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As Sundance Continues to Snub Seattle, SXSW Shows It More and More Love

by Charles Mudede Outside In Nathan M. Miller Sundance has lately shown little to no love for Seattle films. This would be a big, if not fatal, blow to scene if that festival was the only game in town. Thankfully, it's not. There's also Austin's SXSW. Last year, that festival, which actually launched the career of Moonlight director Barry Jenkins in 2008—his first film, Medicine for Melancholy, was accepted by SXSW but rejected by Sundance—featured two films from Seattle (SJ Chiro's feature, Lane 1974, and Wes Hurley's short documentary "Little Potato.
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