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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

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

SXSW Music Preview: Holodeck Records Rescores Egyptian Creation Myth at AFS Cinema
Synth whisperers soundtrack Ra: Path of the Sun God
"...is 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
"...film: 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 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
"...final 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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

The Cinema of Dual Citizens
In the upcoming series Driven into Paradise: European Émigré Directors 1933-1950, the Austin Film Society will be screening (at the Alamo Drafthouse) six classic films reflecting the ethical sensibilities and aesthetic innovations of these exiled masters.
"...Most, though not all, of the films in the AFS series fit into the genre later dubbed film noir,..."

April 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Small World and Blurred Boundaries: AFS Essential Cinema
Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema
"...mess in Mexico when it programmed this month's Essential Cinema Series, Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema, isn't really..."

April 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

AFS Kicks Off Hitchcock Before Hollywood Series
April 4 film includes tea, vintage records, and themed photo booth
"...If you can only catch one film in AFS’ series, you might want to go with the first,..."

April 2, 2019 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Cine Las Americas Explores the Global Faces of Latino and Indigenous Cinema
Not just the border
"...of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot, unites with powerhouse local cinematographer Lee Daniel for A Strike and an Uprising (in..."

April 27, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Exploring the Auteurs of Early Black Cinema
AFS screens rare and influential selections from the Pioneers of African-American Cinema
"...Society will screen pivotal selections from Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a war chest of seminal "race" films by early..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

AFS Spotlights the Early Work of Support the Girls Director Andrew Bujalski
Three from the heart
"...Austin Film Society presents “Three by Bujalski” @AFS Cinema Jan. 9-28, with the filmmaker in attendance for..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Cinema With a Conscience
Mobile Loaves & Fishes team up with the Alamo Drafthouse
"...It looks like a regular outdoor cinema. Out along Hog Eye Road, just outside of East..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Experimental Response Cinema’s Scott Stark Bids Farewell to Austin
Our interview with the filmmaker and programmer
"...filmmaker Robert Bresson's seminal 1975 book, Notes on the Cinematographer, but it's his binary delineation of cinema that has..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

AFS Moves Forward With Bloomberg Support
New program to help society grow through training, support
"...to running studio space, grant programs, and its own cinema, Austin Film Society has seen incredible growth. Now the..."

Aug. 30, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Presents SXSW Film @ 25
Festival favorites and winners return
"...As Austinites prepare for the annual festival city takeover, AFS Cinema has announced a season of award-winning SXSW films...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Acacia Coronado

AFS Celebrates Its 20th, and You Can, Too!
"...20, and, in January, the world-class safe house for cinema of all stripes from Austin to abroad will ramp..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Champion of the World Cinema
Chief curator Chale Nafus on the Austin Film Society's latest Essential series, South by Southeast: Films of Thailand and Vietnam
"...reference he made to Bollywood or obscure, untranslated Mexican cinema – references I'll probably never fully understand. Let no..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

AFS Essential's Blokes 'n' Birds: British Realist Cinema
Sept. 4-Oct. 9
"...the next edition of the Austin Film Society's Essential Cinema series, Blokes 'n' Birds: British Realist Cinema (1958-1965), which..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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