The Austin Chronicle Guide to SXSW 2017

SXSW
SXSW 2017: rest of the fest
Unleashing the <i>Hounds of Love</i>
Unleashing the Hounds of Love
Director Ben Young on his serial-killer couple drama

May 12, 2017 NEWS

Ben Wheatley  Catches <i>Free Fire</i>
Ben Wheatley Catches Free Fire
Director on making his U.S. action debut

April 21, 2017 NEWS

So What Is <i>Trainspotting </i> Anyway?
So What Is Trainspotting Anyway?
Choose life. Choose a sequel. Choose director Danny Boyle.

March 24, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Film Review: <i>68 Kill</i>
SXSW Film Review: 68 Kill
Amorality road-trip tale heists Midnighter Audience Award

March 18, 2017 REVIEWS

SXSW Film Review: <i>Prevenge</i>
SXSW Film Review: Prevenge
Maternity can be murder

March 17, 2017 REVIEWS

SXSW Comedy: Doug Benson & Master Pancake: <i>Leprechaun 5</i>
SXSW Comedy: Doug Benson & Master Pancake: Leprechaun 5
Beloved pot and movie buff is back at SXSW with signature shows

March 17, 2017 NEWS

Joe Lynch Unleashes <i>Mayhem</i>
Joe Lynch Unleashes Mayhem
Corporate horror/comedy is his most personal film to date

March 16, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Comedy Review: <i>A Good Trip With Shane Mauss</i>
SXSW Comedy Review: A Good Trip With Shane Mauss
Mauss lights up Hideout with cleverness and faux-slacker charm

March 15, 2017 REVIEWS

Free Stuff to Do at SXSW: Week Two
Free Stuff to Do at Week Two
No badge, no wristband, no problem

March 15, 2017 PREVIEWS

SXSW Gaming Events
SXSW Gaming Events
The little brother of the Fest grows up

March 15, 2017 PREVIEWS

SXSW Comedy Review: <i>Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues Live!</i>
SXSW Comedy Review: Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues Live!
Blackest metal and droll humor combine for nonstop laughs

March 14, 2017 REVIEWS

SXSW Comedy: <i>A Good Trip</i> with Shane Mauss
SXSW Comedy: A Good Trip with Shane Mauss
Jokes, jokes, jokes, and the meaning of life. No big deal.

March 14, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Comedy Review: <i>Comedy Bang! Bang!</i>
SXSW Comedy Review: Comedy Bang! Bang!
Aukerman’s high-wire absurdism makes for an electric live show

March 13, 2017 REVIEWS

SXSW Meet Up: Underground Tables
SXSW Meet Up: Underground Tables
Some secret supper clubs and pop-up dinners are hidden in plain sight

March 12, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Comedy: <i>Talk Show the Game Show</i>
SXSW Comedy: Talk Show the Game Show
Guy Branum’s brainchild yields real laughs and real conflict

March 12, 2017 REVIEWS

SXSW Comedy: Completely Official Showcase of Comedy
SXSW Comedy: Completely Official Showcase of Comedy
Even in a lineup of stars, Austin’s Lashonda Lester is the one to watch

March 12, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Panel: Face Your Fears
SXSW Panel: Face Your Fears
First look at Annabelle 2 and It

March 12, 2017 NEWS

Monstrous Masterpiece <i>Pig</i> at Midnight
Monstrous Masterpiece Pig at Midnight
Adam Mason on the brief return of his extreme horror at SXSW

March 10, 2017 NEWS

Daily Editions and Online Guides
Daily Editions and Online Guides

March 9, 2017 NEWS

Comedian Bonnie McFarlane Is All Over SXSW
Comedian Bonnie McFarlane Is All Over SXSW
A memoir, a podcast, a doc – McFarlane has lots going for her

March 9, 2017 PREVIEWS

SXSW Downtown Dining Guide
SXSW Downtown Dining Guide
So you’re hungry at SXSW?

March 9, 2017 PREVIEWS

Podcast Fever
Podcast Fever
Catch a live taping of these comedy podcasts

March 9, 2017 PREVIEWS

The Black Metal Dialogues Live!
The Black Metal Dialogues Live!
Dave Hill brings the legend of Witch Taint to extreme black life at SXSW

March 9, 2017 PREVIEWS

Free Stuff to Do at SXSW: Week One
Free Stuff to Do at Week One
No badge, no wristband, no problem

March 9, 2017 PREVIEWS

The Gay Place Guide to a Kweer SX 2017
The Gay Place Guide to a Kweer SX 2017
SXSW: Another year queerer

March 3, 2017 PREVIEWS

SXSW Performance Contract Sparks Controversy
SXSW Performance Contract Sparks Controversy
More back-and-forth between canceled artist and SXSW director

March 2, 2017 NEWS

2017 SXSWedu Preview
2017 SXSWedu Preview
Scrubbing education's one-size-fits-all model

March 2, 2017 NEWS

Eye Wide Open on Lance Letscher
Eye Wide Open on Lance Letscher
With two major solo shows and a new documentary about him, the Austin collage artist readies to be seen in a new way

March 2, 2017 NEWS

How to Treat Trans Students
How to Treat Trans Students
Kentucky high school does the right thing with its bathroom policy

March 2, 2017 NEWS

Making College a Lesson in Diversity
Making College a Lesson in Diversity
Blending race at Boston University and beyond

March 2, 2017 NEWS

Paraguayan Youth Band Turns Trash Into Treasure
Paraguayan Youth Band Turns Trash Into Treasure
From the trash heap to the concert hall with Landfill Harmonic

March 2, 2017 NEWS

Improv Comedy’s Full Spectrum
Improv Comedy’s Full Spectrum
Treating social anxiety one laugh at a time

March 2, 2017 NEWS

A Roadmap Out of Poverty
A Roadmap Out of Poverty
"Curing poverty from the child up"

March 2, 2017 NEWS

Transportation Options at SXSW
Transportation Options at SXSW
How to get around during the clusterfuck of festival season

March 1, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Comedy: Your 2017 Lineup
SXSW Comedy: Your 2017 Lineup
Making you laugh this March: Cenac, Sykes, Odenkirk, Hardwick, & more

Feb. 21, 2017 NEWS

Shirley MacLaine and Sarah Green to Enter Texas Film Hall of Fame
Shirley MacLaine and Sarah Green to Enter Texas Film Hall of Fame
Texas Film Awards announces more honorees

Feb. 1, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Taps FBI Director James Comey
SXSW Taps FBI Director James Comey
FBI chief will discuss privacy and cybersecurity at March fest

Jan. 26, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Announces Gaming Award Nominees and Hosts
SXSW Announces Gaming Award Nominees and Hosts
WWE star Xavier Woods to co-host ceremony in March

Jan. 25, 2017 NEWS

SXSW Announces New Batch of Featured Speakers
SXSW Announces New Batch of Featured Speakers
Game of Thrones showrunners join tech, health innovators, and more

Jan. 11, 2017 NEWS

White House Announces South by South Lawn Lineup
White House Announces South by South Lawn Lineup
Event features Leonardo DiCaprio, Lumineers, Stranger Things cast

Sept. 26, 2016 NEWS

South by Southwest Goes to Washington
South by Southwest Goes to Washington
South by South Lawn brings music, film, and more to the White House

Sept. 2, 2016 NEWS