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IFP Gotham Awards Announced
Linklater, Zellners among Texans who score nods
"...Award season announcements usually time closer to the holidays, but..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Drafthouse Films Takes 'Pietà'
Could Oscar come knocking for Korean family drama?
"...dice again with South Korea's Pietà, the latest from award winning director Kim Ki-Duk...."

Oct. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFF to Honor Frank Darabont
'Shawshank' writer/director to receive Filmmaking Award
"...Green Mile) will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at this year's Austin Film Festival...."

Oct. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

AFF Honors Robert Rodriguez
Austin's favorite troublemaker to receive award
"...this year’s recipient of the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award – a pretty familiar troublemaker in these environs...."

Sept. 30, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Web Awards Announced
At Sunday's ceremony, emcee Doug Benson dished out prizes for superior web content
"...The SXSW Web Awards went down Sunday evening, emceed by Doug Benson and..."

March 14, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Keene Prize, Kudos to George Brant
"...(In its two previous years of existence, the award amounted to $90,000, the world's largest student prize; this..."

July 1, 2008 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

'The Story of the America That Got Left Behind'
The Wire's creator, David Simon, speaks at UT
"...good qualities," David Simon said of the man the award he received last night was named for: newspaper titan..."

March 19, 2008 Screens Post by Wells Dunbar

I'd Like to Thank My Widgets
11th annual SXSW web award winners named by Eugene Mirman
"...Nineteen awards in one hour. Chronicle cover star Eugene Mirman may..."

March 10, 2008 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Payne Pleasures 2004
Sam Bass Theatre's Forever Plaid took top honors at the 30th anniversary B. Iden Payne Awards
"...of Theaters handed out its annual B. Iden Payne Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in local theatre from August 2003..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Have You Ever Been to Carrascolendas?
The Bilingual Education Act in 1968 sparked an unprecedented number of bilingual television programs for children, and the Austin-produced children's series Carrascolendas, which premiered in 1970, was among the first.
"...book, Looking for Carrascolendas: From a Child's World to Award-Winning Television (University of Texas Press, 2001). Fond of the..."

July 4, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Christopher Paul Curtis
From Assembly Line to Literary Award Mill
"...For 13 years, Newbery Award-winning novelist Christopher Paul Curtis worked on an automobile assembly..."

April 7, 2000 Books Feature by Martin Wilson

Touring the Technology Factory
Human Code's Award Winning Multi-Media Mission
"...The company, in four short years, has won more awards than Forrest Gump and The Godfather combined. And it..."

Dec. 8, 1995 Screens Feature

One Child Nation
Inside China’s 36-year war on women’s bodies
"...woman’s agency and ownership of her body, and more. Award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang (Hooligan Sparrow, I Am Another You)..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Biggest Little Farm
Country life documentary may be an extended infomercial, but that can't dent its charm
"...of working the land. Also, John is an Emmy Award-winning wildlife documentarian, which means this thing looks stupendous –..."

May 17, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Woman at War
Saving the world, one wry laugh at a time in this Icelandic eco-comedy
"...of deep moral questions, Woman at War (a multiple award winner on the festival circuit as well as having..."

April 5, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
The Academy's five favorite animated shorts, plus two ringers
"...The five films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short are all fine examples of..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Childhood trauma dominates this year's narrative short list
"...single dramatic thread that holds together this year’s Academy Award-nominated short live action films, it has to do with..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Brooklyn Decker to be Honored at Texas Film Awards
Support the Girls star to take home Rising Star Award
"...The Austin Film Society's annual Texas Film Awards ceremony is one the of biggest fundraisers for the..."

Dec. 18, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mortal Engines
Dystopian YA adaptation relies on spectacle over character
"...with Mortal Engines, the long-awaited adaptation of Philip Reeve’s award-winning young adult novels of the same name...."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

People’s Republic of Desire
China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves
"...Winner of the Grand Jury Award for Documentary Feature at the 2018 South by Southwest..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

AFCA Announces Local Film Short List
Five Austin films in contention for the annual award
"...the most important considerations is the prestigious Austin Film Award. Today the association has released its short list of..."

Dec. 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Prospect
Lo-fi sci-fi drama is driven by performances and ingenuity
"...Caldwell and Earl that returns to Austin after an award-winning run at SXSW earlier this year...."

Nov. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Joaquin Phoenix creates a charming warts-and-all portrait of cartoonist John Callahan
"...his way to an off-kilter happiness. In his second award-worthy performance of the year, Phoenix is light years away..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Summer 1993
Town mouse turns country mouse in this bitter-sweet reminiscence of Spanish childhood.
"...tendency too far. Winner of the Best First Feature Award at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, along with..."

June 15, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare
Truth or dare? We say pass on this demonic schlock.
"...this particular production instead of, say, last year’s Academy Award-winning Get Out is far more mysterious than anything that..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Transformer: A Trans Woman's Story
Award-winning documentary on powerlifter Janae Marie Kroczaleski
"...as a part of the Austin Film Festival’s Audience Award Winner Series, in partnership with aGLIFF...."

April 9, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
Cartoon creations from Kobe to Goldilocks
"...Commandment No. 1 of Academy Award-nominated short film was, is, and always shall remain “expect..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Allison Orr Named 2018 USA Fellow
Honor for Forklift Danceworks founder comes with $50K grant
"...USA Fellows, an honor that comes with an unrestricted award of $50,000...."

Jan. 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Mustang Island
A deft millennial comedy of manners
"...Based on their award-winning short “Molly,” the Austin-based Pepper Island production company (director..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Midwife
Two screen legends deliver in a mildly sappy drama
"...Director Provost helmed 2008’s multiple-César Award-winning Séraphine and while the far more intimate Midwife doesn’t..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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