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A new restoration of Sergei Bondarchuk’s massive adaptation of Tolstoy’s WAR & PEACE comes to AFS next month. The epic drama that won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film will screen in four parts, May 5 - 20:
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Austin Film Society Apr 21
Not for the squeamish, Takashi Miike's influential modern art/horror, AUDITION, is still as visceral and disturbing as it was 20 years ago. A new restoration screens beginning Apr 27:
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Austin Film Society Apr 21
Our Hitchcock Before Hollywood series wraps up with THE LADY VANISHES, a perfectly engineered entertainment machine starring the very funny and charming tandem of Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood with Dame May Whitty as the vanishing lady. Apr 25-28:
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Austin Film Society Apr 20
Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing’s most recent film is a powerful, 8-hour long observational documentary that locates and interviews survivors of Mao Tse-tung’s Jiabiangou labor camp. DEAD SOULS screens in 3 parts, May 2 - 16.
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Austin Film Society Apr 20
Paul Thomas Anderson's made-in-Texas modern masterpiece THERE WILL BE BLOOD returns to the big screen next week, Apr 26 - 29:
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Austin Film Society Apr 19
A blues odd couple formed on the streets of Harlem, SATAN & ADAM's unexpected rise to fame was almost as sudden as Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee's disappearance at the peak of their popularity. Discover their incredible journey, opening Apr 26:
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Austin Film Society Apr 19
"[Elisabeth] Moss takes a character who makes Courtney Love look like Mother Teresa and exposes the shards of humanity that once vitalized and defined her music. The effect is shattering." (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) HER SMELL opens today. Tickets:
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Austin Film Society Apr 18
. brings 3 days of incredible cinema from South Asia to AFS Cinema next weekend. In its 4th year, IMFF 2019 screens over 20 films from 7 countries in 9 languages with 5 International Filmmakers in attendance. Learn more:
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Austin Film Society Apr 18
Our annual New French Cinema Week has arrived! 🇫🇷 Join us for four days of the best new Francophone film, starting tonight with an opening reception for members and pass-holders, followed by the powerful drama PAPER FLAGS, with director Nathan Ambrosioni.
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Austin Film Society Apr 17
"Entirely awe-inspiring." - Glenn Kenny, NY Times The critically-acclaimed APOLLO 11 reawakens viewers to the monumental feat of the moon landing with spectacular, unseen large-format 65mm color footage. Opens this weekend at AFS Cinema:
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Austin Film Society Apr 17
Sunday, New French Cinema Week invites you into the rigorous admissions process at France’s premiere film academy in THE COMPETITION; a shorts program by animators at Ecole des Beaux Arts Angers follows, and finally, we wrap with Cannes award-winner SOFIA!
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Austin Film Society Apr 17
Clément Cogitore's NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH won a special jury prize at Cannes Critic’s Week 2015. This suspenseful mystery tells of a French squadron in Afghanistan whose members begin disappearing. Cogitore joins us after Saturday's 8:30 PM screening:
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Austin Film Society Apr 16
WATCH THIS: Q&A WITH THE CAST OF HER SMELL
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Austin Film Society Apr 16
Replying to @Texas_Jon
The recently restored director's cut.
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Austin Film Society Apr 16
May Day is around the corner, and you're invited to the charming community of Summerisle to celebrate with folk ballads, maypole dances, and ritual sacrifice. THE WICKER MAN (1973) lights up the big screen beginning April 26th:
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Austin Film Society Apr 16
LA CUISINE DES JUSTES takes you on a deep dive into the unique cuisine and wine of France’s Loire Valley. Filmmakers Emmanuel Morice and Nicolas Thomä join us at Saturday's New French Cinema Week screening, Apr 20, 4 PM:
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Austin Film Society Apr 16
Saturday's New French Cinema Week line-up features RETURN TO BOLLENE, in which an Arabic man returns to his hometown in Southern France to discover a troubling political shift has occurred. With director Saïd Hamich in attendance, Apr 20 at 1 PM:
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Austin Film Society Apr 15
The storied cult video series Savage Gold bids adieu with one last blowout on April 22nd. Join programmers and Maximillian Meehan (at AFS Cinema this time) for The Last Supper - a mystery double feature that is sure to be a memorable finale.
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Austin Film Society Apr 15
ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS observes an island in the Indian Ocean that hosts millions of migrating land crabs, along with an Australian detention center holding thousands of asylum seekers. Guests join us for this presentation on Apr 24:
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Austin Film Society Apr 15
Gus Van Sant’s landmark film of the New Queer Cinema movement hits the road with two street hustlers, played by River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves. Homo Arigato presents MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO in 35mm on April 23rd. Tickets:
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