Slackery News Tidbits: February 25, 2013

Here's the latest in Austin and Texas film news.

At the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Austin actor Matthew McConaughey took home a Best Supporting Actor award for Magic Mike, and former Austinite John Hawkes won Best Actor for The Sessions. The full list of awards is available on Indiewire.Austin-based filmmaker Heather Courtney's documentary Where Soldiers Come From (Jette's review) has been chosen to screen at this year's Museum of Modern Art's Documentary Fortnight on March 2 as part of MoMA Selects: Pov, which highlights awardwinning films that have screened on the television series from the past 25 years. Courtney's documentary, about the lives of small-town childhood friends who enlist in the U.S. National Guard after graduating high school, is one of 22 films to screen during the six-day event. Where Soldiers Come From is now available on Netflix. Austin Film Festival has a new Director of Marketing -- Celina Guerrero,
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