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November 2019

AFS Presents: LA CHINOISE

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Godard was venerated by the Cinema 40 crowd, who convinced the director to come on his only known Texas visit in 1967. Gregg Barrios will discuss memories from that visit prior to a screening of the film Godard brought along with him, LA CHINOISE, made during the height of the Maoist debate. Introduction by Gregg Barrios. 

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AFS Presents: SUNSET BOULEVARD

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$9

Billy Wilder’s blackly comic story of the dark side of Hollywood’s glamour is propelled into the stratosphere by Gloria Swanson’s performance as Norma Desmond, a once great star, now a damaged has-been. With William Powell and Erich Von Stroheim.

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AFS Presents: GOODFELLAS

November 23 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Martin Scorsese’s mob heist masterpiece is based on the true story of mafia associate and FBI informant Henry Hill. With truly unforgettable performances by the whole cast: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, and many others.

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AFS Presents: I STAND ALONE

November 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Before the warning was in the name, Gaspar Noé’s feature debut took a slice off the TAXI DRIVER meat rack and turned a butcher’s screed against humanity into a piece of French extremity worth the controversy. In 35mm.

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AFS Presents: SUNSET BOULEVARD

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Billy Wilder’s blackly comic story of the dark side of Hollywood’s glamour is propelled into the stratosphere by Gloria Swanson’s performance as Norma Desmond, a once great star, now a damaged has-been. With William Powell and Erich Von Stroheim.

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AFS Presents: PATRON SAINTS OF CINEMA 40

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

Four seminal short avant garde films that drew a line in the sand for 1960s film students: UN CHIEN ANDALOU (Luis Buñuel), MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON (Maya Deren), UN CHANT D’AMOUR (Jean Genet) and SCORPIO RISING (Kenneth Anger). Introduction by Gregg Barrios. 

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AFS Presents: THE KILLING

November 29 @ 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

Count on Stanley Kubrick to ratchet up the suspense and atmosphere of film noir to a level of intensity it had never achieved before. With the help of co-writer Jim Thompson and a perfect cast, Kubrick gives us the heist movie of our dreams and the amoral criminals we deserve.

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AFS Presents: THE DARK CRYSTAL

November 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$9

Join us Nov. 30th for a post-screening Skype Q&A with Victor Yerrid, a Core Puppeteer on the Netflix series Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. This Jim Henson venture into a dark fantasy realm was, let’s face it, a bit ahead of its time. Join us as we revisit it as part of our Family Style series. Bring the family. Or don’t. Host Stacy Brick will provide insight and entertainment before the show. $5 tickets for kids 17 and under.

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AFS Presents: JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$9

SCIENCE ON THE SCREEN Join us for a discussion after the film with Lauren Ehrlich, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at UT. Breakthrough is a documentary about a scientist named Jim Allison who grew up in a small town in Alice, Texas. After the passing of his mother at a young age, Jim devotes his life to finding a cure for the terrible disease. Now at 70, this documentary features a retelling of the hard work…

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AFS Presents: DOWNTOWN 81

November 30 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$11.25

In newly restored cool, Jean-Michel Basquiat tours bygone NY in search of money and romance, in a grime travelogue scripted by Interview Magazine’s Glenn O’Brien. Featuring: Fab Five Freddie, The Plastics, Debbie Harry and music by Liquid Liquid, Suicide, DNA, & Tuxedomoon!

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December 2019

AFS Presents: THE KILLING

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$9.00

Count on Stanley Kubrick to ratchet up the suspense and atmosphere of film noir to a level of intensity it had never achieved before. With the help of co-writer Jim Thompson and a perfect cast, Kubrick gives us the heist movie of our dreams and the amoral criminals we deserve.

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AFS Presents: EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE!

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$15

Everything is Terrible! is the video and performance collective that is responsible for some of the internet’s most hilarious and bizarre videos. EIT! has posted daily re-edits for 11 years that have been culled from the mountains of dead media on the verge of abandonment by humanity. Beyond creating what the CBC called ‘The best site ever’, Everything Is Terrible! has also collected over 24,000 Jerry Maguire VHS tapes that will one day live in a permanent pyramid in the…

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