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AFS Presents: DOWNTOWN 81

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Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

Nov 29 - 30 2019
AFS Presents: DOWNTOWN 81

In newly restored cool, Jean-Michel Basquiat tours bygone NY in search of money and romance, in a grime travelogue scripted by Interview Magazine’s Glenn O’Brien. Featuring: Fab Five Freddie, The Plastics, Debbie Harry and music by Liquid Liquid, Suicide, DNA, & Tuxedomoon!

Friday, November 29 at 9:15 PM.

Saturday, November 30 at 9:45 PM.

General admission tickets are $11.25 with member discounts available.


Nov 29, 2019 at 9:15 pm – 11:15 pm Nov 30, 2019 at 9:45 pm – 11:45 pm

(Fri)                                                        (Sat)

Contact: 5123220145


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6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

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    • Wheelchair Access

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