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May 2019

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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$11.25

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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$11.25

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 13 @ 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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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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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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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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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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Keep Austin Shimmying! Friday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Start your weekend with a bang by watching our amazing workshop teachers and guest performers do what they do best; entertain and inspire you! Special live performances from international star Michelle Sorensen and other talented dancers in Middle Eastern, cabaret, fusion, and folkloric belly dance. The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products. Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can…

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AFS Presents: OUR TIME

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$2 – $30

In his latest uncompromising (nearly 3-hour!) film, the writer-director Carlos Reygadas and his real-life wife Natalia López play a married couple who own and operate a ranch for breeding fighting bulls in the rural Mexican countryside. They are cultured and literate people – he is also a well-known poet – and they have an open marriage. When the rules of this sexual arrangement begin to fray, so does the trust at the heart of their partnership.

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AFS Presents: SORRY ANGEL

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$1 – $30

An exciting, emotional new work by visionary queer director Christophe Honoré (MA MERE, LOVE SONGS), an intergenerational love story set against the backdrop of the height of the Paris’ AIDS epidemic. AFS presents SORRY ANGEL in celebration of National Pride Month. 2018 Cannes Film Festival main competition film. Sunday, June 30 at 2:00pm. General admission tickets are $9.00. Monday, July 1 at 7:00pm. General admission tickets are $11.25. Member discounts available.

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July 2019

Movies in the East: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

July 5 @ 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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JuiceLand Family Party: The Angry Birds Movie 2 Character Meet & Greet

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
JuiceLand Mueller, 1801 East 51st St #140
Austin, 78723
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Free

Meet the characters from 10 – 11:30 a.m. JuiceLand, Austin’s original juice bar, is offering a special Angry Birds drink at their Mueller location all day on Saturday, July 13 called “The Chill Bird.” Half of the proceeds from this drink special will go toward the SAFE Alliance, which benefits children who have been victims of abuse.

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Sparkle & Song Party: The Angry Birds 2 Character Meet & Greet

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Barrel O’ Fun, 1911 Aldrich St., Suite 120
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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Free

This month, celebrate the soon-to-be-released film: THE ANGRY BIRDS 2 MOVIE at the monthly Sparkle & Song Party! This free event is fun for all ages, complete with dancing, hands-on activities and some general sparkle thanks to our friends at Do512 Family. At this special THE ANGRY BIRDS 2 MOVIE Character Meet & Greet with Red and Leonard presented by Do512 Family, there will be a special photo op from 12:30pm-1:00pm, as well as themed crafts and giveaways from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Barrel O' Fun…

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Deep Red Live Cinema Experience

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Distribution Hall, 1500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$14

The Lifted Traces team who brought you the AKIRA and FANTASTIC PLANET live scores, returns with an immersive film experience for the ultimate Italian thriller from Dario Argento: DEEP RED. One Night Only July 19, 2019 at Distribution Hall (1500 E 5th St) Showtimes: First Performance Performance 7 p.m. Doors 6 p.m. Second Performance Performance 10 p.m. Doors 9:30 P.M. Tickets at: https://liftedtraces.ticketspice.com/lifted-traces-deep-red //\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\ The Lifted Traces team will transform Distribution Hall into a pop-up Deep Red-themed movie theater just…

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Movies in the East: A Dog’s Way Home

July 19 @ 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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Pitch Day

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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$15 – $20

Join AFF for a day of pitching fun! Fine tune your pitch before you take on the big leagues at AFF 2019 with AFF’s Pitch day on Sunday, July 28. This workshop is great to practice an elevator-style pitch and can help writers to conquer their fears of public speaking and selling themselves. Start your day off with an intimate Pitch Workshop! Next, enjoy a generous break – plenty of time to practice your pitch with other workshop attendees and grab…

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August 2019

Movies in the East: Ocean’s 8

August 2 @ 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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WAR REMAINS: DAN CARLIN PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE MEMORY

August 16
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

War Remains, 500 East 5th Street
Austin, 78701
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$40

“War Remains” is a category-defining experience from MWM Immersive that uses virtual reality to give audiences a taste of one of the most extreme battlefields in history - The Western Front of the First World War. As educational as it is exhilarating, the experience blends Dan Carlin’s classic narrative style with moments of unfettered combat to bring viewers closer to history than ever before. Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a…

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Jeremy Blake: Winchester Trilogy

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Jeremy Blake’s haunting Winchester trilogy explores the history of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California. In the late 1800s, Sarah Winchester, heiress of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, began to turn her eight-bedroom home into a sprawling mansion. Over the course of thirty-six years, Winchester hired construction workers to continually build over a hundred rooms, miles of hallways, and stairs leading to nowhere. Rumors swelled and many believed that Winchester—after losing her child and husband at an early age—was cursed…

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