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Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater

Before Slacker, an experimental narrative revolving around 24 hours in the lives of 100 characters, garnered acclaim in 1991, Richard Linklater had made many shorts and completed a Super 8 feature, It's Impossible To Plow By Reading Books (1988).

Linklater's additional credits include the 70's cult hit Dazed and Confused (1993); Before Sunrise (1995), for which he 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); and Boyhood (2014).

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 over 200 films a year, has educational programs, and has given out over $1,500,000 in grants to Texas filmmakers since 1996.




Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
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Up to Speed (TV Series)
Watch on Hulu and ITunes

Boyhood (2014)
Watch on Amazon and iTunes

Before Midnight (2013)
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Bernie (2011)
Watch on Amazon, ITunes and Netflix

Me and Orson Welles (2008)
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Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008) 
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Fast Food Nation (2006)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Bad News Bears (2005)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Before Sunset (2004)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

School of Rock (2004)
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Life From Shiva's Dance Floor (2003)
Watch on DVD

Tape (2001)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Waking Life (2001) 
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The Newton Boys (1998) 
Watch on Amazon, ITunes and Netflix

SubUrbia (1996)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Before Sunrise (1995)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Dazed and Confused (1993)
Watch on Amazon and ITunes

Slacker (1991)
Watch on Hulu, Amazon and ITunes

It's Impossible to Learn to Plow
by Reading Books (1988)*

*Available as special feature on
Slacker Criterion DVD





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