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    Contrast Film Festival

    Dubbed the "Best Boundary-Pushing Fest" of 2018, Contrast – a beyond queer film celebration – returns for year two with a diverse, divergent, and subversive lineup of films and performance by women, femme, nonbinary, and queer creators. Check out their BOA here, and our 2018 coverage too.
    Thu.-Sun., July 18-21. $55+.  
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    Frida Friday: Cumple – Homage a la Frida

    It's back and once again joining forces with Waller Creek Conservancy. Join 'em for an extra-special Frida Kahlo birthday celebration with a "Dress Alike” contest, lotería, raffle prizes, and drag performances by Grandma Steven, Kelly Kline, Haute Garbagee, and Chanel Andrews.
    Fri., July 19, 6-10pm. Free.  
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    Special Screenings

    Adam (2019)

    Homo Arigato: Contrast Fest: Adapted from Ariel Schrag’s eponymous – and controversial – novel, trans filmmaker Ernst’s feature directorial debut flips the rom-com’s comedy of errors narrative when Adam (Alexander), a cisgender teenage boy, is mistaken for a trans guy and goes along with it, especially because of how it affects his relationship with a young queer woman Gillian (Menuez).
    Fri., July 19, 7:30pm  
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    Visual Arts

    Blanton Museum of Art: This Is the Day

    This new show highlights new developments in Jeffrey Gibson’s genre-bridging practice, with 50 works made between 2014 and 2018 – including intricately beaded wall-hangings and punching bags, paintings, ceramics, garments, helmets, and a new video commissioned for this exhibition.
    Through Sept. 29  
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    Brazil in Focus (2019)

    Contrast Film Fest: Join Contrast in the afternoons for a special showcase of Brazilian filmmakers. Films include: Bixa Travesty, Obscuro Barroco, The Whisper of the Jaguar, "Negrum3," "La Flaca," and "BR3."
    Fri., July 19, 3pm. $55+.  
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    Special Screenings

    Midnight Shorts (2019)

    Homo Arigato: Contrast Fest: Wild and weird shorts from around the world: "Ultra Pulpe," "Les Îles, "Bloody Hell," and "Prologue to the Tarot: Glenna" (Texas premieres), plus "Asparagus" and "Good Queen."
    Fri., July 19, 10pm  

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