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The Nest

R   107 min.  

Pretense and aspiration collapse in this dour relationship drama

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Alive

NR   91 min.  

Grisly horror where the doctor is in (and out to lunch)

Alone

R   98 min.  

Neo-slasher is quietly effective and bloodily harsh

Antebellum

R   105 min.  

Time-mangling racism allegory can’t be saved by its good intentions

Break the Silence: The Movie

NR   90 min.

BTS back on the stage, behind the scenes

The Dark Divide

NR   107 min.  

David Cross searches for sasquatch and heals his soul in this wilderness wonder

The Devil All the Time

R   138 min.

Evil in Ohio in this Southern Gothic drama

Infidel

R   107 min.

Dinesh D’Souza production. So you’ve been warned.

I’ve Got Issues

NR   88 min.  

Mournful, doleful, hopeful Austin comedy finds empathy in the edges

Ravers

NR   90 min.

Dance, zombies, dance!

Sibyl

NR   101 min.  

French comedy-drama twists ethics, power, and sex in therapy

The Way I See It

PG-13   102 min.  

Portrait of presidential photographer Pete Souza has depth but lacks focus

First-Run Movies

Bill & Ted Face the Music

PG-13   88 min.  

Can we all finally just be excellent to each other?

The Broken Hearts Gallery

PG-13   108 min.  

Clumsy meet-cute should have looked at the best friends instead

The New Mutants

PG-13   98 min.  

The last of the X-Men finally get to the screen

The Personal History of David Copperfield

PG   119 min.  

Dickens’ hero gets a lively and innovative new interpretation

Rent-A-Pal

NR   108 min.  

Who doesn't need a buddy? (Even if they're a tape.)

The Secrets We Keep

R   97 min.  

War crimes revisited in suburban America

Sonic the Hedgehog

PG   98 min.  

The Sega speedster finally arrives with all the nostalgic fun intact

Space Dogs

NR   91 min.  

Disturbing history of animals in space is rightly upsetting

Sputnik

R   107 min.  

Russian sci-fi horror is a welcome break from all the '80s throwbacks

Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

NR   84 min.  

The trailblazers fighting sexism and gravity in the film industry

Tenet

PG-13   150 min.  

Time goes backward and forward these days …

Trolls World Tour

PG   94 min.  

Too many notes make for a flat CG-animated sequel

Unhinged

R   90 min.  

Russell Crower bulldozes his way to unwarranted revenge

Special Screenings
SPACES
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    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 via www.austinfilm.org
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    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 ondemand.drafthouse.com
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    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 austin.violetcrown.com
FESTIVALS
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    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    For its 27th annual iteration, AFF is totally virtual, and is packed with film screenings and events. There will be five days of panels and intimate roundtables with the world’s biggest names in film and eight days of film premieres, screenings, and Q&As. Badges are available now, and exciting programming announcements are made regularly leading up to the fest, so sign up for the newsletter to stay updated.
    Oct. 22-29. Badges $175 until Sept. 15. 
    Online via www.austinfilmfestival.com
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    RTX at Home

    Rooster Teeth presents "the world's greatest animation, gaming, and entertainment event" virtually this time, streaming on their site and mobile apps.
    Sept. 15-25 
    Online via www.rtxevent.com

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