Rated PG, 114 min. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter and Raymond Burr.
Classics: One of Hitchcock's most accessible films is also one of his most gleefully deviant, dealing as it does with such fun urban pastimes as voyeurism and spousal mayhem. Read a full review of Rear Window.
Teach For America Austin Alumni Association: Two short films – "The Blame Game: Teacher Speak Out" and "Unchartered Territory" –
for the series, Teached will screen. Following the films, the director will be joined by several local education leaders to discuss how these issues are affecting education in Austin and around our state.
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 Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Meryl Streep.
Hurricane on the Bayou started production before Katrina and switched gears after the catastrophe. The film tells the stories of four musicians, highlighted by a jazz, blues, and gospel New Orleans score.