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A Planetary Perspective

Erin Sharoni | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Erin Sharoni

Planetary uses the unique perspective of astronauts to illustrate the earth's vulnerability in a way that is as extraordinary as it is simple.

SXSW Health and MedTech: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Erin Sharoni | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology
Erin Sharoni

Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.

Christopher Rosen

How The Powerful Film 'Mania Days' Hopes To Change The Conversation About Bipolar Disorder | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby play a pair of New Yorkers suffering from bipolar disorder in Paul Dalio's "Mania Days," but each character has a little b...

Christopher Rosen

The Awful Truth Behind Sexual Harassment Of Women Gamers | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.14.2015 | Entertainment

Speaking on a panel at indie game convention PAX East in 2012, Jenny Haniver recalled what happened one time when she tried to tell a male gamer about...

This Might Be The Best SXSW Lineup In Years

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment

This year's South by Southwest Film Festival lineup will include some of the biggest names in Hollywood: Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, J...

Russell Brand Doc Will Open SXSW 2015

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment

A new documentary about Russell Brand, "Brand: A Second Coming," will open 2015's South by Southwest Film Festival. “Firebrand [and director] Ondi T...

The Full SXSW Lineup Is Here

Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

The worldwide debut of a work-in-progress edit of the new comedy "Neighbors," Sundance hit "Boyhood" and David Gordon Green's "Joe" are among the 115 ...

Christopher Rosen

The Return Of Tony Danza | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.14.2013 | Entertainment

"Don Jon," Joseph Gordon-Levitt's debut as a writer and director, includes many shocking moments, but perhaps none more than the reemergence of Tony D...

Christopher Rosen

The 'Sh*t' Joseph Gordon-Levitt Doesn't Bring Into His Home | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.13.2013 | Entertainment

Joseph Gordon-Levitt spent the first three months of 2013 taking "Don Jon," his debut as a writer and director, on the festival circuit, with stops at...

Christopher Rosen

The One Thing This Actor Wouldn't Say | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment

Major Hollywood studios like Warner Bros., Sony and Lionsgate debuted films at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival, but new distributor on the b...

Christopher Rosen

What It's Really Like Inside A TV Dating Show | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment

On the surface, "Sequin Raze" might seem like just another short film playing at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. What separates the project f...

Christopher Rosen

'That's Why I Could Go So Crazy' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

Spring break forever. At the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas on Sunday night, crowds descended upon the Paramount Theater to watch t...

Christopher Rosen

Can Men & Women Be Just Friends? | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

Can men and women be friends? That eternal question, perhaps best asked by Nora Ephron in "When Harry Met Sally," takes center stage in Joe Swanberg's...

WATCH: Transgender Porn Star Buck Angel's New Doc Is Set To Premiere At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Buck Angel, transgender porn star, filmmaker, speaker and transgender advocate, has released a new documentary titled “Mr. Angel.” The 68-minut...

Headed To SXSW

Posted 02.01.2013 | Entertainment

"Before Midnight," "Don Jon's Addiction," "Upstream Color," Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" and news from John Sayles, Joe Swanberg, David Gord...

Q&A with K. Lorrel Manning: Director of Happy New Year Takes Unflinching Look at Injured Soldiers

Joshua Kors | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Don't let the name fool you. Happy New Year has nothing in common with vacuous holiday comedies like New Year's Eve. The film explores the lives of soldiers wounded in war, digging into the ugly internal war so many soldiers face upon returning home.

SXSW Flashback: Under The Iron Bridge With Soul Track Mind (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

I was invited to film some Rubber Tracks sessions at the Converse/The Fader Fort during SXSW, and the afternoon I made it in with my camera served as a reminder that sometimes the raw process is more arresting to witness than the finished result.

A Musical Take on PTSD

K. Lorrel Manning and Michael Cuomo | Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment
K. Lorrel Manning and Michael Cuomo

Based on the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway play and subsequent award-winning short film of the same name, Happy New Year is an entertaining yet hard-hitting look at Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

WATCH: HuffPost Arts' Guide To SXSW Music, Film, Interactive

Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts

Each year around this time, a large selection of tech-geeks, art-geeks, and music-geeks convene in Texas for South By Southwest, an all-inclusive fest...

Hood to Coast: Running the World's Longest Relay Race

Christoph Baaden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christoph Baaden

I've wanted to be a director for a long time, but I never anticipated my first film to be about the world's longest relay race. All I could think was, how am I going to run 17 miles?