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    SXSW Women Directors: Meet Kitty Green

    "I was arrested eight times during the making of the documentary. The Ukrainian police didn't scare me, as they were never sure what to do with an Australian citizen. During a trip to the neighboring Belarus, however, I was abducted by the KGB while shooting a FEMEN protest."

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    SXSW Review: Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Starring Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo & More

    Ahead of the inaugural screening of Jon Favreau's latest film "Chef,” the movie is being heralded as a glorious return to the filmmaker's independent roots. Favreau, after all, wrote "Swingers," one of the more influential indies of the nineties, and reteamed with his "Swingers" co-star Vince Vaughn...

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    SXSW 2014 Kicks Off Today. See New Films By Darius Clark Monroe, John Ridley, More (Full Lineup)

    SXSW 2014 Kicks Off Today. See New Films By Darius Clark Monroe, John Ridley More (Full Lineup)

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    Live Stream Two Conversations with Edward Snowden and Julian Assange from SXSW

    On Saturday and Monday, you can live stream two insightful talks from South by Southwest in Austin: one with CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and another with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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    Picturehouse Nabs Adam Wingard's Sundance/SXSW Title 'The Guest' (VIDEO)

    Picturehouse has picked up all US rights to director Adam Wingard's upcoming mindbender "The Guest," a hit at Sundance and now headed for SXSW.

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    SXSW First Look: Triple Threat Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' Starring Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson & Robert Downey Jr.

    Check out the first clip from SXSW-bound comedy "Chef," written and directed by, and starring, Jon Favreau, who plays a seasoned chef who quits his LA job and must pick up the pieces.

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    SXSW Review: Linklater's 'Boyhood' a Slice of American Pie as We've Never Tasted Before

    Sometimes you want to say, simply, go see this movie, and leave it at that. Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," which debuted at Sundance and won two Berlinale prizes, is such a film. Now headed for SXSW, it's ingenious: Shot over the course of 12 years using the same actors -- Ethan Hawke and Patricia A...

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    SXSW Exclusive: Music Video From Rock 'N' Road Trip Movie 'Big In Japan'

    The idea of "big in Japan" has become something of a music industry cliché, the dream of struggling musicians who fantasize about spontaneous success somewhere else, where they can live out the rock star dreams that aren't quite there yet at home. This concept will be seen in cinematic form at the S...

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    SXSW Women Directors: Meet Amy C. Elliott

    "Competitive jigsaw-puzzling just sounded delightful to me. I love the idea of the hyper-regulation of a leisure activity."

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