Last years program:
AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY
by Jay Roach, written by Mike Myers, produced by Eric McLeod (Executive Producer), Demi Moore, Mike Myers, Claire Rudnick Polstein (Executive Producer), Jennifer Todd, and Suzanne Todd.
It’s the 20th Anniversary screening of AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY. Frozen in the 60's, secret agent Austin Powers (Mike Myers) is thawed back into action to once again battle his archenemy Dr. Evil. With his sidekick Ms. Kensington (Elizabeth Hurley), Austin must stop Dr. Evil's outrageous plot to control the world. But first, this time-warped swinger must get hip quick and discover that there's no free love in the 90's! An all-star supporting cast including Michael York, Robert Wagner, Mimi Rogers and Carrie Fisher make Austin Powers a wacky, far-out trip you won't forget.
Q&A with Jay Roach via Skype
Austin Powers: 7PM @ LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
BETWEEN EARTH AND SKY
by Paul Hunton and Jonathan Seaborn, produced by Dr. David Weindorf (2016)
Mixing interviews with some of the world’s leading scientists in climate change and arctic soils, with the day to day struggle of native Alaskans living on the front lines of global warming, Between Earth and Sky shows the calamity of climate change that has started in Alaska but will soon engulf the globe.
Q&A with Paul Hunton and Climate Scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Between Earth and Sky: 6:45PM – 9PM @ Alamo Drafthouse
2017 FFF Local Shorts Program at Alamo Drafthouse
The Fourth Kingdom
The Insurgent Hand
The Film Graduate
Into the Vortex
In the Running
The Gold Line
Shorts: 9:30PM – 11PM @ Alamo Drafthouse
Midnight Screening: Tragedy Girls @ Alamo Drafthouse
Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him hostage, they realize the best way to get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national stardom? Will they get caught? Will their accounts get verified?
Tragedy Girls: 11:55PM @ Alamo Drafthouse
24 Frames Presents: Louise Hopkins Underwood
Directed by Jonathan Seaborn, this documentary explores the life and pays homage to Louise Hopkins Underwood. A patron of the arts and co-founder of LHUCA, Louise Underwood was a driving force in developing the Lubbock Regional Arts Center in 1997 – housed in the former Lubbock Fire Department Administration Building – into a sprawling campus hosting visual, performing, and literary arts events year-round to the South Plains. Featuring numerous interviews, this documentary provides a retrospective on the life and legacy of LHUCA’s namesake.
Louise: 11:30AM - 12PM @LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE
by Sam Wainwright Douglas, produced by Jeffrey Brown, David Harstien, Julianna Brannum.
(2017) THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE follows art collective Post commodity as they strive to construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork that straddles the U.S.-Mexico border.The film provides an intimate glimpse into the arduous process behind creating an ambitious artwork that will give voice to the shared history and enduring culture of Indigenous societies that have made the region their home for thousands of years before a border ever divided it. THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE is an adventure in the artistic process blended with a road trip of discovery visiting sites and diverse perspectives to explore how land art can generate community interaction and perceptual shifts in how we interpret, engage and draw inspiration from our natural world.
Repellent Fence: 2PM- 3:30PM @LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
THE SECRET LIFE OF LANCE LETSCHER
by Sandra Adair, produced by Kristi Frazier, KarenBernstein, Jordana Glick-Franzheim, Mary Lloyd Estrin, and Bob Estrin
THE SECRET LIFE OF LANCE LETSCHER is a deeply personal and psychological portrait of internationally known, and Austin based, collage artist Lance Letscher. Told through memories of trauma and triumph, the film provides a doorway into Letscher’s profound insights on creativity, the subconscious, work ethic and spirituality. Featuring detailed images of more than a hundred of his collages, sculptures, and installations, viewers are offered a visual feast while gaining intimate access into Letscher’s methodical techniques and brilliant mind.
Q&A with Sandra Adair
Letscher's will be exhibited in the Martin McDonald Gallery.
Lance Letscher: 4PM-6PM @ LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
Every Night's a Saturday Night is a new documentary film about Lubbock-born saxophonist Bobby Keys. Keys performed world-wide with legendary musicians such as Joe Ely, George Harrison, and The Rolling Stones. This film features interviews with a wide variety of musicians who performed with Keys, including Joe Ely, Dr. John, Keith Richards, Billy Gibbons, and more! Q&A with film director Jeff Stacy and producer Jeffrey Brown and musical concert by Joe Ely to follow. The first 45 Festival Pass holders will be admitted to this screening at no additional charge. After those seats are filled, you will have to purchase separate tickets. This event is held at Cactus Theater and will have a ticket price of $35 for standard seating and $70 for balcony box. This event is co-sponsored by LHUCA, Flatland Film Festival, and the Cactus Theater.
Bobby Keys: 6:30PM @ Cactus