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Sunday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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There is a national conversation happening around movie violence -- from parents groups to politicians, everyone has a view about appropriate content in film. SXSW presents a discussion for filmmakers about the ratings process, bringing Joan Graves the Chair of the Classifications and Ratings Association to SXSW for the first time. Given national scrutiny on movie content, this discussion will be of particular interest to genre fans and filmmakers providing context for the voluntary rating process, access to indie filmmakers, addressing questions about nuances between ratings and navigating international ratings boards.
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Joan Graves

Motion Picture Association of AmericaJoan Graves is Senior Vice President of the Motion Picture Association (MPAA) and Chairman of the Classification and Rating Administration (CARA). She joined CARA in 1988 and held previous positions as Administrative Director, Vice Chairman, and... Read More →
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Vincenzo Natali

DirHaunterDirector Vincenzo Natali is no stranger to dystopia; each of his four features thrusts ordinary characters into a darkened future realm governed by seemingly impenetrable logic, and follows the subjects as they struggle to come to terms with their environs. Natali burst... Read More →
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Alyssa Rosenberg

EditorThinkProgressAlyssa Rosenberg is the critic ThinkProgress.org. She is a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com and a columnist for the XX Factor at Slate. Alyssa grew up in Massachusetts and holds a B.A. in humanities from Yale University. Before joining ThinkProgress, she was editor... Read More →
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Scott Weinberg

Film CriticFEARnet.com

Sunday March 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 16AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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