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  1. Netflix Nabs David Lynch's 'My Beautiful Broken Brain' Doc

    10:17 am PST 02/05/2016
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    The streaming giant released the first trailer for the brain doc ahead of a global launch on March 18. READ MORE

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  2. SXSW Festival Lineup Unveiled

    12:00 pm PST 02/02/2016
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    The 23rd iteration of the Austin-based film festival will feature 137 features, with 89 world premieres. READ MORE

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  3. Driver in Fatal SXSW Crash Convicted of Murder, Gets Life in Prison Without Parole

    9:00 am PST 11/07/2015
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    Four people were killed in the March 2014 incident, which authorities said happened after Rashad Owens fled police during an attempted midnight traffic stop and accelerated through the festival crowd. READ MORE

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  4. SXSW Apologizes for Canceling Panels, Plans Online Harassment Summit

    9:56 am PDT 10/30/2015
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    BuzzFeed and Vox Media threatened to withdraw from the annual technology confab after organizers canceled two panels about harassment in the gaming community. READ MORE

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  5. SXSW Cancels Panels on Gaming Harassment Due to Threats of Violence

    6:58 pm PDT 10/26/2015
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    BuzzFeed threatens to withdraw from SXSW Interactive, which takes place in March next year, after organizers scrapped the sessions following "threats of on-site violence." READ MORE

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  6. Jake Gyllenhaal, Producer Sarah Green to Participate in SXSW Film Conference

    12:00 pm PDT 10/20/2015
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    Kerry Washington and 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail will host panels at the Austin-based conference. READ MORE

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  7. 'The American Epic Sessions': London Review

    11:58 am PDT 10/12/2015
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    Jack White and friends assemble an all-star supergroup of performers for this musically rich documentary about the roots of American pop culture. READ MORE

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  8. Suspect in Deadly SXSW Crash Pleads Not Guilty

    7:01 am PDT 09/25/2015
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    Rashad Owens allegedly accelerated through a festival crowd in March 2014, killing four people and injuring more than 20 others before fleeing police. READ MORE

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  9. Hot Docs Hires Former Toronto Fest Exec to Oversee Programming

    9:20 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    Shane Smith will oversee the annual slate at North America's largest documentary festival. READ MORE

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  10. Fandor and Factory 25 Pact For Day-and-Date Release of Seven Indie Films

    11:18 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    The lineup includes first features by Lynn Shelton and Alexandre Rockwell. READ MORE

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  11. Female Directors Better Represented in Festival Films Than Blockbusters (Study)

    12:12 pm PDT 06/03/2015
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    Only 7 percent of the highest-grossing films in 2014 may have been directed by women, but a new study shows that women accounted for 23 percent of directors of feature-films screened at film festivals over the past 12 months. READ MORE

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  12. Cannes: Katie Holmes Film 'Touched With Fire' Goes to Roadside

    10:53 am PDT 05/19/2015
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    The feature, directed by Paul Dalio, bowed at SXSW. READ MORE

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  13. Award-Winning Doc 'Peace Officer' Goes to Gravitas Ventures

    10:17 am PDT 05/13/2015
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    The grand jury prize-winner at SXSW, directed by Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber, will be released in the fall. READ MORE

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  14. Cannes: The Orchard Picks Up Ross Partridge's 'Lamb'

    9:33 am PDT 05/13/2015
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    The film, which premiered at SXSW, will be released in early 2016. READ MORE

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  15. HBO Picks Up Documentary About Mavis Staples

    11:12 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    Jessica Edwards' film about the legendary singer debuted at the SXSW Film Festival. READ MORE

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  16. Drafthouse Acquires Karyn Kusama Thriller 'The Invitation'

    6:29 pm PDT 04/06/2015
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    A movie about a Hollywood dinner party from hell had buzz at South by Southwest. READ MORE

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  17. Texas Trooper Cited for Photo With Snoop Dogg at SXSW Festival

    9:21 pm PDT 04/02/2015
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    Snoop Dogg asked to take the picture with the state trooper. READ MORE

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  18. 'Creative Control': Film Review

    1:36 pm PDT 03/31/2015
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    Google Glass-like tech is an even worse idea than you think. READ MORE

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  19. See What the Stars Wore at SXSW

    1:20 pm PDT 03/23/2015
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    Miley Cyrus, Nina Dobrev and Malin Akerman all stopped by Austin, Texas to make an appearance at the annual festival, dressing up in sequined camouflage pieces to flowy maxi dresses. READ MORE

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  20. Gravitas Picks Up SXSW Doc 'Sneakerheadz'

    6:12 pm PDT 03/22/2015
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    The film, directed by David T. Friendly and Mick Patridge, will appear in theaters and on VOD through a deal that also involves AT&T, Complex and Submarine. READ MORE

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