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.