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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
The latest from writer-director Edgar Wright and a behind-the-scenes documentary about the Muppets are among the films headed to the 24th South by Southwest film festival.
SXSX on Tuesday announced the slate to its March 10-19 festival in Austin, Texas. Premiering will be the heist...
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017
Terrence Malick, whose films have regularly made gala premieres at the top European film festivals, will debut his latest in his Texas hometown of Austin.
Malick’s long-awaited Song to Song, recently retitled from Weightless, will open the 24th South by Southwest Film...
Saturday, Mar. 19, 2016
Tower, which earlier in the week won the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival’s Grand Jury Award for best documentary, came up on top again, taking the Audience Award in the SXSW docu feature competition. Directed by Keith...
Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016
The Arbalest, directed and written by Adam Pinney, earned the Grand Jury honor in the narrative feature competition at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival. Taking the top Grand Jury documentary honor was Tower...
Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2016
Virtual reality is big at South by Southwest Interactive, the annual Austin, Texas, tech festival that wraps up Tuesday. It's a big technological development, a business opportunity - and also just a big experiment, as everyone tries to figure out how to use it.
All around Austin,...
Monday, Mar. 14, 2016
Big-picture issues and futuristic ideas - rather than the usual hot app or startup launch - have taken the spotlight at this year's South by Southwest Interactive tech jamboree.
President Barack Obama's opening keynote on...
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival unveiled the slate for its 23rd edition, including premieres of a documentary on Burt Reynolds and an upcoming HBO series from Danny McBride.
As usual for SXSW, the 139 films announced Tuesday by...
Thursday, Apr. 9, 2015
Executive producer Persis Koch is VP of Humble, an integrated content studio which has diversified into features on both the documentary and narrative fronts--the former being the Adam Hootnick-directed Son of the Congo which premiered at last month’s...
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015
In the annals of film festival flops — from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes — the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy.
After the film premiered last week at the South By Southwest Film Festival,...
Friday, Mar. 27, 2015
Two distinctly different documentaries share a common bond: dual identities. One involves a filmmaker diagnosed with terminal cancer who decides to make a documentary about her struggle for survival--juxtaposed with a parallel narrative within the same film about her fictional, more easygoing,...