SXSW 2019 Recap: One Big Festival or Many? — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast

IndieWire | 3/15/2019 | Eric Kohn
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Over the years, the SXSW Film Festival has become an ideal launchpad for raunchy studio comedies and edgy alternative visions of America. This year’s edition was no exception, starting with opening night horror crowdpleaser “Us,” and continuing with similarly well-received entries such as teen party movie “Booksmart” (above) and Harmony Korine’s artsy stoner comedy “The Beach Bum.” These movies all found welcoming crowds at Austin’s Paramount Theater, where “A Quiet Place” kicked off the festival one year ago. But they weren’t the only movies on display at SXSW, where the narrative and documentary sections showcase a much wider array of cinema, while the technology and music conferences expand the scope of the festival to other...
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