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Split Decision
"...Directed by: Marcy Garriott. Starring: Jesus Gabriel Sandoval Chavez, Jesus Sandoval and..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

In His Corner
Marcy Garriott's first documentary, Split Decision, follows the vigilant struggles of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, who continues to be punished for a crime he has already paid for. Prior to the film's release in Austin this Friday, February 9, Garriott shares her reflections on the film and on her role as a filmmaker and activist.
"...In many ways, documentary filmmaker Marcy Garriott's acclaimed documentary Split Decision, which opens this Friday..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Call-and-Response
Marcy Garriott on the intricate dance between documentarian and subject
"...Marcy Garriott knows about misconceptions. The slim blonde with sparkling..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...At one point in Austinite Marcy Garriott's Split Decision, a banner appears that reads: "Decisions..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

After a Fashion: Thursday
A field guide to festival attendees, and more random notes from inside the circle
"...CIRCLE-ING The premiere party for Marcy Garriott's new film Inside the Circle was a kickass..."

March 16, 2007 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Join Stephen on his adventures with Buh-buh-buh-buh-Bing's widow, some cuties at Club DeVille, and the scene at Factory People, Austin's latest grab at its allocated 15 minutes.
"...little soiree at the fabulous home of Robert and Marcy Garriott. Robert, handsome and affable in a young Richard..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Inspiration of Jesus Chavez
Why a top-ranked boxer, jailed once and deported twice, became the subject of a documentary and a Fighter for the American Dream
"...Chavez is the subject of Marcy Garriott's documentary, Split Decision, which opens Friday at the..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

There Can Be Only One
Fronting and posting at B-Boy City 16
"...City battles. One of the three dancers profiled in Marcy Garriott's documentary Inside the Circle...."

April 10, 2009 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Film News
Claire Danes eyes an Austin shoot
"...released on DVD Tuesday... Also available on DVD is Marcy Garriott's B-boy documentary, Inside the Circle...."

Aug. 22, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Page Two
There is no other place in the country, outside of New York and L.A., with the same quality and quantity of filmmaking and filmmakers as Austin
"...up by PBS, and Austin Film Society board President Marcy Garriott's Split Decision, on boxer Jesus Chavez, was just..."

March 12, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Short Cuts
A little bit of Austin rolls into Auckland
"...Now out on DVD is former Chronicle cover-story filmmaker Marcy Garriott's documentary, Split Decision (Decision Dividida), which chronicles the..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...D: Marcy Garriott, U.S., documentary, 75 min...."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

SXSW Film Awards Announced
The envelope, please
"...Runner-up: Amer (Designer: Gilles Vranckx) Audience Award Winner: Richard Garriott: Man on a Mission (Designer: Michael Anderson) Special Jury..."

March 16, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

This Month Only
From turtles to "The Next Tim Day"
"...Director Marcy Garriott will be in attendance (for an interview with..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature

TV Eye
Summer TV used to mean boring reruns, but these days, cable takes advantage of the networks' hibernation to launch their own season of special movie events and series. Belinda Acosta offers a list of some of the upcoming "must check out" programs.
"...HBO Sports Fans of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez and Marcy Garriott, the documentary filmmaker whose Split Decision tells the..."

May 18, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

SXSW Film Jury and Special Awards Announced
Texas filmmakers take top feature competition prizes
"...Hagins, Bart Weiss Louis Black “Lone Star”: Victor Diaz, Marcy Garriott, Joe Leydon Title Sequence Design: Simon Clowes, Karin..."

March 17, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Awards Announced
Jury and Audience picks
"...Ahmad, Jennifer Cochis, Anderson Le Texas High School Shorts: Marcy Garriott, Emily Hagins, Bart Weiss Title Sequence Design: Ian..."

March 13, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Local B-Boy Film Picked Up By MTV
Marcy Garriott's Inside the Circle to premiere on MTV this weekend
"...Local filmmaker Marcy Garriott sends word that her film Inside the Circle..."

Jan. 6, 2009 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

A Decade of Cine
El Violín kicks off the 10th Cine Las Americas Film Festival
"...and special screenings featuring the work of Austin filmmaker Marcy Garriott (Inside the Circle) and special guest of honor..."

April 13, 2007 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Movie Nights
Scenes from SXSW Film 07
"...programs – had yet to be announced. They are Marcy Garriott's Inside the Circle and Joe Pickett and Nick..."

March 23, 2007 Screens Feature

Page Two: Let's Get Lost
An invocation on the eve of South by Southwest
"...Herman Leonard; Laura Dunn's Barton Springs documentary, The Unforeseen; Marcy Garriott's Inside the Circle; ¡Ya Basta!, a film by..."

March 9, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: Scratching the Surface
Festival films, the Austin Music Awards, and the truth about South by Southwest
"...Springs documentary, The Unforeseen, which got raves at Sundance; Marcy Garriott's Inside the Circle; and ¡Ya Basta!, Ricardo Ainslie's..."

March 2, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Film News
As Perry proposes $20 million for incentives in budget, two major productions open up shop in Austin
"...Also on tap are Andrew Garrison's Third Ward, TX; Marcy Garriott's doc, Inside the Circle; Laura Dunn's environmental doc,..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Festival Express
SXSW Film 07: March 9-17
"...Inside the Circle (Documentary, World Premiere) D: Marcy Garriott..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Screens Feature

After a Fashion
Okay, SXSW has officially begun and your Style Avatar is deep in it. Watch where you step.
"...Air – beyond glamorous. Austin Film Society board president Marcy Garriott and her husband, Richard, were there – she..."

March 18, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

TV Eye
The Emmy Awards finally come to fruition, local boxer Jesus Chavez hits HBO, and the most delicious diva show on television.
"...Chavez's story is the basis of Austin filmmaker Marcy Garriott's documentary, "Split Decision," and was the subject of..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...implants, innovative devices which allow deaf children to hear... Marcy Garriott (sister of Origin founder Richard) directs Split Decision,..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...a strong showing on the part of Austin-based filmmakers (Marcy Garriott and Nancy Schiesari, to name two). Other filmmakers,..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...Panelists: Laurie Collyer (Nuyorican Dream), Marcy Garriott (Split Decision), Nancy Schies ari and Amparo Garcia..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

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