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Lipsitz’s “Air Guitar Nation” Wins SXSW’s 24 Beats Per Second Prize

Lipsitz's "Air Guitar Nation" Wins SXSW's 24 Beats Per Second Prize

Alexandra Lipsitz‘s “Air Guitar Nation” has won the South by Southwest (SXSW) 24 Beats Per Second Audience Award. The film, which had its world premiere at SXSW, received the highest votes of all the films in the music-related section of films playing the festival. The runner-up was Zach Niles and Banker White‘s film, “The Refugee All Stars.” The 24 Beats Per Second section of the festival featured 15 music documentaries including Nathaniel Hornblower‘s “Awesome: I Fuckin’ Shot That!,” Andrew Shapter‘s “Before the Music Dies,” Steven Cantor and Matthew Galkin‘s “loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies,” the Charlize Theron-produced “East of Havana” and others. [Brian Brooks]

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