November is only two days old, but it’s already becoming a busy month for filmmakers from SXSW 2005. Some examples of news from the last couple of weeks:
– THINKFilm announced a theatrical deal for SXSW 2005 world premiere (and award-winner) The Boys of Baraka, which the company discovered at the fest in March. Get the full story.
– 2929 Entertainment announced the “Truly Indie” program, which will give theatrical distribution to independent features. Two of the first titles are SXSW 2005 U.S. Premiere (and award-winner) Cavite and SXSW 2005 World Premiere Fall to Grace. See an article about it.
– Women Makes Movies announced that they picked up distribution rights to SXSW 2005 documentary, The Grace Lee Project. According to a rep at the company, they first caught the acclaimed film during SXSW this year. Find out more about the film and its upcoming theatrical dates right here.
– Derailroaded, the SXSW 2005 World Premiere documentary, will begin its New York theatrical run. And to mark the occasion, The New York Times offers a profile, by Stephen Holden. Check it out.
– Popular SXSW 2005 performance film, Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic opens in select cities on November 11. The film is distributed by Roadside Attractions. You can visit the film’s funny official Web site.