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Special Screenings for Thu., Sept. 19
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    Times Square (1980)

    Rock 'n' Roll Upside Cinema: One of the first studio movies to highlight the punk scene, Times Square is the story of two runaways from a mental institution who live on the streets before hooking up with a DJ to form a punk band: the Sleez Girls.
    Thu., Sept. 19, 8:30pm. Free. 
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    McFarland, USA (2015)

    Thursday Matinee. Despite heavy sports-underdog cliches, this film with Costner as the coach of an all-Latino high school track team taps into a lot of modern realities. Read a full review of McFarland, USA.
    Thu., Sept. 19, 1pm. Free. 
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    Mean Girls (2004)

    Movie on the Lawn: Previously home-schooled teen (Lohan) enters public school and gets a quick primer on the cruel, tacit laws of popularity that divide her fellow students into tightly knit cliques. Come early with blankets and chairs to snag a spot. The movie night menu includes drinks, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, and candy. Read a full review of Mean Girls.
    Thu., Sept. 19, 8pm. Free. 
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    Sombras de Azul (2013)

    Norris' debut feature about a young girl traveling to Cuba to memorialize her deceased brother premiered at the 2013 Austin Film Festival, where it won the Texas Independents Audience Award. Norris will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.
    Thu., Sept. 19, 6:30pm. Free. 
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    The Castle of Purity (El Castillo de la Pureza) (1973)

    CineClub México: Cine Las Americas celebrates its first anniversary of CineClub México with Ripstein's drama of a man so fearful of outside "evils" that he locks his family away in his ancestral home. Ripstein will be in attendance to introduce the film and participate in an audience Q&A. The Consulate General of Mexico's new "Six Decades of Mexican Cinema" exhibit will be unveiled as part of the celebration, too.
    Thu., Sept. 19, 5pm. Free. 
BULLOCK MUSEUM IMAX
FESTIVALS
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    Fantastic Fest

    The celebration of global genre cinema returns. Devoted to horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action, and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world, Fantastic Fest is a film festival like no other. Highlights include sidebars dedicated to Mexican genre film and LGBTQ representation within genre cinema; Bong Joon-ho's Cannes-lauded Parasite; and closing night film Knives Out with writer/director Rian Johnson in attendance.
    Sept. 19-26 

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