SXSW2023: ‘Dungeons & Dragons …’ is Opening Night Film on March 10 at SXSW Film/TV Festival

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CHICAGO – The in-person SXSW Conference and Festivals opens tonight with “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” as part of the Film and TV Fest. SXSW 2023 runs March 10th-19th in Austin, Texas.

Deep in the heart of Austin, SXSW is the premier destination for a diverse group of creatives across the tech, film, and music industries converge for 10 days of collaboration. From March 11th-15th, will be on the ground at the fest, so check back for updates throughout the next week.

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The Opening Night film is “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” co-written and co-directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, and featuring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith and Hugh Grant. The film kicks off the Film and TV Festival portion of SXSW, with many independent and mainstream movie/streaming programs and events. For more information, click SXSW Film/TV.

The SXSW fest had origins in New York City in 1986, as it was suggested to a rock journalist in Austin, Texas, to extend a New Music Seminar that took place in NYC and make it “New Music Seminar Southwest.” That fell through, so the journalist (Roland Swanson of The Austin Chronicle) organized a local music festival in 1987 with co-founders Lewis Black and Nick Barbaro. Black came up with the South by Southwest moniker, a take-off on Alfred Hitchcock film title “North by Northwest.”

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The 2023 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals will take place March 10th through March 19th. For tickets, events schedule and all information click on senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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