Alison Macor discusses Chainsaws, Slackers and Spy Kids: Thirty Years of Filmaking in Austin, Texas

Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau

Alison Macor, former film critic for the Austin Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman, discusses her book, Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: Thirty Years of Filmmaking in Austin, Texas, with video clips from select films. Macor draws from dozens of interviews with homegrown talents, acclimated transplants and frequent visitors such as Richard Linklater, Robert Rodriguez, Mike Judge, Quentin Tarantino, Matthew McConaughey, Tim McCanlies and George Lucas. Following the presentation there will be a reception and book signing.

Her appearance is co-sponsored by the Houston Film Commission and the Southwest Alternate Media Project.



Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005


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