Science on Screen: This locally made gem about a coding tournament set in the Eighties features a post-film discussion and AI demonstration at the March 28 screening, and a 10th anniversary Q&A with director Andrew Bujalski and select cast members April 2.
Indie Lens Pop-Up: PBS' Indie Lens presents a free community screening (RSVP required) of this fascinating doc about a Korean immigrant wrongfully convicted of murder in California in 1973. Screening is followed by a discussion with community partner Asian Texans for Justice’s interim Executive Director Lily Trieu.
The eighth annual fest brings the best of South Asian and Iranian cinema to Austin with screenings, Q&As, mixers, and filmmaker events. Join in person or see a selection of virtual screenings after the fest (April 28-May 1).
Best of the Fests: This microbudget Austin-made comedy satirizing Hollywood won a Special Jury Prize at the Chattanooga Film Festival. Writer-director Bryan Connolly and special guests will join for the screening.
Essential Cinema: Part of a monthlong series called "Kelly Reichardt: The First Five," this second feature is a subtle and compelling character study that cemented the director's reputation as one to watch.
Essential Cinema: Kicking off a monthlong series called "Kelly Reichardt: The First Five," this one was described by Reichardt as “a road movie without the road, a love story without the love, and a crime story without the crime,” and follows a bored Florida housewife on the run with a seductive drifter.
Doc Nights: Oscar-winning director Megan Mylan (Lost Boys of Sudan) presents a new doc about Syrian families facing war and displacement with a post-screening Q&A. A portion of ticket sales benefits relief efforts in Syria and Turkey.