Don't Call Me Son

Texas Spirit Theater

January 8, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm

From Brazilian writer/director Anna Muylaert (The Second Mother), a low-budget, understated character study of a 17-year old young man, who lives a gender-fluid life and explores different gender roles in dress and behavior, discovers that the woman he calls his mother is not.

Upon returning to his biological parents he finds that the open acceptance of his life is gone.

Event Details

This presentation will be hosted by Austin Film Society Head of Film & Creative Media Holly Herrick.

The Bullock Museum is proud to partner with Austin Film Society to offer a number of special screenings while the AFS Cinema is being renovated. For more information about this exciting project, and how you can be a part of it, see

Film Details

Rating: NR
Suggested age: 16
Starring: Naomi NeroDaniel BotelhoDaniela Nefussi
Writer/Director: Anna Muylaert
Runtime: 82 min.
Genre: Drama
Release year: 2016

About the Texas Spirit Theater and Tickets

The Texas Spirit Theater located on the Bullock Museum's second floor is one of the most beautiful film experiences in Austin and features multi-sensory special effects such as lightning, rain, and other surprises. For evening programs, please enter through the Bullock Museum IMAX® Theatre.

Museum Members enjoy free unlimited IMAX® documentary films, discounts on feature film tickets, free exhibition admission, discounts in the Museum Store, and more. Learn More.

There will be a limited amount of tickets available at the box office for members at the $7 rate. To purchase in advance members can pay the $10 general admission price on the AFS page in the "Buy Tickets" link above.