AutFest Texas Autism Film Festival

November 12, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar & The Highball
1120 S Lamar Blvd
TX 78704
Jacquie Benestante

Join us for our 2nd Annual Film Festival, AutFest Texas!

The Autism Society of Texas is excited to host our second annual Autism Film Festival, AutFest Texas, at Alamo Drafthouse, with a party at The Highball. Party includes food, fun, casino games, Paddles Up, and silent auction! All funds raised will be used in Texas to assist adults and children with autism, and the families that support them.

For Sponsorship information, tickets, all event details, and “Honor an Autism Star”, please go to For questions please email Thank you!

Ticket Options

AutFest Ticket (Films & Casino Party): This guarantees entrance to all films, as well as our party at The Highball. The AutFest ticket includes a drink ticket, appetizers & casino games at the Highball party, and popcorn at the movies. AutFest Ticket is $75.

Party Only Ticket: This ticket gets you into the party at the Highball which includes free casino games, drink ticket, appetizers, Paddles Up, and silent auction. Party Ticket is $50. The party is from 5:0o-8 pm.

Tickets will also be available at the door until we reach capacity in the theater and/or at the Highball party. Day of event tickets at the door: AutFest Ticket, $100 and Party Only Ticket, $75. Buy your ticket in advance, save money, and help us better plan for the event! Thank you!


12:30 pm: “Temple Grandin”, followed by panel discussion on women and autism

Trailer for “Temple Grandin”

3:30 pm: “Swim Team”

Trailer for “Swim Team”

5 pm: Party at The Highball

7:30 pm: Submitted short film selections.

8:30 pm: “Autism in Love”

“Autism in Love” trailer

9:45 pm: Closing Discussion

10:00 pm: Event ends

Theater doors open 15 minutes before the start of each film.

This event is best suited for teens and adults. Karaoke rooms are 21 & up per Highball policy.

Film volume & lights will be adjusted to accommodate our guests with sensory issues. Audio description is available. Please email us at with any other accommodation requests!

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