2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Fantastic Lies

Friday, March 11
7:15PM - 8:58PM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw

With the help of key participants, we reveal what really happened at the Duke Lacrosse team party which went terribly wrong on March 13th, 2006. Ten years on, there are still many important questions to be asked when it comes to this case. Why did this story touch such a raw nerve? What does it tell us about attitudes towards race, sex, privilege, sports and money in America?

Section: Documentary Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 103min

Director: Marina Zenovich

Executive Producer: Jonathan Chinn, Simon Chinn, John Dahl, Connor Schell, Libby Geist

Producer: P.G. Morgan, Marina Zenovich, Gentry Kirby

Cinematographer: Wolfgang Held, Thorsten Thielow

Editor: Greg Finton ACE


Music: Jeff Cardoni

Additional Credits: Line Producer: Stuart Schwartz, Associate Producer: Grace Willen, Allan Duso, Co-Executive Producer: Melanie Fall, Executive Producer for Lightbox: Susannah Price, Production Manager: Al Nowicki, Assistant Camera: Matthew C. Bowman, Daniel Carter, Audio Mixers: York Phelps, Mark Maloof, Co-Editor: Benjamin Lindemuth-McRobie, Assistant Editor: Allan Duso, Post Production Supervisor: Jennifer Johnson

Principal Cast: Kevin Finnerty, Philip Seligmann, Kathy Seligmann, Tricia Dowd, Brad Bannon, Joseph Neff, Jay Bilas, Rob Wellington, Tony McDevitt, Jim Cooney


Marina Zenovich is an Emmy award winning filmmaker. Her last film, RICHARD PRYOR: OMIT THE LOGIC, premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. It was nominated for an Emmy for Best Editing and won the NAACP Image Award for Best Television Documentary. Other credits: ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED; POLANSKI: ODD MAN OUT; WHO IS BERNARD TAPIE?

Distributor: ESPN Films

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Jen Cingari



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