Thursday, October 16, 2008

Welcome to the 15th Annual Austin Film Festival

All the latest festival news for Thursday, October 16

Conference Updates

The following panelists and filmmakers have regretfully been forced to cancel their appearances due to schedule conflicts. Channing Dungey, Matthew Grost, James V. Hart, Lauren Levy, Michael McDonald, Rachel Miller, Gayla Nethercott and Chuck Skylar.

Evening Film Highlights

Catch W. with James Cromwell in attendance at the Paramount Theatre at 7 pm.

Director Eric Bricker presents Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman with Frank Lloyd Wright's favorite photographer in attendance at the Rollins Theater at the Long Center at 7 pm.

The race to find "the god particle" is chronicled in Atom Smasher at 8pm at the Hideout Theater around the corner from the Driskill Hotel.

All Roads Lead Home will be shown at the Bob Bullock IMAX at 7PM - part of the Target Family Film Series. Children 15 & under free!

A team of Japanese cyclists travel to Africa for a dramatic bicycle race in the compelling Les Ninjas du Japon at 10pm at the Rollins Theater.

Do you swing? Catch the true story of the infamous swingers nightclub, Plato's Retreat, in American Swing at 11:30pm at the Alamo Ritz.

That barely scratches the surface . . .
see for more films and panels!


Festival Parties
ACVB Opening Night Reception
5:00pm - 6:45pm
912 Red River St.
Producers Badge Holders will be admitted.

Late Night Welcome Party
11:00pm - 1:00am
912 Red River St.
Conference & Producers Badge holders will be admitted.

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