Rated R, 117 min
7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Not rated, 84 min
Only at the Alamo: Using scenes from more than 450 films from the first century of cinema, Pálfi and his editors construct a film that is equal parts drama, comedy, and romance, and recontextualizes classic imagery while also celebrating it.
7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Not rated, 98 min
This documentary about Hollywood's Source Family premiered at SXSW. A 1970s experiment in communal living, the group promoted utopian and spiritual ideals and was led by a figure called Father Yod. The hippie cult produced lots of ceremonial music but fled to Hawaii after Father Yod's multiple marriages became notorious, and the group sputtered out soon afterward.
10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
7:35PM Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research, 512/219-5408
Austin Film Festival: Indie Spirit: This dark urban comedy is set in the Nineties and follows the life of a young man in suburban Washington, D.C., who just wants to be black.
7PM Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746
Rated R, 145 min
AFS at the Marchesa: Gazarra plays a sweet-hearted strip-club owner whose gambling debt gets him in trouble with the mob. Poorly received upon its initial release, this Cassavetes film is a heartbreaking character study.
7PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Rated PG, 97 min
4PM Cepeda Branch Library, 651 N. Pleasant Valley, 512/974-7372
Not rated, 45 min
This short documentary chronicles the rise and fall of Austin's One Knite Dive and Tavern in the early 1970s, a club that served as an incubator of the city's white blues scene in an era musically dominated by the Cosmic Cowboy. Local luminaries such as Denny Freeman, Margaret Moser, Paul Ray, and Jimmie Vaughan reminisce.
7PM Stubb's, 801 Red River, 512/480-8341
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.