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SXSW Day 1 in pictures

By gabe | Gabe's Declaration of Principles March 10, 2007 at 12:03AM

SXSW Day 1 in pictures
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The Red Carpet

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A fresco of St. Tula, patron saint of cinema, over looks the audience from the proscenium at the Paramount Theater

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Matt Dentler, SXSW producer, introduces the film--THE LOOKOUT--kicking-off the festival.

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Veteran writer Scott Frank, who makes his directorial debut withTHE LOOKOUT says "hi," introduces the cast in the house, and then it was on with the show

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After the film, the audience stayed til the end of the credits, anticipating a Q&A. The curtains closed. And everyone slowly wandered out of the theatre, slightly non-plussed by what is a clear deviation from festival protocol. It was weird.

AT THE AFTERPARTY
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The party was in tents!

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Superman in the house! Can Underdog woman be far behind?

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It's all fun and games until someone gets a parking ticket.

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Clearly, the sign said, "No Parking."

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Late night comfort food.