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Every March Austin, Texas, becomes full of life and talents from both sides of the camera. Aside from the SXSW (South By Southwest) Film Festival, you can visit the SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music which run at the same time creating a platform for interaction in both technical and musical fields.
The SXSW Film Festival includes screenings in such categories: Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Headliners (featuring all the stars of the cinema world), Narrative Spotlight, Visions, Midnighters, Festival Favorites and more categories of short films.
Aside from the screenings, the festival offers a variety of panels, talks, workshops, and mentor sessions with keynote speakers from the top of the industry as the part of the SXSW Film Conference.