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    Commedia All'Italiana: THE PASSIONATE THIEF

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    June 22 - June 24, 2017

    While not a household name, Mario Monicelli was one of the true masters of the Commedia All’Italiana, combining the astute observational power of a born ironist with the comedic abandon of a man drunk on the possibilities of cinema. The Passionate Thief takes place over the course of a single New Year’s Eve in which we are introduced to a suave pickpocket (Ben Gazzara), his elderly lookout man (Toto), ...more


    Fractals New Movements

    Presented by Lipsting Media at Esquina Tango, Austin

    July 1, 2017

    A live, multi-sensory performance featuring live dance and music; with liquid video projection as the backdrop. The piece will focus on the relationship between musical composition and...more

    Funeral Parade of Roses

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    June 29 - July 2, 2017

    Newly restored, Toshio Matsumoto’s Funeral Parade of Roses is like a sawed-off shotgun blast of pure invention, direct from the pansexual Tokyo underground of the ’60s. In his...more

    By the River

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 2, 2017

    With Kevin Ford and Ellar Coltrane In Person!

    Ellar Coltrane, whom you certainly know by now as the star of BOYHOOD, takes a cross-country trip, meeting people, recording interviews...more

    Sundance Shorts 2017

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 1 - July 3, 2017

    The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films for more than 30...more

    I Called Him Morgan

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 2 - July 5, 2017

    Brilliant jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan’s life ended in a tragedy at the hands of his beloved wife, a mystery to his friends and fans. This film revisits the relationship between Lee and Helen...more

    Film Podcast Script Competition

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    May 19 - July 7, 2017

    We’re thrilled to be launching our first inaugural Fiction Podcast Competition, leveraging our legacy of championing storytelling to launch writers into the emerging world of podcasts. We...more

    Film Competition - Extended Deadline

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    July 1 - July 7, 2017

    Known as the “Writers Festival” since its inception in 1993, Austin Film Festival recognizes the importance of narrative at the core of filmmaking. Without a good story, movies might just be...more

    Green Screen Film Series: Two-Lane Blacktop

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    July 7, 2017

    Friday nights in July, pack a picnic, cruise by Terry Allen’s Road Angel sound sculpture, and catch classic films selected by the artist, featuring car chases, questionable choices,...more

    Syndromes and a Century

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 7 - July 8, 2017

    Humans and spirits alike influence a love affair between two doctors in Palme D’Or winning Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weersethakul’s 2006 masterpiece.


    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: Snake Deadly Act

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 8, 2017

    Low-budget kung-fu at its most frenetic. A multi-generational saga about the inheritance of a particularly deadly form of Snake Fist Kung Fu. Super raw and rude. Total entertainment.


    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: Fists of the White Lotus

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 8, 2017

    Lo Lieh directs and stars as the seemingly invincible and crazily eyebrowed monk Pei Wei, who may have met his match in Gordon Liu and Kara Hui in this ludicrously entertaining Shaw Brothers...more

    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: Return of the Five Deadly Venoms

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 8, 2017

    The best of the Shaw Brothers films starring the athletic and dynamic Venom Mob as fighters who have been disabled in various ways by an evil tyrant. With a pulp-like storyline and phenomenal...more

    Kirikou and the Sorcheress

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 6 - July 9, 2017

    Based on a West African folk legend, this beautiful and acclaimed film tells the story of the young boy Kirikou who goes on a quest to save his village from a mysterious sorceress. The magnificent...more

    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: The Young Master

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 9, 2017

    Jackie Chan stars and directs in full-on Buster Keaton mode in this funny and fast paced story of mistaken identity and broken loyalty. WIth Yuen Biao and Hapkido master Hwang In-Shik, who battles...more

    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: Bastard Swordsman

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 9, 2017

    In this wuxia (swordplay) film from Shaw Brothers studios, a mystical figure called the Silkworm Swordsman joins with the members of the Wu Tang Clan to defeat their rivals. From director Chin-Ku...more

    Old School Kung Fu Weekend: The Saber Tooth Dragon VS. The Fiery Tiger

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 9, 2017

    See the only known existing print of this made-in-Taiwan oddity about a kung-fu rebellion against a tyrannous king. Featuring the great Lo Lieh and packed with traps and lethal gimmicks, this may...more

    POV Series- Memories of a Penitent Heart

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at Santa Cruz Center for Culture, Austin

    July 10, 2017

    Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo suspected that there was something ugly in her family’s past. Memories of a Penitent Heart excavates a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel, who...more

    Free Advanced Screening - Shot Caller

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    July 11, 2017

    SOME CRIMINALS ARE MADE IN PRISON

    A newly released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern...more

    Texas Focus: The Secret Life of Lance Letscher

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    July 13, 2017

    July 13, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Join the Bullock for a screening and conversation of The Secret Life Of Lance Letscher as part of the Texas Focus film series, a cinematic...more

    Animated Shorts

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at The North Door, Austin

    July 14, 2017

    Experience award-winning film shorts with live accompaniment by bandoneon master Raul Jaurena, the Tosca String Quartet, and pianist Michelle Schumann. Includes favorites by Pizzolla,...more

    Green Screen Film Series: Duel

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    July 14, 2017

    Friday nights in July, pack a picnic, cruise by Terry Allen’s Road Angel sound sculpture, and catch classic films selected by the artist, featuring car chases, questionable choices,...more

    Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 11 - July 15, 2017

    The spiritual and cinematic meet the political in Sergei Parajanov’s (THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES) anthropologically rich tale of love and loss among Carpathian villagers in Ukraine.


    Fantastic Planet

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 13 - July 16, 2017

    This psychedelic French-Czech co-production, based on a story by French surrealist Roland Topor, tells the allegorical tale of a planet where a race of giants enslaves and oppresses its...more

    Malcom X 25th Anniversary

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 16, 2017

    Spike Lee created one of the great big screen biographies, and addressed American racism head on, with his 1992 Oscar-nominated feature. Starring Denzel Washington as Malcolm X, one of the most...more

    The Son of Joseph

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 12 - July 17, 2017

    The latest film from the mischievous septuagenarian auteur Eugène Green is both a modern retelling of the nativity and a comic take on artistic pretension. We follow our Christlike young...more

    Green Screen Film Series: The Getaway

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    July 21, 2017

    Friday nights in July, pack a picnic, cruise by Terry Allen’s Road Angel sound sculpture, and catch classic films selected by the artist, featuring car chases, questionable choices,...more

    Tangerine: A night of music, film, story, visual art and dance

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and SIMS Foundation at The North Door, Austin

    July 22, 2017

    Ryan Layden brilliantly uses bold and subtle elements of film, live music, dance, and visual artistry to uniquely deliver the message and experience of love & loss to the under-served...more

    A Life in Waves

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    July 19 - July 22, 2017

    You may not know the name of synthesizer pioneer Suzanne Ciani, but her influence is everywhere. This excellent new doc presents her story – the years of study with first-generation synthesist...more

    Summer Film Camp

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    June 5 - July 28, 2017

    Our Summer Film Camp is all about storytelling. We encourage aspiring filmmakers ages 9-18 to find and tell their own stories. Then we teach them how to turn those stories into their very own...more

    Green Screen Film Series: Thelma & Louise

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    July 28, 2017

    Friday nights in July, pack a picnic, cruise by Terry Allen’s Road Angel sound sculpture, and catch classic films selected by the artist, featuring car chases, questionable choices,...more

    POV Series - Swim Team

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at Santa Cruz Center for Culture, Austin

    August 21, 2017

    Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting other teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim...more

    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at The Driskill Hotel, Austin

    October 26 - November 2, 2017

    Austin Film Festival & Conference showcases the very best that the city has to offer – convenient downtown venues, fun parties at Austin’s fine bars and restaurants, and community...more

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS

    Presented by JUEGOS RANCHEROS at The North Door, Austin

    January 5 - December 7, 2017

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS hosts regular meet-ups on the first Thursday of the month at The North Door to showcase & play the best in independent games both local & global.


    Esquina Tango: Monthly Foreign Movie Night

    Presented by EsquinaTango Cultural Society of Austin

    Ongoing

    Join us for our monthly foreign movie viewing with English Subtitles. Work on your Spanish while enjoying different and beautiful films: classic, modern, comedy, drama and more! Hosted by the...more

    African Film Series

    Presented by African American Technical Resource Center (A-TRC) at Huston-Tillotson University, Austin

    Ongoing

    The African-American Artists Technical Resource Center (AAATRC) works with artists, small arts organizations, businesses and other community members to use the arts as a tool for...more

    Weekly Viewing Party

    Presented by Austin Variety Show at Iron Gate Lounge, Austin

    Ongoing

    Austin's newest TV Show announces a weekly viewing party for fans every Sunday at Austin's coolest new lounge, Iron Gate on East 6th Street. The viewing party will begin at 10pm, an hour before...more

    Alamo Drafthouse Unveils Signature Wine Line: "The Bottle of Wits"

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown, Austin

    Ongoing

     Alamo Drafthouse is delighted to announce the launch of a signature wine inspired by THE PRINCESS BRIDE in honor of the 25th anniversary of the film. The name of this signature wine...more

    The Camera: Je, La Camera: I (1977) at AFS Cinema with Babette Mangolte in person!

    Presented by Experimental Response Cinema and Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    Ongoing

    Experimental Response Cinema and the Austin Film Society are proud to present  The Camera: Je, La Camera: I (1977) by Babette Mangolte.
    ...more

    Femme Film Fridays: Middle of Nowhere

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Middle of Nowhere as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both...more

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