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Texas Focus Film Series: The Last Picture Show

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

Jul 14 2015
Texas Focus Film Series: The Last Picture Show

A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

 

Released in 1971 to critical acclaim and public controversy, The Last Picture Show garnered eight Academy Award nominations and was hailed as the most important work by a young American director since Citizen Kane. A surprisingly frank, bittersweet drama of social and sexual mores in small-town Texas, the film features a talent-laden cast led by

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$3 for Austin Film Festival and Bullock Museum members, $5 general public

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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

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