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Austin Film Society Presents Works by Bill Morrison for its January/February 2022 Essential Cinema Series – Bill Morrison in person at select screenings

(Still from Bill Morrison’s Decasia) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org   Austin Film Society and UT’s Visual Arts Center Present Works by Bill Morrison for its January & February 2022 Essential Cinema Series, Bill Morrison in person at select screenings January 20 – February 10, at the AFS Cinema November 22, 2021 (AUSTIN, […]

Austin Film Society Announces New Board Members, 2021 – 2024

(New Board Members: Katy Bettner, Bart Knaggs, and Kiki Lambden-Stout) AFS MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer | brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces New Board Members Three Leaders in the Film, Game Development, and Hospitality Industries Join the AFS Board of Directors October 2021 – August 2024 November 18, 2021 (Austin, TX)—The Austin Film Society (AFS) is […]

Austin Film Society Announces November/December 2021 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces November/December 2021 Program Includes the films of Federico Fellini, New restorations of Werner Herzog’s documentaries, a special series featuring Cameroonian filmmaker Rosine Mbakam, festival award-winners, partner events with Experimental Response Cinema and The Contemporary Austin, a selection of our favorite holiday classics, and much […]

Austin Film Society Announces Third Annual Doc Days, Oct 14 – 17 at the AFS Cinema

(Still from Todd Haynes’ new documentary The Velvet Underground) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces Third Annual AFS Doc Days Spotlighting Outstanding New Documentaries from Around the Globe Including Opening Night Film THE VELVET UNDERGROUND by Todd Haynes and Centerpiece FLEE by Jonas Poher Rasmussen October 14 – 17, at […]

Austin Film Society Announces the Recipients of the 2021 AFS Grant for Feature Films

(Film still from Rancho, directed by 2021 grant recipient Andrés Torres) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces the Recipients of the 2021 AFS Grant for Feature Films Ten feature-length film projects and 14 emerging directors reflect the diversity and exceptional talent of Texas’ filmmaking community September 7, 2021 (Austin, TX) […]

Austin Film Society Announces September/October 2021 Film Program

(Still from Lucrecia Martel’s La Ciénaga) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces September/October 2021 Program Includes Lucrecia Martel’s Salta Trilogy, films of Billy Wilder, a special Werner Herzog series featuring brand new restorations, AFS’s Third Annual Doc Days, World Cinema Classics, newly restored screen gems, and much more. August 12, […]

Austin Film Society Announces Call for Entries for the 2021 AFS Grant for Short Films – Now Open

(Still from Chinwe Okorie’s short film ELEPHANT!, a 2020 AFS Grant recipient) MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer, brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces Call for Entries for the 2021 AFS Grant for Short Films Applications Open Today, Deadline to Apply September 13 August 2, 2021 (Austin, TX) —The Austin Film Society announces applications are now open for […]

Austin Film Society Announces the AFS Cinema Will Open Thursday, July 15 with a Spectacular Summer Lineup

(Still from The Last Picture Show directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer, brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces the AFS Cinema Will Open July 15 AFS Cinema Returns with a Lineup of Programs for July and August To Celebrate the World of Cinema on the Big Screen Tickets On Sale Friday, June 25 […]

Austin Film Society Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Reopen the AFS Cinema Summer 2021 – AFS Cinema’s Next Picture Show

MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer, brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces Reopening Campaign— AFS Cinema’s Next Picture Show AFS Raising Funds to Reopen the AFS Cinema in Summer 2021, Campaign Launches Today, May 6 May 6, Austin, TX—Austin Film Society announces a new crowdfunding campaign to reopen the AFS Cinema—AFS Cinema’s Next Picture Show (austinfilm.org/nextpictureshow). The campaign […]

Austin Film Society Announces Call for Entries for the 2021 AFS Grant for Feature Films – Now Open

(Still from AFS-supported film Inbetween Girl by Mei Makino, winner of the Audience Award, Visions Category, at SXSW 2021) MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer, brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces Call for Entries for the 2021 AFS Grant For Feature Films Grant Funding Provides a Critical Source of Support for Texas Independent Filmmakers April 12, AUSTIN, TX […]

Austin Film Society Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

(New AFS Board Members, clockwise from top left: Heather Page, Charles Ramírez Berg, Christopher Rios, Ya’Ke Smith, and Irene Shoghi) AFS MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer | brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces New Board Members Organization Welcomes Five Seasoned Film and Community Leaders to its Board of Directors, September 2020 – August 2023 February 11, 2021 […]

2021 Sundance Film Festival and AFS Announce Program Selections Debuting in Austin at Pioneer Farms Drive-In

(Still from narrative feature SON OF MONARCHS)  MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org 2021 Sundance Film Festival and Austin Film Society Announce Program Selections Debuting in Austin at Pioneer Farms Drive-in AFS Hosts Series of Free Online Panels in Conjunction with the Festival January 7, 2021 (Austin, TX) — The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced […]

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