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Austin Film Festival Announces First Slate of Films for 23rd Annual Line-up

Austin Film FestivalAustin Film Festival, the premier film festival recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television, and new media, announced the first slate of films included in the 2016 lineup.

Taking place October 13-20, AFF will present the entire first season of Rooster Teeth’s new comedic series Crunch Time, including the world premiere of the final two episodes. AFF will also host the world premieres of a variety of competition films, including the documentary Monogamish, examining the topic of monogamy featuring Dan Savage and others, and comedy Brave New Jersey with Tony Hale and Anna Camp in attendance.

The complete list of programming, including over 100 more films as well as hundreds of panels, will be announced in mid-September.

AFF FIRST 10:
*indicates in attendance

5 Doctors
World Premiere
Writers: Matt Porter*, Max Azulay*, Phil Primason*
Directors: Matt Porter*, Max Azulay*

Brave New Jersey
World Premiere
Writers: Michael Dowling, Jody Lambert*
Director: Jody Lambert*
Cast: Tony Hale*, Anna Camp*, Heather Burns*, Dan Bakkedahl*, Sam Jaeger*, Mel Rodriguez*, Erika Alexander*

Crunch Time-Season 1
World Premiere
Writers: Andrew Disney, Bradley Jackson
Director: Andrew Disney
Cast: Nick Rutherford, Jessy Hodges, Samm Levine

Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse
World Premiere
Writers/Directors: Etta Devine*, Gabriel Diani*

Forushande (The Salesman)
Texas Premiere
Writer/Director: Asghar Farhadi

Gimme Danger
Texas Premiere
Director: Jim Jarmusch

Good Fortune
North American Premiere
Directors: Joshua Tickell*, Rebecca Harrell Tickell*
Subject: John Paul DeJoria*

Monogamish
North American Premiere
Director: Tao Ruspoli*

ProGamer
World Premiere
Director: Justin Agnew*

Quaker Oaths
World Premiere
Writer/Director: Louisiana Kreutz*

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