News: “Love Shines” showcases at SXSW Film Festival March 2011

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Paperny Films and director Douglas Arrowsmith’s feature music documentary, “Love Shines,” showcases at SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, TX, MARCH 15 & 16,  2011…

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CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MUSIC DOCUMENTARY “LOVE SHINES” FEATURING RON SEXSMITH SHOWCASES AT SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TX, ON MARCH 15 & 16, 2011

DIRECTOR DOUGLAS ARROWSMITH’S FILM FESTIVAL GEM STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT THROUGHOUT 2011:STAY TUNED!

A JOURNEY TO THE HEART AND SOUL OF WHAT SONGWRITING IS TRULY ABOUT

Vancouver, BC – February 16, 2011 – Paperny Films and director Douglas Arrowsmith’s feature music documentary, “Love Shines,” is set to steal the spotlight throughout 2011 and will showcase at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival  in Austin, TX, on Tuesday, March 15 at (6:15pm Alamo Ritz 2) and Wednesday, March 16 (7pm Vimeo Theater) under the 24 BEATS PER SECOND category. The critically acclaimed film received rave reviews from media, ardent devotees, and newfound fans during its recent screening at the Available Light Festival and worldwide premiere at the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival, where the film was selected as one of the top ten Canadian films to see. Eight years in the making, the film takes us to the core of Ron Sexsmith’s gift for song, intimately revealing his elements of character along the way.

“Love Shines” was commissioned for festival release by Astral’s The Movie Network and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central with funding from Astral’s Harold Greenberg Fund and Rogers Documentary Fund.  Ron Sexsmith’s long-awaited new album Long Player Late Bloomer will release in the U.K on February 28 and in North America on March 1, followed by a worldwide tour throughout North America and Europe. Ron will be performing at SXSW on March 17 & 18. To hear “Love Shines,” visit www.ronsexsmith.com.

South by Southwest (SXSW, Inc.) is a private company based in Austin, Texas, with a year-round staff of professionals dedicated to building and delivering conference and festival events for entertainment and related media industry professionals. The music event has grown from 700 registrants in 1987 to nearly 12,000 registrants. As Austin has grown and diversified, film companies and high-tech companies have played a major role in the Austin and the Texas economies. In 1994, SXSW added a film and interactive component to accommodate these growth industries. SXSW Film and SXSW Interactive events attract approximately 17,000 registrants to Austin every March. Since 1987, SXSW has produced the internationally recognized Music and Media Conference & Festival.

For more information on “Love Shines” at SXSW, visit: 24 BEATS PER SECOND

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For full press release or interview requests, please contact Tanya Tweten, Publicist for “Love Shines”:

t. 604-872-2352 or info@promoteratheart.com