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February 2018

AFS & Homo Arigato Present: ‘Pink Narcissus’ in 35mm

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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James Bidgood's arthouse fantasy captures a handsome male prostitute lounging in his ornate apartment and fantasizing about otherworldly sexual encounters. Created over a period of seven years on intricately handmade sets constructed in the director's apartment. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by James Bidgood USA, 1971, 1hr 5min, 35mm ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/pink-narcissus/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/homo-arigato/

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AFS Modern Masters: Radu Jude’s ‘Scarred Hearts’

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Pre-war medicine, European identity politics, and dark comedy meet in Radu Jude’s latest film, a totally unconventional biopic of Romanian Jewish writer Max Blecher, depicting the period of his life spent in a hospital being treated for his debilitating bone tuberculosis. Certain to be one of our favorite new films of the year. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Radu Jude Romania/Germany, 2016, 2 hr 21min, DCP, In Romanian and German with English Subtitles. ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/scarred-hearts/

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AFS: ‘A Matter of Life and Death’, restored Powell & Pressburger

February 22 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Powell and Pressburger are at their most imaginative – and controversial – in this film, starring David Niven. Squadron Leader Peter Carter is alone in a blazing plane. As he prepares himself for death he confides his innermost secrets to a radio operator. After jumping out of the plane he miraculously survives, meets the woman he spoke to and they fall in love. Although he appears to be unhurt, he has in fact suffered severe concussion which is accompanied by…

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AFS: ‘Faces Places’, Agnes Varda’s latest film

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Well into her 80s, Agnès Varda struck up a new creative partnership with young artist JR to combine their shared love for the discovery of place through encounters with photography. The resulting film is a truly stunning and moving tribute to Varda’s artistic legacy. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Agnès Varda and JR France, 2017, 1hr 29 min, DCP, In French with English Subtitles. ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/faces-places/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/essential-cinema-agnes-varda/

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AFS: Essential Cinema – Agnès Varda: ‘Cleo From 5 to 7’ & others

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Film Society, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In her 90th year, cinema giant Agnès Varda contributed yet another unforgettable film to her oeuvre. FACES PLACES, a collaboration with young photographer JR, is a visionary new work which, while looking forward, manages to make poetry of Varda’s lifetime of adventures in cinema. We look back at five essential films which peek into Varda’s method, breakthroughs, and passions. MUR MURS: Jan 21 & 23 Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/mur-murs/ CLEO FROM 5 -7: Feb 1 & 4 Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/cleo-5-7/ LA POINTE COURTE:…

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AFS: ‘Faces Places’: Agnes Varda & JR’s enchanting documentary

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Well into her 80s, Agnès Varda struck up a new creative partnership with young artist JR to combine their shared love for the discovery of place through encounters with photography. The resulting film is a truly stunning and moving tribute to Varda’s artistic legacy. Member Discount Night: FACES PLACES screens as a part of our Essential Cinema: Agnes Varda series. Members can get an exclusive discount on this New Release at the February 22nd screening. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Agnès Varda…

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AFS: ‘Variety’, 80s feminist indie hit w/ director Bette Gordon

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Director Bette Gordon LIVE in person. In her 80s independent classic, Gordon follows a young woman who becomes increasingly obsessed with characters and the material that passes through the porn theater where she works as a ticket clerk. Co-written by another great feminist artist, Kathy Acker, the film is a layered and complex examination of gender, power, and cinematic voice. Preceded by Gordon’s rarely seen early short film version, ANYBODY’S WOMAN, which includes performances by Spalding Gray, Nancy Reilly and…

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AFS: Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy: ‘Yumeji’

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The last in Seijun Suzuki's thematically linked, but otherwise distinct Taisho Trilogy. This is Suzuki's surrealism-inflected biopic of outsider artist Takehisa Yumeji, complete with hauntings and erotic obsession. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1991, 2hr 8min DCP, In Japanese with English Subtitles. -------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/taisho-trilogy-yumeji/

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AFS: ‘The Drowning’ w/ director Bette Gordon in person

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Gordon’s latest feature, a layered psychological suspense story, is set in motion by an uncanny coincidence: a young ex-convict tries to drown himself upon his release from prison, but is heroically saved by his former psychologist, walking the beach at the same time. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bette Gordon 1hr. 35min, USA, 2017, DCP -------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-drowning/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/no-cover-films-by-bette-gordon-filmmaker-in-person/

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AFS & Deep End: ‘Wild’: an inter-species parable w/ DJ pre-show

February 24 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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An erotic, pulsating parable of love between woman and beast that gives new meaning to the phrase, “The call of the wild.” After a chance encounter with a wolf, a young woman is unleashed from her mundane existence as an office drone. Featuring the music of Terranova and James Blake. Hosted by Jazmyne Moreno, preceded by a live DJ set by DJ Matt Lyons beginning at 9 PM in the lobby. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Nicolette Krebitz Germany, 2016, 1hr 37min,…

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AFS: ‘Luminous Motion’ w/ director Bette Gordon in person

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

A lush and atmospheric tale of a boy on the road with his drifter mother, who strikes up a new relationship to get a roof over their head when their car breaks down. Gordon’s interest in perspective and power is key in this film, in which a woman becomes the witness to destructive male behavior. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bette Gordon USA, 1998, 1hr 31min, 35mm ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/luminous-motion/ Series Info: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/luminous-motion/

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AFS Doc Nights: ‘Quest’ A True Story of Love & Hip-Hop

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In an unassuming home located in the mean streets of North Philadelphia, Christopher "Quest" Rainey and his wife Christine, aka "Ma Quest" raise a family and provide a creative center for the area in Rainey's homemade recording studio. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Jonathan Olshefski USA, 2017, 1hr 44min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/quest/

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AFS: Experimental Shorts of Bette Gordon, w/ Gordon in person

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Bette Gordon began her film work in New York the 1970s. Some of her very first released work were collaborations with visual artist and avant garde filmmaker James Benning. These films were Gordon’s early investigations of the possibilities of film structure and narrative as well as female representation. Her featurette EMPTY SUITCASES was an early solo work that explored the themes and visual concepts that would continue to surface in her oeuvre, and led directly into the making of VARIETY.…

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AFS Doc Nights: ‘Quest’ A True Story of Love & Hip-Hop

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In an unassuming home located in the mean streets of North Philadelphia, Christopher "Quest" Rainey and his wife Christine, aka "Ma Quest" raise a family and provide a creative center for the area in Rainey's homemade recording studio. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Jonathan Olshefski USA, 2017, 1hr 44min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/quest/

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March 2018

AFS: ‘Dazed & Confused’ w/ Richard Linklater + PHP Beer Launch

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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As we prepare for the 18th annual Texas Film Awards on March 8, we remember the many stars of Texas we’ve honored over the years. Classic Austin film and Texas Film Hall of Famer, DAZED AND CONFUSED, will be screened after the unveiling of our first-ever AFS house beer, “Hazed & Confused,” brewed in partnership with Pinthouse Pizza. Director Richard Linklater will introduce the film. -------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Richard Linklater USA, 1993, 1h 42min, 35mm -------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/dazed-and-confused/

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AFS & SXSW Film at 25: ‘45365’, Ross Bros debut documentary

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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A peripatetic portrait of a hometown and slices of memories become a cinematic story. The breakout, award-winning debut is from documentary filmmakers and brothers Bill and Turner Ross. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross USA, 2009, 1h 30min, Digital ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/45365-2/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sxsw-film-25/

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AFS & SXSW at 25: ‘Audience of One’: epic filmmaking blunder doc

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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God visits Pentecostal clergyman Richard Gazowsky to send him on a mission: make a Christian movie as big and epic as STAR WARS. Richard gets into action, though he’s never made a movie before, and also had never seen one (before watching STAR WARS). This is a documentary. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Mike Jacobs USA, 2007, 1h 28min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/audience-of-one/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sxsw-film-25/

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AFS & SXSW at 25: ‘Attack the Block’ – sci-fi action thriller

March 3 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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A gang of teenage thugs in south London meet their match when they must defend their neighborhood from an alien invasion. One of the most fun, inventive and surprising debut features to recently premiere at SXSW, featuring a breakout performance by John Boyega. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Joe Cornish UK, 2011, 1h 28min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/attack-the-block/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sxsw-film-25/

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AFS & SXSW at 25: ‘Weekend’, simmering gay romance

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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No one knew British director Andrew Haigh’s name when he showed up at SXSW in 2011 with his tiny independent film in hand. By the end of the festival, Andrew and this film were the revelation of the festival. This simmering queer romance is still a knock-out. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Andrew Haigh UK, 2011, 1h 37min, Digital ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/weekend/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sxsw-film-25/

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AFS & SXSW at 25: ‘Sun Don’t Shine’, free Member Monday

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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For her feature directorial debut, writer/director/actor Amy Seimetz chose her favorite subject, her home state of Florida, where she says people go when they are “running away from something.” Her sweat-drenched noir, with its hapless would-be Bonnie and Clyde, is one of the strongest indie debuts you’ll ever see, and predicted Amy’s great success with future projects such as Showtime’s The Girlfriend Experience. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Amy Seimetz USA, 2012, 1h 30min, Digital ----------------------------------------------------------- Free Member Monday — this screening…

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2018 Texas Film Awards at AFS Cinema

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Save the Date: 2018 Texas Film Awards | March 8, 2018 | AFS Cinema Chair: Kathy Blackwell Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards is the year’s biggest event for Texans in film, and it's time to officially mark your calendars for March 8, 2018. We'll bring the stars of Texas to Austin for an unforgettable night of surprises and celebration, all benefiting the artistic and educational programs of the Austin Film Society. This year, we're excited to announce a new…

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AFS & Homo Arigato: Almodovar’s ‘Pepi, Luci, Bom’

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Raunchy and shocking, Pedro Almodovar’s first feature provokes via golden showers, S/M, punk bands, and a biggest penis contest hosted by the director himself. --------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Pedro Almodóvar Spain, 1980, 1h 22min, DCP, In Spanish with English Subtitles --------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/pepi-luci-bom/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/homo-arigato/

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AFS: ‘Marwencol’, SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner 2010

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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2010’s SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner. After suffering a brain injury, a man learns to cope by creating an extensive WWII town in miniature in his backyard. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Jeff Malmberg USA, 2010, 1h 23min, Digital ----------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/marwencol/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sxsw-film-25/

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AFS: ‘The Band Wagon’, Richard Linklater hosts, in 35mm

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This Vincente Minnelli masterpiece is not only a great musical, it is a textual commentary upon, and and inversion of, the very idea of the song-and-dance film. It is also a showcase for the mastery of old-master Fred Astaire and young up-and-comer Cyd Charisse, who make beautiful music together. The first screening will be hosted by AFS Artistic Director Richard Linklater. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Vincente Minnelli USA, 1953, 1h 52min, 35mm ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-band-wagon/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: ‘Suicide Live’, rare synth punk archival footage w/ guests

March 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In the ‘70s and ‘80s Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers were everywhere in NYC’s thriving music clubs, video equipment in hand, documenting the acts that passed through. In the process they have accumulated a one-of-a-kind archive of alternative musical documents. Here is part one, featuring a seminal live performance by the great synth-punk duo Suicide, and more. With Armstrong & Ivers In Person! --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Emily Armstrong & Pat Ivers USA, 1h 30min, Video --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/suicide-live/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/go-nightclubbing-presents/

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AFS & Homo Arigato: Almodovar’s ‘Pepi, Luci, Bom’

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Raunchy and shocking, Pedro Almodovar’s first feature provokes via golden showers, S/M, punk bands, and a biggest penis contest hosted by the director himself. --------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Pedro Almodóvar Spain, 1980, 1h 22min, DCP, In Spanish with English Subtitles --------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/pepi-luci-bom/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/homo-arigato/

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AFS: ‘Before the Revolution’, RARE Bertolucci classic in 35mm

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Rare 35mm print from the Cineteca di Bologna! Bernardo Bertolucci’s second film signaled his ascent as a great director. Vivid and cinematic, the film centers on romance and deception among youth in Parma, and draws upon Bertolucci’s appreciation of Roberto Rossellini and the French new wave. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci Italy, 1965, 1h 55min, 35mm, In Italian with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/before-the-revolution/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/world-cinema-classics/

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AFS: ‘Pylon Live’, rare 1980s underground footage w/ guests

March 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In the ‘70s and ‘80s Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers were everywhere in NYC’s thriving music clubs, video equipment in hand, documenting the acts that passed through. In the process they have accumulated a one-of-a-kind archive of alternative musical documents. Here is part two, anchored by the only filmed Pylon show in existence, from 1980. With Armstrong & Ivers In Person! --------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Emily Armstrong & Pat Ivers USA, 1h 30min, Video --------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/pylon-live/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/go-nightclubbing-presents/

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AFS: ‘National Velvet’, starring Elizabeth Taylor

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Velvet Brown (young Elizabeth Taylor in her first starring role) dreams of taking her new horse to the Steeplechase, and a salty former jockey (Mickey Rooney) comes to her aid. ------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Clarence Brown USA, 1944, 2h 3min, 35mm -------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/national-velvet/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/sunday-school/

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AFS: ‘Songs & Stories’, underground music time capsule w/ guests

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In the ‘70s and ‘80s Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers were everywhere in NYC’s thriving music clubs, video equipment in hand, documenting the acts that passed through. In the process they have accumulated a one-of-a-kind archive of alternative musical documents. Here is part three, featuring clips from some of the greatest performances they have captured, along with their memories of the people involved. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Emily Armstrong & Pat Ivers USA, 1h 30min, Video ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/gonightclubbing-presents-songs-stories/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/go-nightclubbing-presents/

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AFS: ‘The Band Wagon’, Richard Linklater hosts, in 35mm

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This Vincente Minnelli masterpiece is not only a great musical, it is a textual commentary upon, and and inversion of, the very idea of the song-and-dance film. It is also a showcase for the mastery of old-master Fred Astaire and young up-and-comer Cyd Charisse, who make beautiful music together. The first screening will be hosted by AFS Artistic Director Richard Linklater. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Vincente Minnelli USA, 1953, 1h 52min, 35mm ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-band-wagon/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: Philippe Garrell’s ‘Lover for a Day’: new French romance

March 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The latest from Philippe Garrel — master of the philosopher-relationship film — is a story of the friendship of two young women, brought together by their very different connections to an older man. Perfectly performed and exquisitely shot in the director’s preferred palate, black and white. “A singular filmmaker, Mr. Garrel makes intensely personal films about love, family and intimacy that are filled with romantic agonies and beautiful faces made for close-ups.” – Manohla Dargis, NY Times ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by…

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AFS: ‘International Day of Rockford’, classic 70s crime TV show

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Public, 1143 Northwestern Ave
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Join us as we discuss and watch two of the best episodes of the greatest ‘70s crime show of them all, the subversive and brilliantly written The Rockford Files, starring the immortal James Garner. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Various USA, 2h 0min, Digital ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/international-day-rockford/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/history-of-television/

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AFS: ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’: Science On Screen with Panel

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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March 27 screening with guest panelists in attendance! Our latest Science On Screen Presentation coincides with the National Evening of Science On Screen and we will present a new documentary about science educator and broadcaster Bill Nye, along with a panel of experts on science education and the specific messaging concerns that confront them in today’s fragmented culture. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg USA, 2017, 1h 41min, DCP ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/bill-nye-science-guy/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/science-on-screen/

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AFS: Philippe Garrell’s ‘Lover for a Day’: new French romance

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The latest from Philippe Garrel — master of the philosopher-relationship film — is a story of the friendship of two young women, brought together by their very different connections to an older man. Perfectly performed and exquisitely shot in the director’s preferred palate, black and white. “A singular filmmaker, Mr. Garrel makes intensely personal films about love, family and intimacy that are filled with romantic agonies and beautiful faces made for close-ups.” – Manohla Dargis, NY Times ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by…

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AFS: ‘Sunrise’, F.W. Murnau’s masterpiece w/ Warren Spector

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this, the first American film by German expressionist master F.W. Murnau, we see the whole arsenal of his extraordinary visual imagination married to the Hollywood style. The results are unlike any other film. This screening will be hosted by former CinemaTexas member Warren Spector. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by F.W. Murnau USA, 1927, 1h 34min, 35mm ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/sunrise/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: ‘Cruel Story of Youth’, early Nagisa Ôshima

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima’s early feature shows us the youth of post-war Japan, shocking in their moral decay, through a French New Wave influenced lens. ------------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1960, 1h 36min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/cruel-story-youth/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS & The Contemporary: Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

March 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Opens Friday, March 30, with other screening dates to be announced through April 5. Tickets available at austinfilm.org beginning March 26, with discounts for Museum Members. Co-presented with Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, 6406 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Rd. #3100, Austin 78752 Documentarian Thomas Riedelsheimer and sculptor Andy Goldsworthy team up for a follow-up to 2001’s Rivers and Tides. Goldsworthy’s breathtaking work is revealed in a travelogue of pieces created in Brazil, Scotland, and beyond, where the artist shaped…

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AFS: ‘Legend of the Mountain’, King Hu fantasy epic

March 30 @ 9:15 pm - March 31 @ 12:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this newly restored classic from director King Hu, we are swept up in a staggeringly gorgeous legend of ancient ghosts and warring spirits. Full of King Hu’s gravity- and reality-bending touches, this epic demands to be seen on the big screen. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by King Hu Hong Kong, 1979, 3h 11min, DCP, In Mandarin with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/legend-of-the-mountain/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’: Science On Screen with Panel

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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March 27 screening with guest panelists in attendance! Our latest Science On Screen Presentation coincides with the National Evening of Science On Screen and we will present a new documentary about science educator and broadcaster Bill Nye, along with a panel of experts on science education and the specific messaging concerns that confront them in today’s fragmented culture. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg USA, 2017, 1h 41min, DCP ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/bill-nye-science-guy/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/science-on-screen/

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AFS: ‘Legend of the Mountain’, King Hu fantasy epic

March 31 @ 4:30 pm - 7:45 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this newly restored classic from director King Hu, we are swept up in a staggeringly gorgeous legend of ancient ghosts and warring spirits. Full of King Hu’s gravity- and reality-bending touches, this epic demands to be seen on the big screen. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by King Hu Hong Kong, 1979, 3h 11min, DCP, In Mandarin with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/legend-of-the-mountain/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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April 2018

AFS: ‘Legend of the Mountain’, King Hu fantasy epic

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this newly restored classic from director King Hu, we are swept up in a staggeringly gorgeous legend of ancient ghosts and warring spirits. Full of King Hu’s gravity- and reality-bending touches, this epic demands to be seen on the big screen. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by King Hu Hong Kong, 1979, 3h 11min, DCP, In Mandarin with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/legend-of-the-mountain/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: Ôshima’s ‘The Ceremony’ in 35mm

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima’s bitter indictment of the traditions that imprison successive generations of Japanese youth centers on a most unusual wedding. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1971, 2h 3min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-ceremony/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS Cinema of Resistance: ‘West of the Jordan River’

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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A panel discussion will follow the April 3 screening. In 1982, Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai shot a diary-style documentary about the occupied territories which became a snapshot of the conflict at that period. 35 years later, Gitai returns to the West Bank and finds some unexpected approaches to dialogue on all sides of the conflict. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Amos Gitai France/Israel, 2017, 1h 24min, DCP, Arabic and Hebrew with English Subtitles ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/west-jordan-river/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinema-of-resistance/

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AFS: ‘Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia,’ with Louis Black

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Writer-director Sam Peckinpah was a man on the edge at all times. This film, starring Warren Oates as a piano playing drifter who sets out on the titular quest, led many to believe he had finally gone over that edge. Today its urgency and humor have made it an outlaw classic. The first screening will be hosted by former CinemaTexas member Louis Black. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Sam Peckinpah Mexico, 1975, 1h 52min, 35mm ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/bring-head-alfredo-garcia/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: Nagisa Ôshima’s ‘In the Realm of the Senses’

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This extraordinary tale of sexual obsession, based on true events, has been banned in director Nagisa Ôshima’s home country of Japan for decades due to its extremely explicit scenes of lovemaking and violence. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1976, 1h 49min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/in-the-realm-of-the-senses/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: ‘DOA: A Right of Passage’, Newly restored

April 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Newly restored. This is a completely essential low-fi documentary chronicling the Sex Pistols ill-fated – and let’s face it, ill-conceived, 1978 tour of the American South. Whether you care about the bands depicted here (which include the Clash and Generation X), this is an amazing sociological document of cultures in collision. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Lech Kowalski USA, 1981, 1h 30min, DCP ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/doa-right-passage/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: ‘DOA: A Right of Passage’, Newly restored

April 7 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Newly restored. This is a completely essential low-fi documentary chronicling the Sex Pistols ill-fated – and let’s face it, ill-conceived, 1978 tour of the American South. Whether you care about the bands depicted here (which include the Clash and Generation X), this is an amazing sociological document of cultures in collision. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Lech Kowalski USA, 1981, 1h 30min, DCP ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/doa-right-passage/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: Nagisa Ôshima’s ‘In the Realm of the Senses’

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This extraordinary tale of sexual obsession, based on true events, has been banned in director Nagisa Ôshima’s home country of Japan for decades due to its extremely explicit scenes of lovemaking and violence. ----------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1976, 1h 49min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/in-the-realm-of-the-senses/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: ‘DOA: A Right of Passage’, Newly restored

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Newly restored. This is a completely essential low-fi documentary chronicling the Sex Pistols ill-fated – and let’s face it, ill-conceived, 1978 tour of the American South. Whether you care about the bands depicted here (which include the Clash and Generation X), this is an amazing sociological document of cultures in collision. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Lech Kowalski USA, 1981, 1h 30min, DCP ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/doa-right-passage/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS Cinema of Resistance: ‘West of the Jordan River’

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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A panel discussion will follow the April 3 screening. In 1982, Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai shot a diary-style documentary about the occupied territories which became a snapshot of the conflict at that period. 35 years later, Gitai returns to the West Bank and finds some unexpected approaches to dialogue on all sides of the conflict. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Amos Gitai France/Israel, 2017, 1h 24min, DCP, Arabic and Hebrew with English Subtitles ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/west-jordan-river/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinema-of-resistance/

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AFS: ‘Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia,’ with Louis Black

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Writer-director Sam Peckinpah was a man on the edge at all times. This film, starring Warren Oates as a piano playing drifter who sets out on the titular quest, led many to believe he had finally gone over that edge. Today its urgency and humor have made it an outlaw classic. The first screening will be hosted by former CinemaTexas member Louis Black. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Sam Peckinpah Mexico, 1975, 1h 52min, 35mm ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/bring-head-alfredo-garcia/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: ‘The Road Movie’ Russian Dashcam Footage Doc

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This jaw-dropping documentary is assembled entirely from Russian “dashcam” videos, from cameras mounted on seemingly all cars in Russia. But this is not just a super-cut– its scenes of accidents, celestial phenomena(!) and run-of-the-mill interactions present a modern portrait of the Russian nation and character. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Dmitrii Kalashnikov Russia, 2017, 1h 7min, DCP, In Russian with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-road-movie/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/doc-nights/

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AFS: Jonathan Demme’s ‘Caged Heat’, w/ Marjorie Baumgarten

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Like so many of his contemporaries, Jonathan Demme received his first chance to direct from exploitation producer Roger Corman. The result is a women-in-prison film of surprising thematic and tonal depth. This screening will be hosted by former CinemaTexas member Marjorie Baumgarten. --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Jonathan Demme USA, 1974, 1h 23min, 35mm --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/caged-heat/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: Ôshima’s ‘Empire of Passion’ in 35mm

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima’s follow-up to the highly controversial IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES also explores themes of erotic obsession. Oshima was awarded the Best Director Prize at Cannes for it. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1978, 1h 45min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/empire-of-passion/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: ‘Deep Red’, Newly Restored Argento horror masterpiece

April 13 @ 10:00 pm - 12:30 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Dario Argento’s newly restored symphony of horror may surprise those expecting a gore-fest. Equal parts screwball mystery and metaphysical puzzle, it is truly terrifying, but this epochal giallo is also a cinephile’s delight. Score by Ennio Morricone. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Dario Argento Italy, 1975, 2h 6min, DCP, In Italian with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/deep-red/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: ‘The Road Movie’ Russian Dashcam Footage Doc

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This jaw-dropping documentary is assembled entirely from Russian “dashcam” videos, from cameras mounted on seemingly all cars in Russia. But this is not just a super-cut– its scenes of accidents, celestial phenomena(!) and run-of-the-mill interactions present a modern portrait of the Russian nation and character. ------------------------------------------------------------ Directed by Dmitrii Kalashnikov Russia, 2017, 1h 7min, DCP, In Russian with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------ Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/the-road-movie/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/doc-nights/

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AFS: Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Wild Strawberries’ in 35mm

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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2018 is the centennial of Ingmar Bergman’s birth and we will be screening a number of his films throughout the year. We begin with one of his most enduring films, about an old man who looks back over his life and gains a new understanding about its meaning. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Ingmar Bergman Sweden, 1957, 1h 31min, 35mm, In Swedish with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/wild-strawberries/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/world-cinema-classics/

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AFS: ‘Deep Red’, Newly Restored Argento horror masterpiece

April 14 @ 10:00 pm - 12:30 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Dario Argento’s newly restored symphony of horror may surprise those expecting a gore-fest. Equal parts screwball mystery and metaphysical puzzle, it is truly terrifying, but this epochal giallo is also a cinephile’s delight. Score by Ennio Morricone. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Dario Argento Italy, 1975, 2h 6min, DCP, In Italian with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/deep-red/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: Ôshima’s ‘Empire of Passion’ in 35mm

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima’s follow-up to the highly controversial IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES also explores themes of erotic obsession. Oshima was awarded the Best Director Prize at Cannes for it. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1978, 1h 45min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/empire-of-passion/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Wild Strawberries’ in 35mm

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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2018 is the centennial of Ingmar Bergman’s birth and we will be screening a number of his films throughout the year. We begin with one of his most enduring films, about an old man who looks back over his life and gains a new understanding about its meaning. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Ingmar Bergman Sweden, 1957, 1h 31min, 35mm, In Swedish with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/wild-strawberries/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/world-cinema-classics/

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AFS: Ôshima’s ‘Night and Fog in Japan’ in 35mm

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima puts an earlier generation of Japanese social radicals under the magnifying glass (and singes them somewhat in the process) in this stylized and influential film that tells a tragic story spanning two eras. --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1960, 1h 47min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/night-fog-japan/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: Ôshima’s ‘Night and Fog in Japan’ in 35mm

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Nagisa Ôshima puts an earlier generation of Japanese social radicals under the magnifying glass (and singes them somewhat in the process) in this stylized and influential film that tells a tragic story spanning two eras. --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima Japan, 1960, 1h 47min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/night-fog-japan/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: ‘Deep Red’, Newly Restored Argento horror masterpiece

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Dario Argento’s newly restored symphony of horror may surprise those expecting a gore-fest. Equal parts screwball mystery and metaphysical puzzle, it is truly terrifying, but this epochal giallo is also a cinephile’s delight. Score by Ennio Morricone. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Dario Argento Italy, 1975, 2h 6min, DCP, In Italian with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/deep-red/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS Avant Cinema: ‘Corruption of the Damned’ & ‘Necrology’, 16mm

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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This special Avant Cinema show is presented in conjunction with the CinemaTexas Retrospective. Former CinemaTexas member Nick Barbaro presents 16mm screenings of works by George Kuchar and Standish Lawder. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by George Kuchar, Standish Lawder USA, 1966, 1971, 1h 10min, 16mm ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/cinematexas-avant-cinema-night-corruption-damned-necrology/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/avant-cinema/

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AFS Avant Cinema: ‘Corruption of the Damned’ & ‘Necrology’, 16mm

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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This special Avant Cinema show is presented in conjunction with the CinemaTexas Retrospective. Former CinemaTexas member Nick Barbaro presents 16mm screenings of works by George Kuchar and Standish Lawder. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by George Kuchar, Standish Lawder USA, 1966, 1971, 1h 10min, 16mm ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/cinematexas-avant-cinema-night-corruption-damned-necrology/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/avant-cinema/

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AFS CinemaTexas Rewind: ‘Gun Crazy’ w/ CinemaTexas panelists

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This Joseph H. Lewis noir about a doomed romance between two beautiful young criminals has struck existential chords with each succeeding generation of movie lovers. The first screening will be followed by a panel of former CinemaTexas members as they reminisce about their mentor Ed Lowry. --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Joseph H. Lewis USA, 1950, 1h 27min, 35mm --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/gun-crazy/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: ‘Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence’, Starring David Bowie

April 20 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this narrative departure from Ôshima’s earlier works he tells the story of four men in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. David Bowie stars as a recalcitrant prisoner whose experiences in the camp trigger memories of earlier guilt. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima UK & Japan, 1983, 2h 3min, 35mm, In English and Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/merry-christmas-mister-lawrence/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS: ‘Barbarella’, Jane Fonda sci-fi cult classic

April 20 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this ludicrous and colorful outer space comedy adventure based on an underground comic book, Jane Fonda manages to invest her character, a 41st Century space voyager, with nuance and implied social commentary that transcends the material. FREE Member Monday — AFS WATCH+ members are invited to attend the April 23 screening for free. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Roger Vadim France, 1968, 1h 38min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/barbarella/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: ‘Australian Short Film Today’

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This annual traveling program of the best in new Australian short films comes to Austin for the first time this April. The collection includes the Australian short film Director’s Guild Award winner, BLUEY, as well as favorites from Australia’s Trop Fest. -------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Various Australia, 2017, 1h 30min, DCP -------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/australian-short-film-today/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/shorts-program/

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AFS: ‘Barbarella’, Jane Fonda sci-fi cult classic

April 21 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this ludicrous and colorful outer space comedy adventure based on an underground comic book, Jane Fonda manages to invest her character, a 41st Century space voyager, with nuance and implied social commentary that transcends the material. FREE Member Monday — AFS WATCH+ members are invited to attend the April 23 screening for free. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Roger Vadim France, 1968, 1h 38min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/barbarella/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS: ‘Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence’, Starring David Bowie

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this narrative departure from Ôshima’s earlier works he tells the story of four men in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. David Bowie stars as a recalcitrant prisoner whose experiences in the camp trigger memories of earlier guilt. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Nagisa Ôshima UK & Japan, 1983, 2h 3min, 35mm, In English and Japanese with English Subtitles ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/merry-christmas-mister-lawrence/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/forbidden-colors-the-transgressions-of-nagisa-oshima/

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AFS CinemaTexas Rewind: ‘Gun Crazy’ w/ CinemaTexas panelists

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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This Joseph H. Lewis noir about a doomed romance between two beautiful young criminals has struck existential chords with each succeeding generation of movie lovers. The first screening will be followed by a panel of former CinemaTexas members as they reminisce about their mentor Ed Lowry. --------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Joseph H. Lewis USA, 1950, 1h 27min, 35mm --------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/gun-crazy/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/cinematexas-rewind/

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AFS: ‘Barbarella’, Jane Fonda sci-fi cult classic

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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In this ludicrous and colorful outer space comedy adventure based on an underground comic book, Jane Fonda manages to invest her character, a 41st Century space voyager, with nuance and implied social commentary that transcends the material. FREE Member Monday — AFS WATCH+ members are invited to attend the April 23 screening for free. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Roger Vadim France, 1968, 1h 38min, DCP ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/barbarella/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/lates/

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AFS Homo Arigato: ‘Poison’ – Todd Haynes’ debut feature

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Todd Haynes’ first feature draws from the literary works of Jean Genet, trashy magazines, and B-Horror to create a triptych of transgression that has become a landmark of the New Queer Cinema. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Todd Haynes USA, 1991, 1h 25min, 35mm ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/poison/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/homo-arigato/

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AFS Homo Arigato: ‘Poison’ – Todd Haynes’ debut feature

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Todd Haynes’ first feature draws from the literary works of Jean Genet, trashy magazines, and B-Horror to create a triptych of transgression that has become a landmark of the New Queer Cinema. ------------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Todd Haynes USA, 1991, 1h 25min, 35mm ------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/poison/ Series: https://www.austinfilm.org/series/homo-arigato/

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