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April 2019

The Propeller Group: The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music

April 22
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Until May 26
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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This film by The Propeller Group, an artist collective based in Vietnam and California, combines actual footage and staged portrayals of Vietnamese funeral rituals that shift dramatically from documentary to poetic. Music plays a significant role in the narrative trajectory, beginning with Vietnamese instrumentation and concluding with a New Orleans-style brass band, establishing unexpected continuities between South Vietnam and Louisiana Gulf Coast traditions. Despite the somber context, the film captivates with the inclusion of mysterious symbols and performers, including an…

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AFS Presents: THE LADY VANISHES

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$9.00 – $28

This sophisticated romantic thriller is a perfectly engineered entertainment machine starring the very funny and charming tandem of Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood with Dame May Whitty as the vanishing lady. It’s no surprise that shortly after making this film Hitchcock began packing his bags for the greener pastures (and greener paychecks) of Hollywood.

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Indie Meme Presents: 4th Indie Meme Film Festival 2019

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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One event on April 26, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$70 – $85

The 4th Indie Meme Film Festival will bring meaningful and independent South Asian cinema to Austin once again! The event includes film premieres, a red carpet, filmmakers and crew in attendance, member mixers, discussions, networking, and parties.

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Arts Forward

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3409 E. 5th Street, 3409 E. 5th Street
Austin, 78702
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$18 – $25

#ArtsForward is Youth Rise Texas’ annual showcase of the creative and cultural productions of our youth movement-makers.  This year’s event will feature the works of our Digital Stories podcasting project, and Tunnel Vision, the final work our Theater Arts Project which will premier during Fusebox Festival on April 20th. #ArtsForward is made possible with generous support from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.

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May 2019

SCRIPT READING: PRANCER

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Clay Pit, 1601 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78701-1212 United States
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Free

Written by Tony Faia and Elizabeth Mims Doug has a dead end job, a car ready to fall apart and the most elaborate satellite and computer set-up you’ve ever seen. He’s trying to keep his life together just long enough to contact aliens and convince them to abduct him-and lead him to a better life. His neighbor Cynthia doesn’t necessarily think this will work, but in Doug, she’s struck a gold mine. She’s a psychology student, and Doug’s obsession is…

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Francophone Film Series: Un Homme Qui Crie

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's film Un homme qui crie (A Screaming Man). A 60-something former swimming champion, Adam, is a pool attendant at a hotel in Chad and is forced to give up his job to his son, Abdel. Meanwhile the country is in the throes of civil war and authorities demand the population to contribute to the "war effort," with money or volunteers old enough to fight. In a moment of weakness, Adam…

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A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Join us to celebrate filmmaker Aida Barrera's many contributions to bilingual education and cultural heritage, such as the first national bilingual TV program for children "Carrascolendas." RSVP: bit.ly/AidaTribute #Carrascolendas Please RSVP to attend; this event is FREE. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. People who RSVP will have priority seating; others will be admitted at 4:55 p.m. The auditorium has a capacity of 175 people. RSVP does not guarantee admittance; please arrive early. For more information, write an email to [email protected] or call us…

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