What sounds good for this weekend at the AFI? Here’s what I recommend: Saturday Rock Prophecies – If you’re a fan of rock ‘n’ roll and photography, this doc is for you. It follows the career of concert photographer Robert Knight as he captures some of the lasting images of rock, including some of the [...]
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This week’s Saturday Spotlight shines on The Eyes of Me, a documentary playing at AFI Dallas about the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Today is the day that AFI gets going in earnest, with 18 features and a shorts package on tap. You’ll definitely want to make room for Tattooed Under Fire (4 p.m., Magnolia), which Jerome Weeks profiled in a radio feature this morning. And I think you might also like St. Nick (4:15 p.m., Magnolia), which [...]
Now that three AFI Dallas opening nights have come and gone, a familiar pattern is starting to emerge: There’s never enough room on the red carpet. That’s partly due to the large number of media members covering the event. But part of the reason is that the crew in charge of AFI publicity knows what [...]
With most wide-release films, you’ve been told by countless commercials and trailers how you’re supposed to feel about what you’ve yet to watch. It’s an invitation for you to sit back, relax and just let the film wash over you. Then there are films like St. Nick, which requires your attention and thoughts to help [...]
One of the perks of being a media sponsor of AFI Dallas is that we get a generous number of ticket vouchers. And regular readers of the Art&Seek blog know that we like to give stuff away around here. The first 10 people who e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) will receive 10 vouchers each – enough for [...]
Adrien Brody will receive the AFI Dallas Star Award tonight at a screening of his new film, The Brothers Bloom. But before that, the Oscar-winner will stop by KERA this afternoon as a guest of Think. His interview will take place in the second hour of the show, at 1 p.m. If you can’t catch [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
AFI Dallas passes along word that Gov. Rick Perry will be heading to town for the festival’s Texas Day on April 3. Among other things, Perry will be here to award director Peter Bogdanovich with the AFI Star Award. On April 2, Bogdanovich’s classic adaptaion of Larry McMurtry’s The Last Picture Show will screen at [...]