SXSW Film Festival Reveals Opening Night Film & Six More Titles, Including World Premiere of ‘American Gods’

"American Gods"

The first selected programming has been announced for the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. Of note, given this blog’s stated interests, is the World Premiere of Starz’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, “American Gods,” which stars Ricky Whittle as… Continue Reading

Lee Daniels, Cheryl Boone Isaacs Set as Keynote and Featured Speakers at SXSW 2017

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09:  Director Lee Daniels attends the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Director Lee Daniels has been announced as the Film Keynote speaker for the 2017 SXSW Festival. “We are particularly excited to announce Lee Daniels as Film Keynote, for his unparalleled talent, passion, continued experimentation, and career evolution. He’s been the… Continue Reading