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Pick a Linklater Movie to Watch With Us
Say "film" and "Austin," and the next word out of your mouth is probably "Linklater." So when we're looking for a movie to remind us how great local filmmaking is, then we're going to turn to the indie master himself.

4:31PM Fri. May 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: Seadrift
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally made titles to watch while self-quarantining.
What's the third most commonly spoken language in Texas? The fact that you probably don't know speaks to the state's reality, and is key to understanding a terrible crime explored in Tim Tsai's Seadrfift.

3:00PM Fri. May 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: Zero Charisma
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally made titles to watch while self-quarantining.
It's Thursday, so it's time to strap on your armor and prepare for a noble quest with the Chronicle's weekly tweet-along of a local film.

5:32PM Thu. May 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Macon Blair Slated to Direct Upcoming Comedy Brothers
Big news for the ATX film scene, as news has arrived that filmmaker Macon Blair has signed up to write and direct a new, high-profile comedy.

4:55PM Thu. May 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Alamo Drafthouse Goes Into the VOD Business
Austin-based theater chain the Alamo Drafthouse has just announced it is launching its own curated video on-demand platform, Alamo on Demand, as a new and integrated part of the overall Alamo experience.

10:00AM Thu. May 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: The Liberators
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally made titles to watch while self-quarantining.
Everyone knows Austin is a town that people move to, often from small burgs like, say, Denison. And sometimes they bring small-town stories with them.

5:00PM Wed. May 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Get Some Friends When We Watch Zero Charisma
Stuck home? Wishing you could set off on a wild adventure across unexplored lands? Maybe vanquish a dragon or three? Well, we can't help with all that swording and sorcering, but we can invite you to join our party for a movie-watching quest this Thursday night.

1:12PM Wed. May 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Let AFS Help Fund Your Film
Ask any filmmaker what's the toughest part of making movies, and they say finance. That's why the Austin Film Society Grants are so important, especially in the middle of the cornonavirus pandemic. This year, as the society opens up applications for features in production, it's added a special fund specifically to help keep filmmakers afloat.

10:00AM Wed. May 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Let AFS Help Fund Your Film
 
Robert Rodriguez Directing in Season 2 of The Mandalorian
Well, we all knew that Robert Rodriguez is cool, but now he's Baby Yoda cool. Yup, the Austin moviemaking powerhouse let it drop that he's part of the director lineup for season 2 of the smash hit series on Disney+, The Mandalorian.

7:27PM Tue. May 5, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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