Trailer Park: SXSW Film Day 1

Three picks (and clips) from today's screenings

The Dog
The Dog

Welcome to South by Southwest Film, where lines are a mess and your planning won't matter. Do you race across town for another show, or start lining up now for your evening pick? For the duration of the Fest, we're posting a few trailers for each day's films to help you make (or, you know, complicate) some of those tough scheduling decisions.

This is … the Trailer Park.

The Dog

Festival Favorites
Friday, March 7, 7pm, Alamo Slaughter

It's the bizarre, true story behind Dog Day Afternoon, and it's already been picked up by Drafthouse Films for a wide release.


Visions, World Premiere
Friday, March 7, 8:45pm, Alamo Ritz

"Groundhog Day meets American Pie" in this time-travel feature about a kid who's forced to relive a very pivotal day in his teenage life.

Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records)

24 Beats Per Second
Friday, March 7, 9:30pm, Alamo Village

So what if SXSW Music doesn't kick off until Tuesday? This doc about the L.A. label founded by Peanut Butter Wolf will get you in the groove early and often. Check out our interview with PBW himself in this week's Film preview issue.

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