American Masters

Richard Linklater's Roots with the Austin Film Society

Clip: Season 31 Episode 6 | 2m 4s

Richard Linklater often worked alone in his early days as a filmmaker, but he was looking for a community. Because of his unstoppable energy, the Austin Film Society was born.

Aired: 09/01/17

Rating: NR

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