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    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 program, "The Bottle Of Wits," is derived from the iconic "battle of wits" scene when Westley first rescues Princess Buttercup from Vizzini and his henchmen. The "Bottle Of Wits" wine line will ...more


    PLAY ME - Exhibition of Mechanical Sculptures by Yuliya Lanina

    Presented by Polyglot Gallery and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    September 12, 2014 - September 10, 2015

    Please join us for an exhibition of new work by Yuliya Lanina of her signature mechanical sculptures with original musical scores by Yevgeniy Sharlat. Also, on exhibition are new small works on...more

    AFS Presents: STRAW MAN

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 10, 2015

    Director Wang Toon is a key figure in new Taiwanese comedy. His famous historical trilogy, of which STRAW MAN is the first film, presents a surreal and absurd universe populated by bizarre...more

    AFS Presents: THE MEND (Free Member Friday)

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    Rarely do new independent films have a narrative momentum unlike anything we’ve seen, but this is certainly the case with John Magary’s comic drama THE MEND, which premiered at SXSW in 2014...more

    Standard Fall Registration for Youth Improv and Storytelling

    Presented by Move Your Tale at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    August 31 - September 14, 2015

    Founded in 2007, Move Your Tale is a nonprofit performing arts organization specializing in youth improv and storytelling. We offer camps, classes and regular performances out of ColdTowne...more

    Texas Focus Film Series: Friday Night Lights

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

    September 15, 2015

    Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.


    Creative Mix Up

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    September 16, 2015

    Please join Austin Creative Alliance and the Dougherty Arts Center to mix, mingle, and discuss all things arts-related!  Come check out a new art exhibit in the Julia C. Butridge Gallery....more

    AMVFest & AFS present: Okkervil River's Down Down the Deep River (music film) + Acoustic Performance

    Presented by Austin Music Video Festival at Alamo Drafthouse at The Ritz, Austin

    September 16, 2015

    Join AMVFest and the Austin Film Society for the festival kickoff and Texas Premiere of Okkervil River's DOWN DOWN THE DEEP RIVER.

    The film will be preceded by a selection of vintage...more

    AFS Presents: HEAR ME

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 17, 2015

    A delivery boy falls for a young girl and they begin a romance fraught with the difficulties and pains of communication that characterize all young relationships, with an important difference. She...more

    AFS Presents: The Grownup Lady Story Company Presents Shorts & Stories

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 18, 2015

    AFS hosts our second annual film and story night with special guest filmmakers and the ladies of Grownup Lady Story Company, Annie La Ganga and Rebecca Beegle, two writers and storytellers known...more

    Door No. 4 Presents: An Immersive Cinema Experience

    Presented by Door No. 4

    September 19, 2015

    Townspeople of Austin

    If there is one thing an outlaw can’t resist, it’s a hootenanny.

    We’re fixin’ to lure these no-good bandits into a trap by holding the...more

    1st Annual Austin Music Video Festival 2015

    Presented by Austin Music Video Festival at Various Locations

    September 16 - September 19, 2015

    AUSTIN MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL 2015
    200 VIDEOS, 13 AWARDS, LIVE DJ BATTLE, WORKSHOPS, PANELS & PARTIES!!!

    VIDEO LINEUP

    Okkervil River premiering "Down Down the Deep River"...more

    International Day of Peace: The Human Cost of International Conflict: Refugees and Trafickking

    Presented by SICA at Austin Community College - Eastview Campus, Austin

    September 19, 2015

    A special symposium curated by Dr. Shirin Khosropour of CC's Center for Peace and Confict Studies. The session wl feature  two panels and a film with a break for lunch.
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    AFS Presents: WE COME AS FRIENDS

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 16 - September 20, 2015

    From the Academy Award nominated director of DARWIN'S NIGHTMARE and winner of top prizes at Sundance and Berlin, WE COME AS FRIENDS takes a hard look at the institutions of power that keep the...more

    AFS Presents: History of Television: International Day of Rockford

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Screening Room, Austin

    September 21, 2015

    For the third year in a row we offer a selection of two episodes of the seminal cop show THE ROCKFORD FILES. Under show runners Stephen J. Cannell and David Chase, who went on to revolutionize...more

    AFS Presents: VORTEX, THE FACE OF MEDUSA

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Screening Room, Austin

    September 22, 2015

    The formal cinema experiments of Antonioni and Resnais meet Athenian mythology in this hyper-obscure Greek experimental art film based on the story of Medusa. The crew of the film itself intrudes...more

    AFS Presents: THE SECOND MOTHER

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 23 - September 29, 2015

    Our favorite new world cinema discovery is this richly entertaining Brazilian comedy about a longtime domestic worker in a wealthy household in Rio, whose daily routine is upended when her...more

    The Juani Begood Show

    Presented by Austin Film Society at Austin Public Library - Carver Branch, Austin

    September 29, 2015

    The Juani Begood Show is a comedy web series based in Austin, TX airing on Youtube, and at www.juanibegood.com. It’s about those everyday rejections and uncomfortable situations...more

    AFS Presents: THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    September 30, 2015

    Director Stanley Nelson (JONESTOWN: THE LIFE & DEATH OF PEOPLE'S TEMPLE, FREEDOM RIDERS) brings us the complex, vibrant and heroic story of The Black Panthers through a masterfully arranged...more

    AFS Presents: GABO: THE CREATION OF GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 1, 2015

    The kick off to our series examining the legacy of Gabriel García Márquez in contemporary Colombian film, AFS presents the brand new documentary about the life and times of the Nobel Prize...more

    AFS Presents: Water, Texas

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 6, 2015

    Water, our most shared resource, touches our lives in countless ways. The Texas Water Foundation’s Water, Texas film contest challenged filmmakers to make a 10-minute film answering the question...more

    AFS Presents: HORSE MONEY

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 7, 2015

    Shadows and halos of light give a Caravaggio treatment to this tale of disenfranchised west African immigrants on Portugal's coast, a fractured narrative that points to the insidious and...more

    AFS Presents: LA SIRGA

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 8, 2015

    A personal tale of a life interrupted by Colombia’s regional violence. After her village is terrorized by guerrilla warfare, a young woman named Alicia is able to track down the one relative...more

    AFS Presents: PASSPORT TO DARKNESS

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 9, 2015

    A jazz bandleader, falsely accused of murdering his girlfriend, tries to stay one step ahead of the police as he dives into Tokyo's sin-city in search of the real killer in this dark and beautiful...more

    AFS Presents: EIGHT HOURS OF FEAR

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 9, 2015

    Given a fairly routine melodrama script about a bus loaded with passengers fleeing a typhoon and hijacked by gangsters, Seijun Suzuki played it for laughs, which did not endear him to his bosses...more

    AFS Presents: KANTO WANDERER

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 11, 2015

    A tale of doomed romance and infatuation in the Yakuza gambling dens. Seijun Suzuki demonstrates early mastery of complex storytelling and the noir tone. Starring teen idol Akira Kobayashi in a...more

    AFS Presents: THE SLEEPING BEAST WITHIN

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 14, 2015

    AKA SLEEP OF THE BEAST. When a middle aged salaryman is unknowingly used by drug traffickers he is dishonored and fires back at the Yakuza bosses, with destructive consequences. FIlmed in a high...more

    AFS Presents: MATEO

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 15, 2015

    Maria Gamboa’s award-winning feature is a high stakes drama based on true events about teenagers in poor, violent neighborhoods of Colombia’s Magdalena River valley. 16-year-old Mateo works...more

    AFS Presents: STRAY DOG (Free Member Friday)

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 16, 2015

    From the Academy Award nominated director of WINTER'S BONE comes one of the year's most brilliant documentaries, following a Missouri biker, small dog-lover and Vietnam vet named Stray Dog, now in...more

    AFS Presents: YOUTH OF THE BEAST

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 18, 2015

    Seijun Suzuki goes way over the top in this hyper-violent story of an undercover cop, played by genre icon Jo Shishido, who brutalizes his way through the Tokyo underworld for three reels and then...more

    AFS Presents: STRAY DOG

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 19, 2015

    From the Academy Award nominated director of WINTER'S BONE comes one of the year's most brilliant documentaries, following a Missouri biker, small dog-lover and Vietnam vet named Stray Dog, now in...more

    AFS Presents: LOS HONGOS

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 20, 2015

    In the Colombian city of Cali, two graffiti artists navigate the city, spontaneously making the art that is a medium for coping with their surroundings and making their voices heard. Following the...more

    AFS Presents: THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 21, 2015

    Director Laura Nix will attend!

    The Yes Men are a duo of radical activists inspiring awareness about corporate misconduct through their famous media stunts, which once prompted George W....more

    AFS Presents: SAVAGE GOLD

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Screening Room, Austin

    October 26, 2015

    Every other month we present SAVAGE GOLD, a carefully curated showcase of the obscure and unusual presented by Austin Film Society programmer Lars Nilsen and his fellow video collector Maximillian...more

    AFS Presents: TOKYO DRIFTER

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 28, 2015

    Always in trouble with his producers, Seijun Suzuki was given a tiny budget for this gangster story. Since Suzuki had little money to spend on sets he painted outrageous monochrome sets and...more

    AFS Presents: THE WIND JOURNEYS

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 29, 2015

    DIRECTOR CIRO GUERRA IN PERSON!

    A stunning road movie that takes an elderly traveling accordion player and a young apprentice to Colombia's most beautiful and far-flung corners where...more

    AFS Presents: DEMENTIA: DAUGHTER OF HORROR

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS at the Marchesa, Austin

    October 30, 2015

    A hyper-original and completely oddball art-horror film, completely silent except for an original score by avant-garde composer George Antheil. Completely bizarre and over-the-top psychological...more

    Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

    Presented by Other Worlds Austin

    December 3 - December 5, 2015

    Science fiction comes in all shapes and sizes—horror, drama, comedy, shorts, and full-length films. Other World Austin brings the best of all that is SciFi to Austin. The three-day festival...more

    Monthly Polish Film Series

    Presented by Austin Polish Society

    February 1 - December 6, 2015

    Austin Polish Society presents free Polish film screenings on first Sunday of each month. All films have English subtitles unless English is spoken in the film.

    Our main focus are fiction...more

    Perform @ The Dougherty

    Presented by The Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    June 23 - December 25, 2015

    The Dougherty Arts Center Theatre is now accepting reservation applications for 2016! The DAC has been home to local, national and international performing artists since 1978. Bring your next film...more

    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

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