Series

Lucrecia Martel's Salta Trilogy

Mar 26 – Apr 9

One of the most vital and exciting voices in modern cinema, writer-director Lucrecia Martel’s psychologically probing ‘Salta Trilogy’ is set in her home province of Salta, Argentina.

ANIMATION AT WAR

Mar 28 – Apr 4

Join us for this two-part global array of animated films made by war’s observers, combatants, and survivors, curated and introduced by Donna Kornhaber, author of the new book “Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film,” published by the University Of Chicago Press.

Time Span: The Works of Nancy Holt

Apr 1- 5

On the occasion of legendary land artist Nancy Holt’s sculpture joining the permanent collection at The Contemporary Austin’s Laguna Gloria, we present two programs of her distinctive film work.

SIGNATURE SERIES

Avant Cinema

The art of cinema has always had a cutting edge. This series is a guided tour right up to that edge.

Best of the Fests

Selections from the world’s most important film festivals, many playing Austin for the first time.

Doc Nights

We keep it real with the best documentaries from around the world.

Essential Cinema

The longest-running AFS program, Essential Cinema presents diverse, interesting and educational mini-tours through the most essential film works of past and present.

History of Television

A small-screen adjunct to our big-screen programs. We present – in tandem with guest experts – some of the key work from television’s past, with enlightening insights and information about the work and process.

Homo Arigato

Rare and beautiful queer films, presented with special informative introductions. Brought to you by Mouthfeel and Young Creature.

Lates

The new cult film canon.

Modern Masters

Showcasing the great filmmakers who are making their best work right now.

Newly Restored

Sharing the newest restorations from archives and studios worldwide.

Premieres & Special Events

Join us for advance screenings, guest events, major Premieres and more.

Science on Screen

Creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.

An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Sunday School

Sunday School is a monthly family-friendly series at the Austin Film Society, which aims to introduce young audiences to global classics that parents and kids can enjoy together. Sunday School is guest programmed by local cinephile and mom Stacy Brick.

World Cinema Classics

Showcasing the history of cinema for new audiences year round.

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