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Here's the latest Austin and Texas film news.

Get your questions ready: the SXSW Film team will be hosting a Reddit Ama (Ask Me Anything) at 2 pm today. Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater will receive the Levantine Cinema Arts Award at this year's Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Culture Map Houston reports. The Nov. 6-10 event will include a screening of Linklater's 1993 Austin-shot film Dazed and Confused. Five Drafthouse Films titles, the distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse, landed on Netflix Instant last week: music documentary A Band Called Death, which screened at SXSW 2013; Filipino crime thriller Graceland, which screened at this year's Fantastic Fest; Korean drama Pieta; and Australian thriller Wake in Fright and comedy-drama Wrong, both of which screened at last year's Fantastic Fest.  Austin filmmaker and former Austin Film Society staffer Bryan Poyser's feature-length debut, Dear Pillow (Don's review), is now available to watch for free on Fandor »

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