Rated R, 102 min. Directed by Stephan Elliott. Starring Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter and Sarah Chadwick.
Austin Pride: The Majestic Party:
Dress in your best Priscilla-themed attire for a chance to win prizes in the pre-movie costume contest. Then watch the film, complete with live interactive performances. Afterward, a one-of-a-kind dance party will take place in the Paramount, with DJ Mouthfeel, drag performers, go-go dancers, and more. The event benefits the Paramount Theatre and the Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation. Read a full review of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
7PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
Not rated, 83 min. Directed by David Zellner. Starring Sydney Aguirre, Nathan Zellner and Susan Tyrrell.
This Zellner Bros.' feature tells the story of a young, unsupervised, rebellious girl who lives on the edge of town and does as she pleases but does not know what to do when she hears a woman (the recently deceased Susan Tyrell) calling to her from a well. The film premiered at Sundance.
3:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG, 101 min. Directed by Jim Henson. Starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly and Toby Froud.
Master Pancake: Expect the Pancake gang to mirthfully mock this mixture of Jim Henson puppetry, live-action fantasy, and David Bowie.
7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
This film festival celebrates films made for nonprofits and other cause-driven films. See www.lightscamerahelp.org for the full schedule, which continues through Saturday, August 17.
3:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Rated R, 95 min. Directed by Jim Sharman. Starring Richard O'Brien, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry.
Austin fans have been dressing up and doing the "Time Warp" thing live for more than three decades. For more info, see www.austinrocky.org
11:59PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Starring Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot and Bibi Andersson.
Summer Film Classics: World Cinema Classics: A knight, on his way home from the Crusades, questions the existence of God and why He has allowed the Black Plague to ravage his country. He plays chess with Death in what is now a classic trope of cinema. This is the film that put Bergman on the international map. (Double bill: Wild Strawberries.)
2:15PM, 6:05PM Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470
Not rated, 97 min. Directed by Víctor Erice. Starring Ana Torrent.
Summer Film Classics: World Cinema Classics: In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, a young girl is traumatized by a screening of the movie Frankenstein.
2PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
10PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Not rated, 90 min. Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Starring Victor Sjostrom, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson and Gunnar Bjornstrand.
Summer Film Classics: World Cinema Classics: A man looks back on his 50-year-long career and life and find them wanting. His dreams reveal his inadequacies and fears as he confronts mortality. What the madeleine was to Proust, wild strawberries are to Bergman. (Double bill: The Seventh Seal.)
4:15PM Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470
Rated PG-13, 201 min. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Bernard Hill, Miranda Otto and Cate Blanchett.
1PM University Hills Branch Library, 4721 Loyola, 512/929-0551
Rated PG, 86 min. Directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath.
10AM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Rated PG, 94 min. Directed by Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon.
10AM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Rated G, 82 min. Directed by Tim Hill. Starring Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, Ray Liotta, David Arquette, Rob Schneider, Andie MacDowell, Pat Hingle and Hollywood Hogan.
10AM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.
Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.
This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginationsand fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.
Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Stephen Low.
Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies from Vancouver to Calgary.
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.