The idea of Richard Gere playing a gynecologist sounds at once both intriguing and a little gross, but Robert Altman’s latest offering, “Dr. T and the Women,” mixes up Gere’s mid-life-crisis doctor with performances by Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, and “Almost Famous”‘s very newly-famous Kate Hudson. The event takes place at [ 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Westgate 11 Theater (South Lamar and Ben White.) ] A special reception immediately follows the screening.
The catch: “Dr. T and the Women” is for “Friends of the Festival”…special members of the Fest’s supporting troupe who get all kinds of event-related perks, this film preview among them. To find out more, visit the [ Austin Festival website. ]