This event has ended
"Everybody has one"

AGENDA

The Marchesa Hall and Theater, luzworks and Film&Forum

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Austin, TX

AGENDA

Ticket Information

Type End     Quantity
AGENDA_Special Event Screening Ended Free  

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share AGENDA

Event Details

See AGENDA as it was meant to be.

In black and white.

Reception at 6:00PM

Movie begins at 7:00PM

In the classic tradition of the "film noir" genre, Agenda is the story of three lives are drawn together in what appears to be a favorable twist of fate. When favor turns to a sordid game of lust, greed and revenge, it becomes apparent that everyone has their own agenda.

About Film Noir.

Film Noir (literally 'black film or cinema') was coined by French film critics (first by Nino Frank in 1946) who noticed the trend of how 'dark', downbeat and black the looks and themes were of many American crime and detective films released in France to theaters following the war, such as The Maltese Falcon (1941), Murder, My Sweet (1944),  Double Indemnity (1944), The Woman in the Window (1944), and Laura (1944).

A wide range of films reflected the resultant tensions and insecurities of the time period, and counter-balanced the optimism of Hollywood's musicals and comedies. Fear, mistrust, bleakness, loss of innocence, despair and paranoia are readily evident in noir, reflecting the 'chilly' Cold War period when the threat of nuclear annihilation was ever-present. The criminal, violent, misogynistic, hard-boiled, or greedy perspectives of anti-heroes in film noir were a metaphoric symptom of society's evils, with a strong undercurrent of moral conflict, purposelessness and sense of injustice.

Writer-producer-director Jonathan de la Luz, who will be in attendance for a Q&A, brings a contemporary spin to the genre with one part cinematic inspiration and one part dramatic-corniness.

When & Where


The Marchesa Hall and Theater
6226 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

The Marchesa Hall and Theater, luzworks and Film&Forum

THE MARCHESA HALL & THEATER is a new and exciting Austin entertainment venue for hosting events from lectures, concerts, comedy shows and film screenings. 5 minutes from downtown Austin.

LUZWORKS is a multi-media entertainment company that produces content for film, television, games, toys and Internet production and is based in Austin, Texas.

FILM&FORUM is a laid-back community exploring classic philosophical questions through the medium of film.

  Contact the Organizer
  News and Updates
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 4:55 PM

AGENDA is available on DVD.

In color AND black and white version of the movie is on the DVD disc.

Order the DVD from Amazon.com, Wall-Mart.com or buy it directly at Hastings Entertainment.

www.agendathemovie.com

www.facebook.com/agendathemovie

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.