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Michelle Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki in Widows
Oscar watch: the hyped and buzzworhy Widows Photo by Suzanne Tenner
Queerskins virtual reality movie VR experience
Queerskins opens the fest with a virtual reality ride.  Photo courtesy of Queerskins
Richard Linklater
Academy Award-nominated, Houston-born filmmaker Richard Linklater will discuss his films.  Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Vittorio/Getty Images for BFI
Bun B hat stadium
Houston rap icon Bun B will add to the fun.  Photo by Maigen Berg