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IN THE PAST
The 30 min documentary, MY CHILD IS GAY AND I AM HAPPY, is a series of interviews with some remarkable parents, whose children represent the LGBTQ community. It shows their journey, from being unsuspecting and often accepting, to being the caring, supportive parents they are today. In each case, the parent and the child are a source of great inspiration to the community.
WE WILL HAVE A MIXER FOLLOWED BY THE SHORT FILM & A DISCUSSION WITH THE FILMMAKER.
Chad Archibald is a founder of Black Fawn Films, and director of this year’s UWA selection I’LL TAKE YOUR DEAD and last year’s Orbiter Series THE HERETICS, as well as BITE, EJECTA, THE DROWNSMEN and many more. Jayme co-wrote I’LL TAKE YOUR DEAD, THE HERETICS and BITE with Chad.
Join Motion Media Arts Center for an evening with Carlos Mats of Xchematic. In his debut exhibit titled FLASH FORWARD, Mats' will display a carefully curated exhibition and celebration of Xchematic’s 14 years of professional foray into the creative, technological and artistic fields for the first time as a single, career-spanning body of work.
DEATH VIRGINS is a film about a bloodthirsty feminist cult, hellbent on destroying the patriarchy. Created by two horror fans who were bored of seeing the same archaic subtext repackaged again and again, deciding to create a film that subverts and heightens sexist, racist, homophobic horror tropes.
We are transforming our 8,000 square foot warehouse into a dark mysterious viewing room with 20 ft pro-res screen and some other experiences for your senses. One of our goals with our expanded space is to transform the way we create AND consume art — making viable options for unique experiences for both the viewer and the creator. Welcome to our dungeon, drinks will be provided. #deathvirgins
Spencer Wan will be making an in-person appearance for ASoF's first film talk of 2018! The talk will be followed by a live audience Q & A where attendees have a chance to ask Wan any questions!
From Jill Soloway, the Emmy award winning creator of Transparent, and playwright Sarah Gubbins, comes the new Amazon Original series I Love Dick. Set in Marfa, Texas, Dick tells the story of a struggling married couple, Chris (Kathryn Hahn) and Sylvère (Griffin Dunne), and their obsession with a charismatic professor named Dick (Kevin Bacon). An exploration of the female gaze and how we tell stories about love and desire, I Love Dick charts the evolution of a marriage, the awakening of an artist and the deification of a man named Dick.
Join Austin School of Film on Wednesday, September 21st from 7:00pm to 8:00pm for an evening talk with Director Matt Johnson as part of our ongoing Film Talks series. Matt Johson will be discussing his latest film Operation Avalanche, that premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and engage in a community Q&A on his work.