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Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
John Singleton and Chris Cooper to be honored
"...With a little over a month away until the Austin Film Festival, the AFF folks released their roster of..."

Sept. 30, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Festival Gets a Vox Lux
New Natalie Portman movie announced for opening night
"...Sing it loud: Austin Film Festival has announced that Vox Lux, the new..."

Oct. 3, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Chris Cooper
An evening with the notable "character actor"
"...Shortly after being presented with an Extraordinary Contribution to Film award by the Austin Film Festival on Saturday, actor..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Caitlin Moore

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 Gets With The Program
Lance Armstrong biopic closes out festival
"...The Austin Film Festival revealed its Closing Night film today, The..."

Oct. 13, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival
Hybrid film delves into the Mineola Swingers Club trials
"...which will have its North American premiere at the Austin Film Festival, explores the true story of a small..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Caitlin Moore

Putting the Austin in Austin Film Festival
What ATX and Lone Star titles are screening at next week's fest?
"...Austin Film Festival is just around the corner. But in..."

Oct. 17, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival
A photograph sparks a global odyssey
"...native Kosovo deceptively green in the background. Years later, Austinite Jeff Bowden saw the photograph in a Croatian war-photography..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival
Doc follows a metalhead with Peter Pan Syndrome
"...that I cannot show his real face in the film, to preserve the mystery of the monster band. For..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival
Here's three more recos for the fest
"...Dave Maldonado as the titular addict who anchors the film with a searing performance. This is Will James Moore's..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Festival Brings Paul Dano's Wildlife to Town
The actor becomes director with literary family drama
"...at the present age of 34, has more terrific film and stage performances to his credit than most actors..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Film Festival Review: Ruin Me
Less meta, more manic in this scary sleepover
"...When it comes to modern horror, filmmakers face a dilemma: Go meta, go referential, or try..."

Nov. 2, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: Jack's Apocalypse
Armageddon and addiction, Texas-style
"...That's the premise of Austin-shot drama Jack's Apocalypse. Jack (David Maldonado, Hellion, the upcoming..."

Oct. 31, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Review: The Long Dumb Road
Hannah Fidell's road trip comedy makes all the right stops
"...embarks on a road trip across the Southwest, leaving Austin to drive to L.A. for art school. After experiencing..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Screens Post by Danielle White

Austin Film Festival: Of Dogs and Men
Police brutality vs. man's best friend
"...a trivial concern compared to the #blacklivesmatter protest, the film's chilling context is that an estimated 10,000 family pets..."

Nov. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: Coming Through the Rye
A Salinger-obsessed teen searches for his idol
"...He’s the poster child for the messy emotions of..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Steve Davis

Austin Film Festival Review: The Black String
Frankie Muniz melts down – literally – in this psychodrama
"...The tension of most horror films is in having a character experience something that sounds..."

Oct. 31, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: Tear Me Apart
A very British post-apocalypse film
"...Just as the brothers are caught in transition, audiences..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

South by Southwest Film Festival 2015
Reap the film bounty.
"...is now kicking into high gear? Fat chance! SXSW Film continues screenings through Saturday, albeit with a few minor..."

March 20, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Film Fest: Brian Helgeland Honored, More Panelists Announced
Annual fest spotlighting writers teases out a few more names
"...full schedule (you can see the first wave of films here), the Austin Film Festival announced new panelists and..."

Sept. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

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

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 Society Announces 2016 Grants
Program gives much-needed funds to Texas filmmakers
"...of the financial fuel to the flames of Texas filmmakers' passions, today the Austin Film Society released the projects..."

Aug. 29, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Society Announces Grant Jury
Meet the team that will fund the next wave of Texas film
"...The Austin Film Society has released the names of the three..."

July 10, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Following January’s tease of six titles, SXSW Film has unloosed its 145-film strong slate for the 2015..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Society Premieres Z for Zachariah
AFS brings Sundance hit to Texas
"...backdrop is perhaps its least important aspect, as the film acts more like a case study on human behavior...."

Aug. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Amateur Porn Film Festival Comes to Austin
Dan Savage's Hump! Tour rolls in for some kinky fun
"...when you thought temperatures were about to drop – Austin is going from hot to hotter, thanks to Dan..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

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

Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, and More Austin Film News
"...Headed to Utah? Look out for some Austin filmmakers and ATX-linked films at Sundance and Slamdance, the..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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