Contrast Film Festival

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The Misandrists
The Misandrists Photo courtesy of Cartilage Films

The Contrast Film Festival is a new multi-disciplinary film festival featuring the Texas premieres of three queer and female-focused films, shorts, and a comedy show. There will also be opening and closing night events with DJs, performances, and dance parties.

Schedule of events

Friday, July 20

  • 6 pm - Opening Reception (Austin Film Society Cinema)
  • 7 pm - Shakedown (Austin Film Society Cinema)
  • 10 pm - Opening Night Party (Museum of Human Achievement)

Saturday, July 21

  • 4 pm - High Fantasy (Alamo Drafthouse Ritz)
  • 7 pm - Casey Jane Ellison and Yourself, Your Body (Museum of Human Achievement)
  • 10 pm - The Misandrists (Austin Film Society Cinema)

Sunday, July 22

  • 3 pm - Narcissister Organ Player (Alamo Drafthouse Ritz)
  • 6 pm - Female and Anna Biller shorts (Austin Film Society Cinema)
  • 9 pm - Too Hot to Hold and Snowy Bing Bongs (Cheer Up Charlie's)

Event Details



AFS Cinema
6406 N. I-35 Frontage Rd. Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752

Museum of Human Achievement
3600 Lyons Rd.
Austin, TX 78702

Alamo Drafthouse - Ritz
320 E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Cheer Up Charlies
900 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78701

Ticket Info

$40 for three-day pass.