Hello Cleveland: The Rock Documentaries

Dolby knows oh too well the impact that can be made when music mashes with movies. In the rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, Dolby is misconstrued as "Doubly" forever placing Dolby in the midst of comedic rock history.

Be it a rockumentary, mockumentary or documentary, the SXSW film festival will meld metal, country, and rock & roll and mix it in with some celluloid this season. SXSW delivers festival attendees a comprehensive list of music oriented movies to its play list and has a dedicated 24 beats per second category showcasing the sounds, culture and influence of music and musicians.

Some music movie highlights include a Willie Nelson documentary titled, The King of Luck by Academy Award-winning writer, actor and director Billy Bob Thornton, It's About You, which follows John Mellencamp's 2009 summer tour, Foo Fighters, a film that takes you on a 16 year journey of the Foo Fighters, as well as Outside Industry: The Story of SXSW.

Here are some of the movies that will rock Austin over the next week:
*Click on Individual Film Titles for Trailers, Credits & More*

Saturday March 12
Surrogate Valentine: 1:30PM @ Alamo Ritz 1
You Instead: 4:00PM @ Alamo Ritz 1
It's About You: 6:30PM @ Alamo Ritz 1

Sunday March 13
Sound It Out (UK): 2:00PM @ Alamo Ritz 1

Monday March 14
Benda Bilili! (France): 4:00PM @ Arbor

Tuesday March 15
Beats of Freedom (Poland): 11:00AM @ Alamo Ritz 2
Foo Fighters: 6:00PM @ Paramount Theatre
Love Shines (Canada): 6:15PM @ Alamo Ritz 2
Upside Down: The Creation Records Story (UK): 7:00PM @ Rollins Theatre
Hit So Hard: 9:15PM @ Alamo Ritz 1

Wednesday March 16
Outside Industry: The Story of SXSW: 4:30PM @ Paramount Theatre
Films from R.E.M.'s Collapse Into Now followed by a Q+A by Michael Stipe: 8:30PM @ Alamo Ritz 1

Thursday March 17
Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale: 2:30PM @ Paramount Theatre
The Devil's Box: 7:00PM @ Vimeo Theater
Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!: 10:00PM @ Vimeo Theater

Saturday March 19
The King of Luck: 7:00PM @ Paramount Theatre


   
     
  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT COVERAGE  
   
 
This year, Dolby and MetroWize are joining forces to deliver live coverage from the 2011 South by Southwest interactive, film and music festival in Austin, Texas.
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  FILM: PRESSPAUSEPLAY  
   
 
Where else other than SXSW can you hear Moby spin a DJ set one night, and the next day watch a documentary in which he stars, while he is sitting in the audience?
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  THE FUTURE OF MUSIC  
   
 
In a world of twitter updates and news feeds, there seems to be one common theme that is revolutionizing the music industry: consumers want access to music wherever and on whatever they want.
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  YOU HAVE NOW ENTERED THE 4TH DIMENSION  
   
 
What do cap-guns, coconuts and blowing bubbles have to do with going to the movies?
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  SXSW INTERACTIVE ROUNDUP  
   
 
From the potential of 3D to a sensory-activated snowboarding app - here's a glimpse into the future.
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  PHOTOS: ARM SHOWCASE (3/14/11)  
   
 
Check out photos from the ARM Party and Smart Mobile Device Showcase at SXSWi.
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  THE NITTY GRITTY ON 3D  
   
 
We popped in for SXSW’s 3D day to get the scoop on the next big thing in three-dimensional entertainment.
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  SXSW ROCK DOCUMENTARIES  
   
 
Be it a rockumentary, mockumentary or documentary, the SXSW film festival will meld metal, country, and rock & roll and mix it in with some celluloid this season.
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