This newly renovated twin-screen art house movie theater with a 5,000 sq. ft. event hall is centrally located just five miles from downtown and can accommodate anything from an intimate cocktail party to a celebration for 1,000. AFS Cinema and Event Hall is operated by the Austin Film Society and is the home of its exhibition programs. Additionally, the unique facilities are available to rent for private screenings, business conferences, film premieres, expos, performances and special events. A welcoming lobby with a full bar and fresh, locally sourced snacks serves as the hub of this unique venue, leading to two Dolby Sound-equipped theaters and a large hall that can be customized for any event from galas, weddings, and parties to business conferences, seminars, and expos.

Venue Amenities include:
Full-Service Bar with Specialty Cocktails and Local Microbrews on tap.
Concessions Menu featuring Fresh, Regionally Sourced Snacks
DCP, 35mm, DVD/BluRay, and Digital File Projection Capabilities.
Ample Parking Near Entrance
Fiber Wi-Fi Connection (private available)
Onsite Event Manager
Outdoor Marquee to List Event

Rental Spaces
Event Hall
Theater #1
Theater #2


There's almost no limit to what you can create in our massive Event Hall. Clocking in at over 5,000sqft, this room is completely open to whatever you envision.

The Event Hall is ideal for:
-Wedding Receptions
-Exhibition / Gallery
-Corporate Training / Conferences

-loading dock
-2 x 200 AMP 3-Phase Power
-two truss rigging points

Theater Style Seating: 500
Round Table Seating: 250


Whether you've always dreamt of having a theater all to yourself to watch your favorite flick or you want to fill the room to show your own movie, our theaters have all the charm of an arthouse but is stocked with the latest technology. The theaters are also perfect location for recitals/performances, meetings and presentations.


-PA Included
-Dolby Sound
-35mm Changeover, DCP, DVD and BluRay

*AFS can assist with 35mm print rentals.


The former Annex Hall will be Theater 2. We've successfully crowdfunded the new Theater, to debut in 2017!

-150-175 seats
-PA Included
-Dolby Sound
-DCP, DVD and BluRay

Ideal for:

-Screening Rentals
-Business Meeting

Can't make up your mind? We also rent the whole venue! With so many unique spaces, the AFS Cinema and Hall is ideal canvas for an unforgettable event.  Book your rental today >>

Upcoming Events

Media Block Party
Sat, 29 Apr 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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