Young reporter Neal Spelce on the scene at UT Austin shooting, 1966, from the film Tower

March 16, 2016

Independent Lens Film “Tower” Wins 2016 SXSW Grand Jury Prize

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Austin was an extremely appropriate place to premiere the film Tower, which revisits the 1966 sniper shootings at the University of Texas at Austin, considered the first mass shooting on a…...

March 06, 2015

Indie Lens Goes South by Southwest

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By Elisabeth Copper, Independent Lens social media manager Independent Lens is packing up and heading down to Austin for what’s going to be our busiest SxSW yet. I know, I…...

March 12, 2014

The Great Invisible Wins Grand Jury Prize at SXSW

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[caption id="attachment_5411" align="alignnone" width="600"] From The Great Invisible[/caption] Margaret Brown's new documentary The Great Invisible won the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW festival, the top honors for nonfiction film…...