Monthly Movie Night
The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream Dir. Gregory Greene (2004)
This critically acclaimed film looks at the implications of World Oil Peak for the American suburb. The film screens at 6 p.m. Sunday, September 18, at the Congregationalist United Church, 500 Pilgrim. $5 suggested donation.
The Cinematexas International Festival of Short Film celebrates its 10th anniversary with a screening of Susan Sontag's 1969 work Duet for Cannibals, Golden Bear winner Fernando Solanas' La Hora de los Hornos, and many other provocative works. Through September 18 at locations throughout Austin. Tickets are $5-20 and are available online or at Waterloo Records. For a full schedule, visit cinematexas.org.
Movies on the Slab
Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Dir. Norman Foster (1939)
A stage variety show captured on screen, Mr.Moto stars Pete Lorre as Kentaro Moto and Ricardo Cortez as Fabian the Great. In a waterfront setting Mr. Moto finds out that spies are planning to sink French ships and blame the British, ooh-la-la. 9 p.m. Thursday, September 15, at the Slab at Probandt and Cevallos, across from La Tuna Icehouse. Admission is free. For more info, visit saevents.org/movies/index.htm.
Movies at the Instituto
Gendarme de Punto
Dir. Joaquin Pardave (1953)
A comedic drama featuring Celia Duarte and Jose Chavez. 4 p.m. Sunday, September 18, at the Instituto de México, 600 Hemisfair. Admission is free.
Tim Burton double feature
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Atomix Night Club present a Tim Burton double feature of his new film Corpse Bride and the 1988 hit Beetlejuice. Seating is at 9 p.m. Thursday, September 22, at Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes. Beetlejuice screens at 10 p.m., Corpse Bride at midnight. Tickets are available exclusively at ATOMIX, 1902 McCullough, on Saturday, September 17. $10 admission includes a special live performance by Hearts Fail. For more info, visit alamodrafthouse.com/westlakes.