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December 2018

AFS Presents: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

December 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Austin Film Society, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

There’s a reason why families have made this Frank Capra classic a holiday tradition: it is an honest film full of deep, real emotion. Jimmy Stewart, a good man with the highest values, struggles to find his place in the world, but fortunately receives a little angelic assistance. ABOUT THIS SERIES The holidays are a period of travel for many of us as we venture to far-off homes and hearths. For some of us though, Austin is our home, and…

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January 2019

AFS Presents: MISS BALA

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$30

AFS welcomes acclaimed director Catherine Hardwicke (TWILIGHT, LORDS OF DOGTOWN, THIRTEEN) for a special gala preview screening of her upcoming film, MISS BALA, starring Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin, ANNIHILATION) and Anthony Mackie (THE HURT LOCKER). Hardwicke will participate in an in-person Q&A with AFS founder Richard Linklater after the screening.  A limited number of tickets are also available for an exclusive pre-screening reception with Hardwicke. The reception begins at 6:00 PM. Members receive discounted tickets and early access to…

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February 2019

Swoovy Moovy Night: “Must Love Dogs” at TOMs Shoes Backyard

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TOMS, 1401 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas Area, 78704
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Free

On behalf of the amazing nonprofit, Emancipet, we will be cutting fleece for the animals! About this Event As we emBARK on this fun activity, we will be showing the movie, Must Love Dogs! Swoovy is celebrating singles who serve all Valentine's week! Come on out for an opportunity to meet other single people and establish new relationships while helping keep our furry friends warm and comfortable! Invite a date or come solo and meet other singles! This is a…

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Swoovy Moovy Night at Mobile Loaves and Fishes’ Community First! Village – “Talladega Nights”

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community First! Village Amphitheater, 9301 Hog Eye Rd
Austin, TX 78724 United States
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Free

Swoovy & Mobile Loaves & Fishes invite you to a free movie night at our Community First! Village. Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy this special screening. Come explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks from the Community Grille. Burgers, french fries, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase (cards and cash accepted!). The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated. Donations can be…

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Selected screenings from ‘We Are’

February 15 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

We Are is a narrative, anthological short film series that explores our truths as sisters, friends, artists, lovers, and most of all, humans. Since its online premiere in October of 2017, select We Are short films have been screened for eager audiences across the U.S. and internationally. Screenings include events in Austin, Brooklyn, Charleston, S.C., Peterborough, and the SXSW Official Austin Film Society Shortcase in 2018. Take an intimate glimpse into the lives of women navigating their way through friendships,…

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Challenge Mania Live Austin

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$30

Challenge Mania Live - AUSTIN Stars from popular reality competition series, MTV's The Challenge, appear in an interactive variety show, hosted by Derrick Kosinski & Scott Yager of the hit podcast, Challenge Mania. Guests include Katie Cooley, Nelson Thomas, Hunter Barfield & Marlon "Black Zeus" Williams!  The show will include an interview with each of the cast-members, some interactive audience participation, games and end with a lengthy Q&A, so have your questions ready! VIP Meet & Greet tickets include a…

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Call Me Brother – Comedy Feature Film Premiere Screening

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$13

Join AFS and Fallout Theater for the Austin Premiere of CALL ME BROTHER with cast and crew in person. Arrive at 3:30 PM for a meet & greet with the cast and crew. A Q&A will follow the screening. It’s a coming-of-age story about a sister (Christina Parrish) and brother (Andrew Dismukes) who grew up separately and are reunited as young adults for one weekend. While everyone around them seems out of control, they find solace in each others company…

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Texas Focus: Damsel

February 26 @ 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 film, Damsel. It's the Wild West circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. Event Details Damsel was written and directed by Austin family filmmaking duo, David and Nathan Zellner. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Fim Festival…

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March 2019

Rolling Roadshow + Hot Luck Present THREE AMIGOS

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community First! Village, 9301 Hog Eye Road
Austin, TX 78724 United States
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$25

On March 3rd, Rolling Roadshow and Hot Luck Fest are presenting THREE AMIGOS at Community First! Village. As a kickoff party to the Hot Luck Festival, the 2019 chef and music lineup will be announced after the screening. The screening starts at dark, but doors will open at 5:00 pm. Pro-tip: you’ll wanna arrive early for the best seats (bring your own chair). Austin's own Franklin Barbecue and Eldorado Cafe will be collaborating on a menu, which is available for…

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AFS Presents: TEXAS FILM AWARDS

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards is the year’s biggest event for Texans in film. This special event brings together legends of cinema and television and inducts industry icons into the Texas Film Hall of Fame, all benefiting the artistic and educational programs of the Austin Film Society.   The AFS Cinema serves as the setting as AFS honors the newest members of the Texas Film Hall of Fame. The evening begins with glamorous Red Carpet Arrivals of the evening’s…

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Francophone Film Series: Ma Révolution

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 Ramzi Ben Sliman's film Ma révolution (My Revolution). Event Details With the Arab Spring blossoming in the heart of Paris, people take to the streets to show their support. Everyone except 14-year old Marwann, that is. Despite his Tunisian roots, Marwann is too preoccupied with adolescence. When Marwann stumbles into a street rally one night and has his picture taken by a journalist, he lands on the cover of the biggest newspaper…

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CASA MEXICO SXSW

March 10
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until March 10, 2019

Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

For the fourth consecutive year, Casa México will open its doors during South by Southwest (SXSW), the internationally recognized festival focused on creative industries, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, hosting film screenings, discussions, and more to highlight the rich creative and innovative culture of Mexico. Casa México will showcase Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture and traditions. Casa México will offer free activities and…

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AFS Presents: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 6:45 pm

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

Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s dystopian fable about technological culture’s struggle with the unsavory aspects of human nature is, if anything, too effective. Chilling, disturbing, and undeniably powerful.

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Reel Women in Film: Love & Basketball

March 22 @ 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 Gina Prince-Blythwood's acclaimed film Love & Basketball. Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood. Event Details Love & Basketball was Gina Prince-Blythewood's directorial debut and was produced by Spike Lee's 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks. Love & Basketball is an insightful look at women's sports, sexual equality, and the often overlooked struggles that women still undergo in athletics. This screening is part of Reel…

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New Monuments for New Cities: Cinema on the Creek

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Symphony Square, 1111 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Austin, Texas, 78701
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Free

As part of the three-month public art showcase, New Monuments for New Cities, Waller Creek Conservancywill present Cinema on the Creek in partnership with the Austin Film Society. Three free screenings will be presented at the amphitheater at Symphony Square, home of Waller Creek Conservancy. The films include critically-acclaimed documentaries and short films that explore topics from public housing to ambitious public art. Each screening will also include a discussion panel with community partners. A joint art initiative developed by the…

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April 2019

AFS Presents: Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on April 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 8:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 9:15 pm

One event on April 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

$11.25

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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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 7 @ 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 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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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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: THE 39 STEPS

April 13 @ 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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Indie Meme Presents: 4th Indie Meme Film Festival 2019

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

April 25
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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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