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AFS gets two-year $950,000 contract to run city public access TV

12:39 pm Oct. 1, 2015

The city of Austin has awarded the Austin Film Society a two-year contract to take over management of the local public access channels, the film society announced Thursday.

The contract, valued at $950,000 over two years, ends a 10-year relationship Public Access Community Television, which oversaw operations and provided programming under then channelAustin banner at the facilities at 1143 Northwestern Ave. in East Austin.

But the current contract expired Sept. 30, with

New tweaks to AFS memberships

10:37 am Sep. 10, 2015

The Austin Film Society has some new tweaks to its membership tiers.

The “Love” level is now $20 a month for a single membership and $30 for dual. This lets the member attend all regularly priced

Hot ‘Labyrinth’-on-‘Labyrinth’ action!

9:50 am Jan. 13, 2015

In case you somehow doubted Austin’s geek cred, know that there are two screenings of Jim Henson’s “Labyrinth” starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, taking place at roughly the same time Friday night.

This follows a