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Sunday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A Conversation with Matthew McConaughey

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Matthew McConaughey is one of Hollywood’s most sought after leading men - whose chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched his career in the cult classic “Dazed and Confused.”
Since then, this multi-faceted actor has gone on to produce and direct, not to mention launch his just keep livin Foundation, which focuses on teaching youth the importance of decision making, health, education, and active livin in 2008. Appearing in over 40 feature films that have amassed over a billion dollars at the box office, 2012 showed there is no apex for where his career will go. He was nominated for 2 Independent Spirit Awards for his work in William Friedkin’s “Killer Joe” and Steven Soderbergh’s “Magic Mike,” and won Best Supporting Actor from the New York Film Critics Circle for his work in “Magic Mike” and Richard Linklater’s “Bernie,” which also earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Picture. In April 2013 he will star opposite Reese Witherspoon in the Jeff Nichols' directed "Mud.”
Join an in-depth discussion with the incredibly fascinating actor on his exciting and continually evolving career, all while sticking to his Texas roots and 'jk livin' philosophy.
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Scott Foundas

Chief Film CriticVillage Voice
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Matthew McConaughey

MudMatthew McConaughey is one of Hollywood’s most sought after leading men whose films have grossed over a billion dollars at the box office. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched McConaughey’s... Read More →


Sunday March 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Vimeo Theater 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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