SXSW Film: The Mystery of a Missing San Antonio Teen

“I’m not sure ‘enjoy’ is the right word I’d use for a movie like this, but for lack of a better one … enjoy,” British director Bart Layton said before Tuesday’s SXSW screening of his film The Imposter at the Paramount Theater. 

Layton’s documentary recounts the story of Nicholas Barclay, a thirteen-year-old from San Antonio who disappeared in 1994, only to resurface in Linares, Spain, more than three years later. Or did he? 

Al Gore Calls for SXSW to “Occupy Democracy”

Former U.S. vice president Al Gore’s SXSW Interactive appearance with social media zelig Sean Parker (Napster, Plaxo, Facebook, Monday didn’t have a name like all the other panels at the conference, but it could have easily been, “When is all this social media stuff finally gonna be worth something politically?” Gore began and ended the talk, which took place in the Austin Convention Center’s cavernous Exhibit Hall 5, by calling for the digital world to “occupy Democracy


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