Austin filmmakers shine in SXSW Film audience awards

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“Transpecos”

 Continuing a trend in this year’s South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, Austin filmmakers won big in the SXSW Film Audience Awards, with Austin filmmaker Greg Kwedar’s “Transpecos” winning for feature competition films and “Tower” winning for documentary competition films. “Tower,” by Austin director Keith Maitland, also won a jury award earlier in the week. 

SXSW announced the Audience Award winners Saturday for the Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Headliners, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Visions, Midnighters, Episodic, 24 Beats Per Second, SXGlobal, Festival Favorites and Design Award categories.

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