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SXSW 2012

The Source Family: Film Review

Directors Jodi Wille and Maria Demopoulos explore the inner workings of '70s cult leader Jim Baker and the LA-based sect he named after his famous health food restaurant.

Matthew Lillard on Why ‘Fat Kid Rules the World’ Isn’t About Being Fat (Q&A)

The actor talks to THR about stepping behind the camera for his feature film directorial debut.

Strand Acquires Carol Morley’s Documentary ‘Dreams of Life’

The film focuses on a mysterious death and will be released Aug. 3.

Big Easy Express: LAFF Review

Emmett Malloy's scintillating concert-tour doc, which won the headliner audience award at SXSW, centers on folk rockers Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show and Mumford & Sons.

Gimme the Loot: Cannes Review

A grand jury prize winner at SXSW earlier this year, Adam Leon's debut feature about teenage Bronx graffiti artists gets its international premiere in Un Certain Regard at Cannes.

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ Director Jon M. Chu on Not Shooting in 3D, Addressing Studio Notes

At the 2012 South by Southwest Film Festival, the director talked with THR about the "freeing" experience of shooting his sequel in 2D on film.

‘Paul Williams: Still Alive’ Reintroduces a Diminutive Musical Giant (Video)

Director Stephen Kessler develops a tenuous friendship with his subject in this documentary about the vagaries of fame and the dangers of fan worship.

Millennium Entertainment Acquires ‘The Babymakers’ for U.S.

The Jay Chandrasekhar-directed comedy had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March.

LCD Soundsystem Doc ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’ Headed to Theaters This Summer

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, whose Oscilloscope Laboratories will distribute the film, has said he admires LCD frontman James Murphy for knowing when to bow out gracefully.

Decoding Deepak: SXSW Review

A documentary made by Deepak Chopra's son is a muddled portrait of the bestselling guru.

Sunset Strip: SXSW Review

The Hans Fjellestad-directed documentary traces the cultural history of the iconic 1.5-mile stretch.

South By Southwest’s Hip-Hop Takeover: Did Rap Trump Rock This Year? (Opinion)

Lil' Wayne, Jay-Z, Nas, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, T.I. and Wiz Khalifa were just some of the hip-hop heavies who turned big corporate bucks into headlining gigs at the 2012 music conference.