Special Screenings

  • Captured! By Robots Unmasked (2014)

    Not rated, 63 min. Directed by Dawn Miceli.

    Part performance art, part one man band, the journey of JBOT and the robots he make music with are chronicled in this doc. After the film, the band plays the HighBall next door.

    8:45PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Choose Your Own Pancake

    Master Pancake Theater: It's interactive night as the audience gets to select the title to be screened.

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Evolution of a Criminal (2014)

    Not rated, 81 min. Directed by Darius Clark Monroe.

    A decade after robbing a bank, director Monroe returns to the scene with a camera to examine how his actions affected the lives of family, friends, and the victims of his crime.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • The Fifth Element

    The Fifth Element (1997)

    Rated PG-13, 126 min. Directed by Luc Besson. Starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovavich, Ian Holm, Brion James, Chris Tucker, Lee Evans, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, Tricky and Luke Perry.

    Bangarang! Besson's smart editing and sly sense of humor keep this science-fiction epic from bogging down. Despite a grim storyline, the film never takes itself too seriously. Read a full review of The Fifth Element.

    6:50PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Maximum Max: The Mad Max Trilogy Marathon

    Maximum Max: The Mad Max Trilogy Marathon

    Tough Guy Cinema: This seminal film series will soon be rebooted with Tom Hardy, but until then, enjoy a young Mel Gibson just trying to get along in the Australian postapocalyptic wasteland.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320


  • Harry Potter Marathon

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: The drive-in goes to Hogwarts as all the Harry Potter movies will screen over a weeklong period. See ww.bluestarlitedrivein.com for more info.

    6PM Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/850-6127

  • Yakona

    Yakona (2014)

    Not rated, 85 min. Directed by Paul Collins and Anlo Sepulveda.

    This impressionistic doc follows a journey down (and history of) the San Marcos River. Local composer and musical director Justin Sherburn and co. perform the score live at these screenings.

    6PM The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002


    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • D-Day: Normandy 1944

    D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Pascal Vuong. Narrated by Tom Brokaw.

    Tom Brokaw narrates this film about the largest Allied operation of World War II.

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar (2014)

    Rated PG-13, 169 min. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Wes Bentley and David Gyasi.

    Majesty and mawkishness combine in Christopher Nolan's film about humans' last-ditch attempt to find a habitable planet in another galaxy. Read a full review of Interstellar.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Daniel Ferguson. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.