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A History of Violence
Cronenberg's new horror film implicitly tackles the old question of nature vs. nurture: What are we born with and what do we acquire from our environment?
"...acts of individual horror and the cultural ubiquity of violence. Until recently, the violence has always stood apart from..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

With Ti West In a Valley of Violence
Director on PTSD, Westerns, and the world's greatest dog
"...leave no blood. Not in In a Valley of Violence, the new revisionist horse opera from writer/director Ti West...."

Oct. 21, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

On the Cutting Edge: Four Short Films About Violence Against Women
"...short, experimental films that all examine the topic of violence against women. Beyond this shared theme, they all have..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Committing Random Acts of Violence With Jay Baruchel
Exploring our thirst for horror in his deconstructionist horror
"...Jay Baruchel, writer and director of Random Acts of Violence, explained, "Sometimes it's hard to see where the tendril..."

Aug. 19, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In a Valley of Violence
Ti West takes a break from horror with this Ethan Hawke Western
"...Precursors all, but Ti West’s In a Valley of Violence pays due homage to the classics – John Ford,..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

APD Unveils New Interview Rooms For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
The next step in improving sexual assault investigations in Austin?
"...The Austin Police Department’s Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence units unveiled six new interview rooms redesigned with survivors..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The End of Violence
"...creates a dramatic meditation on the intersecting effects of violence on various people's lives, one of whom is a..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Local Nonprofits Adapt to Help People Survive Domestic Violence During COVID-19
Seeking shelter when home isn't safe
"...point of contact for those seeking to survive domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, and child abuse – received..."

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

District Attorney Unveils Multipart Strategy to Curb Gun Violence
Instruments of peace
"...with other agencies and community partners to address gun violence that has risen throughout the county in the last..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A Question of Compassion for Travis County's Family Violence Court
A woman alleged rape. The man she accused went free. Should his attorney run our court?
"...seeking election as the judge of Travis County's family violence court – tried to circumvent state rape shield laws...."

June 19, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Family Violence Court: 'Homicide Prevention'
"...among agencies has helped make the county's special family violence court a success, says Mack Martinez, the assistant county..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A History of Violence
AFS Documentary Tour presents Boxing Gym
"...far-ranging trajectory encompassing everything from High School (1968), Domestic Violence (2001), and State Legislature (2007) to Aspen (1991) and..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Yet Another Reason to Oppose Police Violence: It's Costing Us Millions of Dollars
Money for victims, perpetrators, and alternatives all comes from the same place
"...paid $8 million in settlements to victims of police violence, and another $800,000 to private law firms brought in..."

April 23, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Opinion: Anti-Asian Racism Compounds the COVID-19 Crisis for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence
AFSSA Executive Director Darlene Lanham asks Central Texans to take a stand against coronavirus-motivated racism and to support our Asian communities
"...new world of COVID-19, Asian and immigrant survivors of violence face a triple threat: health risks posed by the..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Darlene Lanham

Austin V-Day: Victory over violence with the 'Vagina' and its author, Eve
Eve Ensler joins Austin in the fight to stop violence against women and girls
"...or a girl who has been a victim of violence, or you're ever worried about a woman or a..."

March 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

We Have an Issue: Another Day of Gun Violence in America
Do gun owners honestly think we don't have a problem here?
"...On Sunday alone, there were 174 instances of gun violence across America, four of which constituted mass shootings –..."

April 23, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Survive2Thrive Foundation's Courtney Santana Finds Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence
"...Survive2Thrive Foundation has worked to place survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault into semipermanent or permanent housing since..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

TAVP: Trying to Heal After Violence
Project hopes to broaden concept of justice
"...have been interviewed as part of the Texas After Violence Project. Founded in 2007 by Austin lawyer Walter Long,..."

May 3, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Parents Against Media Violence
"...Dear Editor, The Walk Against Media Violence Halloween morning in Austin brought out a little different..."

Nov. 3, 2009 Postmarks

Ali Holder Confronts Privilege & Violence in Video Series
Premiere of part one, “Speak 1,” threads thematic four-pack
"...vignettes about privilege,” Holder explains. “This one is about violence. As a white person, I don’t know violence the..."

April 12, 2021 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Council Tackles Property Tax Rate, 4700 Riverside, Gun Violence
Wheels in motion for upcoming adoption of FY 2020 budget
"...from Alter to establish a Task Force on Gun Violence to explore avenues to reduce gun violence at the..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Garden Left Behind Bears Witness to Anti-Trans Violence
A new paradise lost from filmmaker Flavio Alves
"...grim, and is unrelenting in its depiction of anti-trans violence...."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Sarah Marloff

Does Harry Potter Cause Sexual Violence? Only in Texas.
Defending a new nudity tax, the AG says topless bars cause sexual violence
"...an attempt to connect sexually oriented businesses with sexual violence. Instead, they argue it creates "an apples to apples..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Sound of Violence
Murderous melodies never hit the right note
"...a film that explores the idea with Sound of Violence, attempting a brutal study of the devastating pursuit that..."

May 28, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Stop Violence
"...and Jackson did on stage represented an act of violence against women, during a football game at that (an..."

Feb. 11, 2004 Postmarks

SXSW Film Review: Sound of Violence
Music-driven thriller doesn’t quite hit all the right notes
"...explores that idea in SXSW 2021 Midnighter Sound of Violence, attempting a brutal study of the devastating pursuit that..."

March 22, 2021 Screens Post by Trace Sauveur

City Council Looks at Homelessness, Climate Change, and Gun Violence
Post-summer Council hits the dais running with 149-Item agenda
"...federal elected officials to take steps to "end gun violence and address the associated public health and public safety..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A Hotline for Native American Survivors of Domestic Violence
StrongHearts helpline expands service to Texas
"...designed to serve Native American survivors of intimate partner violence, has been moving toward national expansion since its launch..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

SXSW Film Review: In a Valley of Violence
Ti West and Ethan Hawke deliver a brutally entertaining Western
"...Precursors all, but Ti West’s In a Valley of Violence pays due homage to the classics - John Ford,..."

March 12, 2016 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

After Mosley Murder, Tough Questions About AISD Campus Violence
The stabbing of a Reagan High student is a symptom of a much larger problem, say community leaders
"...Mosley) provided to shocked Reagan students, but insisted such violence is rare, noting that Mosley's death was the first..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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