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03/13/2012 06:51 pm ET

SXSW 2012: Anonymous Documentary 'We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists' Premieres (VIDEO)

Three months after the infamous hacktivist collective "Anonymous" orchestrated a massive attack on the Austin, Texas-based security think tank Strategist Forecasting, the cyber villains have once again invaded the city -- this time, right in front of an audience.

The loosely-knit hacker group is the focus of a new documentary called "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists," which premiered last night at Austin's South by Southwest Film Festival.

As part of the festival's conference lineup, director Brian Knappenberger participated in a panel about the film where he was joined by Gregg Housh, a former member of the group who has now gone public, and two masked members who appeared in person and via video stream, KUT News reports.

The panel discussed the documentary before moving onto to a larger discussion regarding the objectives and future of hactivism.

"We fight for the users," the member appearing via video stream told the panel.

Check out the documentary's trailer above and read KUT News' report for more on the film panel.

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