Ellen Page and Ian Daniel round out SXSW Film keynotes

gaycation-japan-ellen-page-viceland-1456329875-crop_mobile_400Academy Award-nominated actress and activist Ellen Page and her friend Ian Daniel — who are co-creators of the new documentary series “Gaycation” — are the final SXSW film keynote speakers, it was announced Monday.

Page and Daniel will discuss their careers, the equality movement and cultural attitudes towards LGBTQ people 11 a.m. March 12 at 11:00 AM.

The duo’s series, which will air on Vice Media’s new cable channel Viceland, will unpack LGBTQ cultures around the world. The first episode airs 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Nelson George, Gale Anne Hurd and Joe Swanberg are the other keynotes.

Here is the trailer for “Gaycation:”




Author: Joe Gross

Joe Gross has covered books, movies, music and culture for the American-Statesman since 2002. He tweets at @joegross.

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