DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY: THE TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (A Texas Premiere)
Aug
25
9:00 pm21:00

DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY: THE TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (A Texas Premiere)

A long-forgotten horror film somehow makes it into your DVD player. For some reason, you click on the commentary track. As the director and writer discuss the images on the screen, it becomes apparent that the horror behind the camera was far more disturbing than what they filmed. Featuring BARRY LYNDON star Leon Vitali as himself, and Frankenstein in the actual THE TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN.

ASTRAEA, an Austin Premiere
Jul
21
9:00 pm21:00

ASTRAEA, an Austin Premiere

Winner of Cinequest Film Festival’s New Visions Award, Maine International Film Festival’s Audience Award, and Dances With Films’ Grand Jury Honorable Mention, Astraea is a post-apocalyptic film that finally shows not what humanity is running from, but what we’re running toward.

Star Wars Day - A Free Celebration
May
4
7:30 pm19:30

Star Wars Day - A Free Celebration

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival will celebrate Star Wars Day (May the Fourth) with a program of stellar Star Wars fan films, a SciFi Dance Party (hosted by DJ Boba Fett), a costume contest, a special burlesque performance by OWA’s own Gemmi Galactic, as well as Star Wars memorabilia from Austin Books & Comics. The free event will take place at the North Door (502 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702). Doors will open at 6:00pm and the program will begin at 7:30pm.

Uncanny (Texas Premiere) Oct. 14 at 9:00pm
Oct
14
9:00 pm21:00

Uncanny (Texas Premiere) Oct. 14 at 9:00pm

In UNCANNY, the world's first fully-realized Artificial Intelligence exhibits startling and unnerving emergent behavior when the woman reporting on it begins a relationship with its creator. A love triangle between man, woman and machine threatens to undo years of scientific progress.

NIGHTMARE CODE (Texas Premiere)
Sep
17
9:30 pm21:30

NIGHTMARE CODE (Texas Premiere)

Brett Desmond (Andrew J. West), a genius programmer with a troubled past is called in to finish a top secret behavior recognition program, R.O.P.E.R., after the previous Lead Programmer went insane. But the deeper Brett delves into the code, the more his own behavior begins to change… in increasingly terrifying ways.

THE MIDNIGHT SWIM Presented by Other Worlds Austin
Jul
9
9:30 pm21:30

THE MIDNIGHT SWIM Presented by Other Worlds Austin

AFI Fest Breakthrough Audience Award winner THE MIDNIGHT SWIM focuses on three-half sisters who travel home to settle the affairs of their mother after she goes missing in a haunted lake. Drenched in mystery, THE MIDNIGHT SWIM is a psychodrama with supernatural undertones that has garnered a cult following on the festival circuit, along with numerous awards.

THE QUIET HOUR - Texas Premiere (May 28th)
May
28
7:30 pm19:30

THE QUIET HOUR - Texas Premiere (May 28th)

  • Southwest Lake Creek 7

Written and directed by Stéphanie Joalland, THE QUIET HOUR is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion in which a feisty teenage girl sets out to protect her farm from human scavengers who will stop at nothing in order to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.

Star Wars Day - A Free Screening of Fan Films
May
4
7:00 pm19:00

Star Wars Day - A Free Screening of Fan Films

Other Worlds Austin will celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th) with a program of fantastic STAR WARS fan films.  Films screened will include Official Star Wars Fan Film Award winners: TROOPS, PINK FIVE, THE JEDI HUNTER, SOLO FOREVER, and CHAD VADER: DAY SHIFT MANAGER. The event will feature a costume contest, Star Wars memorabilia, brewery tours, and handcrafted beer.

Call Girl of Cthulhu Texas Premiere
Apr
16
9:00 pm21:00

Call Girl of Cthulhu Texas Premiere

Carter Wilcox (David Phillip Carollo) is a struggling artist who's been saving his virginity for someone special. When he meets the enchanting escort Riley Whatley (Melissa O'Brien), he believes he's found the one. Unfortunately, she's also "someone special" to an ancient cult that believes she is the chosen bride of their alien god, Cthulhu

DEAD WITHIN: US PREMIERE (w/ wri/dir Ben Wagner)
Sep
4
9:00 pm21:00

DEAD WITHIN: US PREMIERE (w/ wri/dir Ben Wagner)

  • Alamo Village

Kim and Mike have survived a mysterious pandemic through routine and isolation and unspeakable acts.  Each day Mike ventures out to scavenge for supplies.  Kim remains within, alone, armed with just kitchen knives and garden tools. What exactly is going on out there?  

Dark Mountain w/ Q&A with Dir. Tara Anaïse
Jul
30
9:00 pm21:00

Dark Mountain w/ Q&A with Dir. Tara Anaïse

  • Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter

In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine.  Their bodies were never found.

Eight months later, their footage was.

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