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Sunday, March 10 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
SXSW Presents: The New York Times's Op-Docs

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In this special event, Op-Docs series producer and curator Jason Spingarn-Koff presents a selection of recent works and a conversation with contributing filmmakers, including SXSW directors Penny Lane and Brian Frye. Launched in 2011, The New York Times’s Op-Docs series invites both renowned and emerging filmmakers to contribute new short opinion documentaries reflecting a wide range of styles and subject matter, including current affairs, contemporary life and historical subjects. Past contributors include Errol Morris, Laura Poitras, Jessica Yu, Alex Gibney, The Gregory Brothers and Casey Neistat.
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Katerina Cizek

National Film Board of CanadaKaterina Cizek is an Emmy-award winning documentary director. Her work has documented the Digital Revolution, and has itself become part of the movement. She works across many media platforms: digital media, broadcasting (radio and television), print and... Read More →
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Simon Ennis

FilmmakerLunarcy!Touted by the CBC as “a young filmmaker to watch”, Simon Ennis came into his own in Drumheller, Alberta (the dinosaur capital of Canada). As an infant he was once held by legendary German actor Klaus Kinski - an event which most likely led to his lifelong love... Read More →
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Brian Frye

ProducerOur NixonBRIAN L. FRYE is a filmmaker, writer and law professor. His experimental films have appeared in The Whitney Biennial, New York Film Festival's "Views from the Avant-Garde", New York Underground Film Festival, The Warhol Museum, Pleasure Dome and Images Festival. Brian... Read More →
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Penny Lane

Dir/ProducerOur NixonDirector and Co-Producer Penny Lane has been making award-winning documentaries and essay films since 2002. Her films have screened at Rotterdam, AFI FEST, The Media That Matters Film Festival, Rooftop Films, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, MoMA's Documentary... Read More →
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Jason Spingarn-Koff

Commissioning EditorThe New York TimesJason Spingarn-Koff joined the staff of The New York Times in 2011 as the first video journalist for Opinion. He is the series producer and curator of Op-Docs (nytimes.com/opdocs), a new initiative at The Times for short opinionated documentaries... Read More →



Sunday March 10, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 16AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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