Film Festival Venues

Screenings for the 2020 SXSW Film Festival will take place in Austin, Texas. Seating for each screening is subject to capacity and is assigned on a priority basis.


Photo by Ismael Quintanilla

Photo by Ismael Quintanilla

2020 Venues

 

Paramount Theatre | ZACH Theatre | SXSW Film Theater | Stateside Theatre | Rollins Theatre at The Long Center | Alamo Lamar | Alamo Ritz | JW Marriott – Griffin Hall | Violet Crown Cinema | Satellite Venue: AFS Cinema


Paramount Theatre

Address: 713 Congress Avenue
Capacity: 1100 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.7 miles
Shuttle Stop: Paramount / Stateside Theatres
Parking: Limited paid garage and street parking options
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

Please note that the Paramount and Stateside Theatres have a bag size limit. Bags over 14″ x 12″ x 6″ (35x 30x 15 cm) will not be allowed in these venues. SXSW Registrant tote bags will be allowed. Click here for more information.

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ZACH Theatre

Address: 202 South Lamar Boulevard
Capacity: 420 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 1.2 miles
Shuttle Stop: Zach Theatre
Parking: Street parking and public parking options nearby
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

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The SXSW Film Theater at the Austin Convention Center

Address: 500 E Cesar Chavez Street Ballroom A in the Austin Convention Center
Capacity: 450 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: N/A
Shuttle Stop: Austin Convention Center
Parking: Limited paid ACC garage and limited paid surrounding garage options
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

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Stateside Theatre

Address: 719 Congress Avenue
Capacity: 298 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.7 miles
Shuttle Stop: Paramount / Stateside Theatres
Parking: Limited Paid Garage and Street Parking Options
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

Due to construction at the Stateside this year, SXSW screenings will ONLY take place at the following dates and times:

Friday March 13: 7pm-2am
Saturday March 14 – Sunday March 15: 11am – 2am
Monday March 16- Friday March 20: 7pm – 2am

Please note that the Paramount and Stateside Theatres have a bag size limit. Bags over 14″ x 12″ x 6″ (35x 30x 15 cm) will not be allowed in these venues. SXSW Registrant tote bags will be allowed. Click here for more information.

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Rollins Theatre at The Long Center

Address: 701 West Riverside Drive
Capacity: 210 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.9 miles
Shuttle Stop: Rollins Theatre / Outdoor Stage / Palmer
Parking: $8 paid parking
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

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Alamo Lamar

Address: 1120 South Lamar Boulevard
Capacity: Screen A: 126 seats, Screen B: 126 seats, Screen C: 86 seats, Screen D: 198 seats, Screen E: 198 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 1.9 miles
Shuttle Stop: Alamo Lamar
Parking: Free parking garage but fills up fast
Food/Beverage: Restaurant and full bar

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Alamo Ritz

Address: 320 East 6th Street
Capacity: Screen 1: 172 seats, Screen 2: 69 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.2 miles
Shuttle Stop: Walk from Austin Convention Center or Paramount / Stateside Theatres
Parking: Limited paid garage and street parking options
Food/Beverage: Restaurant and full bar

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JW Marriott – Griffin Hall

Address: 110 East 2nd Street
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.3 miles
Shuttle Stop: Walk from JW Marriot or 3rd at Congress
Parking: Limited paid garage and street parking options
Food/Beverage: Restaurant and full bar nearby

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Violet Crown Cinema

Address: 434 West 2nd Street
Capacity: Screen 1: 50 seats, Screen 2: 50 seats, Screen 3: 39 seats, Screen 4: 44 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 0.5 miles
Shuttle Stop: Walk from JW Marriott or 3rd at Congress
Parking: Limited paid garage and street parking options
Food/Beverage: Cafe and full bar

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Satellite Venue: AFS Cinema

Address: 6259 Middle Fiskville Road
Capacity: 265 seats
Distance from Austin Convention Center: 5.5 miles
Shuttle Stop: Not serviced by downtown shuttle
Parking: Free parking lot
Food/Beverage: Concessions and full bar

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