The Texas Theatre and USA Film Festival honor writer/Director Whit Stillman


DALLAS — The Texas Theatre and the USA Film Festival will host writer/director Whit Stillman in conjunction with a double feature of Love & Friendship and The Last Days of Disco on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Boulevard, Dallas. The evening will include screenings of both films plus an on-stage conversation with Whit Stillman and book signing of his latest novel “Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen’s Lady Susan Vernon is Entirely Vindicated.”


Screening Schedule:

7:00pm Screening of Love & Friendship

8:30pm Conversation and book-signing with Whit Stillman

9:15pm Screening of The Last Days of Disco (35mm print)

11:00pm Disco Party with DJ Mama Dew following the shows

A limited number of copies of “Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen’s Lady Susan Vernon is Entirely Vindicated” will be available at the program. Whit Stillman will autograph copies.

TICKETS for the program are $12 per film and are available in advance via the Texas Theatre’s prekindle box office.

ABOUT THE TEXAS THEATRE — The historic Texas Theatre was opened at 231 West Jefferson Boulevard on San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1931 by the Robb & Rowley Theater chain which was briefly owned by Howard Hughes. The theater later became famous as the hiding place and capture location of Lee Harvey Oswald on 11-22-63. Aviation Cinemas has operated the theater as a cinema and event space since 2010.

ABOUT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL — Now celebrating its 47th year, the USA Film Festival is a Dallas-based 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in the film and video arts. The Festival’s year-round programs and events include KidFilm®, monthly programs and premieres, and the USA Film Festival held each spring. The USA Film Festival is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.


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