Wednesday, October 23, 2019

17th Annual Film and Food Fundraising Party

Austin Film Festival is pleased to announce their 17th annual Film & Food Fundraising Party, an evening dedicated to celebrating Austin's thriving film industry and famous culinary talent. Held in the glamorous and historic Driskill Hotel, the event brings Austinites and visitors together to celebrate the film arts and enjoy flowing cocktails and inventive cuisine from some of Austin’s most notable chefs. Live and silent auctions showcase the very best in luxury items, trips, and experiences. Proceeds from the event benefit AFF’s Young Filmmakers Program. YFP was founded to encourage youth to explore their creativity and improve their literacy skills through the arts of screenwriting and filmmaking.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Opening Remarks
Ed Solomon
Ed Solomon
writer HBO’s Mosaic, Men in Black, Untitled Steven Soderbergh feature; co-writer Bill & Ted Face the Music, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, Now You See Me 1 & 2, It's Garry Shandling's Show, Untitled David O Russell feature

Austin Film Festival welcomes you to its 26th annual celebration of storytelling through film, television, theatre, and new media. Bringing together industry icons, independent filmmakers, aspiring storytellers, and everyone in between. This year’s Festival will once again feature intimate discussions, workshops, premieres, retrospectives, parties, and countless networking opportunities. Join AFF staff and special guests for Opening Remarks to discover more about the week ahead and learn last-minute additions, schedule changes, and special announcements about this year’s Festival & Conference.

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge for entry.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Truth


(France, 106 min)

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda, Adaption by Lea Le Dimna
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Saginer,
Roger Van Hool

Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and
admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from
New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother
and daughter will quickly turn to confrontation: truths will be told, accounts
settled, loves and resentments confessed.

Click here to purchase a film pass or badge today!

NOT permitted:
• No large bags over 14 x 12 x 6 in size
• No food or beverage of any kind
• No weapons of any shape or size (including
firearms, explosives, pocket knives, etc.)
• No cameras or recorders of any kind
ALLOWED but subject to inspection:
• Bags smaller than 14 x 12 x 6
• Diaper bags (when child is present)
• Medically necessary items (including breast
• Jackets and coats

Film Pass Party in partnership with Do512

Take a break from the first 6 days of films and enjoy a complimentary beer! Compare film notes and reviews with other film fans and get ready for more! Two days left of films, you're almost there!

*Attendees will receive a drink ticket redeemable for one beer during the party. Limit one ticket per attendee