SXSW film award for Australia’s Back to Back Theatre

Back to Back Theatre's debut feature film, Shadow, has won the SXSW 2022 Vision Audience Award.

Australia’s internationally acclaimed Back to Back Theatre, a professional theatre company with an ensemble of actors with disabilities at its core, has been awarded the SXSW 2022 Audience Award for Shadow, the company’s debut feature film, at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW).

The award came as part of the Visions screening section of the festival, which SXSW describes as follows: ‘Visions filmmakers are audacious, risk-taking artists in the new cinema landscape who demonstrate raw innovation and creativity in documentary and narrative filmmaking.’

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports