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Hamilton

NR   160 min.  

Lin-Manuel Miranda's era-defining political musical brings hope home on Disney+

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Followed

R   96 min.  

Social media is the real horror here. Wait, no, it's serial killers and ghosts.

House of Hummingbird

NR   138 min.  

Korean coming-of-age drama doesn't mythologize the awkwardness of youth

John Lewis: Good Trouble

PG   96 min.  

The life of the indefatigable civil rights champion, from son of sharecroppers to Congressional hero

The Truth

PG   106 min.  

Binoche and Deneuve clash exquisitely as mère et fille

First-Run Movies

Alice

R   105 min.  

French sex work drama finds a different kind of happy ending

All I Can Say

NR   102 min.  

Blind Melon singer's home movies give you less insight than you'd think

And Then We Danced

NR   112 min.  

Georgian coming-out-drama is extraordinary only for its location

Aviva

NR   116 min.  

Dance your way through this genderfluid examination of relationships

Bacurau

NR   132 min.  

Brazilian drama mixes social commentary and exploitation action

Balloon

NR   125 min.  

Astounding true story of an airborne Cold War escape

Beanpole

R   139 min.  

Post-war Russian drama reappraises the position of women veterans through a strange compact

Beats

NR   102 min.  

Scottish rave-culture story gets the details right but loses sight of the big picture

Becky

NR   93 min.  

Because sometimes you just have to deal with a few neo-Nazis the old-fashioned way

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint

NR   93 min.  

History of abstract art’s lost pioneer quite literally gets in the way of its subject

The Booksellers

NR   99 min.  

Tale of New York antiquarian booksellers is the Reader's Digest version

Bull

NR   105 min.  

Annie Silverstein's gritty observation of life in rurban America

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

NR   102 min.  

History doesn't repeat itself but the rhymes are terrifying in this unmissable documentary

Corpus Christi

NR   116 min.  

Powerful Polish drama probes faith and lies

Deerskin

NR   77 min.  

Wrong director goes, well, wrong in this film-making spoof

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

NR   82 min.  

From Essex to Michoacán: the true story of the English exponent of Mexican cooking

Driveways

NR   83 min.  

Brian Dennehy shows his mastery in final, small performance about home

Earth

NR   115 min.  

Documentary about how we reshape the land digs deep but maybe too wide

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

NR   89 min.  

The life and legacy of the First Lady of Jazz

Extra Ordinary

R   93 min.  

Irish supernatural comedy is a cracker

Fantastic Fungi

NR   81 min.  

There’s more to this wonderful biological documentary than mushrooms

Fourteen

NR   94 min.  

Scenes from a collapsing friendship captured with astonishing empathy

The Ghost of Peter Sellers

NR   93 min.  

The tale of the comedy genius' lost film, and how he shredded it

A Good Woman Is Hard to Find

NR   97 min.  

British revenge drama mixes grit and slick

Hill of Freedom

NR   66 min.  

Delicate South Korean tale of love lost and found finally gets U.S. release

The Hottest August

NR   95 min.  

A month-long portrait of NYC captures our fears for the future

In My Blood It Runs

NR   84 min.  

How erasure of Aboriginal culture splits the life of one boy

The Infiltrators

NR   92 min.  

Reckless, heroic, or both? Immigration center story told through reconstruction and fly-on-the-wall footage

Irresistible

R   101 min.  

"Can't we all just get along?"-style political comedy from The Daily Show veterans

Lucky Grandma

NR   87 min.  

Tsai Chin is one bad grandma in this glorious, unconventional noir

Marona's Fantastic Tale

NR   91 min.  

Animated adventures of a hound with many owners is no pointless shaggy dog story

Miss Juneteenth

NR   100 min.  

Intergenerational story of life and legacy in working class Black Texas

My Darling Vivian

NR   90 min.  

Vivian Cash removed from Johnny's shadow through their daughters' voices

New French Shorts

NR   149 min.  

Queer and immigrant stories, satire and romance give new perspectives on French culture

Nothin' No Better

NR   65 min.  

The death and new life of a small Mississippi town

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

R   100 min.  

All the steps before that last waltz

Other Music

NR   86 min.  

History of a lost Manhattan record store keeps a basic tune

Pahokee

NR   112 min.  

Austin filmmakers' portrait of rurban Florida both illuminates and obfuscates

The Painter and the Thief

NR   107 min.  

Intriguing tale of crime and redemption

The Perfect Nanny

NR   100 min.  

French cuckoo-in-the-nest thriller is rarely as good as its lead

Saint Frances

R   106 min.  

SXSW 2019 light-touch comedy faces growing up at 34

Sátántangó

NR   450 min.  

Bela Tarr's marathon exploration of evil and inertia in a small town, gorgeously restored

Shirley

R   107 min.  

Elizabeth Moss gets in the head of the Haunting of Hill House author

Slay the Dragon

PG-13   101 min.  

Hard-hitting political documentary shows the menace of gerrymandering is coming back

Sorry We Missed You

R   100 min.  

Ken Loach eviscerates the gig economy in this vérité masterpiece

Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day

NR   100 min.  

Beloved anime franchise adds new phrasing to its familiar tune

Spaceship Earth

NR   115 min.  

Science or stunt? The bizarre true story of Biosphere 2

Straight Up

NR   95 min.  

Unconventional romcom tackles the emotional challenges of the sexuality spectrum

The Times of Bill Cunningham

NR   74 min.  

The NYT fashion-lover revealed as really a lover of people

Tommaso

NR   117 min.  

Abel Ferrara’s (self-)portrait of the artist in (self-)martyrdom

Trolls World Tour

PG   94 min.  

Too many notes make for a flat CG-animated sequel

Up From the Streets: New Orleans: The City of Music

NR   104 min.  

Delightful if overstuffed musical history of the Crescent City

Vitalina Varela

NR   124 min.  

Portuguese master of social observation visits migrant workers in old age

The Whistlers

NR   97 min.  

Convoluted Romanian noir gets lost in translation from birdsong

A White, White Day

NR   108 min.  

Icelandic revenge drama is really a perfect study of stifled grief

The Wild Goose Lake

NR   111 min.  

Chinese noir stumbles over its own remarkable style

Yourself and Yours

NR   86 min.  

Korean master Hong Sang-soo's understated dissection of how men only see women as they want

Special Screenings
SPACES
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    AFS Cinema Virtual Screenings

    The quality programming you've come to expect from AFS Cinema is available virtually, and online ticket purchases will help ensure it can reopen so you can visit again in person.
    Ongoing 
    Online
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    Special Screenings

    Alamo on Demand

    Make any Tuesday terror-iffic, any Wednesday weird, and the rest of the week fantastic with Alamo Drafthouse curated picks via Alamo on Demand. If a film is there, it's because an Alamo programmer loves it. It's kinda like going to your favorite video store when you could do that, mixed with going to your favorite theatre, when you could do that too. Staff picks, cult classics, Found Footage Fest and Master Pancake, Weird Wednesday and Terror Tuesday, Fantastic Fest faves, they're all there for rental or purchase.
    Ongoing 
    Online via Alamo Drafthouse
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    Events

    Black Lives Matter Watch Parties

    BLM Austin will be hosting Black film watch parties until Black August, which includes the Haitian Revolution, Nat Turner Rebellion, Fugitive Slave Law Convention, March on Washington, and more. Read more about it and check out the daily film events on their Facebook page.
    Daily through June & July 
    Online via BLM Austin
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    Special Screenings

    Paramount Theatre Quaranscreen Series

    This series offers a selection of films curated by Paramount expert programmer Stephen Jannise as well as meal pairings so you can enjoy dinner and a movie. They've taken the guesswork out of movie night and arranged discounts with participating restaurants. Get all the details online.
    Ongoing 
    Online via Paramount Theatre
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    Special Screenings

    Violet Crown Virtual Cinema

    Violet Crown Cinema is saving a seat for you ... on the couch. They continue Magnolia Mondays as well as offering the arthouse cinema they're known for, all virtually, and ticket purchases benefit the theatre.
    Ongoing 
    Online via Virtual Crown

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