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Special Screenings

THURSDAY JUNE 5
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

    Not rated, 163 min. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Starring Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr and Anton Walbrook.

    Austin Film Society: World War I Films: This superb film chronicles the life and times of a staunch for-king-and-country British soldier.

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

  • Nevermind: Nirvana and the Nineties Grunge Sing-Along Party

    Action Pack

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • The Night Before Our Stars

    Be one of the first to see The Fault in Our Stars by joining in one of the largest ever live simulcast experiences. The film's stars, Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff, as well as author John Green and director Joshua Boone will be (virtually) on hand. Charm bracelets will be dispersed to the loyal fan base.

    7:30PM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • Wayne's World Quote-Along (1992)

    Rated PG-13, 92 min. Directed by Penelope Spheeris. Starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey.

    Action Pack

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

  • SPACES

  • DamNation (2014)

    Not rated, 87 min. Directed by Ben Knight and Travis Rummel.

    Patagonia Austin: This doc presents a dynamic perspective on Man's attempt to harness and control the power of water at the expense of nature.

    7PM ,

  • Farewell Film Club: Paul Sharits

    Experimental Response Cinema: A protégé of Stan Brakhage, Sharits' work helped usher in the structural film movement of the Sixties. Among the films shown here is the influential "Ray Gun Virus."

    8PM Farewell Books, 913 E. Cesar Chavez

  • The Institute (2013)

    Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Spencer McCall.

    The Contemporary Austin and Alamo Rolling Roadshow: Fusing elements of counterculture, religious movements, and street art, this film invites viewers into the world of the Jejeune Institute. Is this the real life?

    8:30PM The Contemporary Austin, Jones Center Roof Deck, 700 N. Congress Avenue

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure and Gleaming the Cube

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: X Games Double Feature: Burton's comedy masterpiece is followed by the Eighties skater flick staring Christian Slater.

    9PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • D-Day: Normandy 1944

    D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Pascal Vuong. Narrated by Tom Brokaw.

    Tom Brokaw narrates this film about the largest Allied operation of World War II.

  • 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.

  • Under the Sea 3D (2009)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Howard Hall.

    The impact of global warming is examined in the waters of Southern Australia, New Guinea, and elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region. For ticket prices, call 936-IMAX or 936-TSHM or see www.thestoryoftexas.com.

  • FESTIVALS

  • ATX Television Festival

    Now in its third season (as it were), this fest celebrates all your favorite TV shows with panels, screenings, and a pitch competition to boot. Back this year is a tailgate screening party of Friday Night Lights at Hotel San Jose with cast members in attendance. Cast and creatives from Archer, Justified, Orphan Black, and Orange Is the New Black will also be on hand. For a full schedule, visit www.atxfestival.com.