Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.


August 29, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Event Navigation

Austin Film Society presents SUBURBIA with director Penelope Spheeris in attendance. Screening August 29.

Director Penelope Spheeris
USA, 1983, 35mm, 94 min., Color

A masterpiece of not only punk cinema,but of the cinema of disaffected and alienated youth everywhere. Spheeris uses non-actors to tell the story of a band of teenage punks who carve out their own community with their own values as they squat in an abandoned suburban house. This is no utopia, they have internal problems, but their real problem is the adults who stalk them and eventually bring about a conflict that forces everyone to confront themselves and measure their commitment to their way of life. Both authors of “Destroy All Movies: The Complete Guide To Punks On Film” agree that this is the best punk film ever made and we’re not arguing.


August 29, 2015
7:30 pm


Austin Film Society


The Marchesa Hall & Theatre
6406 N IH-35, Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

EDITOR’S NOTE: Listings on the Austin.com calendar contain user-submitted information. Make sure to double check the date, time, and location of your event!