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AFF Has the Right Idea About ‘Wrong Numbers’
Made in Texas series revisits Alex Holdridge’s first film
"...films that world premiered at the fest. On Wednesday, AFF screens Alex Holdridge’s 2001 underage coming-of-age comedy, a self-proclaimed..."

May 7, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Knows We Like to Watch
Local film Harmony and Me tops sneak peek at festival lineup
"...revealed about the upcoming fest. This week's tasty bit: AFF announced today ten titles from this year's lineup, including..."

Aug. 26, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Announces a Few More Names for the Marquee
Will Farrell, Linda Cardellini, and Susan Sarandon join the festival
"...But in a press release this morning, AFF dropped a few more big, juicy news bites:..."

Oct. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

AFF Brings Walter Hill for The Warriors and Then Some
Writer/director comes out to play
"...The Warriors – his career-defining, street-tough action flick, which AFF screens as part of this year's tribute. Yet it..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

I, Tonya Smashes Into AFF
Biopic of ice skating's greatest scandal and more for fest
"...in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne. This morning, AFF also confirmed that Jim Gaffigan (who plays U.S. District..."

Oct. 10, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Walter Hill, Keenen Ivory Wayans for AFF
Writer-centric film festival awarding boundary-busting pioneers
"...However, AFF is a celebration of scriptwriters, and Hill's credentials are..."

Sept. 7, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF: Scene & Heard
A few ramblings about this year's Austin Film Festival
"...hand, small talk is part of the charm of AFF as well. The “big” names rub elbows with the..."

Oct. 25, 2010 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

AFF Announces Film Lineup
Black Swan! Meek's Cutoff! Blue Valentine!
"...marquee screenings. Check out the full list list below. AFF has also finalized its conference schedule, and it's a..."

Sept. 21, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Announces Lineup
Serious Moonlight, scripted by the late Adrienne Shelly, will open the fest
"...at Goats, which was on the original list of AFF films, has been pulled from the lineup. Wondering if..."

Sept. 28, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Short and Sweet: "The Recordist"
Award-winning short plays with ASMR psychohorror
"...by Bell and Allen (aka Stakeout Films) to their AFF 2019 award-winner "Call Connected," and this weekend it took..."

Oct. 28, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF's On Story Project Gets Major Grant
NEA financial assist will keep unique project rolling
"...James V. Hart (Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Hot Zone), AFF has made use of the incredible opportunity of interviewing..."

June 26, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF On Story Takes The Shape of Water
Season begins with co-writer of Oscar-winning fairy tale
"...the many filmmaking luminaries who have take to the AFF stage to discuss their craft, including Oscar-nominee Greta Gerwig..."

April 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF Announces Audience Awards
The viewers have spoken
"...Documentary Short: “Albert” (directed by Daniel Jaffe)..."

Nov. 4, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

AFF Snags Jon Stewart’s Rosewater
The Humbling, The Last 5 Years tapped for opening night
"...Oct. 30 to screen his directorial debut, Rosewater, as AFF’s Closing Night Film...."

Sept. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Just Announced a Boatload of Programming
Spring and summer are chock-full of screenings and talks
"...Yesterday, AFF dropped an impressive slate of events for the spring..."

March 20, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

AFF to Honor Frank Darabont
'Shawshank' writer/director to receive Filmmaking Award
"...He'll be recognized at an Oct. 20 reception at..."

Oct. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Honors Chris Carter, Announces First Wave
Outstanding TV Writing Award for 'X-Files' creator
"...Zemeckis’ return to live-action drama, Flight, will serve as AFF’s Centerpiece Film (scroll down for the trailer; it’s a..."

Aug. 28, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Audience Awards
The Artist, Restive among winners
"...Documentary Feature Competition: ECSTASY OF ORDER: THE TETRIS MASTERS..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF: God of Tetris
How 'The Tetris Masters' Thor Aackerlund is the anti-Billy Mitchell
"...could have been the film's central character. During Saturday's AFF post-show Q&A Mihara said, "The movie started off a..."

Oct. 27, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF Announces 2011 Lineup
Regional premieres of Shame, The Descendants
"...Sundance 2010 will also get their regional premiere at AFF, including Like Crazy, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and Pariah...."

Sept. 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF to Honor Steven Zaillian
The Oscar-winning scripter of Schindler's List will receive the Distinguished Screenwriter Award
"...The festival doesn't happen till October, but AFF has a vigorous, all-year round presence in town. Case..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Danny Boyle to Accept Award at AFF
Austin Film Festival's 2008 Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award goes to Danny Boyle
"...Festival. Now comes down the pike the news that AFF – prescient folks they – are going to hand..."

Sept. 23, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Review: Fugitive Dreams
Haunting and unorthodox road trip drifts with its protagonists
"...Don't miss our interview with Jason Neulander about adapting..."

Oct. 27, 2020 Screens Post by Steve Davis

AFF Review: Ale
Pro-wrestling documentary with a micro-focus on personality
"...actually pivotal to a wrestler's identity. Cases in point: AFF will be closing this year with the WWE documentary..."

Oct. 26, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF Crowning Game of Thrones Showrunners
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss join prestigious roster of honorees
"...Darren Lemke), will also have been released just before AFF...."

May 2, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore
Festival celebrates long impact of writer and comedian
"...This year, he'll be part of the AFF award luncheon along three equally deserving honorees: B-movie king..."

Aug. 28, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF Interview: Here We Are
Director David Bellarosa on Austin as the velvet coffin
"...a certain place where you had grown up would afford you, we had left all that behind. So knowing..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF Revisits the Perfectly Looney What’s Up, Doc?
Paul Feig presents the 1972 screwball comedy on Sunday
"...“Bananas” sounds about right for Peter Bogdanovich’s daffy screwball comedy, even if – splitting hairs here –..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Announces Award Winners
Narrative feature jury award goes to The Kings Surrender
"...the fest in both its film and screenplay competitions. AFF also honored this year's three lifetime achievement award recipients,..."

Oct. 26, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Lauds Matthew Weiner
‘Mad Men’ creator to receive Outstanding Television Writer Award
"...– he probably knows how to handle the riff raff at this point...."

June 3, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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