What: Austin premiere of Hell or High Water
Where: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
The lowdown: On Monday, film legends and rising stars gathered for an exclusive premiere of the modern Western Hell or High Water, which will be released nationwide through CBS Films on August 19. In addition to the screening, attendees were treated to a lively Q&A discussion with the filmmakers and actors.
The film follows two desperate brothers (Star Trek's Chris Pine and Ben Foster of 3:10 to Yuma) as they try to save their family's West Texas land from foreclosure by robbing banks. Hot on their trail is a retiring Texas Ranger (Jeff Bridge), who will stop at nothing to bring them to justice.
Who: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Katy Mixon, Margaret Bowman, David Mackenzie, Taylor Sheridan, and Tim League.