Writer/director Micah Magee’s drama Petting Zoo follows the trials and tribulations of a San Antonio high school student whose plans to attend the University of Texas on a scholarship are derailed when she learns she’s pregnant. Newcomer Devon Keller stars as Layla in Micah Magee’s debut feature. The UT alum previously directed the short films Heimkommen, Success, Heat, and My Last Day in Nigeria. Petting Zoo will screen during the SXSW Film Festival at 10:45 p.m. March 14 at the Violet Crown Cinema, 3 p.m. March 15 at the Alamo South Lamar, and 1:15 p.m. March 19 at the Topfer Theatre at ZACH.
Aired: March 12, 2015
Web sites: http://pettingzoomovie.com/ and http://sxsw.com/film