Not rated, 180 min. Directed by Adam Curtis.
All three hour-long episodes will screen of this British journalist's latest documentary that explores how human beings have become colonized by the machines they have built.
6:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Not rated, 102 min. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet and Dooley Wilson.
Classics: A weeklong run of the romantic classic.
10:45AM, 1:15PM, 3:50PM, 6:30PM, 9:10PM iPic Theaters Austin, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, 512/568-3400
Not rated, 70 min. Directed by Leo McCarey. Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx and Margaret Dumont.
Marx Brothers Retrospective: "Hail, Freedonia!" The Marx Brothers literally declare war, and no one is safe.
4:35PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Not rated, 115 min.
Funimation: Anime feature.
7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
Rated R, 85 min. Directed by Gregg Araki. Starring James Duval, Rachel True, Kathleen Robertson, Nathan Bexton, Guillermo Diaz, Jeremy Jordan, Alan Boyce, Christina Applegate, Jason Simmons and Scott Caan.
The third chapter in Araki's teen-angst-run-riot-in-L.A. triptych is as gorgeously messy as the first two films. Presented by Mouthfeel; preshow by Young Creature; hosted by Ursula. Read a full review of Nowhere.
10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated R, 123 min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeffrey Wright.
11:20AM, 1:05PM, 4PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600
Rated R, 88 min. Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi. Starring Kimiko Ikegami, Eriko Tanaka, Kumiko Ohba, Ai Matsubara, Masayo Miyako, Miki Jinbo, Yôko Minamida, Mieko Satoh, Saho Sasazawa and Haruko Wanibuchi.
This 1977 Japanese film is a surreal, indefinable piece of horror/comedy, a must-see film for lovers of the inscrutable, the grotesque, the funky, and the eccentric. Read a full review of Hausu (House).
8PM Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562
Not rated, 90 min. Directed by Nicole Elmer.
Austin Film Society: Avant Cinema: In this Austin-made black comedy, a teenage girl is on a mission to kill a loan shark who has threatened her junkie dad.
7:30PM Austin Studios Screening Room, 1901 E. 51st St., 512/322-0145
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
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 Robert Redford.
The river at risk is the Colorado. Water-conservation advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. joins ethnobotanist and author Wade Davis and their 18-year-old daughters for a rafting trip down the river to the parched Colorado delta.
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.
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.
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.
Not rated, 43 min. Directed by Sean C. Casey.
Storm Chasers star Casey joins the researchers of VORTEX2 in this effort to capture the origins and evolution of tornadoes.