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Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

/ 05:30 PM January 17, 2019
Olivia Wilde

In this Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, actress Olivia Wilde arrived at the 2018 GQ’s Men of the Year Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif. Image: Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum”, Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW).

The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s “Us” will open the festival on March 8.

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Among the selections are the latest from “Spring Breakers” director Korine, starring Matthew McConaughey, and Wilde’s “Booksmart”, about graduating high-schoolers determined to cram four years of fun into one night.

Also set to premiere at SXSW: David Modigliani’s behind-the-scenes portrait of Rourke’s campaign to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz and John Lee Hancock’s Bonnie and Clyde manhunt drama “The Highwaymen”, with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson. KM

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