Upcoming special screenings include all sorts of French movies and the almighty Louise Brooks

Compiled by Arianna Auber

“Two Birds, One Stone.” In this French film, the sibling dynamics of an enormous first generation Algerian-French family are tested when their 75 year old mother goes on an unexpected journey. 8 to 10 p.m. June 3. $10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

“Keeper.” A 15 year old Francophone Swiss teen couple discovers their accidental pregnancy and feel compelled to keep the baby. 8 to 10 p.m. June 4. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

“The Good Life.” Two brothers are raised in the beauty of the remote French countryside by their poor ascetic father. When the police come knocking, they are faced with critical choices about making their own way in teh world. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 5. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

“Next Year.” Clotilde and Aude are best friends, attached at the hip, in their last year of high school in a small French village. When Paris beckons after graduation, they discover they aren’t quite ready for the next big step. 7 to 9 p.m. June 6. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

“The Other Side.” Roberto Minervini, the Texas-based Italian filmmaker, is on the forefront of artistic innovation with docufiction. This film, following an impoverished Louisiana couple with a drug problem, explores the hidden world of low-income America. 7:30 to 9 p.m. June 8. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

German poster for "Diary of a Lost Girl"

German poster for “Diary of a Lost Girl”

“Diary of a Lost Girl.” Louise Brooks stars in this silent film from 1929, exemplifying “the subversive violence inherent in beauty and a light heart.” 7:30 to 10 p.m. June 9. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

 


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