Still from trailer, “For the Love of Meat”

Central Texas barbecue is having a moment and is ready for its close-up. The documentary “For the Love of Meat”  screens at 7:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on October 8 at the Violet Crown Cinema.

The film tracks the history and preparation of Texas’ national meal, spotlighting renowned Central Texas pit masters Aaron Franklin, Tootsie Tomanetz of Snows BBQ in Lexington, and Wayne Mueller of Louie Mueller BBQ in Taylor.

Purchase tickets here.