USA Film Festival

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Ethan Hawke in Tesla
Tesla starring Ethan Hawke will screen as part of the 50th annual USA Film Festival. Photo courtesy of IFC Films

The 50th annual USA Film Festival will feature 25 separate free programs, including narrative features, documentary features, short film blocks, retrospective screenings, and more.

Opening night on June 24 will be themed “Free Dinner and a Movie,” featuring two classic films – Hal Ashby’s Harold and Maude (1971) and a 40th anniversary screening of Airplane! (1980). Also screening will be a new animated family film, 100% Wolf. All screenings that evening will include a free box dinner courtesy of USAFF sponsor Norma’s Café.

Other notable screenings will include Out Stealing Horses starring Stellan Skarsgård; Tesla starring Ethan Hawke as electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla; the documentary Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things; and the documentary Uncle Tom: An Oral History of the American Black Conservative.

Reservations can be made by calling 214-821-6300. Seating will be limited and no one without an advance reservation will be allowed to enter the Angelika complex (i.e. no “walk-ups” allowed).

Masks will be required, auditoriums will be limited to 1/4 capacity, and social distancing seating protocols will be observed to try to protect all moviegoers.

Event Details


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Angelika Film Center & Cafe
5321 E. Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75206


Ticket Info

Admission is free.