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Cannes Day 10: Two fine movies close out competition

7:27 am May. 21, 2016

Two fine but very different movies — Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle” and Asghar Farad’s “The Salesman” — closed out the competition this weekend for the Palme d’Or in Cannes. And either one could get a major

SXSW winner ‘Transpecos’ gets distribution deal

11:19 am Apr. 28, 2016

Here’s an uplifting tale for aspiring filmmakers out there. And it also illustrates why festivals like South by Southwest, Fantastic Fest and the Austin Film Festival are so important.

Austin resident Greg Kwedar got his debut

Tribeca Festival yanks anti-vaccination film by Texas filmmaker

11:56 am Mar. 30, 2016

Robert DeNiro, founder and director of the Tribeca Film Festival, has yanked the anti-vaccination documentary “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” from the lineup.

Directed by anti-vaccination activist, Austin resident and discredited autism guru Andrew Wakefield, the

Other Worlds Austin starts TONIGHT!

11:29 am Dec. 3, 2015

Other Worlds Austin, the city’s only science fiction film festival, starts tonight at the Galaxy Highland. It continues Friday and Saturday.

The U.S. première of Özgür Yildirim’s “Boy 7,” the German-language adaptation of a popular Dutch