SXSW has added 15 more features and four more shorts to its line-up and five more panels to its conference schedule.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival has added 15 more features and four more shorts to its line-up and five more panels to its conference schedule.
Getting their world premieres at the Austin, Texas event, which funs March 9/17, are: Steve Taylor’s Blue Like Jazz, based on the New York Times bestseller; Todd Rohal’s Nature Calls, with Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville; Andrew Neel’s King Kelly; Kahlil Hudson and Tyler Hughen’s Low and Clear; from the UK Lindsey Dryden’s Lost and Sound; and from Germany Eva Stotz’s Global Home.
Also joining the feature line-up are Malik Bendjelloul’s Searching for Sugar Man, from Sweden and the UK; Christian Sonderby Jepsen’s The Will, from Denmark; Oscar contender Monsieur Lazhar; and a restored version of Yellow Submarine.
In total, this year’s SXSW will screen 132 features, including 74 world premieres, and 138 shorts.
New additions to the conference schedule include A Conversation with Seth MacFarlane and Funny or Die: Future of Comedy & Everything Else.
Seventeen sessions have been announced for the festival’s Digital Domain strand.