The AFI Dallas International Film Festival kicks off today with the opening-night screening of The Brothers Bloom at NorthPark Center. From today through April 2, 173 feature films and shorts will screen during the festival’s third installment, and Art&Seek is here to help you make the most of the event. Be sure to check back […]
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Hope you’re ready for AFI this week, because we sure are at Art&Seek. To get you started, check out this report about AFI’s dedication to local filmmakers that aired today on KERA (90.1 FM) as well as this week’s Q&A with AFI Dallas senior programmer James Faust. What’s coming up? In just a little while, […]
This year’s AFI Dallas International Film Festival features more than 170 features and shorts. That’s a lot of films to wade through, and for every one that is chosen, dozens of others are rejected. So who decides what stays and what goes? Meet James Faust, AFI Dallas senior programmer. This is the third year that […]
FILM FESTIVALS REVEALED: If the AFI Dallas International Film Festival looks a bit different when it debuts on Thursday, it’s not the only one going through changes. Really, not too much is different over at AFI – NorthPark Center has taken over presenting sponosor duties, the run is a few days shorter. But change is […]
… are more apt to lie about the books they’ve read. A British study of the reading habits of 2,000 people found that women read more books. Surprise. Novelist Ian McEwan concluded much the same thing just by trying to hand out novels one day in a London park and finding not a single taker […]
Texas writer Joe Nick Patoski joined Think host Krys Boyd during the Scene segment of this week’s show to chat about his biography, Willie Nelson: An Epic Life. The book was recently awarded the 2009 TCU Texas Book Award.
Guest blogger Bart Weiss is the founder and president of the Video Association of Dallas. He recently sent along this post about his recent trip to Austin for South by Southwest: We have AFI coming up really soon, but last week I headed south to Austin for my annual fix of film and fun at […]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. How is theater changing with the times and the new century? Playwright Itamar Moses, whose play Back, Back, Back runs at the Dallas Theater Center through April 5th, joined Think for a recent conversation. For a review of the play and a feature on Moses, see the […]
YOUTUBE, THE REMIX: This is one of the coolest YouTube videos I’ve seen in a while – a musical mashup of other online videos. Called the Thru You project, it’s the creation of Ophir Kutiel, who goes by Kutiman online. Thanks to Andrew Taylor’s The Artful Manager blog for the tip. TEXAS BALLET THEATER LOSES […]
Wow, we’re going nuts with the tickets this week. Next up: 10 pair for a screening of Shades of Ray Saturday at 7 at The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth. The filmmaker, Jaffar Mahmood will be there. So to will co-star Brian George (Seinfeld). What’s it about? “Shades of Ray is a comedic heartfelt […]