Austin Film Festival Reveals First Wave of Screenings Set for 26th Anniversary Line-up

AUSTIN, Texas--()--Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television, and new media, has announced the first wave of screenings in their 2019 film slate, taking place October 24-31.

Titles include A Hidden Life, Harriet, Macabre, The Truth, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Oh My God I think It’s Over.

World Premieres include Cowboys, Sleeping in Plastic, The Animal People, and The VICE Guide to Bigfoot.

The complete list of programming will be announced in late September.

AFF FIRST WAVE:

A Hidden Life
Writer/Director: Terrence Malick
Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Tobias Moretti, Bruno Ganz, Matthias Schoenaerts, Karin Neuhäuser, Ulrich Matthes

A Patient Man
Texas Premiere
Writer/Director: Kevin Ward

Cowboys
World Premiere
Writer/Director: John Langmore, Bud Force

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Oh My God I Think It’s Over
Director: Katie Hyde
Starring: Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna

Harriet
Writers: Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters

Macabre
North American Premiere
Writer: Lucas Paraizo and Rita Gloria Curvo
Director: Marcos Prado

Sleeping in Plastic
World Premiere
Writer/Director: Van Ditthavong

The Animal People
World Premiere
Writers: Cassandra Suchan, Denis Henry Hennelly, Sasha Perry, Brian Palmer
Directors: Cassandra Suchan, Denis Henry Hennelly
Executive Producer: Joaquin Phoenix

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

The VICE Guide to Bigfoot
World Premiere
Writer: Zach Lamplugh, Brian Emond
Director: Zach Lamplugh

For announcements and information on how to attend, visit www.austinfilmfestival.com and follow @austinfilmfest #AFF26 on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

ABOUT AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL:

Austin Film Festival (AFF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the art, craft, and business of writers and filmmakers, recognizing their contributions to film, television, and new media. AFF is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department and the Texas Commission on the Arts. All attendees and events are based on permitting schedules and are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. For media credentials, contact Lauren Kelcher Stevenson at aff@sunshinesachs.com. Badges and passes are available for purchase online at www.austinfilmfestival.com or by phone at 1-800-310-FEST. To apply for press credentials, please complete this form.

Contacts

Lauren Kelcher Stevenson
aff@sunshinesachs.com

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Contacts

Lauren Kelcher Stevenson
aff@sunshinesachs.com

0 512.646.0149