Rated PG-13, 91 min
7:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated R, 108 min
Austin Film Society:
This fundraiser event includes a cocktail reception and a screening of Linklater's latest. Linklater, Hawke, and Delpy will be in attendance. Tickets are $150 a head; see www.austinfilm.org
for more info.
6PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600
Summer Film Classics: Happy Beginnings: The summer season kicks off with this Film Fan Preview Party. Doors open at 6pm for Paramount Film Fan members only, with screenings of Casablanca at 7pm and Annie Hall at 9:10pm. In addition to complimentary admission to the party, Film Fans will also receive free beer, wine, and popcorn. See www.austintheatre.org for membership info.
7PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG-13, 97 min
7PM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549
Not rated, 80 min
5604 Manor Community Garden Group: Dinner and a Movie: In this Silverdocs award-winner, urban farmers and the city of Los Angeles are at odds when a 14-acre community garden in South Central is about to be bulldozed. Dinner at 7pm; film at 8pm.
7PM 5604 Manor, 5604 Manor Rd., 512/391-2305
Austin Public Library: Choose from a selection of candidates each month.
5PM Ruiz Branch Library, 1600 Grove, 512/974-7400
Rated R, 118 min
Blue Starlite Drive-In: Date Night:
With a script by Quentin Tarantino and zealous direction by Tony Scott, this love story/chase film is not your usual hearts and flowers. Slater and Arquette are brilliant in the leads, but an amazing array of secondary but singular performances dot the film. Read a full review of True Romance.
8:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
Not rated, 44 min
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.
Not rated, 45 min
Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies, from Vancouver to Calgary.
Rated PG-13, 132 min
Not rated, 39 min
Panoramic shots of Texas grace the screen as the state is shown to be a land capable of producing everything from grapefruit to microchips.
AMODA: Four days of presentations, workshops, makeathons, film screenings, and panels will focus on topics concerning digital art and prototyping. For details, see www.amoda.org/.
Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664