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  • Jazz by the Books

    Austin Public Library Presents: It's an afternoon of jazz films and classic performances. First up is Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, a 1981 Broadway musical, followed by the 2001 doc The Ladies Sing the Blues, and capping it off with taped performances by Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, and Nina Simone.

    1PM Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Rd., 512/974-7400


1800 Congress, 512/936-4629

  • "A Beautiful Planet" (2016)

    Rated G, 40 min. Directed by Toni Myers. Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence.

  • "Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience" (2016)

    Rated G, 45 min. Directed by Terrence Malick. Narrated by Brad Pitt.

    Terrence Malick's first foray into documentary filmmaking is this decades-in-the-making history of the universe, and it's a visually magnificent achievement that's educational, as well.

  • Wild Africa 3-D (2017)

    Not rated, 42 min. Directed by Patrick Morris and Neil Nightingale. Narrated by Helena Bonham Carter.

    Can't afford that African safari? Here's the next best thing.

  • Indie Meme Film Festival

    Indie Meme Film Festival

    Indie Meme, which presents the best of South Asian indie cinema throughout the year, is back for its second annual festival. In addition to feature film screenings and parties, many of the filmmakers will be in attendance at the screenings, and will also partake in a panel discussion. The full lineup and badges are at See "Connecting Through Cinema," April 14, for more on the festival.

    Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

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