SXSW EDU celebrates the power of film to explore critical topics and issues impacting education with screenings and Q&A discussions with filmmakers and participants.

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The Secret Song Screening - SXSW EDU 2023 - Photo by Jon Currie



The SXSW EDU Film program highlights poignant narratives and documentaries focusing on all aspects of education. With films that both peer into the classroom and approach the social context of learning in the U.S. and abroad, the film program is an integral and compelling component of SXSW EDU. Many screenings conclude with a Q&A featuring the filmmakers, film subjects or experts on the topic at hand, providing attendees an opportunity to connect with the film on a personal level.

View the film lineup in the schedule to watch the trailers and see the directors and producers confirmed for the Q&As following the film screenings.

Please note that the SXSW EDU Film program is a programming component of SXSW EDU and not a film festival. It is distinct from and should not be confused with the SXSW Film & TV Festival.


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