In 2001, actor and activist Woody Harrelson rang friend and filmmaker Ron Mann up and invited him to tag along on an environmental whistle-stop trip in a hemp-fueled bus -- "The Organic Living Tour." Two years later, Mann's digital video-shot doc Go Further is all but in the can.
Star Crispin Hellion Glover, director Glen Morgan, and producer James Wong all gathered at the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown on Sunday to celebrate their new film, Willard, about a vermin-happy outsider who fights back against an unfeeling world via an army of killer rats.
Started in 1978 as a grassroots feminist arts collaborative, Women & Their Work has evolved into an Austin institution, which has survived collapsing economies and shifts in location and mission to become one of the city's premier visual arts spaces.
The Women & Their Work exhibition "Inside / Outside: Work by Texas Women Photographers" finds established Texas artists alongside newcomers, and what this important exhibit reveals are new and older generations in step with one another, the future and the past side by side.
In Wash, influential media artist Bill Lundberg projects video loops of hands being washed onto the bowls of three white sinks, calling to mind our culture's fears, now deeper than ever, of dangerous filth that might do us harm.
"Eden is an important story, not to be categorized by race or gender or region," Kate Cantrill writes of Olympia Vernon's debut. "Its truths are universal -- its women, all women; its men, all men; its earth, a part of all worlds." Vernon will be at BookPeople on March 12 at 7pm.