Guests include Vanity Fair’s Krista Smith, Filmmakers Shane Caruth and John Sayles, Actor Edward James Olmos, SXSW’s Janet Pierson and KCRW’s Jason Bentley

NEW YORK, NY (Friday, March 8, 2013) — The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off its daily radio program today, Film Society’s Daily Buzz with Eugene Hernandez, from the 2013 South By Southwest Film Festival (SXSW). The daily radio show will be recorded at the historic Stateside Theater and airing daily at 9PM CST on KUT (90.5 FM) and also available on The show will be hosted by Eugene Hernandez, Director of Digital Strategy at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.  Sponsors this year include Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Alamo Drafthouse/BadAss Digest, Cloud Electronics and Whole Foods.

<p>Building on the success of The Daily Buzz at Sundance and SXSW in recent years, the Film Society will take the program to other festivals throughout the year and host an edition at the 51st New York Film Festival this fall (September 27 – October 13). The new initiative is aimed to bring the latest news and hot topics of each festival to listeners across the country.  For those that can’t make it to these noteworthy festivals, the Film Society is helping bring them a piece of the action!

Guests scheduled to appear include Christopher Smith/Merete Mueller (TINY: A STORY ABOUT LIVING SMALL), Simon Klose (TPB AFK: THE PIRATE BAY AWAY FROM KEYBOARD), Junya Sakino (SAKE BOMB), Shane Caruth (UPSTREAM COLOR),  Dan Hunt and Buck Angel (MR. ANGEL), Rick Prelinger ( NO MORE ROAD TRIPS), Louis Alvarez/Andrew Koller/Peter Odabashian/Paul Stekler (GETTING BACK TO ABNORMAL), Malcolm Ingram (THE CONTINENTAL), PJ Raval (BEFORE YOU KNOW IT), AJ Schnack (WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS), John Sayles/Edward James Olmos (GO FOR SISTERS), Jeffrey Swartz (I AM DIVINE), Bryan Poyser (THE BOUNCEBACK), Elise Salomon (LOS WILD ONES), Carter and Fallon Goodson (MALADIES), Chris Eska (THE RETRIEVAL) and Ryan White (GOOD OL FRIEDA). 

Each show begins with a round of hot topics featuring critics and journalists sharing the latest buzz on the movies and deals making waves at the fest. Among those set to weigh in are Eric Kohn and Dana Harris (IndieWire), Danny Sullivan (, Marjorie Baumgarten (Austin Chronicle), J.J. Colao (Forbes), Brian Brooks (Deadline), Krista Smith (Vanity Fair), Dan Kois (Slate), Mark Olsen (LA Times), Scott Foundas (Village Voice), Dave Karger (Fandango), Joe Leydon (Variety), Scott Macaulay (Filmmaker Magazine), Karen Reilly (TOR Project), Mekado Murphy (, Kristin McCracken (Filmwax), Jen Yamato (Movieline) and Peter Debruge (Variety). Industry insiders include Jason Bentley (KCRW), Josh Braun (Submarine) and Janet Pierson (SXSW).

Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Film Society’s Daily Buzz producer, Irene Cho, this second annual edition of the Daily Buzz from South By Southwest is broadcast locally in association with partner KUT (90.5 FM)/ and will stream on the Film Society's website,, as well as via iTunes podcast.

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