Kim Kardashian West and 40-Year-Old-Virgin star, Judd Apatow, will attend South By South West this year along with music band Nine In Nails. They are all invited keynote speakers to the festival for its 34th annual conference. Apatow a creative comedic filmmaker will be interviewed by late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert. The conference announced their final lineup on Tuesday, saving some of the best names for last.
“Today’s announcement is one of the most significant we’ve made in the 34-year history of SXSW”, said the conferences chief program director, Hugh Forest. “The Keynote and Featured Speakers added to the lineup are can’t-miss luminaries who are headed here to share the theories, strategies, and motivation behind their success”, he continued.
SXSW is a festival that brings together film and music industry attendees to foster creativity and professional growth. The conference holds networking meetups, lounges and parties to allow attendees to meet with other creatives from around the world. Kim Kardashian who is currently a law school student will speak about criminal justice reform. Other speakers include Janelle Monae, Raekwon, and Kevin Liles. Raekwon will speak on his new cannabusiness along with The Breakfast Club’s Charlemagne Tha God. South By Southwest includes an awards ceremony for many categories including gaming and community service. The festival will be in Austin Texas for 10 days of learning and networking from March 13-22 2020.