Film Screenings

SXSWedu Playground VR/AR photo by Jack Reed
Written by Jessi | August 25, 2016

Apply to Participate: Learn More About the Opportunities at SXSWedu 2017

Much of the programming that takes place at SXSWedu in March is fueled by participation of the greater education community and there are several opportunities available. Take a moment to learn more about the current options available to discover the best fit for your goals at SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017. Please be mindful of the deadlines associated when considering each participation opportunity.

Film Screenings
Written by Chandler | February 25, 2016

2016 Film Program Overview

Whether you’re an avid movie goer or just looking for a cinematic escape, the SXSWedu Film program is a place for you to take a break from general programming and slip into a different world filled with inspiration, challenges and hope. Be sure to check out a film while you’re in town and we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Southeast 67 Film
Written by Kat | January 28, 2016

Film Highlight: Southeast 67

Southeast 67 captures the twenty year journey of the 67 students who participated in the I Have a Dream program. The program was started in Washington, DC in the 1980s by local businessman Stewart Bainum. The primary mission - to provide kids in underserved communities the opportunity to attend college. Their collective story illuminates the complex challenges facing kids in communities of poverty, violence and inferior schools, which is as relevant today as it was twenty years ago.

He Named Me Malala
Written by DJ Roberts | January 26, 2016

Film Highlight: He Named Me Malala

One of the most anticipated films in our lineup this year, He Named Me Malala, portrays Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and education activist. Malala was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by gunshot for speaking out in favor of girls' education in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The attack caught the attention of supporters around the world, and her miraculous recovery and tremendous bravery led her to become a global advocate for girls’ education.

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