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  • Despicable Me 2

    Despicable Me 2 (2013)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin.

    Austin Public Library: March Movie Madness: Free. Read a full review of Despicable Me 2.

    2PM University Hills Branch Library, 4721 Loyola, 512/929-0551

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today. The comedy here is solid gold, Murray is in peak form, and the effects are a lot of fun. Get slimed.

    8PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • Jhana and the Rats of James Olds (or 31 Days/31 Videos)

    Jhana and the Rats of James Olds (or 31 Days/31 Videos) (2011)

    Experimental Response Cinema: In 2011, Stephanie Barber made her studio in the Baltimore Museum of Art, where she created a new video each day in a central gallery open to museum visitors. These short, poetic videos are the result of that project. Barber will be present for a Q&A.

    7PM Tiny Park, 1101 Navasota #2

  • Tommy

    Tommy (1975)

    Rated PG, 111 min. Directed by Ken Russell. Starring Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Eric Clapton.

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Musicals at the Drive-In: An all-star cast (including Elton John, Eric Clapton, TIna Turner, and more) delivers this wild film treatment of the Who's rock opera.

    11PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • 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.

  • Hurricane on the Bayou

    Hurricane on the Bayou (2006)

    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.

  • 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.

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