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March 9, 2007

Volume 26, Number 27

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  • SXSW FILM

    • SXSW Film 07

      March 9-17
    • State Fair

      Recognizing the pictures, but also the kinds of spirits who appreciate them: the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards

      BY STEVE UHLER

    • Road Movies

      Lisa McWilliams' Mobile Film School

      BY C. AMBER PEARCE

    • This Month Only

      From turtles to "The Next Tim Day"
    • Like Out of a Movie

      The legend of Alejandro Gomez Monteverde

      BY JOE O'CONNELL

    • Before the Flood

      In the struggle between local environmentalists and developers, Laura Dunn's documentary reminds us, Barton Springs was only the beginning

      BY MARRIT INGMAN

    • Property Value

      Andrew Garrison on how Houston artists and inner-city neighbors rebuilt a community

      BY ANNE S. LEWIS

    • Call-and-Response

      Marcy Garriott on the intricate dance between documentarian and subject

      BY BELINDA ACOSTA

    • Battle of the Jam Bands

      Bob Ray and Werner Campbell's five-year rock & Roller Derby adventure

      BY MARC SAVLOV

    • Perfect Liberty

      To find themselves, the subjects of this year's rock docs found that they had to follow their own sound

      BY JOSH ROSENBLATT

    • We Have Met the Future, and It Is Us

      Film on the Web, part II: the movies

      BY SPENCER PARSONS

    • Looking More Closely When Others Look Away

      On directors examining structure, storytelling, and how pictures can move us

      BY NORA ANKRUM

    • Different Stages

      The divergent paths of one disease, in life and on film

      BY DAVE MARSH

    • Michael & Us

      Canadian filmmakers Debbie Melnyk and Rick Caine set out to celebrate a lion of the left. They ended up with something a little different.

      BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

    • The Few

      A former Marine's unfiltered photography leads an American documentary crew into Darfur

      BY DIANA WELCH

    • Taking the 'Us' out of It

      Michael Tucker hears the voices calling him back to the war in Iraq

      BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

    • ... Vs Liger?

      New Zealander Taika Waititi doesn't mind if you compare his charmed comedy to Napoleon Dynamite

      BY JAMES RENOVITCH

    • In Stereoscope

      Sarah Lipstate's songs – and shorts – of innocence and experiments

      BY SHAWN BADGLEY

  • TV Eye

    So long, Sarah; hello, Halfway

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

the arts

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  • Page Two: Let's Get Lost

    An invocation on the eve of South by Southwest

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • After a Fashion

    Something's burning a hole in Stephen's pocket as he carouses a number of Austin retail delights

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Port Arthur's the home of Janis Joplin's psychedelic Porsche

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • The Common Law

    Family and Medical Leave Act – options if FMLA leave is denied

    BY VANESSA GONZALEZ

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    How to keep your moons sparkling

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: Unrecyclables

    Keeping the environment clean is a dirty goddamned business

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Houston Dynamo advances to semifinals, Irish breakfast at Fadó, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO