FESTIVALS

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference

October 27-November 3, 2022
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The Austin Film Festival has been celebrating the work of storytellers and filmmakers since its creation in 1994. The festival features world premieres of exciting new projects, while the writers conference boasts panels by film and TV writers, live script readings, podcast tapings, and opportunities for emerging writers to rub elbows with professionals.

Inside the Octagon With New UFC Documentary <i>Thug Rose</i>
Inside the Octagon With New UFC Documentary Thug Rose
How Rose Namajunas puts the art in mixed martial arts

Nov. 5, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Rain Johnson brings back Benoit Blanc for a deliciously tart sequel

Nov. 4, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The 'Vous</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: The 'Vous
Behind the counter at the legendary Memphis BBQ joint

Nov. 4, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>The Whale</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: The Whale
Darren Aronofsky contemplates fatness and faith

Nov. 4, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>What Remains</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: What Remains
Anne Heche's final film shows the complexity of forgiveness

Nov. 3, 2022

Dale Carter Sings <i>The Song of the Cicada</i>
Dale Carter Sings The Song of the Cicada
AFF documentary explores the life of a Texas mortician

Nov. 1, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Sam & Kate</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: Sam & Kate
Hoffman and Spacek in a bittersweet tale of love and family

Oct. 29, 2022

Short and Sweet: "Don't You Go Nowhere"
Short and Sweet: "Don't You Go Nowhere"
Bryan Poyser on jazz and filming in an Austin Club

Oct. 29, 2022

Austin Film Festival Review: <i>Nanny</i>
Austin Film Festival Review: Nanny
Eerie migrant drama is an intriguing addition to Black horror

Oct. 29, 2022

Five Filmmakers to Learn From at Austin Film Festival 2022
Five Filmmakers to Learn From at Austin Film Festival 2022
The picks of the panels in this year’s conference

Oct. 27, 2022

Austin Film Festival Selection <i>The Other Fellow</i> Looks at Life Being Named James Bond
Austin Film Festival Selection The Other Fellow Looks at Life Being Named James Bond
The names are Bond. James Bond.

Oct. 20, 2022

The Austin Film Festival Brings the Terror of Motherhood in <i>Nanny</i>
The Austin Film Festival Brings the Terror of Motherhood in Nanny
New Voice Award winner Nikyatu Jusu looks at horror with a Black woman's gaze

Oct. 20, 2022

Five Marquee Movies at Austin Film Festival 2022
Five Marquee Movies at Austin Film Festival 2022
Headliners and Oscar contenders at this year’s AFF

Oct. 20, 2022

Darren Aronofsky to be Honored by Austin Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky to be Honored by Austin Film Festival
Fest features Bob Saget's final film, new Laura Poitras doc

Sept. 29, 2022

Austin Film Festival Lands <i>The Whale</i>
Austin Film Festival Lands The Whale
Brendan Fraser's Venice smash to open fest, Oct. 27-Nov. 3

Sept. 8, 2022

Sarah Polley's <i>Women Talking</i> Announced for Austin Film Festival
Sarah Polley's Women Talking Announced for Austin Film Festival
First wave includes the eagerly-awaited Nanny

Aug. 31, 2022

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