SXSW partners with Amazon to put its film festival online
April 3, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — The popcorn will be bring your own and the barbecue won't be as good, but the Austin, Texas, SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.
SXSW announced Thursday that it's partnering with Amazon Prime Video to stream as much of its movie line-up as possible for a 10-day period in the U.S. It will be free to viewers with or without an Amazon Prime membership.
South by Southwest organizers have worked frantically to salvage what they could of the festival and bring attention to the many films that had been planning...