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El Susto Film Screening

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

El Susto

Hosted by the American Heart Association –

As we work to shift cultural norms around sodas and other sugary drinks, El Susto tells an inspiring story of how Mexican advocates made history with the world’s first significant sugary drink tax.

View the trailer by visiting: https://elsustomovie.com/player/trailer

Join us for this community screening and panel discussion featuring AHA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, UT-Austin Professor Dr. Pilar Zazueta, UT-Austin Research Professor Dr. Raj Patel, Executive Director of the Nutrition and Health Research Center, National Institute of Public Health Dr. Simon Barquera, and others.


  • 6:30 pm – Doors open
  • 6:45 pm – Opening remarks
  • 7:00 pm – Film screening followed by a panel discussion on sugary drinks consumption
  • 9:30 pm – Doors close

You can RSVP here.


Austin Film Society
6406 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road #3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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