New Releases


Directed by David Zellner & Nathan Zellner

USA, 2018, 1h 53min, DCP

New Releases

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX, 78752


Thu, Jun 28

Join us for a special premiere party for DAMSEL on Thursday, June 28th! Come early for DAMSEL-themed drinks specials and a pony photobooth starting at 7PM, and stay for a Q&A with the Zellner Brothers and a DJ set from The Octopus Project after the film.

“David and Nathan Zellner have crafted an anti-western, lovingly poking fun at its foundation while slyly pulling the rug under the audience in humorous, forward-thinking, and genre-redefining fashion” – Jordan Raup. The Film Stage

Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson), an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska). As Samuel traverses the Wild West with a drunkard named Parson Henry (David Zellner) and a miniature horse called Butterscotch, their once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. A loving reinvention of the western genre from Austin’s own David and Nathan Zellner (KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER), DAMSEL showcases their trademark unpredictability, off-kilter sense of humor, and unique brand of humanism.

Additional screenings will be added soon.

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