When you could only see films from the New German Cinema in about five places around the country, Austin was one of them; when the Australian cinema was hot and the Hong Kong cinema exploded you could see their best efforts at the Texas Union Theater. Over the last 20 years, Steve Bearden has been on the cutting edge of American film programming. As their way of saying thanks for two decades of innovative, intelligent, impassioned programming, the University is shutting down the Texas Union Film Program at the end of the current semester.
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