The Freak Goes On

SXSW Film: an introduction

The Freak Goes On

In this age of click-on connectivity, the counterculture is readily available over the counter, and the underground is so above ground it might as well be billboarded. Still, the freak goes on. We're talking genuine freaks, and their kissing cousins, the rebels, the outcasts, the iconoclasts. We've chosen to champion a dozen-plus films in these pages that in turn champion trailblazers in art, music, politics, the pleasures of the flesh, and more. So what are you waiting for? Get yr freak on.

Venue Guide

Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz (320 E. Sixth)

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar (1120 S. Lamar)

G-Tech theatre (Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5)

The Hideout (617 Congress)

Paramount Theatre (713 Congress)

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