Jane Doe, Christine Chubbock and Bob Dylan in this week’s special screenings

Bob Dylan and D.A. Pennebaker filming "Dont Look Back"

Bob Dylan and D.A. Pennebaker filming “Dont Look Back”

“Don’t Look Back.” Essential viewing. Happy 50th to D.A. Pennebaker’s still-incredible documentary following future Nobel laureate Bob Dylan as he all but invented being a solo rock star during his 1965 tour of England. One of the greatest music docs ever lensed.  7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 19. $7-$10. The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. 512-472-5470, austintheatre.org.

“The Autopsy of Jane Doe.” R. 99 minutes. A father-and-son team of coroners attempt to identify the body of a young woman and uncover a mystery of supernatural proportions in the process. Daily screenings Jan. 13-19. $13. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.

“Kate Plays Christine.” Director Robert Greene returns with his new film, a nonfiction thriller in which actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to play the true-life role of newscaster Christine Chubbock, who committed suicide on live television in 1974. The director will be at the screening. 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 15. $7-$10. Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock, 1800 Congress Ave. austinfilm.org.

“This Side of the Dirt.” Adapted from the play written by Tito Beveridge, the founder of Tito’s Vodka, this film is a South Texas family drama steeped in satire and humor. 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 18. Free for Austin Film Society members. AFS Screening Room, 1901 E. 51st St. austinfilm.org.

With Arianna Auber


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