FESTIVALS

Austin Film Festival 2018

Oct. 25-Nov. 1, 2018
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Founded in 1993, the trailblazing Austin Film Festival and Conference was the first event of its kind to celebrate and elevate the role of the screenwriter. There’s plenty to learn in the conference’s many panel sessions, while the Driskill Bar is famously a good place for screenwriter hopefuls to rub elbows with industry vets. And if you’re just a fan of good movies, then the eight-day film festival provides ample opportunity for that.

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Fathers of Football</i>
AFF Review: Fathers of Football
High school football doc keeps to the playbook

Nov. 3, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Empathy, Inc.</i>
AFF Review: Empathy, Inc.
Mind-bending identity SF thriller disturbs and intrigues

Nov. 2, 2018

Austin Film Festival: 10 Things We Learned From the Writers of <i>Infinity War</i>
AFF: Avengers: Infinity War
Marvel scribes Markus and McFeely stay spoiler-free

Nov. 1, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The Black String</i>
AFF: The Black String
Frankie Muniz melts down – literally – in this psychodrama

Oct. 31, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The Money Stone</i>
AFF: The Money Stone
Ghana's gold mining industry reveals a nation's soul

Oct. 30, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Ben Is Back</i>
AFF Review: Ben Is Back
Family drama captures the haunting power of addiction

Oct. 29, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Undercliffe</i>
AFF Review: Undercliffe
British mystery probes the identity of a man and a town

Oct. 28, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Jules of Light and Dark</i>
AFF Review: Jules of Light and Dark
Defeat, desire, and dreams deep in the heart of Texas

Oct. 28, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>For the Birds</i>
AFF Review: For the Birds
Birds are more than pets in this quietly probing character study

Oct. 28, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The Long Dumb Road</i>
AFF Review: The Long Dumb Road
Hannah Fidell's road trip comedy makes all the right stops

Oct. 27, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The Dark Red</i>
AFF Review: The Dark Red
Psychic powers and powerful delusions in this bloody thriller

Oct. 27, 2018

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Vox Lux</i>
AFF Review: Vox Lux
Does Natalie Portman's music drama hit the right notes?

Oct. 26, 2018

Austin Film Festival Brings Paul Dano's <i>Wildlife</i> to Town
Austin Film Festival Brings Paul Dano's Wildlife to Town
The actor becomes director with literary family drama

Oct. 25, 2018

Small-Town Drama, Small-Town Hospitality
Small-Town Drama, Small-Town Hospitality
Austin director Tyler Russell gets help picking some Texas Cotton

Oct. 25, 2018

<i>Also Starring Austin</i> Makes ATX the Star
Also Starring Austin Makes ATX the Star
Mike Blizzard’s cinematic history finds more than just slackers

Oct. 25, 2018

<i>Iron Orchard</i> Gets Its Day on Screen
Iron Orchard Gets Its Day on Screen
Austin Film Festival shows the film adaptation of the classic Texas novel

Oct. 25, 2018

Paul and
AFF 2018 Interview: "Molly & Ann"
Former UT RTF director chronicles the impact of two Texas icons

Oct. 25, 2018

Putting the Austin in Austin Film Festival
Putting the Austin in Austin Film Festival
What ATX and Lone Star titles are screening at next week's fest?

Oct. 17, 2018

Austin Film Festival Gets a <i>Vox Lux</i>
Austin Film Festival Gets a Vox Lux
New Natalie Portman movie announced for opening night

Oct. 3, 2018

Austin Film Festival Snags <i>Widows</i>
AFF Announces Full Film List
High profile and local features fill out the schedule

Sept. 25, 2018

Gary Hart Biopic <i>The Front Runner</i> to Close Austin Film Festival
AFF Announces Second Wave
New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest

Sept. 12, 2018

Austin Film Festival Leading the Charge on Diversity
Austin Film Festival Leading the Charge on Diversity
Film fest awarded Academy grant for second year

Sept. 6, 2018

AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore
AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore
Festival celebrates long impact of writer and comedian

Aug. 28, 2018

Tony Gilroy to Receive Austin Film Festival Honor
AFF Gets Star Wars Writer
Rogue One, Bourne writer to be awarded

May 8, 2018

Austin Film Festival Puts Diversity First
AFF to Emphasize Diversity
Writer-focused fest plans to amplify more unheard voices

Dec. 19, 2017

Previous Austin Film Festival coverage:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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