Texas Autism Society presents 2017 AutFest Film Festival+Casino Party

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Swim Team
Scene from Swim Team Photo by Nicole Chan

The Autism Society of Texas will host the second annual Autism Film Festival, AutFest Texas with a Casino Party. The films will showcase the range of ages and abilities, challenges and triumphs (however big or small) that living with autism can bring. Viewers can also witness the dedication and support needed to give individuals with autism the greatest chance of reaching their full potential. Films will be about autism or made by autistic filmmakers. Theaters will have adjusted light & sound to accommodate the sensory needs of the guests. Audio description is also available. 

Schedule of events

  • 12:30 pm: Temple Grandin, followed by panel discussion on women and autism
  • 3:30 pm:  Swim Team
  • 5 pm: Party at The Highball
  • 7:30 pm:  Submitted short film selections
  • 8:30 pm: Autism in Love
  • 9:45 pm: Closing Discussion

Event Details



Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar
1120 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704

The Highball
1142 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704


Box Office Hours

Mon - Sun: 10am - 12am

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