SXSW Film: The Audience Has Spoken

Audience Awards and tonight's reprise screenings announced

Short Term 12 receives both the Audience and Jury Awards
Short Term 12 receives both the Audience and Jury Awards

The votes are tallied; the film fest is almost over, but there's one more night of movies to see, and now it's now time to fill in those TBAs on tonight's schedule, which SXSW left blank for today's announcement of reprise screenings of the Audience Award winning films, which were announced earlier today. We present the screening info here.

Special kudos also go out to Short Term 12, for receiving both the Jury and Audience Awards for Narrative Feature.

Audience Award: Narrative Feature Competition

Short Term 12
Saturday, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, 9:30pm

Audience Award: Documentary Feature Competition

The Short Game
Saturday, Stateside Theatre, 6:45pm

Audience Award: 24 Beats Per Second

A Band Called Death
Saturday, Vimeo Theater, 7:15pm

Audience Award: Visions

Saturday, Alamo Ritz 1, 9:30pm

Audience Award: Narrative Spotlight

Zero Charisma
Saturday, Stateside Theatre, 9:30pm

Audience Award: Documentary Spotlight

An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story
Saturday, Vimeo Theater, 9:45pm

Audience Award: Midnighters

Cheap Thrills
Saturday, Alamo Ritz 1, 11:59pm

Audience Award: SXGlobal

The Punk Syndrome
Saturday, Alamo Ritz 2, 10:30pm

Audience Award: Festival Favorites

The Crash Reel
Saturday, Alamo Ritz 1, 7pm

Also announced were the winners of the SXSW Film Design Audience Awards. The results below:

Excellence in Poster Design

Kiss of the Damned
Designer: Akiko Stehrenberger, Gravillis Inc

Excellence in Title Design

Chasing Shakespeare
Designer: Lucky Post

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