AFS Doc Nights: 'The Atomic Cafe' - New 4K Restoration

Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

Sep 17 - 25
AFS Doc Nights: 'The Atomic Cafe' - New 4K Restoration

**The September 17 screening is a Free Member Monday. (Not an AFS member? Join here: https://austinfilm.org/join**

Duck and cover! This narration-free film collage of newsreels, advertisements, and propaganda paints a picture of America at the dawn of the nuclear age that manages to be both chilling and hilarious. THE ATOMIC CAFE is an excellent example of the value of the film archive, stitching together images like the destruction of Hiroshima with a commercial featuring people drinking “Atomic Cocktails” for a type of dark humor that could only emerge in retrospect. The film feels as relevant as
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ADMISSION INFO

$11.25; member discounts available

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Sep 25, 2018 at 07:15 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

AFS Cinema

6226 Middle Fiskeville Road, Austin, TX 78752

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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