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Special Screenings for Sat., June 3
  • Blood of the Ancient Vine Film Screening

    Discover the acclaimed documentary and immerse yourself in a medieval wine experience. In the film, two wine connoisseurs embark on a mission to procure the finest wine in Iberia while learning of their history told by a world renowned historian. Enjoy a free sample of the Iberian wines featured in the film with ticket purchase.
    Wed. Mar. 6, 5:30pm  
    Spider House Ballroom
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    ATX TV Festival

    Billed as "TV camp for grownups," this is a must for fans of the boob tube. The fest celebrates television, looking back at its history, where it is now, and where it’s headed with panels, screenings, and events where attendees and leaders in the TV industry talk, watch, and experience television together as one community.
    June 1-4. $335-535 for badges; $50 for virtual pass; individual tix, TBA. 
    Downtown Austin
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    Austin Jewish Film Festival Summer Series

    The San Antonio Jewish Film Festival and the Austin Jewish Film Festival co-present a series featuring eight great new films and bonus content to keep you entertained all summer. In honor of Israel’s 75th birthday, all films are Israeli, and for most of these films, this will be their Texas premiere. All are geo-locked to Texas, but those traveling can request an adjustment via email.
    May 28-Sept. 3 
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    Hill Country Film Festival

    Escape to Fredericksburg for this celebration of independent film with screenings at the Great Hall at Hoffman Haus and the Nimitz Ballroom. HCFF will screen short and feature-length independent films, as well as host filmmaker Q&A, panel discussions, parties and more.
    June 1-4 
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    Pan African Film Festival Presents

    AFS welcomes Los Angeles’ famed Pan African Film and Arts Festival for their first-ever Austin series, presenting a selection of the most acclaimed films from their February 2023 festival: Fantastic Negrito: Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? (D: Yvan Iturriaga and Francisco Nuñez Capriles, 91 min.), Fri., 7:30pm; The Africologist: Chronicles of Africa (D: Valerio Lopes, 72 min.), Sat., 2:30pm; and The Honeymoon (D: Bianca Isaac, 109 min.), Sat., 7:30pm. PAFF will also lead a free panel discussion for filmmakers on getting into film festivals, featuring reps from Indie Meme and Cine Las Americas (Sun., 2pm, Austin Public, 1143 Northwestern).
    Fri.-Sun., June 2-4 
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    Paramount Summer Classic Film Series

    What's better than a classic film in a cool historic theatre on a hot summer day? The annual series is packed to the brim with excellent films, with almost 100 of them programmed with themes such as Black Excellence, the Pfeifferverse, Hitchcock Week, Robert Rodriguez Presents, Majestic Ball Week, and so many more. Individual tickets and multi-film passes are available. Robert Rodriguez selection What's Up, Doc? closes the series Sept. 2.
    May 26-Sept. 2 
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    Harry Ransom Center: Drawing the Motion Picture

    Explore the beauty and complexity of moviemaking through sketches, storyboards, and designs that illuminate the creation of motion pictures from the silent era to the present day in this new exhibition, featuring production art from iconic movies like Rebel Without a Cause, Raging Bull, Apollo 13, and Lawrence of Arabia, many connected with innovative directors Alfred Hitchcock, David Lean, Mike Nichols, Michael Powell, Nicholas Ray, Martin Scorsese, Stephen Spielberg, King Vidor, and more.
    Through July 16

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