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Free Film Screening: Mahabharata

Date: 
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Experience the opulence of Ancient India in a rare public screening of the 1985 adaptation of Indian Epic, 'Mahabharata'.

Directed by Peter Brook, the original stage play was 9 hours long, then reduced to a 6-hour TV mini-series, which later became this cinematic version of 171 minutes.

Considered a monumental movie of its time, this review from The Caravan Magazine provides a thoughtful read → http://bit.ly/2xwqtO7

No Borders Film Screening and Fundraiser

Date: 
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 6:00pm to 10:30pm

(En español abajo)

Join Black Rose / Rosa Negra - Austin as we host the Austin premier of "No Borders: Social Struggles Across the U.S.A.," with the first two of an eleven episode web series created by a Chilean media team which spent months traveling across the US to learn about social movements and the daily resistance to capitalism.

The Blanton’s Come as You Are Series, Films of the 90s: The Glass Shield

Date: 
Sun, 05/01/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

In conjunction with the Blanton’s exhibit, Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, the museum will screen important films that premiered throughout the decade. Join us on May 1st as we screen The Glass Shield. Ice Cube and Lori Petty star in Charles Burnett’s powerful film about race and the Los Angeles police. (Parental discretion is advised, as the film may contain mature content.)

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Film + Workshop with Filmmaker Sharon Arteaga

Date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

PRESS RELEASE
WOMEN’S COMMUNITY CENTER OF CENTRAL TEXAS

AUSTIN, TEXAS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Film + Workshop with Filmmaker Sharon Arteaga
Saturday, July 11, 2015 @4:00pm-6:00pm

When Sharon Arteaga turned fifteen, she convinced her parents that a video camera was a better investment than the Quinceanera they wanted her to have.

Join us for a screening of her short, WHEN I GROW UP, clip from her newest project PLANE PRETEND, and an interactive workshop!

Free Documentary Screening: "Deaf People in Havana with Joel Barish"

Date: 
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

FREE Film Screening!!! Supporting Student’s International Study Trip to Cuba in 2016

Joel Barish, is an avid traveler who has visited more than 80 countries around the world.

Like no other country he’s seen before, Joel takes you on a unique visual journey through Havana, Cuba and the beauty of Deaf people within its culture.

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Screenings at the Blanton: Lassie

Date: 
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Peter O’Toole and Peter Dinklage co-star with the famous collie in this 2005 adventure set in the Scottish highlands (100 minutes). Shown in conjunction of the Blanton exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Screenings at the Blanton: Feline Flicks

Date: 
Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:00pm

In honor of the exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs,' the Blanton hosts an afternoon of adorable feline flicks gathered from Austin and around the world, projected on the big screen!

Included with museum admission.

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Screenings at the Blanton: Prison Pups

Date: 
Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Don’t miss an engaging documentary about four inmates who raise and train service dogs (58 minutes). Shown in conjunction with the Blanton exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Included with museum admission.

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Inspīrō Fest

Date: 
Sun, 06/01/2014 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

B*TRU ARTS announces the 2nd Annual Īnspīrō Fest, a Communal Artistic Festival Presenting Austin’s Top Local Talent on Sunday, June 1, 2014 2pm-7pm at The North Door located at 502 Brushy St. Austin, TX 78702.
Free All-Ages Event. Donations appreciated :)

Īnspīrō Fest, a communal artistic festival created to bring together and promote
local multicultural artists in an exciting and enlightening collection of live music, dance, film, theatre, and an eclectic variety of other artistic performances.

Screenings at the Blanton

Date: 
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Don’t miss the screening of Sol LeWitt, Chris Teerink's new award-winning documentary about how a simple idea can lead to overwhelming visual and intellectual beauty. The Blanton presents this 87-minute film courtesy Icarus Films in conjunction with the exhibition Converging Lines.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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