Austin Insider Blog

This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.

Visiting the AFS Cinema

AFS Cinema is the place to immerse yourself in world-class film culture, from the most exciting independent titles and Austin-made movies to art house classics and newly-restored screen gems. Regular screenings and special events showcase the wide variety of films visitors can enjoy at the cinema…

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Where to See Movies in Austin

If you are searching for a place to keep cool from the hot Texas sun, or just need to escape the hustle and bustle for an afternoon, then a visit to the movies might be just the thing you need. Want to find the best local theaters to catch a film in Austin? Check out our list of the top theaters in…

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Insider's Guide to SXSW Film Festival 2018

Every year during spring break, crowds descend on the city to attend the world-renowned SXSW Conference & Festivals. Consisting of three main components, Interactive, Music and Film, each track brings top creatives and global professionals together to collaborate during this exciting 10-day…

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Iconic Film Locations to Visit Near Austin

From box office major hits to independent cinematic brilliance, Austin and the surrounding Hill Country has provided the landscape for filmmakers to bring their vision to life on the big screen. Of course, "Dazed and Confused" and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" are some of the most talked about titles…

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