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Prolific content maker, YouTube star and documentary subject Todrick Hall spins high-quality, independently financed creations for his fans — many of whom identify as Lgbt. “Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall,” directed Katherine Fairfax Wright, is a SXSW Film Festival entry that touches on the star’s upbringing not far from the Austin, Texas festival grounds. It partially covers Hall’s struggles with his sexuality and acceptance, a topic many find timely as the Trump administration threatens to repeal the rights of trans people. “While I’m not a super fan of the situation that we’re in … I think that in some ways it’s one. »
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Brace yourself. The annual multi-pronged South By Southwest Conferences and Festivals — SXSW, of course — is hitting Austin, Texas later this week for days and days of fresh film offerings (and music and interactive stuff, too, but we can only do so much here). With it comes the promise of a brand new season of festival-going, along with a slew of films to get excited about finally checking out (and, because it’s Austin, lots of tasty barbecue to enjoy).
From SXSW regulars like Bob Byington and Joe Swanberg to rising stars like Nanfu Wang and Laura Terruso to marquee names like Terrence Malick and Edgar Wright — and just about everything in between — this year’s SXSW Film Festival is offering up its most robust slate yet. We’ve picked out a baker’s dozen of worthy new features to add to your SXSW schedule.
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- Chris O'Falt, David Ehrlich, Eric Kohn, Jude Dry, Kate Erbland and Steve Greene
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