Formula 1 Documentary Screening in Austin

Written by Jim Kolmar | November 6, 2012
<span class="caption right"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/1%20Logo.jpeg" width="211" height="220" alt="" class="image-medium" />Image courtesy of Spitfire Pictures</span> **UPDATE - Ticket contest now closed. <a href="http://www.austintheatre.org/site/Calendar/1176855541?view=Detail&id=31161">Tickets may be purchased at the Paramount website</a>** Formula 1™ racing fans worldwide are always excited at the prospect of a new circuit, and their eyes will be focused on Texas this month as the <a href="http://circuitoftheamericas.com/">Circuit of the Americas</a> opens right here in Austin. By way of celebration, SXSW is pleased to present a special sneak peek screening of a brand new F1™ documentary, *1*. The film is directed by Paul Crowder, and produced by Spitfire Pictures, the company behind the Oscar-winning *Undefeated* (World premiere, SXSW 2011). Featuring interviews with F1 luminaries like Mario Andretti, Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton, the film is the perfect way to kick off the opening weekend of the inaugural <a href="http://www.formula1.com/races/in_detail/united_states_882/circuit_diagram.html">United States Grand Prix</a> in Austin, Texas. *1* screens at the Paramount Theatre next Thursday, November 15, and you can <a href="http://www.austintheatre.org/site/Calendar/1176855541?view=Detail&id=31161">reserve tickets here</a>.