“To celebrate the twin death-rattles of 16mm film and ‘the most pioneering film festival in the country…'”
The dearly departed Cinematexas International Shorts Film Festival is hosting a “Viking Funeral” this weekend in Austin. This will be two days of odd, subversive and delicious Cinematexas-quality programming. On Saturday, December 1 you can find: a compilation program called “Ragna-Rock” featuring shorts by Cinematexas alumni, this year’s UT film school “Hollywood Showcase” of shorts, and a special screening of Todd Haynes’ early experimental film Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud.
Sunday, December 2 will include another program of alumni shorts called “Ragna-Roll,” a screening of Jim Finn’s crazy-cool cosmonaut epic Interkosmos, and then the grand finale… Ronnie Bronstein’s Frownland. That’s right, Frownland, the feature that both frightened and charmed audiences at SXSW this March. And guess what, Ronnie will be in attendance on Sunday night for audiences to ask questions or throw tomatoes, whatever you see fit! Oh, by the way, this event is free.