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MONDAY APRIL 27
  • Akira

    Akira (1988)

    Rated R, 124 min. Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo.

    This animated science fiction based on a graphic novel set the modern standard of excellence for Japanese anime despite the movie's emphasis on blood and violence.

    7:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Comedy Bang! Bang!

    IFC at the Alamo: Three episodes of this popular IFC show screen. Admission is free, but secure your seat by purchasing a $5 food/beverage voucher.

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

  • Comedy Dynamics: Bill Hick's Relentless (1992)

    Not rated, 90 min. Directed by Chris Bould.

    NCM Fathom Presents: This stand-up show from 1992 screens, with new behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Hicks' brother.

    8PM Cinemark Cedar Park, 1335 E. Whitestone, 800/326-3264

  • Confidential Report (1955)

    Not rated, 99 min. Directed by Orson Welles. Starring Robert Arden, Orson Welles and Paola Mori.

    The Magnificent Orson Welles: There are at least eight different cuts of this film (also known as Mr. Arkadin), which concerns a man investigating the life of a mysterious tycoon.

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

  • Madame X

    Madame X (2010)

    Not rated, 100 min. Directed by Lucky Kuswandi. Starring Amink, Marcell Siahaan, Shanty and Titi DJ.

    Homo Arigato! A pre-op transsexual superhero from Indonesia fights intolerance.

    9:50PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

SPACES
  • Savage Gold

    Austin Film Society: Deep Tracks: Maximillian Meehan and Lars Nilsen lead you down the rabbit hole to uncover pure, undiluted cinema in its rawest form. When the lights come up, you will be forever changed. Unmissable.

    8PM Austin Studios Screening Room, 1901 E. 51st St., 512/322-0145

  • 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Dark Universe (2015)

    Not rated, 25 min. Directed by Carter Emmart. Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    Explore the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson and the American Museum of Natural History.

  • Humpback Whales 3D (2015)

    Not rated, 49 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

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

  • Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

    Not rated, 47 min. Directed by Brian J. Terwilliger. Narrated by Harrison Ford.

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