Four for the Weekend

Rules of the Game remastered; a Bruno S. double feature; and The Hitcher reaches its destination

Four for the Weekend

A digitally restored 35mm print of Jean Renoir's Rules of the Game will open as part of AFS@Dobie tonight, Friday, Jan. 19. Tickets are available only at the Dobie or its Web site, For showtimes and more, see Film Listings.

Four for the Weekend

The Alamo Drafthouse Downtown will screen Werner Herzog's Stroszek on Sunday, Jan. 21, 4:30pm, and Wednesday, Jan. 24, 7pm. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, 7:30pm, the theatre will host the UT Department of Germanic Studies' presentation of Bruno S.: Estrangement Is Death, a documentary about the unlikely star of Stroszek, as well as of Herzog's The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser.

Four for the Weekend

Tonight, Friday, Jan. 19, Dave Meyers' remake of The Hitcher – starring a scary Sean Bean, a fit Sophia Bush, and a dashing Zachary Knighton – opens in Austin. This is notable mainly because it was made around here. For showtimes, see Film Listings.

Four for the Weekend
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Kat Candler's 12-week script-to-screen class at the Austin School of Film starts on Jan. 20. And Jacob Vaughan (Cassidy Kids, Dear Pillow) offers a one-day film-editing workshop Jan. 21 from 10am to 6pm at the Austin School of Film. For more information, see

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