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IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 140) – Why SXSW 2017 Was a Big Year

How is the relationship between film and TV changing? We use this year's SXSW lineup to explore the answer to that question.

IndieWire’s Ben Travers, Chris O’Falt and Eric Kohn

Jason Gonzalez

SXSW is many things to many people: a film festival, a music festival, a platform for new television programming, a great place to eat tacos. More than anything else, SXSW is a window into the way the entertainment landscape is constantly shifting — and how those changes resonate across different media. At this year’s SXSW, IndieWire dug deep into both the film and TV lineup, so that’s the focus of this week’s Screen Talk.

With Anne Thompson on vacation, deputy editor and chief critic Eric Kohn is joined by TV critic Ben Travers and Filmmaker Toolkit editor Chris O’Falt to discuss many of the festival highlights, from “Baby Driver” to “Dear White People,” and what they tell us about the ongoing relationship between movies and television. (We hope readers will excuse the occasional echo in this week’s recording, which was a byproduct of our spacious Austin apartment.)

Listen to the full episode above.

Screen Talk is available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS. Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments here, review the show on  and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk. Check out the rest of Indiewire’s podcasts on iTunes right here.

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