2017 Austin Film Festival
The 2017 Austin Film Festival will feature hundreds of screenings, panels, roundtables, script readings, parties, and other special events.
Among the big films screening this year include opening night film Lady Bird, with writer/director Greta Gerwig in attendance; centerpiece film The Current War, starring Katherine Waterston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, and Michael Shannon; closing night film Chappaquiddick, starring Kata Mara and Ed Helms; closing night film I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney; The Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman; The Upside, starring Bryan Cranston; Call Me By Your Name, starring Armie Hammer; and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, starring Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson. Dan Rather will also be on hand to help present the world premiere of the documentary Fail State, chronicling the rise of predatory for-profit colleges.
For a full schedule of events, go to the festival website.