Film: Special Screenings
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  • Bring It On Cheer-Along (2000)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Peyton Reed. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku and Jesse Bradford.

    Girlie Night

    7:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • Child's Pose

    Child's Pose (2013)

    Not rated, 112 min. Directed by Calin Peter Netzer. Starring Luminita Gheorghiu and Bogdan Dumitrache.

    Austin Film Society: New Romanian Films: Winner of the Golden Bear at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival, this Romanian film shows a manipulative mother who finds a way to reassert control over her adult son's life when he faces manslaughter charges.

    2PM AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville, 512/454-2000

  • The Cocoanuts (1929)

    Not rated, 96 min. Directed by Robert Florey and Joseph Santley. Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx and Margaret Dumont.

    Marx Brothers Retrospective: In their first movie, the Marx Brothers are the zany proprietors of a Florida hotel in a story largely based on their stage show. This is the movie that asks: Why a duck?

    12:35PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Death Spa (1989)

    Rated R, 88 min. Directed by Michael Fischa. Starring William Bumiller, Brenda Bakke and Merritt Butrick.

    Video Vortex: A health club's patrons are subject to killer saunas.

    9:35PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Rated R, 118 min. Directed by Jonathan Demme. Starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn and Ted Levine.

    Classics: All in all, the collaborative effort of Demme, Foster, Hopkins, and cinematographer Tak Fujimoto in The Silence of the Lambs has resulted in something very special to anyone who loves to be scared and challenged by a movie. At long, long last: the real thing.

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

  • Sorcerer

    Sorcerer (1977)

    Rated PG, 121 min. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Roy Scheider and Bruno Cremer.

    Friedkin's taut thriller, which was largely underrated at the time of its 1977 release, has just recently been fully restored and remastered. Based on the novel, The Wages of Fear (which also inspired the revered French film of the same title), Sorcerer tells the story of four foreigners in a South American country who consent to drive a huge haul of highly explosive nitroglycerin over treacherous terrain. William Friedkin in attendance.

    3:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Under Our Skin

    Under Our Skin (2008)

    Not rated, 104 min. Directed by Andy Abrahams Wilson.

    This documentary probes the human, medical, and political dimensions of Lyme disease, its treatment, and diagnosis. There will be a Q&A after the film; all donations will benefit Lyme Branch, an Austin nonprofit that assists Lyme sufferers. Read a full review of Under Our Skin.

    12:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

    Rated PG-13, 109 min. Directed by Barry Levinson. Starring Susan Fleetwood, Anthony Higgins, Sophie Ward, Alan Cox, Nicholas Rowe and Freddie Jones.

    Zzang!!! Sherlock Holmes is the original Spy Kid in this Chris Columbus-penned story about the master sleuth as a youth. The more one knows about Holmes lore, the more the film's foreshadowings of future cases will be evident. Read a full review of Young Sherlock Holmes.

    6:25PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Batman and The Dark Knight

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Superhero Classics Double Feature: It's Jack Nicholson's Joker vs. Heath Ledger's Joker.

    8:15PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • 1800 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.


  • Austin Jewish Film Festival

    Austin Jewish Film Festival

    Last day: Friday, April 4. Review the program at

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