SXSW Tag Archive

Chelsea Devantez Mines the Ills of Obsessive Social Stalking in Deliciously Acerbic SXSW Comedy ‘Basic’

Live Action

7th May, 2020

Have you ever hate scrolled through someone’s social media account? Then Chelsea Devantez’s deliciously acerbic SXSW comedy 'Basic' is for you.

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A Grieving Teenager Enlists a Hardened Fisherman in the Search for His Father in Ben Strang’s SXSW Winning ‘Beast’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd April, 2020

Ben Strang dives deep into the trials and tribulations of shooting in challenging conditions on a remote fishing island for SXSW winning drama 'Beast'.

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Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling Echo Slow-Burning 70s Horror in SXSW Award-Winning Short ‘Stucco’

Live Action

30th March, 2020

Fresh from a cancelled SXSW Janina Gavankar & Russo Schelling get in-depth about the monstrous manifestations in award winning midnight horror 'Stucco'.

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DN SXSW2011: Wrap Up

Film Festival, Podcasts

11th April, 2011

With a few weeks’ perspective (and a whole lot of sleep) on our side after the intense 10 days that was SXSW 2011, I asked DN friend Andrew Johnson,

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DN SXSW2011: Bad Fever – Dustin Guy Defa

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

5th April, 2011

Much of what I decided to see at SXSW came from the recommendations of others, so when Andrew Johnson of MovieChatter called me up to insist I join him and

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DN SXSW2011: Convento – Jarred Alterman

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

5th April, 2011

Sitting somewhere between documentary and art piece, Convento looks at the work of Dutch kinetic artist Christiaan Zwanikken and the restored monastery in

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DN SXSW2011: Kill List – Ben Wheatley

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd April, 2011

With his first feature Down Terrace, Ben Wheatley breathed new life into the hackneyed corpse of the British Gangster flick, so Kill List, his take on the

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DN SXSW2011: Attenberg – Athina Rachel Tsangari

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

31st March, 2011

Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Attenberg has been a critical favourite (see our review) since its premiere at the Venice Film Festival last year. I got to

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DN SXSW2011: Way of the Morris – Tim Plester

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

30th March, 2011

Despite living a 50 minute train ride from my house, it took, two planes and the SXSW film festival for me to catch up with actor and director Tim Plester.

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DN SXSW2011: Green – Sophia Takal & Lawrence Michael Levine

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

29th March, 2011

For her directorial debut feature Green, Sophia Takal explores the fraught ground of jealousy and insecurity, and the tricks a mind can play when consumed

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DN SXSW2011: Hit So Hard – David Ebersole & Todd Hughes

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

28th March, 2011

Around the time of the band’s Celebrity Skin album, original Hole drummer Patty Schemel disappeared from the rocket ride of musical stardom and into a

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DN SXSW2011: Dragonslayer – Tristan Patterson

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

27th March, 2011

With its solid 10 track album structure, SXSW Best Documentary Feature & Best Cinematography winner Dragonslayer lets us vicariously live in the world

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