venue! We hope to see you there!


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 courtesy of Austin Beerworks and light refreshments provided.



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 drink wristband. (Must be 21+ and present at the drawing to win).



Purchase your tickets here.


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.

Sponsored by: Austin School of Film / Austin Cinemaker Space and Austin Beerworks


Support Us Virtually

Support Texas Folklife during #GivingTuesday: 

Help us to finish the film and begin distribution! Texas Folklife supports the exploration of cultural phenomenons, 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.

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Other ways to give during Giving Tuesday

1. Give your skills by joining a Texas Folklife Committee (email to find out more)

2. Give your Voice by being an advocate for funding arts and culture programs across Texas and Nationally


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