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Special Screenings

MONDAY MARCH 31
  • The Big Lebowski Quote-Along (1998)

    Rated R, 117 min. Directed by Joel Coen. Starring Jeff Bridges.

    Action Pack

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Hyenas

    Hyenas (1992)

    Not rated, 113 min. Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty. Starring Ami Diakhate and Mansour Diouf.

    Rebel Griot: The Films of Djibril Diop Mambety: Mambéty transfers Friedrich Dürrenmatt's tragi-comic play The Visit from Switzerland to Senegal. An economically depressed village hopes that a rich, new resident, who in her youth was a town beauty, will share her wealth. But first she wishes to correct an injustice that long ago branded her the town pariah.

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

  • Psycho-Pass (2012)

    Not rated, 100 min. Directed by Various.

    Japanese television anime.

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

  • 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.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Tiger Tail in Blue (2012)

    Not rated, 80 min. Directed by Frank V. Ross. Starring Frank V. Ross, Rebecca Spence and Megan Mercier.

    Austin Film Society: Best of the Fests: A young married couple who work opposite shifts gradually drift apart. A Skype Q&A with director and lead actor Frank Ross will follow the screening. Andrew Bujalski will moderate.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Vacation!

    Vacation! (2011)

    Not rated, 95 min. Directed by Zach Clark. Starring Trieste Kelly Dunn, Lydia Hyslop, Maggie Ross and Melodie Sisk.

    Homo Arigato! A carefree girlfriends' weekend at the beach turns nasty after the introduction of some psychotropics and sociopathy. Presented by Mouthfeel; preshow by Young Creature; hosted by Ursula.

    10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Wolf Children (2012)

    Rated PG, 117 min. Directed by Mamoru Hosoda.

    Winner of the 2013 Japanese Academy prize for animation, this film tells the story of a woman who raises her half human/half wolf children on her own.

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

  • SPACES

  • Over the Edge

    Over the Edge (1979)

    Rated PG, 95 min. Directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Starring Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig, Matt Dillon, Vincent Spano, Tom Fergus and Harry Northup.

    CineMondays: Teenage Wasteland: Free.

    7PM Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • FESTIVALS

  • Austin Jewish Film Festival

    Austin Jewish Film Festival

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