Special Screenings

  • The Big City

    The Big City (1963)

    Not rated, 122 min. Directed by Satyajit Ray. Starring Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee and Jaya Bhaduri.

    AFS Essential Cinema: In Sixties Calcutta, a wife becomes a successful salesperson who ends up becoming the breadwinner, much to the chagrin of her family.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Britney Spears Sing-Along and Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:25PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Clueless Quote-Along (1995)

    Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Amy Heckerling. Starring Alicia Silverstone.

    Girlie Night

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

  • Ghostbusters Quote-Along (1986)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis and Rick Moranis.

    Action Pack

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)

    Not rated, 78 min. Directed by One9.

    Nas looks back on making his seminal 1994 album, Illmatic.

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

  • Tim Rice's From Here to Eternity (2014)

    Rated R, 180 min. Directed by Tamara Harvey. Starring Robert Lonsdale and Rebecca Thornhill.

    NCM Fathom: The lyricist associated with Andrew Lloyd Webber adapts James Jones' 1951 novel. This performance was taped from London’s Shaftesbury Theatre.

    7PM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

    Rated G, 98 min. Directed by Mel Stuart. Starring Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear and Aubrey Woods.

    Ultimate Willy Wonka Party: Two of the original kids from the movie will be present for a Q&A after the screening. Read a full review of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

    7:15PM, 8:20PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320


  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)

    Not rated, 91 min. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Starring Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly and William Frawley.

    Films of 1939: Rooney was one of the most popular child actors when this adaptation was released.

    7PM Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st, 512/471-8944

  • Weird Science and Real Genius

    22 Nights of Halloween

    8PM Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/850-6127


    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.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

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

  • Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure

    Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Sean MacLeod Phillips. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

    National Geographic uses photo-realistic, computer-generated, 3-D animation to transport audiences back more than 65 million years, when a great inland sea divided North America in two. For ticket prices, call 936-IMAX or 936-TSHM, or see www.thestoryoftexas.com.

  • Texas: The Big Picture

    Texas: The Big Picture (2003)

    Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Scott Swofford. Narrated by Colby Donaldson.

    Texas is shown to be a land broad enough to produce everything from grapefruit to microchips.