1997 Austin Film Festival Schedule

$25 Film Passes (good for all films except U-Turn) an sale at Star Ticket Outlests, or charge by ohone (469-7469). $5 Individual Tickets sold at all theatres prior to showtime (space permitting). $175 Weekend Passes (good for Saturday and Sunday films and special panels). Call 478-4795.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1



Shores of Town Lake at the American-Statesman

dusk It Came From Outer Space (in 3-D and free)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2



Austin Music Hall

7:00pm Women Without Implants

7:25pm House of Yes

9:20pm Self-Storage

11:25pm Q&A with Tony Spiridakis & Shem Bitterman

Paramount Theatre

7:10pm American Perfekt

9:00pm Q&A with Paul Chart & Amanda Plummer

9:40pm Hijacking Hollywood

11:15pm Q&A with Neil Mandt and Henry Thomas

Ritz Lounge

6:45pm The Fisherman

6:52pm Kung Pao Chicken

6:58pm Hidden Love

7:13pm Fame Whore

Texas Union Theater

7:15pm Daisy Feldman's New York

7:25pm Free Floaters

9:20pm Q&A with Christopher Clements

9:50pm Number One Fan

10:10pm 35 Miles From Normal

11:45pm Q&A with Mark Schwan

12:20am A Banana

12:34am Spaceman

2:00am Q&A with Scott Dikkers


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

Austin Music Hall

7:00pm Gattaca

9:10pm The Clearing

9:40pm The Last Big Thing

11:20pm Q&A with Dan Zukovic

12 mid. Mike Judge introduces Beavis & Butt-head Do America

Barton Creek Cinema

7:30pm U-Turn (separate ticket required)

9:30pm Q&A with Oliver Stone

11:00pm Oliver Stone introduces Midnight Express

11:20pm Midnight Express

Paramount Theatre

7:10pm The Absent-Minded Waiter

7:15pm The Graduate

9:10pm Q&A with Buck Henry

10:00pm Bud Shrake & Dennis Hopper introduce Kid Blue

10:20pm Kid Blue

Ritz Lounge

6:45pm Seed

7:05pm Scraps

7:26pm Fireworks

7:50pm A Quiet Chapter

8:10pm Heartspace

Texas Union Theater

7:15pm A Full Cup

7:32pm Plan B

9:15pm Q&A with Gary Leva

9:50pm The Regulars

9:56pm Special Preview of a new Sidney Lumet film

11:30pm Q&A with Steven Schwartz

12:10am MAD Boy, I'll Blow Your Blues Away, Be Mine

12:40am Whatever

1:50am Q&A with Karl T. Hirsch


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4



Austin Music Hall

7:00pm Sax's Final Orbit

7:30pm Easy Rider

9:05pm Q&A with Dennis Hopper

10:15pm Dennis Hopper introduces The Blackout

10:20pm The Blackout

Barton Creek Cinema

7:30pm Buck Henry introduces What's Up, Doc?

7:45pm What's Up, Doc?

9:33pm Sweet Sang

10:00pm Welcome to Sarajevo

Paramount Theatre

5:30pm Austin Children's Museum Short Showcase

7:10pm Harry Knowles introduces his "Best of the Fest"

7:15pm Blue City

7:35pm Lewis & Clark & George

9:40pm Toast

10:05pm Colin Fitz

11:40pm Q&A with Robert Bella

Ritz Lounge

7:00pm Pookie Watson: Hood Detective

7:07pm Melvyn Schmatzman: Freudian Dentist

7:28pm Blowfish

Texas Union Theater

7:15pm Dyslexic Love

7:30pm Hands on a Hard Body

9:00pm Q&A with S.R. Bindler

9:30pm Lucky: The Irish Pimp

9:34pm Truly Committed

9:50pm Plastic Utopia

11:30pm Q&A with David and Nathan Zellner

12:10am Buck Henry introduces The Third Man

12:15am The Third Man

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5


Ritz Lounge

3:00pm Samuel Beckett Orders Out

3:06pm Anna in the Sky

3:16pm Deep Water

3:32pm Snake Feed

4:00pm Gone Again

5:00pm S.W.A.M.P. Showcase

7:30pm Free Floaters

9:45pm TBA

Texas Union Theater

1:45pm Ties to Rachel

3:15pm Q&A with Adrian Pasdar and D.J. Paul

3:45pm Bartender

5:40pm Q&A with Gabe Torres

6:00pm Knocking on Heaven's Door

7:45pm East 22nd St.

8:00pm Strawberry Fields

9:30pm Q&A with Rea Tajiri

10:00pm Bad Manners

11:30pm Q&A with Jonathan Kaufer

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6



Paramount Theatre

7:00pm Space Truckers

9:15pm 35 Miles From Normal

Ritz Lounge

7:30pm Spaceman

9:30pm Plastic Utopia

Texas Union Theater

7:15pm Hands on a Hard Body

9:20pm Habit

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7



Paramount Theatre

7:15pm Plan B

9:30pm Lewis & Clark & George

Ritz Lounge

7:30pm Whatever

9:30pm Blowfish

Texas Union Theater

7:00pm Two Girls and a Guy

9:15pm The Last Big Thing

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

Ritz Lounge

7:00pm Truly Committed

7:16pm The Regulars

7:22pm Lucky: The Irish Pimp

7:26pm MAD Boy, I'll Blow Your Blues Away, Be Mine

7:50pm A Banana

8:05pm Daisy Feldman's New York

8:20pm A Full Cup

8:38pm Kung Pao Chicken

8:46pm Seed

9:05pm Scraps

9:25pm Fireworks

9:50pm A Quiet Chapter

10:10pm Heartspace

Texas Union Theater

7:15pm Prep

8:55pm Q&A with Dennis Cooper

9:30pm Layin' Low

11:30pm Q&A with Danny Leiner

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

Paramount Theatre

7:15pm Breaking Up

9:30pm Q&A with Russell Crowe and Robert Greenwald

10:00pm I Know What You Did Last Summer

Texas Union Theater

7:30pm Colin Fitz

9:30pm Lovelife

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