SXSW will screen the world premieres of two films about Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day as well as films about the racial mix in the 1960s Chicago blues world, Burning Man and the travels of Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz.
In addition, the festival will screen two films that were well-received at the recently completed Sundance Film Festival, Dave Grohl's "Sound City" and Morgan Neville's "Twenty Feet From Stardom."
SXSW announced 109 of the feature films that will screen between March 8 and 16 in Austin as part of the 20th anniversary festival. The lineup features 68 films from first-time filmmakers, 69 world premieres, 14 North American premieres and five U.S. Premieres.
"Broadway Idiot" (Director: Doug Hamilton; world premiere). Behind the curtain with Green Day lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, as he ventures onto Broadway with "American Idiot."
"¡Cuatro!" (Director: Tim Wheeler). A peek inside the world of Green Day as they conceptualize and record the trilogy of "¡Uno!," "¡Dos!" and "¡Tré!"
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