AFS Announces Special Red Carpet Screening of WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE with Richard Linklater

July 16, 2019

(Austin, TX)—Austin Film Society (AFS) will host a special red carpet screening of Annapurna Pictures’ WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE on Thursday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the AFS Cinema. Richard Linklater, the director of the film and founder of AFS, will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening discussion. The screening will be open to the public and AFS members. Tickets will go on sale to AFS members on Tuesday, July 16 and the general public on Friday, July 19 at austinfilm.org. The event benefits the artistic and educational programs of AFS.

WHO: Austin Film Society
WHAT: Red Carpet Screening of WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE with Richard Linklater
WHEN: August 15, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: AFS Cinema | 6406 N Interstate 35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752
WEB: www.austinfilm.org

AFS MEDIA CONTACT:
Brady Dyer | brady@austinfilm.org

The film centers on Bernadette Fox, a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE is based on Maria Semple’s novel of the same name. Starring Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, and Kristen Wiig, and directed by Richard Linklater, the film also features Emma Nelson, James Urbaniak, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, Zoe Chao and Laurence Fishburne.

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WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE opens in theaters nationally on Friday, August 16, 2019.

About WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE
Based on the runaway bestseller, WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette’s leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. The film opens nationally on August 16.

About Austin Film Society
Founded in 1985 by filmmaker Richard Linklater, AFS creates life-changing opportunities for filmmakers, catalyzes Austin and Texas as a creative hub, and brings the community together around great film. AFS supports filmmakers towards career leaps, encouraging exceptional artistic projects with grants and support services. AFS operates Austin Studios, a 20-acre production facility, to attract and grow the creative media ecosystem. Austin Public, a space for our city’s diverse mediamakers to train and collaborate, provides many points of access to filmmaking and film careers. The AFS Cinema is an ambitiously programmed repertory and first run arthouse with broad community engagement. By hosting premieres, special events, local and international industry events, and the Texas Film Awards, AFS shines the national spotlight on Texas filmmakers while connecting Austin and Texas to the wider film community. AFS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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