The 2012 SXSW Festival kicks off tomorrow and we want to give a big a shout out to our clients who had films accepted into this year’s Film Festival Program. Congratulations to everyone involved in these productions!
The Announcement, NBA Entertainment
World Premiere: Saturday, March 10, 2:00 p.m. at the Vimeo Theater
In this documentary, Nelson George and NBA Entertainment explore Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s personal journey after announcing that he was HIV-positive at a press conference in November 1991. To learn more about THE ANNOUNCEMENT, click here.
WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, Vaquera Films
World Premiere: Saturday, March 10, 7:00 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse Lamar
This film traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman and takes a look at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. For more information about WONDER WOMEN!, click here.
Beware of Mr. Baker, Insurgent Media
World Premiere: Saturday, March 10, 10:00 p.m. at the Vimeo Theater
Travel through the controversial world of drummer Ginger Baker. This documentary chronicles the life of the drummer, best known for playing in Cream & Blind Faith, with interviews from many great living musicians. To learn more about Mr. Baker, click here.
$ELLEBRITY, Run Rampant Productions
World Premiere: Sunday, March 11, 4:45 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse Lamar
$ELLEBRITY is a candid dialogue about the tone and texture of celebrity, past, present and future; an examination of our pop culture; and an honest look at the quality of our media consumption. For more information on $ELLEBRITY, click here.
Marley, Cowboy Films & Berhane Productions
North American Premiere: Sunday, March 11, 5:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre
The definitive life story of Bob Marley. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best. To learn more about this highly anticipated documentary, click here.
Under African Skies, Radical Media
SXSW Screening: Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse Lamar
Joe Berlinger’s UNDER AFRICAN SKIES travels with Paul Simon back to South Africa to give a reunion concert and to explore the story of the turbulent birth of the historic Graceland album. For more information about this celebrated film, click here.
Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots, Creature Films & VH1 Rock Docs
World Premiere: Wednesday, March 14, 10:00 p.m. at the Vimeo Theater
Twenty years after riots ripped through Los Angeles, UPRISING documents how hip hop forecasted – and some say ignited – the worst civil unrest of the 20th century. To learn more about UPRISING, click here.