The fall film festival season is almost here and if you like movies, Austin is the place to be for the season! Check out the list below and for more information on lineups, panels, how to attend and how to volunteer, follow the links to each festival's website.
Courtesy of Capital City Black Film Festival. Photo by Amaz1n Entertainment Productions.
CAPITAL CITY BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
August 30 - September 2, 2018
Celebrating black filmmakers from across the nation, the Capital City Black Film Festival provides a stage for burgeoning talent in the heart of Austin.
ALL GENDERS LIFESTYLES & IDENTITIES FILM FESTIVAL
September 6-9, 2018
The All Genders, Lifestyles & Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) presents programming for the Austin community depicting a myriad of issues across cultures, race, immigration status, class, orientation, gender identity and expression, age and religion.
AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
September 17-22, 2018
The Austin Revolution Film Festival showcases independent films from all over the world, along with hosting networking events and parties for attendees.
September 20-27, 2018
Fantastic Fest is the Alamo Drafthouse's annual genre festival featuring the horror, science fiction, fantasy, action, Asian, and cult films from around the world.
CINEMA TOUCHING DISABILITY FILM FESTIVAL & SHORT FILM COMPETITION
October 19-20, 2018
The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities hosts the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival & Short Film Competition which shines a spotlight on films that positively and accurately represent disability.
Fantastic Fest 2016. Matlin on Movies with Tim Burton. Credit David Hill.
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
October 25 - November 1, 2018
Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, Austin Film Festival shines the spotlight on top-billed films and indies alike along with a renowned conference that focuses on screenwriting.
AUSTIN POLISH FILM FESTIVAL
November 8-11, 2018
The Austin Polish Society presents their annual film festival featuring carefully curated narrative, documentaries, animation and shorts film, as well as an amazing Polish film poster exhibit.
AUSTIN INDIE FEST
November 10-12, 2018
Austin Indie Fest fills a major gap, finding a place for new film makers who want to compete in a high quality Film Festival, but aren't quite ready for larger festivals.
AUSTIN MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL
December 4-8, 2018
The Austin Music Video Festival celebrates Austin's longstanding music video heritage with premiere and retrospective music video screenings, awards, parties, panels and workshops.
OTHER WORLDS AUSTIN
December 6-9, 2018
Science Fiction comes in all shapes and sizes: horror, drama, comedy - see the best of these films at the Other Worlds Festival.
AUSTIN ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
TBD - Fall 2018
The Austin Asian American Film Festival showcases the best in Asian and Asian American cinema in order to celebrate communities, entertain, enlighten, and showcase creative talents.
AUSTIN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
TBD - Fall 2018
The Austin Jewish Film Festival promotes the love of Jewish films to the Central Texas community by screening movies and programming other events related to movies.