Friday, September 26, 2008

Music is in the air (and on screen this October)

Don't let your love of music wind down after Austin City Limits - get ready for a series of music-inspired documentaries and films at the 15th annual Austin Film Festival! For only $42 - gain access to all these movies and over 190 more screenings October 16-23.

An affordable price and air conditioning - you can't beat that!

  • Song Sung Blue - More Info
    Director: Greg Kohs Regional Premiere
    Koh’s documentary follows the alternately inspiring and tragic love story of Lightning & Thunder, a homegrown Milwaukee husband and wife singing duo that pay tribute to the music of Neil Diamond.

[THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 7:00PM, Alamo Ritz
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 12:00PM, Landmark Dobie]

  • Crazy - More Info
    Writers: Brent Boyd, Jason Ehlers, Rick Bieber, Director: Rick Bieber
    Cast: Lane Garrison, Waylon Payne, Ali Larter

    Regional Premiere
    Inspired by the life of Hank Garland, “Crazy” is the story of a legendary guitar player who emerged from Nashville in the 1950s.

[THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 9:45PM, Bob Bullock IMAX
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 3:00PM, Alamo Lake Creek]

  • D Tour - More Info
    Director: Jeremy Konner (in attendance)
    Featuring: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Ben Stiller, Jon Stewart

    Regional Premiere
    A tour documentary chronicling Tenacious D’s tour in support of their film, The Pick of Destiny.

[FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 10:15PM, Landmark Dobie
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 9:45PM, Alamo Lake Creek]

  • Largo - More Info
    Directors: Mark Flanagan, Andrew van Baal (in attendance)
    Featuring: John C. Reilly, Fiona Apple, Zach Galifanakis, Paul F. Thomkins, Jon Brion, Louis C.K., Fred Armisen, Aimee Mann, Patton Oswalt, David Garza, Sarah Silverman, Colin Hay, Andrew Bird, Grant Lee Phillips, Dave Allen

    Regional Premiere
    A concert film covering the last days of the L.A. club Largo in their original location, a regular home to comedians and musicians.

[SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2:30PM, Landmark Dobie
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 7:00PM, Alamo Lake Creek]

  • Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - More Info
    Director: Bestor Cram (in attendance)
    World Premiere
    In January 1968, in a gray prison cafeteria in Northern California, hard men doing hard time witnessed the making of a legendary album.

[SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 7:15PM, Bob Bullock Spirit Theater
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 9:45PM, Bob Bullock Spirit Theater]

  • Noble Things - More Info
    Writers/Directors: Dan McMellen, Brett Moses (both in attendance)
    Cast: Brett Moses, Lee Ann Womack (in attendance), Michael Parks, Ryan Hurst, Tracy Bird (in attendance), Dominique Swain

    World Premiere
    Singer Jimmy Wayne Collins finds himself adrift when forced to return home to Southeast Texas to face his dying father and the demons he left behind.

[MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 7:00PM, Bob Bullock Spirit Theater]

RESERVE YOUR FILM PASSES HERE or by calling 512-478-4795.
Out and about? Pick one up at Waterloo Records or Follett's Intellectual Property (service fees apply)

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