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March 2019

AFS Presents: Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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In his story of a young ballet student who uncovers terrifying ancient forces, Dario Argento throws the whole filmmaking toolbox into the mix. Genuinely frightening and strangely beautiful, SUSPIRIA is a film like no other. ---------------------- Directed by Dario Argento Italy, 1977, 1h 38min, DCP ----------------------

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April 2019

AFS Presents: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (’34)

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

This thriller, which Hitchcock himself remade 22 years later with significant alterations, is about an ordinary British family on holiday who become embroiled in international intrigue. Featuring Peter Lorre, who steals the show in his first English language role after fleeing the Nazis. --------------- Directed by Alfred Hitchcock United Kingdom, 1934, 1h 15min, DCP ---------------

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Austin Dance Festival

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until April 7, 2019

AustinVentures Studio Theater, 501 W. 3rd
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Cost varies depending on event. Please see our website for details.

Austin Dance Festival presents a week of modern dance activities. Highlights include professional showcases, a dance on film screening, master classes, the youth edition, and community pop-up dances. Professional Showcases: The festival will present two completely different professional showcases on Saturday, April 6th at AustinVentures Studio Theater. LAJAMARTIN, a physical dance theatre company based in Utah, will perform “Unearthed,” and the California-based Courtney Mazeika and Marlie Couto will perform their duet “eventually," which was awarded the 2nd place prize at the Rotterdam International…

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AFS Presents: KING KONG

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$6 – $11.25

Author Victoria Riskin, daughter of KING KONG star Fay Wray, joins us for the Saturday screening of this iconic tale of an misunderstood island King in New York.

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AFS Presents: THE 39 STEPS

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

This film, a major critical and popular success, stars Robert Donat as a man on the run, faced with the dual burden of trying to elude capture for suspicion of a murder he did not commit, while trying to break up a spy ring he accidentally discovers in the process. A masterpiece of escapist entertainment that has it all—suspense, humor and romance—with the prototypical “Hitchcock blonde” Madeleine Carroll.

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Reel Women in Film: The Smiling Madame Beudet, Meshes of the Afternoon

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$5 – $8

Join the Bullock Museum for a screening with live score accompaniment and conversation about Germaine Dulac and Maya Deren's silent films The Smiling Madame Beudet and Meshes of the Afternoon. The Smiling Madame Beudet (La Souriante Mme. Beudet is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage and how she manages to cope. Meshes of the Afternoon follows the circular story of a woman whose daydreams restore mystery and danger to the ordinary objects of her everyday life. Event Details The combined screening…

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AFS Presents: SABOTAGE

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

SABOTAGE is one of the films that made Alfred Hitchcock’s reputation as a master of suspense. The story of a woman (Sylvia Sidney) who suspects her husband of nefarious doings contains some of Hitchcock’s best suspense set-pieces. With Oscar Homolka as the husband. Based on Joseph Conrad’s novel The Secret Agent.

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Texas Focus Film Series: Hud

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$5 – $8

Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about the Texas film Hud. Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash. Event Details Filmed in and set in Texas, Hud was based on the 1961 novel, Horseman, Pass By, written by Texan Larry McMurtry. Hud was later described as a revisionist western that depicts generational conflict, social disorder ,and a morally questionable protagonist,…

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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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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

AFS and Richard Linklater Present: LOCAL HERO

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. In Bill Forsythe’s sly comedy of manners, Burt Lancaster plays an American oil billionaire who dispatches a young underling (Peter Riegert) to Scotland to buy up a small village so that it can be destroyed and make way for an oil refinery. In 35mm. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND AFS Founder and Artistic Director Richard Linklater returns with the latest cycle of Jewels In The Wasteland, a series designed to spotlight…

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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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AFS and Richard Linklater Present: VAGABOND

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. Agnès Varda’s novelistic study of a homeless young woman who traverses the highways and back roads of France was a highly acclaimed art house sensation in its day and has become even more meaningful as the decades pass. In 35mm. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND AFS Founder and Artistic Director Richard Linklater returns with the latest cycle of Jewels In The Wasteland, a series designed to spotlight some of the best…

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AFS and Richard Linklater Present: LOST IN AMERICA

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. Albert Brooks’ curveball of a road movie features a yuppie couple, played by Brooks and Julie Hagerty, who ditch all their possessions and hit the road in an RV in search of a dimly understood “Easy Rider” ideal. Very funny, with comic situations that brew up out of small details. In many ways Brooks’ style was a precursor of comic trends that took hold decades later. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND…

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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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AFS and Richard Linklater Present: CHAN IS MISSING

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. A groundbreaking independent film, Wayne Wang’s first feature is a black-and-white neo-noir puzzle set in San Francisco’s Chinatown. As its protagonist, cab driver Jo (Wood Moy) searches for a man named Chan who owes him money, we are exposed to all kinds of facets of Asian-American life that had never been essayed on film before. In 35mm. Presented in partnership with Austin Asian American Film Festival. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND…

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AFS and Richard Linklater Present: RETURN OF THE SECAUCUS SEVEN

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. John Sayles’ ensemble study of a group of friends who reunite for a weekend together in New Hampshire only to find that old problems have a way of becoming new again. This film set off a wave of similar films including the bigger-budgeted THE BIG CHILL and led to a period of self reflection among the generation that came of age in the ‘60s. In 35mm. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND…

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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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AFS and Richard Linklater Present: CHOOSE ME

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Hosted by Richard Linklater with a post-screening audience discussion. Alan Rudolph’s neon roundelay of deception, love, and sex among the night people of Los Angeles stars Keith Carradine as a newly-released mental patient with a mysterious past who finds himself in a love triangle with bar owner Lesley-Anne Warren and late-night radio sex advice host Genevieve Bujold. In 35mm. ABOUT JEWELS IN THE WASTELAND AFS Founder and Artistic Director Richard Linklater returns with the latest cycle of Jewels In The…

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June 2019

Movies in the East: Aquaman

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bryant Park, Cardinal Bloom Loop
Austin, 78744
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Free

Bring your friends and family to Bryant Park the first Friday of every month for Movies in the East! Movies start at dusk.

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Save Vulcan Video Party

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Vulcan Video, 4411 Russell Drive
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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Free

An appreciation party to thank everyone for getting us over halfway to our fundraiser goal in just a few days! Join us for free beer, giveaways, costume contests AND a Rare Super Secret Trash Action VHS Double Feature after sundown in our parking lot! (Bring your own chair)

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AUSTIN ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until June 16, 2019

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) is thrilled to announce the full lineup for its 11th annual film festival, a sweeping slate of 11 feature films and 17 shorts from Asian and Asian American filmmakers. This year’s centerpiece presentation is EMPTY BY DESIGN, a U.S./Philippines co-production exploring what it feels like to be lost as a young adult, torn between multiple countries and lives. Director Andrea A. Walter, along with several cast and crew members, will be in attendance for an…

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Movies in the East: Space Jam

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bryant Park, Cardinal Bloom Loop
Austin, 78744
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Bring your friends and family to Bryant Park the first Friday of every month for Movies in the East! Movies start at dusk.

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Lone Star Court Friday Night Flix

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Lone Star Court, 10901 Domain Drive
Austin, TX 78758 United States
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Free and open to the public

Lone Star Court “Friday Night Flix” movie series, takes place monthly now through September 2019. Featuring Hollywood classics under the boutique hotel’s outdoor pavilion, each film begins at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to enjoy extended happy hour specials throughout the night starting at 4 p.m. and munch on a $5 burger and fries from on-site restaurant, The Water Trough. The 2019 “Friday Night Flix” movie lineup includes: June 21 – Homeward…

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Summer Family Film Series: The Iron Giant

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$5 – $8

The Bullock Museum is pleased to present the fourth annual Summer Family Film Series. The series begins with The Iron Giant, followed by Lilo & Stitch and concludes with WALL-E.

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