Cementville lives on KLRN
Dir. Brian Birdwell, Jeremy Boyce, and Tamarin Ellis (2003)
Resurrecting Cementville is an original documentary by three former Trinity University students who use interviews, photography, and commentary by Trinity professor and San Antonio historian Char Miller to recall the lifespan of the insular, predominantly Mexican-American community that was home to the cement company's laborers. The show will air at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, on KLRN Channel 9.
Cinema Tuesdays with Texas Public Radio
Aimée & Jaguar
Dir. Max Färberböck (1999)
The true story of a doomed love affair between Lilly Wust, a Nazi wife and mother, and Felice Schragenheim, a Jewish member of the underground German resistance, during 1943's Battle of Berlin. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, at the Bijou at Crossroads Theatre. Tickets are $10 TPR members / $12 nonmembers, available at tpr.org or 1-800-622-8777 during business hours.
Movies on the Slab
Invasion of the Star Creatures
Dir. Bruno VeSota (1963)
If last week's screening of Killer Shrews didn't scare you back to kindergarten, you're probably up for this wacky tale of Manifest Destiny-inspired alien vixens and their army of veggie monsters. The feature screens at 9 p.m. Thursday, September 1, at the Slab at Probandt and Cevallos, across from La Tuna Icehouse. Admission is free. For more info, visit saevents.org/movies/index.htm.