March 06, 2008
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Directed by Tricia Todd and Eric Matthies
A year in the harrowing life of 72-year-old local R&B legend Andre Williams.
Directed by Peter Gilbert and Steve James
A portrait of Texas Death Row chaplain Carroll Pickett, who presided over the first lethal injection in 1982 and the wrongful execution of Carlos DeLuna in 1989, by the filmmakers behind Hoop Dreams.
Directed by Brandon Linden
With Angela Harris, Lepolion Henderson, Alissa Bailey, and Joyce Porter
A married schoolteacher on vacation becomes involved with a young worker at an outlet mall in Kenosha.
Directed by and starring Joe Swanberg and Greta Gerwig
A long-distance relationship is tested by a pregnancy scare. (This is Swanberg's fourth feature at SXSW in four years.)
Directed by Steve Conrad
With Seann William Scott, John C. Reilly, Gil Bellows, and Fred Armisen
Two supermarket employees engage in cutthroat rivalry over a coveted promotion.
Directed by Chris Bagley and Kim Shively
A documentary about the troubled life and death of Chicago underground musician and artist Wesley Willis. —Ed M. Koziarski
Chicago Films at SXSW
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