Cinematic Convergence

The 11th Annual Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. Check to confirm.

Thursday, Oct. 14


7:00 Overnight

9:45 The Woodsman


7:00 Make 'em Dance: The Hackberry Ramblers Story

9:15 Company


7:10 Imaginary Heroes

9:45 Z Channel


7:30 Shorts 5

9:40 Second Best

Friday, Oct. 15


7:30 Dil Chahta Hai


7:40 WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

10:00 Sheriff

Texas Spirit

8:00 Adam McKay Presents ...

9:45 "Just a Little Bit Crazy"


8:15 Barry Levinson Presents ... Liberty Heights


7:45 Shorts 3

9:50 Open House

12mid Mojave


7:20 Shorts 2

9:40 The Street

Saturday, Oct. 16


7:00 Chrystal

9:45 P.S.


2:30 Rolling

4:45 Austin Shorts

7:15 Cape of Good Hope

9:40 Searching for Angela Shelton

Texas Spirit

7:00 Gary Shandling Presents ...

9:45 Shorts 1


7:15 America Brown

9:30 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover


2:30 The Breakdance Kid

5:00 Shorts 4

7:15 Robbing Peter

10:00 Shorts 6: Second City Short Cuts


2:00 Tobacco Money Feeds My Family

4:30 The Loss of Nameless Things

7:00 Doc Shorts

9:15 Jailbait

11:30 The Graffiti Artist

Sunday, Oct. 17


4:30 Steamboy

7:15 Saw


4:00 Unconstitutional and "Soldier's Pay"

7:00 Z Channel

9:30 Sex Is Comedy

Texas Spirit

7:00 The Hot Shoe

9:10 Doc Winners


7:15 Main Hoon Na


4:45 Make 'em Dance: The Hackberry Ramblers Story

7:00 Second Best

9:15 Lightning in a Bottle


2:00 Shorts 7: Texas Filmmakers Showcase

4:30 Shorts 5

7:15 The Street

9:15 Shorts 2

Monday, Oct. 18


7:00 The Chorus

9:00 The Loss of Nameless Things

Texas Spirit

7:30 Narrative Winners


7:15 Around the Bend

9:20 The Nomi Song


7:00 Tobacco Money Feeds My Family

9:00 Doc Shorts

Tuesday, Oct. 19


7:00 Sideways

9:40 Dear Frankie


7:00 Rolling

9:00 Searching for Angela Shelton

Texas Spirit

7:10 Antone's: Home of the Blues

9:20 Sheriff


7:15 America Brown

9:30 Shorts 3


7:30 The Graffiti Artist

9:20 Jailbait

Wednesday, Oct. 20


7:00 Shultze Gets the Blues

9:30 Unconstitutional and "Soldier's Pay"


7:15 Cape of Good Hope

9:15 Down to the Bone

Texas Spirit

7:00 Austin Shorts

9:15 "Just a Little Bit Crazy"


7:20 Shorts 4

9:30 Open House


7:15 Shorts 6: Second City Short Cuts

9:15 Shorts 1

Thursday, Oct. 21


7:30 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers


7:00 The Hot Shoe

9:15 WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

Texas Spirit

7:00 Robbing Peter

9:15 The Breakdance Kid


8:15 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover


8:00 Shorts 7: Texas Filmmakers Showcase

Venue Guide

Dobie Theatre (2025 Guadalupe, in Dobie Mall)

The Hideout (617 Congress)

Regal Arbor Theatre at Great Hills (9828 Great Hills #800)

Paramount Theatre (713 Congress)

Texas Spirit and IMAX theatres at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (1800 N. Congress)

Ticket Info

Festival-long film passes ($42.50; $35 for local film organization members, Austin Film Society members, and students) are available at 800/310-FEST, 478-4795, and at the Driskill Hotel and Waterloo Records. Individual tickets may also be purchased at the respective venue box offices prior to screenings on a space-available basis.

The Screenwriters' Conference includes the likes of Anne Rapp, Brent Hanley, John August, Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, Adam McKay, Thomas McCarthy, Bill Broyles, Bill Wittliff, Paul Stekler, Tim McCanlies, Stephen Harrigan, and Terry Rossio. Walk-up registration is at the Driskill Hotel.

The following are recommended screenings based on viewings provided by the festival and various filmmakers.

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