Night of the Living Dead
George A. Romero (1968)
Slab Cinema Kicks off its 2006 season with the zombie classic Night of the Living Dead. 9 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the slab across from La Tuna at Probandt & Cevallos. Free. 212-9373 for more info.
Sunday Movies at the Instituto
Roberto Sneider (1995)
On Sunday, May 7, catch Dos Crímenes, the tale of an accused murderer who flees to the small town where his family lives. Once there, he discovers the complexities of his relatives and rural life. Screening begins at 4 p.m. 600 HemisFair Plaza. Suggested donation: $2.
Faces and Places Dome Show
UTSA students will showcase six fine-art videos at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Join them for the video screening and reception. 5-6 p.m. Friday, May 5. 801 S. Bowie Street. Free. To contact the ITC, call 458-2330.
Granito de Arena
Jill Freidberg (2005)
Granito de Arena will screen at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the Esperanza Center. Director Jill Friedberg will introduce the film and answer questions following the hour-long feature. Granito de Arena is about the efforts of Mexican teachers to provide adequate education for Mexico’s underprivileged children. Free; donations accepted. 922 San Pedro Ave. 228-1201 for more info.
The ANI Animation Festival
Tickets are now on sale for the third annual ANIs — a festival celebrating the best student, professional, and independent animation in San Antonio. Deadline for submission is May 5. The festival will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones. $10. San-antonio.siggraph.org for more information.
Paul Ramirez (2006)
The Alamo Drafthouse encourages you to come out and support a local filmmaker and your community, 4 p.m. Saturday, May 6, by attending the screening of Tortillas Again? All proceeds will be donated to the San Antonio Food Bank. 1255 SW Loop 410. Pre-sale tickets are available at Drafthouse.com.