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Austin Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup; 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Serves as Centerpiece

"August: Osage County," "12 Years a Slave" and "Big Sur" are also among the marquee screenings.

The Austin Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled its complete film lineup, including Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis as the centerpiece film. Star Oscar Isaac and music producer T Bone Burnett will be on hand to present the pic.

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The full lineup of screenings is below and includes 12 Years a Slave, Nebraska, August: Osage County, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Big Sur and Child of God, among others. Norio Osada's Number 10 Blues/Goodbye, Saigon and Anat Tel Mendelovich's Mom, Dad, I'm Muslim will both have their U.S. premieres at the fest.

Elaine May joins the festival and conference as a contributing guest programmer, along with previously announced participants Vince Gilligan, Callie Khouri, Jonathan Demme and Shane Black. Additionally, Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal will lead a panel discussion about comedy writing.

The Austin Film Festival takes place Oct. 24-31 in Austin, Texas.

 

MARQUEE SCREENINGS:

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS – Joel and Ethan Coen (Writer/Directors); Oscar Isaac and T Bone Burnett in attendance 

12 YEARS A SLAVE – John Ridley (Writer), Steve McQueen (Director)


NEBRASKA – Bob Nelson (Writer), Alexander Payne (Director); Will Forte in attendance

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY – Tracy Letts (Writer), John Wells (Director)

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM – William Nicholson (Writer), Justin Chadwick (Director)

PHILOMENA – Steve Coogan (Writer), Jeff Pope (Writer), Stephen Frears (Director)

BIG SUR – Michael Polish (Writer/Director); Josh Lucas, Jean Marc-Barr and John Robbins in attendance

WINTER IN THE BLOOD – Ken White (Writer), Alex and Andrew Smith (Writer/Directors); cast in attendance

CHILD OF GOD – James Franco (Writer/Director), Vince Jolivette (Writer) 


HBO'S WHOOPI GOLDBERG PRESENTS MOMS MABLEY – Whoopi Goldberg (Director)

MYSTERY ROAD – Ivan Sen (Writer/Director)

IF YOU BUILD IT – Patrick Creadon (Director)

LAST I HEARD – David Rodriguez (Writer/Director); Paul Sorvino in attendance

YUMA – Wojciech Gajewicz (Writer), Piotr Mularuk (Writer/Director)

NUMBER 10 BLUES/GOODBYE, SAIGON – Norio Osada (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

MOM, DAD, I’M MUSLIM – Anat Tel Mendelovich (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

 

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION:

BESIDE STILL WATERS – Chris Lowell (Writer/Director), Mohit Narang (Writer)

CRACKHEADS – Tim Tsiklauri (Writer/Director), Andy Sophocleous (Writer) – U.S. Premiere


FINDING NEIGHBORS – Ron Judkins (Writer/Director) – World Premiere


JACK, JULES, ESTHER AND ME – Daniel Poliner (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

A LEADING MAN – Steven J. Kung (Writer/Director)


THE MAID’S ROOM – Michael Walker (Writer/Director)

THE ODD WAY HOME – Rajeev Nirmalakhandan (Writer/Director) Jason Ronstadt (Writer) – World Premiere

SIREN – Jesse Peyronel (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION:

ALL OF ME – Alexandra Lescaze (Director)

DOG DAYS – Kasey Kirby, Laura Waters Hinson (Directors) – World Premiere

ICEBOUND – Daniel Anker (Director)– U.S. Premiere

LIVING DOLLS – Maureen Judge (Director) – World Premiere

POLITICAL BODIES – Christopher Englese (Director) – World Premiere

TAKE AWAY ONE – William Lorton (Director) – World Premiere

THE PROJECT – Shawn Efran (Director)


120 DAYS – Ted Roach (Director) – World Premiere

 

HEART OF FILM:

A BIRDER’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING – Luke Matheny (Writer), Rob Meyer (Writer/Director) 


CIRCLE THE WAGEN – Ryan Steven Green (Writer/Director)

FAVOR – Paul Osborne (Writer/Director)

FOREVER’S END – J.C. Schroder (Writer/Director)

GIRL ON A BICYCLE – Jeremy Leven (Writer/Director)

GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT – Matt Reynolds (Writer)

HOW TO FOLLOW STRANGERS – Chioke Nassor (Writer/Director)

LA NAVAJA de DON JUAN – Tom Sanchez (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE – Kirk Marcolina and Matthew Pond (Directors)


LIGHT YEARS – Matthew Mullen (Writer), Maggie Kiley (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

SCRAPPER – Brady Hall (Writer/Director); Aidan Gillen in attendance


SOLE SURVIVOR – Ky Dickens (Writer/Director)

THAT BURNING FEELING – Jason James (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

 

COMEDY VANGUARD:

CAVEMEN – Herschel Faber (Writer/Director); Chad Michael Murray in attendance – World Premiere


COFFEE, KILL BOSS – Sigurd Ueland (Writer), Nathan Marshall (Director); Eddie Jemison in attendance – World Premiere


G.B.F. – George Northy (Writer), Darren Stein (Director)

THE GOLDEN SCALLOP – Kevin Harrigan (Writer), Joseph Laraja (Director)

HELLAWARE – Michael M. Bilandic (Writer/Director)

I’M DATING YOU NOT – Pablo Flores (Writer), Guillermo Groizard (Director) – U.S. Premiere


THE LITTLE TIN MAN – Dugan Bridges, Matthew Perkins (Writers), Matthew Perkins (Director)

MOP KING – Ace Dixon (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

 

DARK MATTERS
:

BLOOD PUNCH – Eddie Guzelian (Writer), Madellaine Paxson (Director) – World Premiere


DARK MOUNTAIN – Tara Anaïse (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

DUG UP – Dustin Rikert (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

INNOCENCE – Hilary Brougher (Writer/Director), Tristine Skyler (Writer) – World Premiere

OXV: THE MANUAL – Darren Paul Fischer (Writer/Director) – U.S. Premiere

 

TEXAS INDEPENDENTS
:

DEAR SIDEWALK – Jake Limbert (Writer), Jake Oelman (Director) – World Premiere

LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON – Theo Love (Director)


THE ROAD TO LIVINGSTON – Erik Mauck (Director), Chelsea Hernandez (Director) – World Premiere

SOMBRAS DE AZUL – Kelly Daniela Norris (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

 

WRITE/REC:

ALWAYS LEARNING – Robert Krakower (Writer/Director) – World Premiere


THE BLOCK – Max Sturgeon (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

DRONES – Matt Witten (Writer), Rick Rosenthal (Director) – U.S. Premiere

THE FABLE OF SHANNON CABLE – Vinnie Hogan (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

HANDY – Vincenzo Cosentino (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

NOT SAFE FOR WORK – Ryan Balas (Writer/Director) – World Premiere

SPEAK NOW – Erin Cardillo (Writer), Noah Harald (Director) – World Premiere


3 REFERENCES – James Christopher (Writer/Director) – World Premiere