"PHC" to open SXSW Film Festival
of Garrison Keillor'sradio show
, A Prairie Home Companion, will open the2006 South by Southwest Film Festival
in Austin, Texas. The movie, featuring Keillor, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, and Lily Tomlin, will premiere on March 10, andopen nationwide
in June. Other SXSW premieres include adocumentary
on last year'sPixies
reunion tour and aBettie Page biopic
as the 1950s pin-up model. The film fest will be followed by the 20th Anniversary SXSW Music Conference (March 15-19) featuring keynote speakerNeil Young
and performances by Belle and Sebastian, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Echo & the Bunnymen, and a few hundred more acts.
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