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Split Decision
"...documentary so modest it doesn't include narration, Marcy Garriott's Split Decision is nonetheless an engaging and moving account of..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Split Decision
At last week's open forum, the film community gathered to discuss the future of Austin Studios
"...Attendees were split about the stage four proposal, and tempers occasionally flared...."

July 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Split Decision for Austin Film Critics Association
Get Out, The Shape of Water top local critic awards
"...best first film) and best director winner del Toro split those top awards, so no single film dominated the..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Split Council Approves Incentives
5-2 Vote on Websense and Dropbox suggests shifting perspectives
"...local support. The state deals are basically an administrative decision, but city incentives require public presentation and formal debate...."

Feb. 24, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Otherwise Like-Minded Voters Split on Prop. 2
Proposition 2 created a big divide among voters who typically agree on most things
"...the same side of the political coin, had a split opinion on this one...."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Split Endorsement a Cop-Out: 'Grow a Pair'
"...words of Seth and Amy, "Really, Austin Chronicle, a split endorsement in the mayor's race?" ["May 12 Municipal Election:..."

April 30, 2012 Postmarks

Austin Lyric Opera: Fat lady sings for artistic/managing director split
Austin Lyric Opera Artistic Director Richard Buckley and Managing Director Tamara Hale are both leaving their posts in June 2007, after which ALO will return to a single general director running the show
"...of ALO: Only three companies are led by a split-responsibility team as opposed to 18 run by a solo..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Conservancy Groups Split on Grove Flood Control
Common goal is to prevent any added runoff into Shoal Creek
"...parties have buckled down in anticipation of a final decision, and sent Council a flurry of last-minute warnings...."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Split Pride: Gay Event Plans Marred by Tension
Gay pride weekend marred by tension
"...Peevy stood by the board's decision to dump Nakia and sacrifice their booking deposit. He..."

June 4, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Day Johnny Manziel Split Town for Good
Reports indicate Johnny Football's headed for the NFL
"...leave Texas A&M for the National Football League. The decision, not yet confirmed by Manziel though it’s being reported..."

Jan. 8, 2014 Sports Post by Rod Machen

Last Call for Lowe's? Council Ready to Split
It's still 4-3 and holding as the controversial big-box deal goes up for final approval
"...amendment was an attempt to end-run around Sunset Valley's decision -- without exactly asking Austin's consent -- to release..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

In His Corner
Marcy Garriott's first documentary, Split Decision, follows the vigilant struggles of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, who continues to be punished for a crime he has already paid for. Prior to the film's release in Austin this Friday, February 9, Garriott shares her reflections on the film and on her role as a filmmaker and activist.
"...In many ways, documentary filmmaker Marcy Garriott's acclaimed documentary Split Decision, which opens this Friday at the Arbor, is..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

A Bug's Life
"...this breakneck-paced, understatedly clever, Disney/Pixar release wins in a split decision over DreamWorks' previously released Antz. Split because, whereas..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Inspiration of Jesus Chavez
Why a top-ranked boxer, jailed once and deported twice, became the subject of a documentary and a Fighter for the American Dream
"...Chavez is the subject of Marcy Garriott's documentary, Split Decision, which opens Friday at the Arbor (see related..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
Edgar dominates, but it's a mixed night for Texas fighters
"...you points, so Barboza won a convincing and unanimous decision victory...."

Nov. 24, 2014 Sports Post by Mac McCann

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...Split Decision: A Dream Deferred..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

Divergent
Yet another dystopic YA book series gets translated to film – and one that resembles thebestseller: engrossing yet flimsy.
"...particular scorched-earth community came to be a walled-off republic split into five temperamentally determined factions: Dauntless protects the republic,..."

March 21, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Call-and-Response
Marcy Garriott on the intricate dance between documentarian and subject
"...tell boxer Jesus Chávez's story in her award-winning documentary, Split Decision. Five years ago, after the success of her..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere.
"...Quote of the Week"Texans have made a decision about marriage, and if there is some other state..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...Split Decision (Sneak Preview)..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...7:30 pm, at GSD&M. Gariott's most recent work is Split Decision, "the story of Austin boxer Jesus Chavez, whose..."

April 14, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Bumpy Road
Neighbors, Businesses Split on Barton Springs Road
"...the city is inching its way toward a final decision on the project and has narrowed its sights to..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Justice Delayed?
A federal judge's decision on Medicaid angers GOP legislators
"...Cornyn has begun the process of appealing the judge's decision, and on Monday, a spokesperson for Cornyn said the..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

SCOTUS: Affirmative Action OK at UT
Justices rule 4-3 on using race in college admissions
"...consider race in offering places to students. That’s the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, handed down this morning..."

June 23, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Grove Matters
Council kicks the Shoal Creek Tract Case to October
"...short-term rentals (sent to committee) and a baseline zoning decision for The Grove at Shoal Creek – wrestled a..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Post by Michael King

AISD Debates Filling Board Vacancy
Austin ISD board defers vacant seat decision to subcommittee
"...The board split exactly down the middle. Trustees Jayme Mathias, Paul Saldaña,..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: Call Me a (Lone Star) Cab!
Hailing 'unique' business model, City Council chooses city's newest taxi franchise
"...In a relatively rare split decision, City Council decided last Thursday (first reading only)..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
How much partisan gerrymandering is too much?
"...back to Texas, asking the panel to reconsider its decision in light of Vieth v. Jubilirer, a crucial Pennsylvania..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

A Public Defender's Office in Travis County?
Commissioners to consider concept of split system
"...when we spoke on Friday that they were only "decision points to consider" and "models to discuss." Not discussing..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Cruz Officially in for AISD Chief Race
Interim superintendent now eligible to become permanent CEO
"...ISD trustee Jayme Mathias preempted criticism of the board's decision to add Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz to the short..."

Dec. 9, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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