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Richard Linklater joins the Austin Film Society for a red-carpet screening of 'Where’d You Go, Bernadette?'

Joe Gross
jgross@statesman.com
"Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" stars Cate Blanchett in the title role. [Contributed by Annapurna]

The Austin Film Society (AFS) will host a red carpet screening of Annapurna Pictures’ “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the AFS Cinema.

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Richard Linklater, the director of the film and founder of AFS, will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening discussion.

Tickets will go on sale to AFS members July 16 and the general public July 19 at austinfilm.org.

The event benefits the artistic and educational programs of AFS.

The movie — with a cast including Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Billy Crudup, Judy Greer and Laurence Fishburne — opens in theaters nationally Aug. 16.