TFI Alumni Are Headed To 2013 SXSW
January 23, 2013 by Jason Guerrasio via Tribeca Film Institute
The lineup for the 2013 South By Southwest Film Festival were announced today and five TFI alumni are headed to Austin. See the projects below. Congrats!
SXSW Film runs from March 8-16.
Before You Know It (Tribeca All Access®)
Director: PJ Raval
Three gay seniors navigate the adventures, challenges and surprises of life and love in their golden years. (World Premiere)
Computer Chess (TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund)
Director/Screenwriter: Andrew Bujalski
An artificially intelligent comedy from the director of Funny Ha Ha and Mutual Appreciation.
Elena (Latin America Media Arts Fund)
Director: Petra Costa
Elena moves to NY with the dream of becoming a movie actress. She leaves behind Petra, her 7-year-old sister. Years later, her sister Petra goes to NY to look for Elena. (North American Premiere)
Our Nixon (TFI Documentary Fund)
Director: Penny Lane
Recently discovered Super 8 home movies filmed by three of Richard Nixon’s closest aides – and fellow Watergate conspirators – offer an intimate and complex new glimpse into his presidency in this all-archival documentary. (North American Premiere)
William and the Windmill (Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund)
Director: Ben Nabors
William Kamkwamba builds a windmill from scrap to rescue his family from famine, transforming his life and launching him onto the world stage. His success leads to new opportunities and complex choices, distancing him from the life he once knew. (World Premiere)
[Photo: Petra Costa’s Elena]