Off-Centered Film Fest, Attic Film Fest, Hill Country Film Festival forthcoming

A few more film festivals are headed our way.

The eighth annual Off-Centered Film Fest, sponsored by the Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Brewery, kicks off April 23.OCFF_WebBanner_2015

This year’s theme is “Yacht Rockin’,” which is a smoothish way to have 1) a “Rolling Roadshow Beer Party” with a mess of Texas craft brewers as Master Pancake takes on “Titanic” on April 23 and 2) a rare 35 mm screening of Chris Elliott’s 1994 comedy “Cabin Boy” with Elliott and director Adam Resnick in person on April 25.

Also look for screenings of Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou,” the Marx Brothers’ “Monkey Business” and the Korean monster flick “The Host. ” For tickets and more information, visit drafthouse.com.

TAFF-poster-horizontal-614x346-ver2The faith-centered Attic Film Fest kicks off this year with the April 22 Austin premiere of “Little Boy,” written and directed by UT alum Alejandro Monteverde. The fest continues April 24 and 25 at the Regal Arbor. Tickets for April 22 are $10.50; $12 for April 24 and 25; an all-access pass is $45.

Check out atticfilmfest.org for details.

And finally, the Hill Country Film Festival takes place April 30 through May 5 in Fredericksburg.

The festival will screen eight feature films and 90 short films that represent 15 countries, along with panel discussions, a closing night party and awards program, and a sendoff reception. The complete lineup can be found on the festival website at hillcountryff.com.

Features include the world premiere of Courtney Ware’s Texas-made “Sunny in the Dark” and Christian Gridelli’s ” The Origins of Wit and Humor.”

Check out hillcountryff.com for ticket information.


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