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Gary Hart Biopic The Front Runner to Close Austin Film Festival
New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest
"...with some Oscar nominees and winners at this year's Austin Film Festival. The festival dedicated to the work of..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

NEA Backs Austin Film Festival's On Story
The writer's film festival gets national support
"...On Story, the Austin Film Festival's ongoing project exploring the craft and the..."

July 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Review: The Cliff
Spanish thriller adds political intrigue to cult horror
"...From Rosemary's Baby to The Sacrament, filmmakers have been obsessed with the twisted vision of cults...."

Oct. 18, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles
Lineup drops the latest from Todd Haynes and a Hank Williams biopic
"...While the Austin Film Festival's full slate of films and panels doesn't..."

Aug. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Festival Announces Second Wave of Films
Jeff Nichols' Loving gets a Texas premiere
"...The Austin Film Festival dropped more of its 2016 lineup today,..."

Aug. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Festival Showcases Linklater, Cumberbatch
First round of films announced mixes world and Texas premieres
"...The Austin Film Festival has just announced its first wave of..."

Aug. 20, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave
New films star Melissa McCarthy, Frankie Muniz, Joel Edgerton
"...Austin Film Festival has always emphasized itself as putting the..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Announces (Almost) Full Slate
Opening and closing night films still to come
"...With its prime perch in late October, the Austin Film Festival traditionally has gifted local audiences with their..."

Sept. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Festival: Thursday TBAs Divulged
Festival announces three encore screenings for Thursday
"...the back for your near-weeklong stamina, along comes the Austin Film Festival's announcement of three freshly slotted encore screenings..."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014
There are no wrong choices. Go forth and partake.
"...microindies, the 21st edition of the South by Southwest Film Festival screens more than 100 feature films and scores..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Film Festival Presents Jason Reitman
Revisiting 'Up In the Air'
"...Last night, the Austin Film Festival hosted writer/director Jason Reitman and crew members..."

Feb. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Austin Film Festival: Jon Stewart Closes Out Fest
Jon Stewart caps his week in Austin with Rosewater debut
"...Jon Stewart completed his takeover of Austin last night at the Paramount Theatre. After a week..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Screens Post by Fernie Martinez

Austin Film Festival: “Spoke” & Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Docs cheer a legendary dancehall and a favorite hometown weirdo
"...Few American cities know how to self-mythologize like Austin...."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

Austin Film Festival: 10 Things We Learned From the Writers of Infinity War
Marvel scribes Markus and McFeely stay spoiler-free
"...entries in the behemoth franchise (all three Captain America films, Thor: The Dark World, plus Avengers: Infinity War and..."

Nov. 1, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: The Teller and the Truth
Texas filmmaker attempts to cherchez la femme
"...In the film, various characters/Smithville residents offer their recollections of Wetherbee and..."

Nov. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Caitlin Moore

Austin Film Festival Review: Shorts Program 10 – Everything’s Shorter in Texas
Series highlights strong range of local filmmakers
"...profound respect for the talent on display in the films, most seriously for the dramatic works that bookended the..."

Oct. 16, 2016 Screens Post by Sean L. Malin

Austin Film Festival Picks
Local flavor and Texas ties
"...nowhere near as expensive), but there are so many films that, in general, get lost in any given film..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Festival: The Sideways Light
Home with the family, both living and passed
"...In the Texas supernatural drama The Sideways Light, the..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: The Texas Promise
Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth finds the lie and the hope in Texas schools
"...talking-head interviews with lawmakers and policy experts familiar to Austin education wonks (including former Education Austin president Louis Malfaro),..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Wants to Give You Money
Not an April fool: AFS Grants now up for grabs
"...Life can be tough for an independent filmmaker. That's why, every year, the Austin Film Society gives..."

April 1, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Announces 2015 Grants
Newcomers and established names get AFS boost
"...Independent filmmaking is tough, but raising money for indie filmmaking is..."

Sept. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Capital City Black Film Festival Returns
Year two gets even more ambitious
"...Now in its second year, the Capital City Black Film Festival has enjoyed enough increased attention and additional submissions..."

Aug. 20, 2014 Screens Post by Kahron Spearman

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners
Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers
"...The biggest challenge facing first time and independent filmmakers is often finance, and that’s just one barrier to..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...Start your SXSW Film Festival planning now: the annual celebration of screens large..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film News
Locals at SXSW, plus RSVP for a Maybe Shower
"...South By Austin..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Noir City Film Festival Returns
This year's Noir City Film Festival highlights a forgotten master
"...there's a usual suspect when it comes to noir films, it's author Cornell Woolrich. According to Eddie Muller, founder..."

May 8, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mustang Island Premieres at Dallas International Film Festival
Craig Elrod and Nathan Smith screen their latest starring Macon Blair
"...town of Mustang Island off the Texas Gulf Coast, Austin-based filmmakers Craig Elrod and Nathan Smith found a gem..."

March 31, 2017 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Film Flam
Festival fever relapse, plus awards and a local shoot
"...Reviews for Sundance, entries for Fantastic Fest and Austin Film Festival: It's a neverending circuit, isn't it?..."

Dec. 17, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Other Worlds Austin Gets Bigger, Stranger
Four films, three shorts, and an extra screen added
"...that he would be holding the first Other Worlds Austin festival this Dec. 4-6, it was going to be..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Festival Films of 2017 You Haven't Seen Yet
From zombie musicals to political scandals, a bumper year
"...Every film festival showcases a slate of titles that deserve an..."

Jan. 1, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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