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Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers

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    Meet the SXSW Filmmakers #43: Victor Teran and Youssef Delara Discuss Their Dubstep Tinged Thriller 'Snap'

    Shades of Scorsese and Refn follow much of Victor Teran and Youssef Delara's psychological thriller "Snap," but the directors are able to adeptly insert their own demented to twists to make the film something both unique and frightening. Sensitive souls should stay far away, but those looking for so...

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    Meet the SXSW Filmmakers #42: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Sheds Light On Her Islam Documentary 'Touba'

    Elizabeth Chai Casarhelyi's documentary feature "Touba" follows the pilgrimage of over one million Sufi Muslims, a subject which she believes is in dire need of a new perspective on a worldwide scale. Featuring unparalleled access and devotion to its subjects and beautiful cinematography, the film a...

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #41: Davy Rothbart & Andrew Cohn Follow the Lives of 4 High School Basketball Players in 'Medora'

    Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn's upcoming HS basketball doc "Medora," has received its fair share of comparisons to "Hoop Dreams" over the last couple months, but the film's multi-faceted portrayal of a once booming community is more than capable of standing on its own. Shot over the course of a year...

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #38: M. Blash Examines Technology and How We Deal With Death in 'The Wait'

    Portland based artist M. Blash's first film, 2006's "Lying," premiered at Cannes that year. His sophomore feature "The Wait" pairs him once again with that film's stars, Chloe Sevigny and Jena Malone, in a supernatural, psychological sibling tale.

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #37: Academy Award Nominee Al Reinert Takes on the 'Unreal Dream' of an Innocent Man Convicted

    Academy Award nominated documentarian ("For All Mankind") and screenwriter ("Apollo 13") Al Reinert takes on a decidedly more earthly story with his film detailing the 1986 wrongful conviction of Michael Morton.

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW FIlmmakers #34: British Duo Jones' Comedy 'Everyone's Going to Die'

    The debut film from British collective Jones, "Everyone's Going to Die" is a lo-fi comedy with a darkly misleading title.What it's about: Two lonely people who find and help each other in unexpected ways. Those times in life when it seems suddenly short.About the filmmakers: We’re from London, Engla...

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