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Are you done with that neighboring piece of self-indulgence yet? (Yeah, that˜) It’s like, we get it, it’s not your favorite thing, but you’re glad it exists. Fine. Next thing you know it’ll be, like, Aidan or Big? Aidan or Big? Bah. Are you ready to read something you’ll actually be concerned about? Good, because I don’t care, that’s what you’re gettin’.

After months of working toward proper zoning for a prospective permanent location on Cevallos, Slab Cinema has canceled its contract for the property. Stamped with a no alcohol sales/donations zoning at the last minute, according to Slab co-founder Angela Martinez, San Antonio’s premiere profferer of outdoor B-cinema has decided to keep shopping. Without profits from alcohol sales, “We can’t be confident in covering the mortgage,” said Martinez, who is set on building an outdoor, park-like movie-theater space of the highest caliber. She is currently exploring temporary options for the summer slate.

Reminding filmmakers under 21 who are interested in entering their masterpieces to the Josiah Film Fest, you have until June 1 to submit. Grand-prize winner gets a $500 line of credit at B&H Photo & Video. Fee’s five big ones. See urban15.org for more. XO.


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