This year, the Briscoe Museum’s Summer Film Series is dedicated to the Award-Winning West. Gripping narratives, dramatic landscapes, and legendary performances landed these films with at least one Oscar® nod from the Academy. Every screening includes food truck fare, free popcorn and free beer provided by Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling. For the monthly screenings, doors open at 5:30pm and movies begin at 6:30pm. The Museum remains open late every Tuesday, with Free Admission from 4-9pm, offering locals and visitors alike the chance to experience the Briscoe galleries at no cost.
All movies will be screened in the Jack Guenther Pavilion at the Briscoe Museum, 210 W. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. $5 suggested donation. For more information, please call 210.299.4499 or visit: BriscoeMuseum.org.
The Award-Winning West Film Series Schedule
Tuesday, May 17 | 6:30pm
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969/110 min./PG)
Two legendary train robbers flee to Bolivia to evade the law. Starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford. 4 Oscar® Wins: Musical Score, Original Song, Screenplay, Cinematography
Tuesday, June 21 | 6:30pm
True Grit (1969/128 min./G)
A determined teenage girl implores an aged and drunken lawman to help avenge her father’s death. Starring John Wayne, Glen Campbell. 1 Oscar® Win: Leading Actor
Tuesday July 19 | 6:30pm
Unforgiven (1992/131 min./R)
A retired gunslinger gets recruited for one last job. Starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman. 4 Oscar® Wins: Picture, Supporting Actor, Director, Film Editing
Tuesday, August 16 | 6:30pm
No Country for Old Men (2007/122 min./R)
An unsuspecting Texan stumbles on a drug deal gone wrong and is stalked by a psychopathic killer. Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem. 4 Oscar® Wins: Picture, Supporting Actor, Director, Screenplay.
Top Image: Poster for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” which will be featured in The Briscoe’s summer film series.