Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference

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The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference, which recognizes the writers’ contributions to film, television, and new media, includes 26 world, North American, and U.S. premieres, as well as highly anticipated marquee titles.

Kicking off the festivities is opening night film The Same Storm by Academy Award® nominee Peter Hedges, starring Noma Dumezweni, Mary-Louise Parker, Sandra Oh, Elaine May, and more.

Other notable films include Wes Anderson’s starry ensemble film The French Dispatch; Mike Mills' C’MON C’MON, starring Joaquin Phoenix; and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir Part II, starring Honor Swinton Byrne.

Events will take place at a variety of venues around Austin. For a full schedule of events, go to the festival website.

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Downtown Austin
2011 E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78704