ChristopherGuest's folk music 'mockumentary' A Mighty Wind and the Adrien Brody comedy-drama TheDummy are among theline-up for the upcoming 10th Annual South By Southwest Film Conference AndFestival in Austin, Texas. Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, whofamously played clueless rockers in 1984's This Is Spinal Tap, play 1960s folk stars who reunite for amemorial concert in honour of a recently deceased band manager. The picture wasdirected by Guest and co-stars his regular collaborators Eugene Levy, ParkerPosey and Fred Willard. Dummy sees Brody portray a shy ventriloquist whoexpresses his feelings through his dummy. It also stars Milla Jovovich andIlleana Douglas and was directed by Greg Pritikin.
Other highlights at thefestival, which is scheduled to run from Mar 7-15, include: The Hard Word, Scott Roberts' bank robbery thriller starringGuy Pearce and Rachel Griffiths; Assassination Tango, in which writer-director Robert Duvall plays ahitman on a mission in Argentina that goes awry; and Go Further, Ron Mann's documentary chroniclingactor-activist Woody Harrelson's Simple Organic Living Tour. Furthertitles will be announced closer to the festival. A diverse events scheduleincludes panel discussions on digital film-making, film journalism and shortfilm-making and a conversation with Robert Rodriguez.