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iW NEWS | SXSW ’08 Adds Films, Panels

iW NEWS | SXSW '08 Adds Films, Panels

Eva Norvind‘s “Born Without” and Everardo Gonzalez‘ “The Old Thieves” have been added to the roster for the upcoming SXSW Film Conference and Festival, screening in the event’s new “Global Doc Days” section that will showcase programming from various international film organizations. The section will also include docs from Canada, Norway, and China. Also added to the SXSW lineup are panels featuring Billy Bob Thornton & Dwight Yoakam (In conversation on March 11), separate conversations with Helen Hunt and Stanley Nelson (both on March 9th), and an acting workshop with Jeffrey Tambor on the same day. The event is also adding “Drugs, Politics, and Race: A ‘Harold & Kumar’ Panel” and “What the Writers’ Strike Taught Us” on March 8th. SXSW will run from March 7 – 16 in Austin, TX. [Eugene Hernandez]

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