Texas Theatre Events
Come see Tim Burton and Johnny Depp in their 90's prime! Also featuring an Oscar winning performance by Martin Landau as Bela Lugosi. The film also includes Bill Murray as Bunny Breckenridge and Vincent D'Onofrio as Orson Welles. Rick Baker won his 3rd Oscar for makeup. [more]
Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and be ready for some laughs and some tears — the 5th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival is coming to The Texas Theatre! This year’s festival is bigger than ever. On Thursday October 15, Over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature [more]
Legend 35mm Print + Unicorn Party with Total Unicorn/ Moon Waves/ Paper Saints Live Behind the Screen + New Fumes DJ Set
We welcome you to an enchanted evening in the entertainment forest known as Texas Theatre! First, we bring you Ridley Scott's Legend in 35mm, starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara and Tim Curry (time TBA)! Then, we welcome, for obvious reasons, the magical sights and sounds of Total Unicorn, psychedelic time lords, Moon Waves and ethereal spirit [more]
Co-Presented by the Dallas International Film Festival. Hunter Carson in attendance. The wild, unexpected success of Easy Rider ushered in what is now seen as one of the most significant turning points in film history, making pathologically rebellious Dennis Hopper an unlikely King of Hollywood for a day. Hopper’s follow-up work, The Last [more]
Small Star Seminar Presented by Cory McAbee For the first solo music project created by Cory McAbee (Crazy and Thief, The American Astronaut), the filmmaker/musician takes the stage as a motivational speaker who urges people to give up their goals, stop reaching for the stars, and start looking for the stars within their own minds. “Small Star [more]
Great Scott! I think we all know what happened on 10-21-15! 7:28 p.m. Doc, Marty, Einstein and Jennifer depart 2015 for the "alternate 1985". Alternate time frame screenings: 5pm - BACK TO THE FUTURE PT 1 7:28pm - BACK TO THE FUTURE PT 2 $10 gets you into both movies!! jumpin jiggawatts! [more]
Filmed in a Massachusetts prison, DOGS ON THE INSIDE follows the birth of a relationship between abandoned rescue dogs and prison inmates as they work together toward a second chance at a better life. Giving a voice to a forgotten dog and a forgotten man, the film is a life-affirming testament to the power of second chances. [more]
Continuing our Partnership with Oak Cliff's historic Texas Theatre, we will present two new pieces in conjunction with the 2010 film, Black Swan. A psychological horror-thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Black Swan is set in the world of New York City ballet. It follows the story of Nina, a ballet dancer who wins [more]
THE INVINCIBLE CZARS DEBUT THEIR SCORE FOR NOSFERATU. Inspired by numerous requests from fans over the years, Austin's Invincible Czars will debut their new score for the 1922 German silent film Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau) this fall in New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The tour will be accompanied by the release of a CD EP [more]
Start time is TBA. What better way to celebrate Halloween and the 30th anny? Punk rock zombie party! Duh. Steps: 1. Dress like a punk, zombie or zombie punk. 2. Attend movie. 3. Stick around for a behind the screen show with Visceral Cuts (horror film fever dreams slashed to pure violence and set to an epic soundtrack shredfest) Kallohonka [more]
Doomed. Bourgeois. In love The 25th Anniversary of Whit Stillman's 1990 Oscar Nominated indie game changer is back for one Bourgeois night only! CO-PRESENTED BY THE USA FILM FESTIVAL with filmmaker Whit Stillman in attendance for intro, Q/A and Cocktail hour! "I didn't save your letters but I didn't throw them away." "I don't understand, is [more]
The 88MPH Film & Music Tour is the ultimate Back to the Future fan experience. Come see a premiere of the brand new Back to the Future documentary, “Back in Time” featuring Steven Spielberg, Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Zemeckis and interviews with 50 other key cast and crew along with amazing fan stories. The filmmakers will be [more]
Recent Events @ Texas Theatre
Elevator to the Gallows - 35mm w/ Live Jazz Pre show!
Louis Malle's masterful 1958 first feature film starring Jeanne Moreau, a score by Miles Davis and lots of rain in Paris. A live Jazz performance from Dennis Gonzalez will start on-stage at 9pm before the screening. 35mm print from the Rialto Pictures vault.
THE APU TRILOGY – New 4K Restoration!
“NEVER HAVING SEEN A SATYAJIT RAY FILM IS LIKE NEVER HAVING SEEN THE SUN OR THE MOON.” —AKIRA KUROSAWA Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray’s breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new 4K restoration. The Apu Trilogy brought India into the
Counting/ Instrument + The Marked Men/ Funeral Shoes/ Codetalkers Behind the Screen + DJ Benjamin White
Well, we couldn't just show documentarian Jem Cohen's latest visual opus, Counting, without revisiting Instrument, his 2003 collaboration with the famed D.C. post-hardcore outfit, Fugazi! Also, it's a great excuse to welcome our favorite local punks, The Marked Men, Funeral Shoes and Codetalkers behind the screen for a very special live