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SUNDAY JAN. 25
  • The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

    Not rated, 80 min. Directed by Norbert Myles. Starring White Parker, Jack Sankadota and Esther LeBarre.

    AFS, TAMI, and Humanities Texas Presents: This long-lost docudrama about a love triangle between tribe members used actual Kiowa and Comanche people. Dr. Caroline Frick and Dr. Janna Jones will give a presentation after the film.

    4PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Films for One to Eight Projectors: Roger Beebe in Person

    Experimental Response Cinema: A multiple-projector set-up allows Beebe to send you into stimuli overload. Along with the spectacular "Last Light of a Dying Star," Beebe will be screening some of his more recent works.

    12:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • How the West Was Won (1962)

    Not rated, 164 min. Directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe. Starring James Stewart, John Wayne and Gregory Peck.

    Cinemark Classics: This sprawling Western epic has everything from the Civil War to the building of the railroads.

    2PM Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14, 12812 Hill Country Blvd., 800/326-3264

  • Involuntary (2008)

    Not rated, 98 min. Directed by Ruben Östlund. Starring Villmar Björkman, Linnea Cart-Lamy and Leif Edlund.

    AFS: In Case of No Emergency: Films of Ruben Östlund: Youths in Sweden overcome or bow to peer pressure in this episodic film. Östlund's short, "Incident at a Bank" screens as well. See "Humans Being Human," Jan. 23, for more on the series.

    2PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • A League of Their Own (1992)

    Rated PG, 128 min. Directed by Penny Marshall. Starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Lori Petty, Rosie O'Donnell and Jon Lovitz.

    The story of the short-lived women's baseball league gives Marshall the opportunity to examine the roots of modern feminism and have a darn fine time doing it. This screening benefits Cleats and Cleavage. Read a full review of A League of Their Own.

    6:35PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Mean Girls Quote-Along (2004)

    Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Mark Waters. Starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Tina Fey.

    Girlie Night

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail Quote-Along

    Action Pack

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail Quote-Along

    Action Pack

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • R100

    R100 (2015)

    Not rated, 100 min. Directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto. Starring Nao Ohmori, Mao Daichi, Hairi Katagiri, Lindsay Kay Hayward, Shinobu Terajima, Gin Maeda, Suzuki Matsuo, Michié, Haruki Nishimoto and Eriko Satô.

    Drafthouse Films: Japanese S&M sex comedy from the director of Big Man Japan. Read a full review of R100.

    11AM, 1:40PM, 4:20PM, 7PM, 9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • The Room

    The Room (2003)

    Rated R, 99 min. Directed by Tommy Wiseau. Starring Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero and Philip Haldiman.

    Action Pack: This movie is in the unfortunate "so bad it's good" style of filmmaking. The Alamo will supply the traditional spoons, roses, and footballs.

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Swan Lake (2014)

    Not rated, 160 min.

    NCM Fathom Presents: Bolshoi Ballet: This classic is captured live all the way from Moscow.

    11:55AM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • UHF

    UHF (1989)

    Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Jay Levey. Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards and Billy Barty.

    Zzangarang! "Weird Al" plays the manager of a small-time TV station who hits it big with his unconventional programming. Most of the movie is a series of parodic television spoofs, with few other plot niceties to get in the way.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Wild at Heart

    Wild at Heart (1990)

    Rated R, 127 min. Directed by David Lynch. Starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini, Harry Dean Stanton and Crispin Glover.

    Barry Gifford Live: Gifford, author of the novel on which Lynch's film is based, will be in attendance to share his recollections and sign copies of his latest novel The Up-Down, which continues the adventures of Sailor and Lula.

    6:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Wild Style

    Wild Style (1982)

    Rated R, 82 min. Directed by Charlie Ahearn. Starring "Lee" Quinones, Sandra “Pink” Fabara, Fred Brathwaite, Patti Astor, Busy Bee and Grand Master Flash.

    Shiner Soundtrack Series: One of the earliest breakdancing films, Wild Style tries to capture the raw street scene in New York. Shot independently, this film captures a movement in its genesis.

    10:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins (1964)

    Rated G, 140 min. Directed by Robert Stevenson. Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.

    Austin Public Library: Sunday Movie Matinee: Talk about your supernannies. … Ms. Poppins is the mother of them all.

    2:30PM Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock