The destinies of four people converge in a small Arkansas town. Paxton is amazing, and Franklin's direction is so good that it's no exaggeration to say that One False Move seldom makes one. Read a full review of One False Move.
Join Dr. Dwight Watson, associate professor of history at Texas State University, and Winston G. Williams, executive director of Capital City Black Film Festival as they present this film about a privileged woman in the ante-bellum South who discovers that her mother was black.
You know what's generally good? Paintings that are photorealistic. You know what's even better? Photorealistic paintings of urban scenes – especially familiar urban scenes from right here in Austin. You know what's just about perfect? When an exhibition of photorealistic paintings of familiar urban scenes features work by Daniel Blagg and David Leonard. So, this show? It's like we won the goddamn aesthetic lottery, isn't it? Answer: yes. Through April 8
Go on "an exploration of America's original sin as it has been portrayed on screen." Historians and media experts lead you through footage and a discussion on slavery on the big screen. Tue., March 28, 7-8:30pm, Free
This exhibit examines "the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America." Through July 9, Cost of museum admission, free for members
Get out your corsets and chain-mail and join the fun and fantasy in the medieval village with scads of performances each day, plus food, shopping, live music, and unparalleled people watching. Weekends, March 4-April 23, 10am-dusk