SXSW 2020

<i>Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over</i> Finds the Anti-Punk in Full Fury
Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over Finds the Anti-Punk in Full Fury
Beth B blows it all up in new documentary

Sept. 9, 2021

Austin-Made Romantic Horror <i>The Carnivores</i> Questions What It Is to Lose Control
Austin-Made Romantic Horror The Carnivores Questions What It Is to Lose Control
Love bites in Caleb Johnson's strange examination of relationships

April 8, 2021

Austin Filmmaker Chinwe Okorie Gets a Boost From Issa Rae
Austin Filmmaker Chinwe Okorie Gets a Boost From Issa Rae
New short "Lovebites" features on the Insecure star's website

Sept. 24, 2020

In a Previously Unpublished Interview Late Power Trip Frontman Riley Gale Talks SXSW, COVID, & American Healthcare
In a Previously Unpublished Interview Late Power Trip Frontman Riley Gale Talks SXSW, COVID, & American Healthcare
“I’m having nightmares about what [COVID] is going to do to the status quo”

Sept. 3, 2020

AFS Announces 2020 Feature Grant Recipients
AFS Announces 2020 Feature Grant Recipients
Special new fund will help those hit by SXSW cancellation

Sept. 1, 2020

Seeing the Future of Politics in SXSW Documentary <i>Boys State</i>
Seeing the Future of Politics in SXSW Documentary Boys State
Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine look at the state of boys

Aug. 13, 2020

Questioning How We Embrace Mortality in <i>She Dies Tomorrow</i>
Questioning How We Embrace Mortality in She Dies Tomorrow
Director Amy Seimetz new film is death positive

July 30, 2020

Star Parks Soundtracks <I>I Used To Go Here</I>
Star Parks Soundtracks I Used To Go Here
Austin's Andy Bianculli on the ups and downs of movie music

July 30, 2020

Checking In: Alesia Lani Hermits Happily
Alesia Lani Hermits Happily
Powerhouse live presence ramps down

June 2, 2020

Sir Woman & Friends Dance Off the Lockdown in New Video
Sir Woman & Friends Dance Off the Lockdown in New Video
Singer collected clips from fans and family dancing to “Making Love”

May 15, 2020

Amazon Takes SXSW Streaming
Amazon Takes SXSW Streaming
Film festival director Janet Pierson brings some gems to your TV

April 30, 2020

SXSW and Amazon Announce Virtual Festival Lineup
SXSW and Amazon Announce Virtual Festival Lineup
Feature and shorts from 2020 fest going online for 10 days

April 21, 2020

Texas-Set Drama <i>Bull</i> Gets in the Chute With Black Rodeo Riders
Texas-Set Drama Bull Gets in the Chute With Black Rodeo Riders
Austin-based director Annie Silverstein premieres her SXSW selected feature

April 16, 2020

Faster Than Sound: $1.5 Million in HOT Funds Routed to Emergency Musician Relief
Faster Than Sound: $1.5 Million in HOT Funds Routed to Emergency Musician Relief
Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund created – contentiously.

April 16, 2020

SXSW Episodic Pilots Find a Home on Vimeo
SXSW Episodic Pilots Find a Home on Vimeo
Watch a selection of the new shows right here

April 14, 2020

Now Streaming in Austin: "Waffle"
Now Streaming in Austin: "Waffle"
Catch an AFS alum's SXSW short with a comedy-horror twist

April 8, 2020

Comedian Colton Dowling Launches Kickstarter for SXSW Selection <i>Van Damn, Jean Claude!</i>
Comedian Colton Dowling Launches Kickstarter for SXSW Selection Van Damn, Jean Claude!
Queer web series skewers stereotypes for right- and left-wing alike

April 6, 2020

Amazon Providing Platform for SXSW Films
Amazon Providing Platform for SXSW Films
Details of 10-day "virtual festival" still to be confirmed

April 3, 2020

Song Premiere: Sour Notes Cut New Single in a Sanctuary
Song Premiere: Sour Notes Cut New Single in a Sanctuary
Austin pop shifters get tighter, louder, more collaborative

April 3, 2020

Checking In: Pleasure Venom’s Audrey Campbell Stays Calm
Pleasure Venom’s Audrey Campbell Stays Calm
Firebrand frontwoman takes “a sec to reassess”

April 3, 2020

Now Streaming in Austin: "The Paint Wizzard"
Now Streaming in Austin: "The Paint Wizzard"
Locally made SXSW short gets a new home in virtual initiative

April 3, 2020

Checking In: Mike Melinoe Got the Memo
Mike Melinoe Got the Memo
ATX rapper stays cool, calm, and creative

April 1, 2020

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Donut King</i>
SXSW Film Review: The Donut King
Award-winning documentary finds the bitter truth in sweets

March 24, 2020

SXSW Announces Film Award Winners
SXSW Announces Film Award Winners
Shithouse takes top narrative honors

March 24, 2020

SXSW Review: <i>Shithouse</i>
SXSW Review: Shithouse
Remarkable debut is the anti-Say Anything

March 20, 2020

SXSW Review: <i>Once Upon a Time in Uganda</i>
SXSW Review: Once Upon a Time in Uganda
The true, crazy story of Wakaliwood

March 19, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Austin Musicians Brace for Public Shutdown
Faster Than Sound: Austin Musicians Brace for Public Shutdown
Dispatches from the week the music died

March 19, 2020

Patreon Announces Weird Stream-A-Thon to Help After SXSW Cancellation
Patreon Announces Weird Stream-A-Thon to Help After SXSW Cancellation
Three-hour streaming event to raise funds for affected artists

March 16, 2020

How Pepe Was Martyred by the Right
How Pepe Was Martyred by the Right
Austin-linked SXSW doc Feels Good Man liberates the frog

March 13, 2020

SXSW Film Announces Awards Will Go Ahead
SXSW Film Announces Awards Will Go Ahead
Fest's support for films continues with industry access, more

March 13, 2020

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