South by Southwest Film Festival 2012
Clockwise from upper left: God Bless America, Brooklyn Castle, "The Maker," Small Apartments, Sun Don’t Shine

South by Southwest Film Festival 2012

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Fri., March 16, 2012

The 2012 edition of the South by Southwest Film Festival runs through Saturday. Continuing in this issue is more coverage of more films, beginning on p. 53 of this week's Screens section. Be on the lookout for the print dailies, which come out (Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17) during the Music Conference, as well as more wrap-up coverage in next week's issue. Of course, it is all available online at Also, check out the schedule at since most of the slots originally left open for the Buzz Screenings presented by and the reprise screenings of the award-winning films (see "SXSW 2012 Film Awards," p. 53) have now been announced. You're certain to find something to suit your fancy.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More Films
The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo
The film about flamingos that is definitely not about flamingos

Richard Whittaker, Dec. 4, 2020

All My Life
True-life cancer romance is tepid chicken soup for the soul

Richard Whittaker, Dec. 4, 2020

More by Marjorie Baumgarten
Bowie before he became Ziggy in this less-than-glittering docudrama

Nov. 27, 2020

Sound Unseen Review: <i>Stardust</i>
Sound Unseen Review: Stardust
The birth of Bowie the icon retold with more glimmer than glitter

Nov. 16, 2020


South by Southwest Film Festival 2012

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle