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Special Screenings

SUNDAY FEB. 23
  • Brewed in Austin: The Zymergence of Craft Beer in Central Texas (2014)

    Not rated, 89 min.

    Producer Chris Erlon and many local brewers will be on hand for a Q&A after the film.

    4PM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549

  • Choose Your Own Pancake

    Master Pancake Theater: It's interactive night as the audience gets to select the title to be screened.

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

  • Cry-Baby (1990)

    Rated PG-13, 85 min. Directed by John Waters. Starring Amy Locane, Johnny Depp, Traci Lords, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake and Patricia Hearst.

    Bangarang! John Waters' Cry-Baby stars Johnny Depp as a a hip-swiveling, sensitive delinquent bent on winning the girl next door.

    7:25PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

    Rated R, 108 min. Directed by Michel Gondry. Starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Jane Adams and David Cross.

    Alamo 100: Love is never having to say "I erased you."Love is never having to say "I erased you." Read a full review of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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

  • Faust

    Faust (2011)

    Not rated, 140 min. Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. Starring Johannes Zeiler.

    Russia's visionary filmmaker Aleksandr Sokurov tries his hand with the classic fable.

    7:10PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Films of Vincent Grenier

    Experimental Response Cinema: Grenier, a widely celebrated film and video maker who began working in the Seventies, is an artist who brings a patient and revealing sensitivity to the image. Grenier will be in attendance for a Q&A.

    4:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Love on the Run

    Love on the Run (1979)

    Rated PG, 94 min. Directed by François Truffaut. Starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade and Marie-France Pisier.

    Austin Film Society: Godard vs. Truffaut: The final film in Truffaut's Antoine Doinel cycle finds the character still in love with love but getting divorced and jumping from one train to the next in pursuit of his adolescent lover.

    2PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • On the Waterfront

    On the Waterfront (1954)

    Not rated, 108 min. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger and Eva Marie Saint.

    Classics: This one's still a contender in anyone's book. Screenwriter Budd Schulberg's exposé of the corruption in the dock workers' unions won eight Oscars and remains as stirring as ever – as does the performance of Marlon Brando.

    2PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Reel Change Film Frenzy

    Lights. Cameras. Help. This program matches small, local nonprofits with filmmakers who, with crowd-sourced money and in one week's time, will make each organization a cause-driven film. This group screening culminates the week. This year's nonprofits include Drive a Senior, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Austin History Center Association, Seedling Foundation, VSA Texas, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Truth Be Told, EcoRise Youth Innovations, Mariposa Pathway, and Pug Rescue of Austin.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away (2001)

    Rated PG, 125 min. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

    Miyazaki Madness: A young girl is trapped between the real and the ghost worlds in this classic animated Japanese film that filters Western fantasias and Eastern-angled spookiness through an outré sensibility. Read a full review of Spirited Away.

    3:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story (1961)

    Not rated, 151 min. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno and Russ Tamblyn.

    Valentine's Month: It's Sharks and Jets time when this timeless Leonard Bernstein musical with the Jerome Robbins kick-steps starts rolling.

    3PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Wisdom Tree (2013)

    Not rated, 132 min. Directed by Sunil Shah. Starring Sheetal Sheth, Patrick Alparone, Eric Holter, Nick Scoggin and Ross Turner.

    This movie entwines art, science, and spirituality for a story that interlaces three lives and a timeless mystery.

    4:30PM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

  • Zombie ’90: Extreme Pestilence (1991)

    Not rated, 75 min. Directed by Andreas Schnaas. Starring Matthias Kerl and Ralf Hess.

    Video Vortex: A zombie epidemic has swept the land in this German film, and two doctors are at the forefront of the hunt to destroy them by obliterating the zombies' brains.

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

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Flight of the Butterflies

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    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.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    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 imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • 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.

  • The Magic of Flight (1997)

    Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Tom Selleck.

    The history of human attempts to re-create the effortless flight of birds is ably recounted before the film turns to the dizzying aerobatics of the Blue Angels, the flight demonstration squadron of the U.S. Navy. Read a full review of The Magic of Flight.

  • Titans of the Ice Age

    Titans of the Ice Age (2013)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by David Clark. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

    Computer-generated imagery brings to life this mysterious era of the Ice Age.