WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE
RICHARD LINKLATER (Writer/Director) before Slacker, an
experimental narrative revolving around
twenty-four hours in the lives of one hundred characters, garnered acclaim in
1991, Linklater had made
many shorts and completed the Super 8 feature It's Impossible to Learn to Plow
by Reading Books
(1988). Linklater's additional credits include the 1970s cult hit Dazed and
Confused (1993); Before
Sunrise (1995), for which Linklater won the Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear
Award for Best Director;
Suburbia (1997); The Newton Boys (1998), a western/gangster film set in the
1920s; the animated
feature Waking Life (2001); the real-time drama Tape (2001); the hit comedy
School of Rock (2003);
$5:15 An Hour (TV), Before Sunset (2004), which earned him an Academy Award
nomination; Bad News
Bears (2005); A Scanner Darkly (2006); Fast Food Nation (2006); Inning by
Inning: A Portrait of a Coach
(2008); Me and Orson Welles (2009); Bernie (2012); Up to Speed (2012, HULU);
Before Midnight (2013);
Boyhood (2014); Everybody Wants Some!! (2016); and Last Flag Flying (2017).
Linklater also serves as the Artistic Director for the Austin Film Society,
which he founded in 1985 to
showcase films from around the world that were not typically shown in Austin.
Now one of the nation's
top film organizations, The Austin Film Society shows hundreds of films a year,
programs, and has given out over $1,500,000 in grants to Texas filmmakers since
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