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Austin Film Festival 2015: ‘Fallen Stars’ a sad-sack romance

3:12 pm Oct. 30, 2015

Note: The following was written by Jane Sumner for the American-Statesman

Brian Jett premiered his first feature, “Let Go,” a quirky sad-funny ensemble drama, about a melancholy parole officer dealing with marital problems and three eccentric

AFS to hold 30th anniversary party Nov. 12

1:38 pm Oct. 28, 2015

The Austin Film Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a Nov. 12 party at Austin Studios, as well as a fall series of programming by Austin director and AFS founder Richard Linklater.

The celebration will

‘Legend’ kicks off Austin Film Fest on Thursday

11:11 am Oct. 28, 2015

Writer/director Brian Helgeland, who’s best known for “L.A. Confidential” and “Mystic River,” kicks off the Austin Film Festival on Thursday with a screening of “Legend,” starring Tom Hardy in the dual roles of 1950s British