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AFS Cinema Announces Opening Dates
New two-screen arthouse specialists release first schedule
"...The Austin Film Society has announced that the new AFS Cinema's permanent home at the former Marchesa Hall &..."

May 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Cinema, Violet Crown Closing Temporarily During COVID-19 Outbreak
Arthouse cinemas follow national chains
"...go, Austin's arthouse scene was bound to follow: both AFS Cinema and Violet Crown have announced that they are..."

March 17, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Renée Zellweger Is Coming to AFS Cinema
Actress will host special screening of Judy
"...Judy, on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7pm at the AFS Cinema. The screening will be a fundraiser for AFS'..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2019 Texas Film Awards at AFS Cinema
"...Austin Film Society CEO Rebecca Campbell at AFS Cinema during the 2019 Texas Film Awards..."

March 8, 2019 Photo Gallery

A First Look at the New AFS Cinema
"...CEO Rebecca Campbell open the door to the new AFS Cinema, opening Friday, May 26..."

May 25, 2017 Photo Gallery

Where'd You Go Bernadette Red Carpet at AFS Cinema
"...Where’d You Go, Bernadette red carpet and screening at AFS Cinema on August 15, 2019..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Photo Gallery

The Illustrated World at AFS Cinema's New Season of Animation
There’s more to animation than Disney and Miyazaki
"...creations with titles like Square Versus Rhomboid. This month, AFS Cinema paints a different picture, with bold adventures and..."

July 5, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

AFS Cinema Unveils the Lone Star Slate
New streaming program curates the best of Texas indies
"...Texas' tradition as an indie cinema hub is second to none, but it's easy for..."

May 22, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Punk Legend John Doe Presents at AFS Cinema
The L.A. to Austin transplant on acting: "I want to be sideways!"
"...We won't see any of those roles during the AFS series "John Doe Presents," as he hosts three films..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Screens Feature by Tim Stegall

AFS Cinema Presents Two Asian Film Classics for the Holidays
In single takes, Yi Yi and Tokyo Story explore the true meaning of family
"...trials of family life are featured this week in AFS Cinema's "Home for the Holidays" series, proving the timeless..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

SXSW Music Preview: Holodeck Records Rescores Egyptian Creation Myth at AFS Cinema
Synth whisperers soundtrack Ra: Path of the Sun God
" sonically re-imagined by three Holodeck artists live at AFS Cinema on Wednesday...."

March 11, 2019 Music Post by Christina Garcia

New French Cinema Week Displays a Nation’s Artistic Resilience
Vive la nouvelle France at AFS Cinema
"...spectrum of voices in philanthropy, art, and, of course, cinema...."

April 19, 2019 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

AFS Asks You to Love Film
Special cinematic treat for Valentine's Day week
" but this week the Austin Film Society and AFS Cinema want you to yell that devotion from the..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS and AFCA Add Seats for A Hidden Life Screening
Grab tickets for this special showing of 2019's best Austin film
"...of Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life? The AFCA and AFS Cinema have added extra seats for the show tonight...."

Jan. 22, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Turns Over A New Leaf Tonight
Hello, Goodbye series continues with Elaine May comedy
"...Goodbye series – its programming send-off leading up to AFS Cinema shuttering for renovations next month – continues tonight..."

Oct. 27, 2016 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Austin Film Society Unveils Its New Home for Cinema
Two-screen theatre will showcase the best of new and classic arthouse cinema
" touches time at the new Austin Film Society Cinema: fine-tuning the projectors, training staff on the ticketing system,..."

May 26, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

AFS and UT Press Celebrate the Legacy of CinemaTexas
Notes on cinema history
"...doesn't come from nowhere. Its seeds were planted in CinemaTexas, the film programming unit of UT's Department of Radio-Television-Film...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Violet Crown Cinema Staying Closed During Pandemic
Local minichain standing with other Austin cinemas
"...having a field day with the idea that Texas cinemas are reopening in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic,..."

May 4, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Rolls Out the Carpet for White Boy Rick
Matthew McConaughey to attend preview screening, Q&A
"...his upcoming period crime drama White Boy Rick at AFS Cinema, plus a special conversation with AFS co-founder Richard..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

IPic Will Be Second Austin Cinema to Reopen
Local branch of luxury chain firing up starting June 11
"...National luxury cinema micro-chain iPic has announced that its Austin location will..."

June 9, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New French Cinema Week at AFS
Head over heels for the new Gallic wave
"...U.S. French Embassy, put together for their New French Cinema showcase. Not only does it spotlight some of the..."

April 20, 2018 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Experimental Response Cinema Rises to the Surface
Avant-gardians of Austin’s underground films
"...When the Experimental Response Cinema collective held its first screenings in 2012, the curators..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Go Greek: AFS Essential Cinema
AFS Essential Cinema: From the Shadows: Greek Independent Cinema
"...Mention the phrase "Greek cinema" to most people, and you're likely to hear more..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

AFS to Honor P.T. Anderson, Armie Hammer
Legendary director and rising actor take inaugural awards
"...recipient of the Variety One to Acclaim Award, which AFS CEO Rebecca Campbell described as recognizing "accomplished Texas talent..."

Feb. 6, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'World' Cinema
Three-month series AFS@Dobie launches with latest Jia Zhangke film
"...once again at the Dobie with the appropriately titled AFS@Dobie, a three-month series that will feature a new independent..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

AFS Grant Winner Over the Rainbow Explores Scientology Beyond the Drama
Finding empathy where there is none
"...of Austin Film Society's Doc Days program made by AFS Grant recipients (the others, What You Gonna Do When..."

May 31, 2019 Screens Feature by Britt Hayes

New Taiwanese Cinema Exposes a Secret History
A rare screening of Hou Hsiao-hsien's masterpiece A City of Sadness
"...Filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien is a mainstay of New Taiwanese Cinema, and the current retrospective at AFS Cinema, presented in..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Julian DeBerry

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool Brings the Legend’s Legacy to AFS Doc Days
Biographical documentary captures the transformational jazz genius
"...He was something new." The Austin Film Society presents AFS Doc Days..."

May 31, 2019 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

AFS Doc Days Gets Cool With Miles Davis
Three day celebration of true tales returns for second year
"...However, she won't be the only documentarian at AFS Cinema to talk about their project. Juan Pablo González..."

April 26, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Selects "Le Havre"
AFS and the Violet Crown initiate AFS Selects series with Le Havre
"...AFS Selects is the name of a new partnership between..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

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