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Austin Film Society: Godard vs. Truffaut: Pierrot le Fou

A Parisian man escapes bourgeois society and goes on the run with a woman who's being chased by hit men. This is the Godard film that has the famous Sam Fuller quote: "Film is like a battleground. There's love, hate, action, violence, death … in one word: emotion.

10PM, The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35

Arts

  • Venus in Fur

    This steamy David Ives play is about a writer who's adapted Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s famous 19th-century erotic novel for the stage, but can’t find the right woman for the role. Until he does – and she turns out to be, oh, a bit more fierce than he bargained for. Starring Gray G. Haddock and Molly Karrasch, directed by Lara Toner for Austin Playhouse. Caution: Adults only. Jan. 3-25. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. Austin Playhouse at Highland Mall, 6001 Airport. $24-26 (half price, students)

    512/476-0084

    www.austinplayhouse.com

  • Community

    • Boat & Travel Trailer Show

      All manner of watercraft will be on display for your ogling (or purchasing) pleasure. Activities for kids (e.g., a live catfish tank) and adults (Army Bass Anglers) help keep things afloat. Thu.-Sun., Jan. 16-19. $8, ($4, kids).

      Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000

      www.austinboatshow.com