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THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ

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Aaron Swartz was a hero for this generation. On January 11, 2013, Aaron took his own life. He was a gift, gone too soon. He was a computer programming pioneer, and a leader in the world of internet activism, and a champion of our right to access public information and knowledge. THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ directed by Brian Knappenberger (WE ARE LEGION), gives us insight to this young prodigy, and his prolific impact on the internet community. The film will screen at SXSW, as part of  FESTIVAL FAVORITES. The film, The film has its world premiere in January 2014, at the Sundance Film Festival – just over a year since his passing. View this edited collection of clips, that was released to celebrate his life. view clips: http://www.wired.com/underwire/2014/01/aaron-swartz-documentary-clip/

THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ
Documentary Feature
Director: Brian Knappenberger
Screenwriter: Brian Knappenberger
Executive Producer: Brian Knappenberger
Composer: John Dragonetti
Associate Producers: Denise Gaberman, Jeffrey Kanjanapangka, Suzanne Danziger, Kate Coe
Editors: Bryan Storkel, Michelle Witten, Jason Decker, Andy Robertson, Brian Knappenberger
English
USA
2014
DCP
104 MIN
@knappb
SCREENING SECTION (THEME):
Festival Favorites
Friday, March 7
6:30PM – 8:14PM
Vimeo Theater at ACC – 201 Trinity St
Saturday, March 8
1:45PM – 3:29PM
SXSatellite: Alamo Village – 2700 W Anderson Ln
Tuesday, March 11
4:15PM – 5:59PM
Vimeo Theater at ACC – 201 Trinity St
Saturday, March 15
4:30PM – 6:14PM
Vimeo Theater at ACC – 201 Trinity St

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