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February 2018

The Princess Bride Movie Party

February 24 @ 3:45 pm - 5:38 pm

"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." Is there a more quotable line from ANY movie than that one? Well, that quote or maybe the whole "Mawwage" thing... or jeez, "As you wish" is pretty iconic, too huh? Oh gosh darn it! Every line in THE PRINCESS BRIDE has transformed from mere lines in a script to gospel that melts even the coldest of hearts. Inconceivable you say? Well, the Alamo Drafthouse challenges you…

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AFS: Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy: ‘Yumeji’

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The last in Seijun Suzuki's thematically linked, but otherwise distinct Taisho Trilogy. This is Suzuki's surrealism-inflected biopic of outsider artist Takehisa Yumeji, complete with hauntings and erotic obsession. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1991, 2hr 8min DCP, In Japanese with English Subtitles. -------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/taisho-trilogy-yumeji/

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The Princess Bride Movie Party

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:53 pm

"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." Is there a more quotable line from ANY movie than that one? Well, that quote or maybe the whole "Mawwage" thing... or jeez, "As you wish" is pretty iconic, too huh? Oh gosh darn it! Every line in THE PRINCESS BRIDE has transformed from mere lines in a script to gospel that melts even the coldest of hearts. Inconceivable you say? Well, the Alamo Drafthouse challenges you…

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AFS: ‘The Drowning’ w/ director Bette Gordon in person

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Gordon’s latest feature, a layered psychological suspense story, is set in motion by an uncanny coincidence: a young ex-convict tries to drown himself upon his release from prison, but is heroically saved by his former psychologist, walking the beach at the same time. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bette Gordon 1hr. 35min, USA, 2017, DCP -------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-drowning/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/no-cover-films-by-bette-gordon-filmmaker-in-person/

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The Road Movie

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:55 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, 1911 Aldrich St. Suite 120
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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A fascinating mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest shit you’ve ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s THE ROAD MOVIE is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via dashboard cameras in Russian automobiles. The dash-cam phenomenon permeates Russian roads so thoroughly, capturing a vivid range of spectacles through the windshield, including a comet crashing down to Earth, an epic forest fire, and no shortage of angry motorists taking road rage to wholly new and unexpected levels.…

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AFS & Deep End: ‘Wild’: an inter-species parable w/ DJ pre-show

February 24 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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An erotic, pulsating parable of love between woman and beast that gives new meaning to the phrase, “The call of the wild.” After a chance encounter with a wolf, a young woman is unleashed from her mundane existence as an office drone. Featuring the music of Terranova and James Blake. Hosted by Jazmyne Moreno, preceded by a live DJ set by DJ Matt Lyons beginning at 9 PM in the lobby. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Nicolette Krebitz Germany, 2016, 1hr 37min,…

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Brunch with the ‘Boys’: SPICE WORLD

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:48 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, 320 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Austin, you are not ready for this!! The Alamo Drafthouse is proud to bring you a series combining three of life’s most important aspects: Film, Brunch and Drag Queens!! And this month, we are celebrating our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of this series! So as a special thank you for everyone that made this show a success, we will have four of your favorite Austin drag queens back to perform for you: Cupcake, Louisianna Purchase, Senator Colleen DeForrest and Zane Zena!!…

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AFS: ‘Luminous Motion’ w/ director Bette Gordon in person

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

A lush and atmospheric tale of a boy on the road with his drifter mother, who strikes up a new relationship to get a roof over their head when their car breaks down. Gordon’s interest in perspective and power is key in this film, in which a woman becomes the witness to destructive male behavior. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bette Gordon USA, 1998, 1hr 31min, 35mm ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/luminous-motion/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/luminous-motion/

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Brunch with the ‘Boys’: SPICE WORLD

February 25 @ 3:45 pm - 6:03 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, 320 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Austin, you are not ready for this!! The Alamo Drafthouse is proud to bring you a series combining three of life’s most important aspects: Film, Brunch and Drag Queens!! And this month, we are celebrating our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of this series! So as a special thank you for everyone that made this show a success, we will have four of your favorite Austin drag queens back to perform for you: Cupcake, Louisianna Purchase, Senator Colleen DeForrest and Zane Zena!!…

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True Stories

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 13729 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78717 United States
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Talking Heads front man David Byrne co-wrote, composed, directed and stars in this quirky musical journey into the odder side of small-town America. The residents of Virgil, Texas, are a motley crew -- from the woman who's too lazy to get out of bed (Swoosie Kurtz) to the shy man who must advertise for a wife (John Goodman). Byrne serves as our tall-hatted tour guide through the town's sesquicentennial "Celebration of Specialness." Lakeline, 2/25. 35mm.

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Moulin Rouge Movie Party

February 25 @ 4:15 pm - 6:37 pm

If you’re a true romantic, you already know the story: Christian (Ewan McGregor) moves to Paris to pursue a Bohemian lifestyle and then of course falls into a doomed love affair with Satine (Nicole Kidman), the most beautiful girl at the MOULIN ROUGE. But until you've seen the movie and sung the songs and learned that lesson in a movie theater with 200 other heart-swept people, you'll never really know what it's like to be in love. Your heart will…

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AFS Doc Nights: ‘Quest’ A True Story of Love & Hip-Hop

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In an unassuming home located in the mean streets of North Philadelphia, Christopher "Quest" Rainey and his wife Christine, aka "Ma Quest" raise a family and provide a creative center for the area in Rainey's homemade recording studio. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Jonathan Olshefski USA, 2017, 1hr 44min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/quest/

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The Princess Bride Movie Party

February 25 @ 6:45 pm - 8:38 pm

"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." Is there a more quotable line from ANY movie than that one? Well, that quote or maybe the whole "Mawwage" thing... or jeez, "As you wish" is pretty iconic, too huh? Oh gosh darn it! Every line in THE PRINCESS BRIDE has transformed from mere lines in a script to gospel that melts even the coldest of hearts. Inconceivable you say? Well, the Alamo Drafthouse challenges you…

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Script Reading: Snake Bit

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Clay Pit, 1601 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78701-1212 United States
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Snake Bit by Anne Rapp Three unfortunate love stories. All darkly comedic, and all to be played by the same two actors. In each tale, a man and woman are alone and desperately trying to survive both the elements and each other. In the first story, Jim Ed has dragged his reluctant terrified wife Susanna out into the remote Texas swamp for his latest get-rich-quick scheme — snake hunting. In the second story, Trapper is forced to set out into…

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The Road Movie

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:55 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, 1911 Aldrich St. Suite 120
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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A fascinating mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest shit you’ve ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s THE ROAD MOVIE is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via dashboard cameras in Russian automobiles. The dash-cam phenomenon permeates Russian roads so thoroughly, capturing a vivid range of spectacles through the windshield, including a comet crashing down to Earth, an epic forest fire, and no shortage of angry motorists taking road rage to wholly new and unexpected levels.…

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