Archive for March 15th, 2017

SXSW 2017 Interview: THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

By Mark Saldana My next interview was with writer/director Jessica M. Thompson and actress Stephanie Beatriz of the truly amazing and heartbreaking movie The Light of the Moon, a film that candidly deals with the aftermath of rape and the various ways a rape survivor copes with the assault.  The film is superbly written and […]

SXSW 2017 Interview: A BAD IDEA GONE WRONG

By Mark Saldana My first interview of the festival was with writer/director Jason Headley and actors Matt Jones and Eleanore Pienta of the film A Bad Idea Gone Wrong.  The movie depicts a poorly conceived burglary that goes completely awry when the burglars Marlon (Jones) and Leo (Will Rogers) get themselves locked in the house […]

SXSW 2017: The Film Festival screened the US Premiere of “Tormentero”

By Liz Lopez Source: SXSW, City of Austin and Casa Mexico SXSW Casa Mexico SXSW 2017 kicked off Thursday, March 9th with a variety of panels, and pitches at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. They also have several guest speakers that will have official engagements during the 2017 Interactive […]

SXSW 2017: The Film Festival kicked off on Friday, March 10th and a busy one it was.

By Liz Lopez Source: SXSW The day started with an invitation to the special screening of “44 Pages” that had a World Premiere at the SXSW Edu earlier in the week. I had to take the opportunity to view it, given that this documentary shines a light on the Highlights Magazine that has been published […]