Four Films to See for Free this Week in San Antonio


The Backyard Film Festival
Saturday, November 12
5 Points Local cafe will be hosting The Backyard Film Festival in their recently remodeled backyard space, featuring a collection of short films adhering to the theme 'lifestyle modern sustainable'. From animation to music videos, this free screening of eclectic short films is an inexpensive and culturally enriching event that invites anyone to attend. Free, 7pm, 5 Points Local, 1017 N Flores St

Weaving The Past
Wednesday, November 16
UTSA College of Public Policy invites you to a free showing and Q&A of the doc-drama, Weaving Through The Past: Journey of Discovery featured at the UTSA Downtown Campus. This award winning film documents Walter Dominguez, an acclaimed filmmaker, researching the past of his grandfather Reverend Emilio Hernandez and his reasons for immigrating from Mexico to the United States. Free, 6pm, UTSA Downtown Campus, 501 W Cesar E Chavez Blvd

Inside Llewyn Davis
Thursday, November 17
As Cinema on Tap's third official event, an outdoor screening of Academy Award Winning Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen's 2013 film Inside Llewyn Davis will be put on by CineSnob and Big Hops. Complete with a brand new sound system and even a little grub provided by the venue to snack on during the movie, the screening of one aspiring folk singer's journey is sure to entertain. Free, 7:30pm, Big Hops Huebner, 11224 Huebner Rd, Ste 204

Thursday, November 17
McNay Art Museum will be hosting another GET REEL event as they invite you to come out and enjoy a free screening of the film, Walkabout (1971). Bring a friend, kick back, and watch the tale of a young brother and sister lost in the outback of Australia as their stars align with a friendly aborigine. Free, 7Pm, McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave