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AGLIFF Going Online, Holding Weekend Teaser Festival
House of Cardin and more streaming free for Pride Weekend
"...offering a teaser of free features and shorts as Prism Pride Weekend...."

June 11, 2020 Screens Post by James Scott

Mistress America
Greta Gerwig borrows from Holly Golightly in Noah Baumbach's new comedy
"...she pauses it to reframe real-life experience through the prism of art, something she’ll do again and again –..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Dark Knight
The visuals soar and Heath Ledger's Joker is magnificent, although this Batman movie is grim and chilly, as if made for our age of anxiety.
"...view Nolan's extravagantly dour film through anything but the prism of Ledger's death. His Joker, so unlike that of..."

July 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Good Shepherd
Matt Damon abandons the cat-and-mouse theatrics of his Bourne identity to play the reserved fictional functionary whose life serves as the prism through which this film examines the early years of the CIA.
"...the reserved fictional functionary whose life serves as the prism through which The Good Shepherd examines the early years..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Quinceañera
Don't confuse this Sundance charmer with My Big Fat Mexican Debut, for its farcical scenes of high hair and waltzes form a genial, light-comic prism for watching race, age, class, and sexuality collide in one of America's most economically and ethnically complex cities.
"...of high hair and waltzes form a genial, light-comic prism for watching race, age, class, and sexuality collide in..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Screen Door Jesus
Kirk Davis’ slick, locally produced film, adapted from the stories of Christopher Cook, plunges into Texas' small-town religious mores and comes up with some insightful revelations in this character-driven pastiche.
"...the issues – or revealing them – via the prism of faith. One man’s king is another man’s hillbilly..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Tree of Palme
It's the Pinocchio story filtered through the prism of cyberpunk animé.
"...humanistic take on the Pinocchio story filtered through the prism of cyberpunk animé, Nakamura’s A Tree of Palme is..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sunday's Children
"...and his father is ironically shot through the sunny prism of bright summer light that fills the Scandinavian countryside...."

Oct. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bears Rebecca Fonté Joins aGLIFF as Artistic Director
Festival rebranding as PRISM for new era
"...has become its tagline for the last two years: PRISM. She explained, “I have always wanted us to be..."

Jan. 14, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Walk on the Dark Side
An interview with Karen Bernstein, producer of Lou Reed: Rock & Roll Heart (playing at the Alamo Drafthouse on Wednesday, Jan. 10), a breathless, soundtrack-shaped romp through Reed's career so far
"...Reed's career over three decades would offer the perfect prism for looking at each of these time periods...."

Jan. 12, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...& Associates. The contract is a $78,000 loan to Prism Development, which is owned by Michael Van Ohlen, head..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

Behind the Badge With Women in Blue
Dierdre Fishel thought her documentary was complete, but the story of police reform brought her back
"...Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival presents aGLIFF 33: Prism streaming festival, Aug. 6-16. Passes $65, or $35 for..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Screens Feature by Beth Sullivan

Trans Chorus Sings Proud in Out Loud
Los Angeles group finds its voice at AGLIFF
"...Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival presents aGLIFF 33: Prism streaming festival, Aug. 6-16. Passes $65, or $35 for..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Screens Feature by James Scott

Ebs Burnough Plays The Capote Tapes
aGLIFF opening night film finds new sides to the scathing wit
"...film, The Capote Tapes (which opens the aGLIFF 33: Prism virtual film festival Friday night), captures the savage wit..."

Aug. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Locals Join Over 1,000 Independent Clubs Fighting for Survival
Meet the National Independent Venue Association, goodbye Shady Grove, and more music news
"...He stepped down as president of venue software company Prism.FM to take on the role. Empire currently offers merch..."

May 15, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Empire Control Room Owners Purchase Longtime Location
Seventh Street venue takes charge of its live music destiny
"...with huge moves at Sternschein's SaaS-based event management startup, Prism, which services hundreds of clients like Ad Hoc and..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Adult Audio Coloring Book Sampler
A look back at illustrated album covers old and new
"...A transparent prism breaking a light beam into its component colors, Dark..."

July 29, 2016 Music Feature by Michael Toland

2016: Obama's America
Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative author, expounds on the president's past, and discusses what he thinks America would look like if Obama were to be re-elected.
"...the president’s political actions can be filtered through this prism of anticolonialist, anti-American beliefs: The president’s desire is to..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cowboy del Amor
Ivan Thompson, the "Cowboy Cupid" who brokers marriages between American men and Mexican women, is a truly fascinating documentary character that is expertly revealed through rock-solid storytelling.
"...of how the format can use character as a prism. In one beautiful segment late in the film, Ohayon..."

March 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Why We Listen to What They Say
"...because we have technology now, we've got companies like Prism and Donnelly that are doing target marketing and readjusting..."

April 23, 1999 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

No Parking at Pease
Griffith: Don't Even Think of Parking Here
"...insurance recipients. One of those contracts recently went to Prism Development, owned by Capital Metro Chair Michael Van Ohlen...."

Jan. 17, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

"Deborah Roberts: I'm" at the Contemporary Austin
In Deborah Roberts' solo exhibition at the Contemporary Austin, we learn what it is to be seen and not seen
"...that were dynamic and powerful. They also created a prism within the frame that refracted each Black girl's life..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Will Texas Expand Medicaid?
Long-running health care debate looks different through a pandemic prism

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Faster Than Sound: KUTX Beacon Jay Trachtenberg Retires
Jay Trachtenberg retires from KUTX, Rick Carney steps down as Music Commission chair, and Johnny Bush ascends to honky-tonky heaven.
"...at the heart of Texas honky-tonk. Glimpsed through the prism of his songs, Bush lived what he wrote (which..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Texas Book Festival 2020: Isabel Wilkerson on Caste
Festival talk highlights structural foundations of U.S. divisions
"...recent polarizing events remaining in doubt. (Seen through the prism of caste, it is impossible to imagine the Trump..."

Nov. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Michael King

Could a Hotel Tax Help Save Austin’s Creative Sector?
A familiar debate returns under extreme circumstances
"...case, the legal arguments must be viewed through the prism of politics. It's no secret that the mayor eyes..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A Lens on Queer Taiwan
AAAFF explores the Asian nation’s LGBTQIA cinematic legacy
"...celebration of queer cinema in its virtual six-film series, Prismatic Taiwan...."

Sept. 4, 2020 Screens Feature by Lilli Hime

aGLIFF Review: Give or Take
Delightful if predictable homecoming drama
"...Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival presents aGLIFF 33: Prism streaming festival, Aug. 6-16. www.agliff.org/agliff-33...."

Aug. 17, 2020 Screens Post by Steve Davis

aGLIFF Review: Monsoon
A return to Vietnam sees tender emotional growth
"...Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival presents aGLIFF 33: Prism streaming festival, Aug. 6-16. www.agliff.org/agliff-33...."

Aug. 17, 2020 Screens Post by Steve Davis

aGLIFF Review: Pier Kids
Documentary goes to where America's homeless kids live
"...Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival presents aGLIFF 33: Prism streaming festival, Aug. 6-16. www.agliff.org/agliff-33...."

Aug. 17, 2020 Screens Post by Steve Davis

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