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The 2017 sxsw conference will include total keynote speakers announced throughout the season, along with a plethora of featured speakers. Transparent has received ten emmy nominations for the 2016 season. There are a ton of interesting speakers this year lee daniels, jill soloway and seth rogen, to name a few, but were perhaps most intrigued by gareth edwards spot. Transparent creator jill soloway talks the female gaze at tiff. In her keynote, jill soloway did exactly that in addressing the question.128 899 1158 913 89 289 1189 21 957 591 623 963 1229 1003 282 57 42 1319 1359 304 705 1129 295 453 499 386 1263 842 1173 449 739 1241 389 1228