Events -- We're Here All Year!
It's not just the festival and conference. Year-round opportunities to attend conversations with industry pros, advance screenings, special retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, and parties.
Directed, produced, and filmed by Academy Award–nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, 2015 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award), CITY OF GHOSTS is a singularly powerful cinematic experience that is sure to shake audiences to their core as it elevates the canon of one of the most talented documentary filmmakers working today. Read More
Join AFF for a day of pitching fun! Fine tune your pitch before you take on the big leagues at AFF 2017 with AFF’s Pitch day on Sunday, July 23rd. This workshop is great to practice an elevator-style pitch and can help writers to conquer their fears of public speaking and selling themselves. Read More
Join us for a special screening with live score performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra in honor of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Read More
Part coming-of-age story and part divine commentary, Terrence Malick’s star-studded and slow-burning art film, “The Tree of Life,” sparked a dialogue within the industry about memory, the meaning of life, and the role that film can play in representing those ideas. Read More
Alluringly low-fi, this troupe of theatrical artists are not just puppeteers, but creators of otherworldly landscapes through a striking combination of live actors, old-school projectors, and silhouette magic. Read More