‘Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y.’ Compiled from found footage, reconstituted scenes filmed by the artist and even home movies, Johan Grimonprez’s 1997 critically acclaimed documentary charts the stories of skyjackers of the 1960s and 1970s, who hijacked passenger planes to win media attention. The film’s soundtrack features a fictive narrative inspired by two Don DeLillo novels: ‘White Noise’ and ‘Mao II.’ The film runs 68 minutes. 7 p.m. today. Blanton Museum of Art auditorium, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. www.blantonmuseum.org.
Artisan String Quartet. Austin’s newest chamber ensemble features violinists Richard Kilmer and Paula E. Bird, violist Bruce William and Douglas Harvey, principal cellist of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and the Austin Lyric Opera Orchestra. The foursome will play Mozart’s String Quartet in C major aka the ‘Dissonance’ quartet and Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, the French composer’s only string quartet. 8 p.m. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa Drive. $10-$20. www.artisanquartet.com.