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  1. Austin Film Festival: 'Brave New Jersey' Forces Filmmakers to Confront How They'd Spend Their Last Night on Earth

    12:46 pm 10/16/2016

    Anna Camp and Tony Hale star in Jody Lambert's film about how one town reacts to Orson Welles' famous 1938 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast.Read more

  2. Austin Film Festival: Paul Feig, Marta Kauffman, Nancy Meyers Call for More Diversity

    1:09 pm 10/15/2016

    The 'Ghostbusters' director said he was tired of seeing female characters "play second banana to a guy."Read more

  3. Austin Film Festival: 'Friends' Co-creator Marta Kauffman on Why There Will Never Be a Reunion Show

    7:48 pm 10/14/2016

    It "wouldn't make anybody happy," she said at a retrospective devoted to the series.Read more

  4. Austin Film Festival: Director Jeff Nichols on Why 'Loving' Is "Kind of an Apolitical Film"

    7:33 pm 10/14/2016

    His film about pioneering interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving opened the festival.Read more

  5. Austin Film Festival: NBC's Jennifer Salke Says Amid Negative Politics, Audiences Are Looking for Positive Programming

    5:14 pm 10/13/2016

    The exec pointed to the success of the new series 'This Is Us' as evidence of her theory.Read more

  6. Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton, Chris Cooper

    9:00 am 9/30/2015

    'Legend,' starring Tom Hardy, will open the festival, which runs from Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.Read more

  7. '7 Minutes': Austin Review

    8:28 am 10/28/2014

    Jay Martin's feature debut depicts an ill-fated robbery by three desperate friendsRead more

  8. Austin Film Fest: 'The Humbling' and 'The Last Five Years' Will Open, 'Rosewater' Will Close

    2:25 pm 9/30/2014

    The fest in Texas' capital also announced that Edward Zwick will receive this year's Extraordinary Contribution to Film Award on Oct. 25Read more

  9. Austin Film Fest: Writer-Centric Event to Screen Numerous Oscar Hopefuls

    10:38 am 9/17/2014

    'The Imitation Game,' 'Wild,' 'Escobar: Paradise Lost' and 'Big Hero 6' will all screen at the fest in Texas' capital, which will also host 15 world premieresRead more

  10. Austin Film Festival to Honor 'Mad Men,' 'True Detective' and 'Masters of Sex' Emmy Hopefuls

    10:00 am 6/3/2014

    "The Writers Festival," which is set for Oct. 23-30, will fete Matthew Weiner with its Outstanding Television Writer award and host a panel that will include Cary Fukunaga and Michelle Ashford, among others.Read more

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