The 16th annual Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival opens on Thursday, Aug. 21, 7:30pm, at the Paramount Theatre, with a screening of Girls Will Be Girls. For tickets or more information, visit www.agliff.org or call 799-6327.
The Austin Film Society's Texas Filmmakers Production Fund has announced its 2003 awards -- totaling $65,000 -- to 17 "emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas whose work shows promise, skill, and creativity."
Hello Murdah, Hello Foddah: Marc Savlov reports from the Alamo's Camp Hacknslash, where more than 1,000 horror fans saw Freddy Vs. Jason while not sloshing their way around a softball field and flashing their kibbles and bits.
Denise Prince Martin's photographs featuring lone female subjects in unusual settings are nothing if not lush, capturing the color, luster, and texture of every element with uncanny crispness, but they also reveal in the expressions of their subjects women with stories to tell, women worth getting to know.