The Austin Film Society (AFS) released their June film series with an array of exciting rare movies that showcase the life of Marilyn Monroe, free screenings and a collection of classic films. Films include Cleopatra, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Too Afraid to Ask.
The screenings range from the AFS Screening Room to Alamo Drafthouse Village to the Marchesa. Categories include Summer Free For All, Austin Premiere Screening and Doc Nights, and Essential Cinema, which will be featuring films of the iconic Marilyn Monroe as a tribute to June being her birthday month. On June 4, Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess is screening at Alamo Drafthouse Village. The A& E biopic chronicles her life on and off the screen with rare footage of interviews and interactions with people who knew her.
Tickets range from FREE to $10 and there’s a student discount with a valid I.D. The screenings will be held at different locations such as Alamo Drafthouse Village, Marchesa and AFS Screening Room. Times vary as well.
June 2: Summer Free For All– 2 pm Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex
June 2: Austin Premiere Screening– 4pm Shepard and Dark
June 3: History of Television– 8 pm Pray for the Wildcats
June 4: Essential Cinema– 7pm Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess
June 5: Essential Cinema- 5pm Marilyn Monroe: Ladies of the Chorus
June 6: Special Screening– 7:30 pm Cordoba Nights
June 7: Summer Free For All- 7pm Cleopatra
June 11: Essential Cinema- 7pm Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
June 12: Doc Nights– 7pm In Bed With Ulysses
June 14: Summer Free For All– 8pm A Hero Never Dies
June 16: Summer Free For All– 2pm A Hero Never Dies
June 18: Essential Cinema– 7pm Niagara
June 21: Summer Free For All– 8pm Beau Travail
June 24: Art House– 7:30pm Reality
June 25: Essential Cinema– 7pm How To Marry A Millionaire
June 26: Avant Cinema– 7pm Variety
June 28: Art House– 7:45pm Old Kung Fu Weekend
June 29: Art House– 7:45pm Old Kung Fu Weekend