Special Screenings

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    Rated PG-13, 103 min. Directed by John Hughes. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Edie McClurg, Charlie Sheen, Louis Anderson, Max Perlich and Kristy Swanson.

    When Cameron was in Egypt's land ... let my Cameron go.

    7PM Galaxy Highland 10, 6700 Middle Fiskville, 512/467-7305

  • 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

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

  • Good Will Hunting (1997)

    Rated R, 126 min. Directed by Gus Van Sant. Starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgard and Minnie Driver.

    Classics: How do you like them apples?! Read a full review of Good Will Hunting.

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

  • Halloween

    Halloween (1978)

    Rated R, 93 min. Directed by John Carpenter. Starring Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Loomis, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers and Kyle Richards.

    Big Screen Classics: They should have broken the mold when they released Halloween, for when it comes to escaped-maniacs-on-the-loose films this one’s the real deal. Read a full review of Halloween.

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

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

    Rated R, 91 min. Directed by John Cameron Mitchell. Starring John Cameron Mitchell, Maurice Dean Wint, Alberta Watson, Michael Pitt, Andrea Martin, Stephen Trask and Miriam Shor.

    Everyone's favorite surgically botched transwoman from East Germany lights up the screen. Hit up the HighBall after the screening for a free show with tribute band the Sideways Grimace. Read a full review of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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

  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)

    Not rated, 96 min. Directed by George Romero. Starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Russell Streiner, Karl Hardman and Keith Wayne.

    Only at the Alamo: Bird Peterson: Romero's zombie classic is presented with a new music score by Bird Peterson, aka Andrew Hoke. Read a full review of Night of the Living Dead.

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Shaun of the Dead Quote-Along (2004)

    Rated R, 97 min. Directed by Edgar Wright. Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield and Dylan Moran.

    Action Pack

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


  • Home Movie Day

    Home Movie Day

    Texas Archive of the Moving Image and Experimental Response Cinema: Members of the community are encouraged to bring their home movies on 8mm, Super-8, 16mm, and DVD transfers for a screening of home movies. The Texas Archive of the Moving Image will also screen some of its discoveries.

    4PM UT Austin, Doty Fine Arts Building, 2.204

  • A Minor Cinema

    Experimental Response Cinema: This program features works inspired by Tom Gunning's essay “Towards a Minor Cinema: Fonoroff, Herwitz, Ahwesh, LaPore, Klahr, and Solomon,” as well as a brand-new print of Mark LaPore’s "Five Bad Elements."

    7PM UT Austin, Doty Fine Arts Building, 2.204


    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.