The Texas director is still making movies about mundane yet consequential interactions—albeit quarantined and temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.
The feature debut, which was awarded SXSW’s Louis Black “Lone Star” Award earlier this year, centers on the story of a mother and daughter navigating a scholarship pageant.
Plus, more charity from Post Malone and the ‘Dallas’ cast, Travis Scott in concert on ‘Fortnite,’ and McConaughey’s mom needs wine.
Plus, the ‘Cheer’ team choreographs a Zoom routine, Myst heads to TV, and Matthew McConaughey debuts “Bobby Bandito.”
The scrappy blog is one of the few remaining websites of its kind.
Plus, ‘Supernatural' wraps for “a while,” SXSW announces film awards, and another Matthew McConaughey pep talk.
Smaller March festivals in places like Denton and McAllen were meant to raise funds for asylum seekers at the border and bolster local music communities.
Plus, scores of Texan films and TV shows shut down over virus fears, while SXSW and Jamie Foxx gamely soldier on.
Plus, Tony Romo gets a much-deserved raise, William Jackson Harper gets his first movie lead, and more.
Analyzing how the festival might handle the growing public health concern.
Suspending the festival amid coronavirus fears would be The Big One for Austin’s economy.
The musician BFFs are bringing their movie about the making of a movie about musician BFFs to SXSW.
On March 17, we're taking over the Moody Theater for a night of storytelling from some of your favorite Texas artists.
Cities, countries, and regions capitalized on Austin’s premier international event to seek tourism and economic development dollars.
The micro-budget feature launched a number of A-list careers.
The self-styled rebel of the 1990s indie film boom hasn’t had a hit in years. Can ’Alita’ turn his fortunes around?
In several categories, films by women make up more than half of the titles.
The festival—which has had its own issues around immigration this year—declined.
The attention from SXSW—and a new bill in the legislature—seek to address a problem that may not be broken.
SXSW just had its smallest festival in years. What does that mean for the event’s future?
First-time documentarians Charlie Vela and Ronnie Garza capture fifty years of music history in their hometown.
The executive director of Planned Parenthood and daughter of former governor Ann Richards talks with 'Texas Monthly' at SXSW.
'Song to Song' doesn't accurately reflect the realities of the music industry, perhaps intentionally so.
From Planned Parenthood's CEO to former VP Joe Biden, here are some of our most anticipated SXSW interactive sessions.
The conference was called out on Twitter by an artist who posted excerpts from their contract.
Looking back on last year's best stories to plan this year's wanderings.
”South By South Lawn,” or SXSL, takes place next month with Leonardo DiCaprio, the Lumineers, and the cast of Stranger Things.
Michelle Obama won't be running for president, but she'll be working on her causes outside the White House.
It was a misunderstanding of online harassment that led to the creation of the summit, and there's still a lot more work to be done.
The Interactive section of the conference has been a place to explore innovation. Don’t miss these sessions.
Your guide to the Texas-based directors and plots appearing at this year's SXSW Film conference.
As the world’s attention prepares to shift to Austin, the city itself is in the middle of a battle between tech companies and local government.
Amid threats of violence, organizers opted to nix the controversial panels. But the decision has some disappointed.
How did Leon Bridges go from washing dishes to “winning” SXSW in just a few months?
If posing for pictures with Snoop is outlawed, only outlaws will pose for pictures with Snoop.
Barbecue pulls at a traditionalist’s heart strings like few other cuisines, but it is no stranger to innovation. An offset smoker filled with brisket bathed on oak smoke has only been common across the state for about fifty years, but introducing science into a cooking process so reliant on…
“Are you Meerkatting or can we speak IRL?”
Bartenders, pedicabbers, signmakers, buskers, Lyft drivers, caterers, soundboard operators, and other working-class types find themselves on the receiving end of some SXSW-affiliated largesse, too.
At the SXSW premiere of the CW’s iZombie, Rob Thomas and cast introduced a singular vision with a few similarities to his previous singular vision.
There’s no shortage of brands at SXSW this year, but their outreach efforts seem a little calmer.
An interview with Bill and Turner Ross, whose Sundance award-winning documentary about border life, Western, screens at SXSW Film.
Festival managing director Roland Swenson reflects on a difficult year.
Last week, Doritos revealed that their gigantic vending machine-shaped stage would not be returning to Austin this March. Neither will iTunes, Chevy, or Subway. What does that mean for SXSW?
SXSW has figuratively taken over the city every March for years, but now it wants legal authority to do it.
Print media beefs are a dying art, so cherish this one while it lasts.
The band Gungor is using the festival to broaden its fan base outside the churches where it made its name. Can it escape the stigma of Christian rock without alienating its devoted followers?
For all the criticism of the festival's co-opting by big brands, the power of art, music, and community were on display in the wake of tragedy.
A guide for first-timers and Marshmallows alike before the film's release on March 14.
A motorist fleeing a DWI traffic stop drove the wrong way down a one-way street, then charged through a barrier onto a closed street, turning a night at the festival into a tragedy.