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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #51: Ruben Amar and Lola Bessis Tell a Dreamlike Story in 'Swim Little Fish Swim'

    The creative pair behind "Swim Little Fish Swim," Ruben Amar and Lola Bessis, split their time between New York and Paris. Amar is a French filmmaker who has produced and directed six short films shot in London, New York, Paris, Israel and Palestine that have been selected at 150+ festivals arou...

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    Exclusive: Does Size Matter? Clip From SXSW Cockumentary 'Unhung Hero' Asks The Question

    So, here's the eternal question: does size matter? Ladies, is it important what your guys are packing or just how they use it? Dudes, are you confident with what god gave you down there? It's a discussion as old as time, but one nervy filmmaker is using his own undersized story to try and get a fina...

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    Exclusive: Poster For SXSW Psychological Thriller 'Holy Ghost People' Plus Trailer

    The ribs are being basted, the kegs are getting cooled, and the projectors are getting one last wipe of the lens as the SXSW Film Festival kicks off today. And while you already known the high profile movies that will unspooling, there are plenty more in the packed schedule not only jostling for att...

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    Exclusive: Images From SXSW Doc On Branson, Missouri 'We Always Lie To Strangers' Plus Trailer

    For a certain generation, their only knowledge of Branson, Missouri may be from a quip by Bart Simpson who once said that Homer described it as "Las Vegas if it was run by Ned Flanders." Indeed, known for its own brand of colorful nightlife and entertainment, the city is far from a punchline, and ha...

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    Watch: Trailer For SXSW Documentary 'Milius' Featuring Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola & More

    The older he’s gotten, the more of a legend he has become. So it should come as no surprise that the great John Milius would have a documentary made about him -- the real question is what took so long. The man behind the “Dirty Harry” franchise, “Apocalypse Now,” and “Conan the Barbarian” is known a...

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    Exclusive: Clip From SXSW Drama 'This Is Where We Live' Featuring 'Homeland' Star Marc Menchaca

    While the SXSW Film Festival sometimes earns headlines for the genre fare that makes waves with the audiences that flock to Austin each year, it's a place where strong dramas and unique stories can also unspool. And this year filmmakers Josh Barrett and Marc Menchaca are hoping their feature effort ...

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #50: A 13-Year-Old Grapples with Growing Up in Gangs in Lotfy Nathan's '12 O'Clock Boys'

    First-time director Lofty Nathan set out to film 13-Year-Old Pug's Journey as a member of dirt bike gang The 12 O'Clock boys with little film experience or a sense of the film that would eventually surface. After five years, Nathan has created a sentimental and complicated picture of growing up in B...

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    Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #49: Alex Winter Charts The Rise and Fall of Napster in 'Downloaded'

    Director Alex Winter's work with "Downloaded," began a decade ago, when he sold his feature screenplay about Napster's early 2000s story. Now, he has scrapped the script, lost the narrative feature, and developed his own documentary on the subject, which he hopes to give a new view on the music indu...

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    Meet the SXSW Filmmakers #48: Simon Ennis' Moon Comedy 'Lunarcy!' Finds Comedic Hope In Devoted Dreamers

    Simon Ennis' "Lunarcy!" began as an honest documentary about the Moon and those most enthusiastic about it, but the more time the crew spent with their subjects, the more the focus of their documentary shifted towards the men and women who have devoted their lives to the our planet's Moon, distillin...

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    Meet the SXSW Filmmakers #47: The Lives of Three Gay Seniors Documented in PJ Raval's 'Before You Know It'

    Director PJ Raval has for the last 7 years established himself as one of the premiere filmmakers focusing on the LGBT community, and his most recent film "Before You Know It," is no exception. Attempting to demystify subject of aging sexuality, Raval focuses on three gay seniors, attempting to retai...

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