Billy Joe Shaver Film to Premiere

The Portrait of Billy Joe, director Luciana Pedraza’s documentary on singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, premieres March 13 during the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Produced by actor Robert Duvall, the documentary delves into the 63-year-old Shaver’s use of words and music to reflect difficult experiences in his life. Shaver made his acting debut in Duvall’s 1997 film, The Apostle.