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Capital City Black Film Festival Canceled
The fifth annual Capital City Black Film Festival, scheduled to run this Thursday, August 17 through Sunday, August 20, has come to an abrupt halt before it even started. The festival, which was to be held at the Austin Convention Center, was canceled on Monday.

11:50AM Tue. Aug. 15, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: 68 Kill
How do you make a rocking exploitation movie? According to Trent Haaga, you ask. That's pretty much how the writer/director got to shoot his new guns-blazing road trip 68 Kill.

9:00AM Tue. Aug. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Your Weekend in Film
Demon dolls, bad dads, and Lethal Ladies are on the film forecast.

8:30AM Fri. Aug. 11, The Screens Staff Read More | Comment »

Louis Black Announces Chronicle Retirement
Chronicle co-founder and co-owner Louis Black announced in an internal email to staff this morning that he is leaving the paper effective immediately. "It has been a 36-year adventure, a remarkable experience, producing and editing a paper I am proud of beyond reason," Black wrote.

1:10PM Tue. Aug. 8, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest First Wave Hits Hard
From world premieres to archive oddities; from the Arabic world to the rust belt; and from raucous laughs to nerve-jangling terror, the first wave of films for Fantastic Fest 2017 (Sept. 21-28) announced this morning has it all, including the wildly anticipated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

11:00AM Tue. Aug. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

On-set in The Iron Orchard
It's hot as sin in Downtown Austin. But even inside the Chateau Bellevue, actor Lane Garrison keeps his hat and tie on. Sticky as it is, he says, it's still cooler than digging a ditch.

1:15PM Fri. Aug. 4, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Your Weekend in Film
In the mood for Nineties nostalgia? A docudrama retelling of a dark moment in American race history? Yet another women-behaving-badly comedy? Or how about the single most boring Stephen King film in ages? The Chronicle film team guides you through the week’s new releases and standout revival screenings.

9:00AM Fri. Aug. 4, The Screens Staff Read More | Comment »

Student Researchers Test New "Air" Transportation
Think your morning commute down I-35 or MoPac is bad? Try spending more than three hours on the road driving to Austin from a city like Dallas or Houston. Thirty-thousand people, termed “super-commuters,” from each respective city did this in 2009 according to a study by NYU's Rudin Center for Transportation.

11:55AM Thu. Aug. 3, Victoria Mycue Read More | Comment »

How to Enjoy a Month in Paris
It’s possible to get a taste of Paris this August even if you’re spending the entire month in Austin. The Violet Crown’s eight-part Summer in Paris film series offers the best view of the City of Lights this side of a perch at the top of the Eiffel Tower.

4:10PM Wed. Aug. 2, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

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