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SXSW Community Screenings: Slacker 2011


Richard Linklater's SLACKER inspired a generation of American filmmakers by exploring the subculture of Austin, Texas in a loose narrative with a tapestry of quirky characters. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of that iconic movie, 24 of Austin's top filmmakers banded together to update SLACKER with their own perspectives on the city.


Director(s): Various

Executive Producer(s): Austin Film Society

Producer(s): Bryan Poyser, Daniel Metz

Screenwriter(s): Various

Cinematographer: Various

Editor(s): Various

Production Designer: Various

Sound Designer: Various

Principal Cast: Chris Doubek, Sam Wainwright Douglas, Jonny Mars, Nick Offerman, Kevin Corrigan, Heather Kafka, Jay Duplass, Don Hertzfeldt, James McMurtry, Paul Soileau

Director Bio

Directed by 24 Austin Filmmakers including Bob Ray, Spencer Parsons, Rusty Kelley, Berndt Mader, Amy Grappell, Karen Skloss, Duane Graves & Justin Meeks, Paul Gordon, Jonny Stranger, David & Nathan Zellner, Jay Duplass, John Bryant, Sam Wainwright Douglas, Ben Steinbauer, Elisabeth Sikes, Mike Dolan, Geoff Marslett, Bradley Beesley, among others.


Distributor: Austin Film Society

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