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  • Brunch With the 'Boys: William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet

    Luhrmann's film is a rich visual feast, besotted with acrobatic camerawork, kinetic staging, and a mind-bending aggregation of unrelated but resonant fragments of 20th century iconography. Local drag queens Cupcake and Sabel Scities host the proceedings with contests, performances, and shenanigans. Read a full review of William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.

    3PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth

  • Out of the Shadows: German Stories of Love, War and Faith

    Doc chronicles the lives of eight German men and women who lived as children during World War II and who were placed in Russian concentration camps.

    3PM, German-Texan Heritage Society, 507 E. 10th

  • AFS Presents: Pioneers of African American Cinema: The Blood of Jesus

    This religious drama, which features an all-black cast and is directed by one of the most famous black filmmakers of the time, contains one of the most faithful portrayals of a rural baptism ever filmed and is included in the U.S. National Film Registry. A selection of shorts accompany the film.

    4PM, Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    In this screen adaptation of Edward Albee's searing play, Taylor and Burton write the ultimate book on marital disharmony. A special cocktail menu will be available.

    4PM, Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N.

  • Whole Earth Provision Co.: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

    Some of the year's most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival are featured. Proceeds benefit the Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. See "When Death Is on the Line," p.XX for more on the program.

    6PM, Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress

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